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About the TV Show


northern england detective newcastle upon tyne


First Air Date: January 08, 1991

First Aired on    :   1991
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Jimmy Nail,Ian La Frenais
Networks    :   BBC One
Genres    :   Crime,Drama
Seasons/Episodes    :   21 episodes in 3 Seasons

Jimmy Nail plays tough cop Spender, forced to return to his native Newcastle after a failed undercover operation in London. He uses tough and unconventional methods to tackle the criminal underworld, but he must also deal with the friends, enemies and family he left behind, and never expected to return to. Sammy Johnson played Spender's sidekick Stick, while Denise Welch played Spender's wife.

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Season 3 (1993)

7 episodes

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Season 2 (1992)

6 episodes

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Season 1 (1991)

8 episodes

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Specials (1993)

1 episodes

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