I need to catch up on this series, especially since I've enjoyed John Thaw so much in his Inspector Morse show. You gotta like a character who drinks too much, never smiles, and considers everyone but himself an idiot.The Sweeney - 1.8 "The Cover Story"
Somewhat atypical for this gritty, groundbreaking police drama, the crime story takes a back set to romance here. Hard-as-nails copper Jack Regan (John Thaw) falls for a gorgeous reporter (Prunella Gee) who may or may not be involved with a gang of criminals and their nefarious doings. Not a lot of action, but the acting, script and seedy decor are up to par, and Ms. Gee makes for a very attractive suspect.
So Chad Everett, Peter Brown and Edd Byrnes walk into a singles bar in 1961.I finished up my re-visitation with The Dakotas, A Nice Girl from Goliath (May 13, 1963) W: E.M. Parsons. D: Charles R. Rondeau. Guest cast: Audrey Dalton, Frank DeKova, Elisha Cook Jr.
"What'll you have?" asks the bartender.
"Anyone in here we want", they all reply.
Okay, maybe not so funny--but probably true.