Rent The Bill: Series 1 (1984)

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Synopsis:
Complete first series of the British television police drama, set amongst the officers of the Sun Hill station in the fictional London borough of Canley. In this series, the officers try to break up a group of thieves at a local market, discover a drugs den in an abandoned theatre, and PC Carver (Mark Wingett) is unwittingly responsible for the death of a old-style safe cracker.

1. Storyboard - Woodentop
It's PC Jim Carver's first day at Sun Hill, mentored by WPC June Ackland, He thinks he's having a bad day when they find the dead body of an old woman, but worse is to come.
2. Funny Old Business - Cops and Robbers
Car crime is on the rise and PC's Carver and Edwards manage to arrest a suspected car thief.
3. A Friend in Need
Carver's in trouble again when a drunk accuses him of stealing his money. Sun Hill is rocked by a series of bomb threats.
4. Clutching at Straws
Carver's self-control is put to the test when he investigates an alleged child molester.
5. Long Odds
PC Litten is in trouble for subverting the chain of command. Using his information DI Galloway moves in on an armed robbery suspect.
6. It's Not Such a Bad Job After All
Investigations into a teenage suicide lead to the seedy world of pornography.
7. The Drugs Raid
A well-planned drugs raid goes awry when DI Galloway's informer is stabbed to death and the ringleader flees in a car with diplomatic plates.
8. A Dangerous Breed
PC Litten, seconded to the CID, finds himself duped when two boys he collars for a burglary are set up by his informant for the reward money.
9. Rough in the Afternoon
Problems arise when a car is stolen from the police pound. The officers get involved in a 'domestic' when an estranged father abducts his son.
10. Burning the Books
The CID are on the trail of a thug who has stolen a briefcase from a car. The theft leads them to an old adversary of Galloway's.
11. Death of a Cracksman
Hot on the trail of a safe-breaker who has escaped from prison, CID discover he has been killed.
12. The Sweet Smell of Failure
An elderly couple found thieving from residential houses puts Ackland and Carver on the trail of a bogus perfume factory.
Actors:
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Directors:
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Producers:
Michael Chapman
Creators:
Geoff McQueen
Writers:
Geoff McQueen, Barry Appleton, John Kershaw
Studio:
Network
Genres:
British TV, TV Classics, TV Crimes, TV Dramas, TV Soaps
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
06/06/2005
Run Time:
600 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. Storyboard: Woodentop
2. Funny Ol' Business - Cops and Robbers
3. A Friend in Need
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
4. Clutching at Straws
5. Long Odds
6. It's Not Such a Bad Job After All
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following episodes:
7. The Drugs Raid
8. A Dangerous Breed
9. Rough in the Afternoon
Disc 4:
This disc includes the following episodes:
10. Burning the Books
11. Death of a Cracksman
12. The Sweet Smell of Failure

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