SPENDER'S SIERRA COSWORTH
Jimmy Nail conceived the idea for the tough Geordie policeman, Spender. Here, his highly
tuned Ford Sierra Cosworth is meticulously represented, from its menacing snout to its distinctive rear spoiler.
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This British police show revolves around Police Sgt. Spender (Jimmy Nail), his family and his old friends. Spender is not your usual police series.
1.1 "The Home Coming" Spender is ordered to return to his native Newcastle, where he must confront an ex-wife, a murky past and local villains. 1.2 "Half a Ton of Heartaches" Spender investigates the suspicious death of an oil-rig worker. 1.3 "Double Jeopardy" Following a tip-off, Spender and Stick tail the glamorous Lorraine Hope. She's up to something, but what? Then Dan asks Spender to assist another undercover detective, who doesn't want his help. 1.4 "The Candidate" Spender is assigned to look after Roberta Montgomery, a Tory candidate in a local by-election who has been getting death threats. 1.5 "Iced" The death of a student puts Spender on the trail of a new designer drug and the people who make it. 1.6 "Dance, Girl, Dance" Spender goes into the nightclub business to try to trap the sleazy but influential Palmer. 1.7 "Tough" An encounter with a boy-hood hero, ex-champion boxer Mal Balmer, involves Spender in a vicious world of shady fight promoters and blackmail. 1.8 "Well, Well, Well" Stick gets himself in serious trouble with the police. Spender is the only person who can help him but he is out of town.Second Season:
2.1 "Here We Go Again" Spender returns to the streets of Newcastle and is immediately off to a bad start with his new boss, his ex-wife and his imprisoned best friend. 2.2 "Fly by Night" Spender goes undercover in a glass factory - so undercover that even his boss can't find him. 2.3 "Fee" Stricken by an injured back, Spender is nevertheless hard at work on an investigation that leads him into a world of drug addiction and police corruption. 2.4 "Family Business" Spender decides to escape the pressures of work by taking some leave to visit an aunt. Unfortunately Aunt Mabel has a problem which she needs Spender to solve. 2.5 "The Golden Striker" There is trouble when soccer striker Kenny Cooper vanishes. Spender has to find him, but he must not talk to any of Cooper's colleagues or associates. 2.6 "At the End of the Day" Spender is despised by his children when he fails to help an old man who is beaten by a gang of thieves in front of them.
Third Season: 3.1 "The More Things Change" Spender & Stick get some good new -- depending on your viewpoint. But bad news is never far from Spender. 3.2 "Kid" Spender is given a missing person case. You never know what will turn up when you turn over a rock though. 3.3 "Puck" Spender & hockey -- you know all the action is not on the ice. And it definitely is not cricket!! 3.4 "Bad Company" There is no escaping the past for any of us. Spender, his boss & Stick all find this out. 3.5 "Best Friends" Best friends tell you the truth -- even when it hurts. 3.6 "Retreat" Spender & Stick get some good news -- depending on your viewpoint. But bad news is never far from Spender. Series finale.