Handsome, blue-eyed and brooding, maverick cop Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac of JerseyGÇÖs Bureau des +âGÇ¦trangers is one of televisionGÇÖs most popular detectives. In the final series, has Jim turned his back on detective work forever? It looks that way as we find him enjoying an idyllic life tending the vines at DanielleGÇÖs farm. OfGÇÖ course, it only takes a puzzling case and the familiar voice of Charlie Hungerford to bring him to his senses. Not that heGÇÖs completely welcomed back to Jersey. Inspector Deffand, the new Bureau Chief, resents his interference and the islandGÇÖs criminals seem to be lining up to take on the ex-cop. With adventures in Jersey, Brittany, Provence and England, Jim is soon up to his neck in intrigue and danger Combining action with atmosphere, and spectacle with suspense, BERGERAC launched John Nettles to international stardom for 9 series, leading him to another long-running role as D.C.I. Barnaby in MIDSOMER MURDERS. For the first time, all 10 uncut episodes from the final series arrive on DVD, plus the 1991 feature-length Christmas Special, a documentary on the series featuring new interviews with the cast, and a bonus episode of the comedy series The Detectives with John Nettles playing his Bergerac role. 1. SOMETHING TO HIDE After leaving the Bureau des +âGÇ¦trangers, Bergerac's police skills are soon in demand when a talented designer is accused of murdering a client. 2. THE DARK HORSE Charlie Hungerford is heading up a syndicate which wants to buy out an ailing computer business, but when the owner's missing wife is needed as a signatory on the papers, Jim steps in to locate her. 3. SNOW IN PROVENCE Jim is missing his regular wage packet from the police, so when Charlie Hungerford offers him a job house-sitting for the Calder family, he reluctantly accepts. 4. THE EVIL THAT MEN DO Having advertised his services as a private eye, Jim is hired to track down a missing wife. 5. MY FRIEND CHARLIE Jim gets his wires crossed with the Jersey police over a major drugs bust. 6. ON THE ROCKS When a -ú90,000 diamond and sapphire necklace is stolen in transit to a French bank vault, Jim is called in by the insurance company to do some discreet digging. 7. THE WAITING GAME Fed up that he has no work, no money and that Danielle is at the other end of France, Bergerac is pleased to receive a call from Lesgate, a solicitor. 8. WARRIORS Bergerac ventures into unfamiliar territory when he joins a mysterious cult group for an Atlantean Experience Weekend. 9. THE ASSASSIN When wealthy businessman Edward HapgoodGÇÖs life is threatened, Bergerac is called over to his lonely ch+â-óteau in Brittany to provide some personal protection. 10. THE LOHANS Rosa Zeenak is trying to sell her priceless collection of Chinese porcelain figures, known as the Lohans, and hires Bergerac to guard them. 11. 1990 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: ALL FOR LOVE Charlie asks Jim to accompany him on a trip to Bath to look after a valuable painting, but before too long Jim falls victim to the wiles of the attractive wife of an antiques dealer. BONUS MATERIAL 1. THE CULT OF BERGERAC Featuring new interviews with John Nettles and the cast of Bergerac, this BBC documentary takes a fond look back at the creation and making of the hit crime drama. 2. THE DETECTIVES: STUDS Investigating an international smuggling ring in Jersey, dim detective duo Louis and Briggs are snapped out of holiday mood and duty-free goods by local detective Jim Bergerac.
Bergerac - The Complete Ninth Series
The final series of the best-selling BBC crime drama starring John Nettles