Sgt. James Bergerac was a divorced, recovering alcoholic who liked to work alone. It was the dedication to his job, coupled with his drink problem that cost him his marriage and later caused friction with several of his girlfriends. Despite his troubled personal life, Bergerac was an excellent Detective with a 99% clear up rate, he single handedly solved every crime ever committed on this small island, with one exception, Phillipa Vale.

Bergerac aired on BBC from 1981 - 1991, it reached nearly 90 episodes, over 9 series, including a number of Christmas specials. It was extremely popular at its peak and pulled in an average 10 milliion viewers. It was actually set on the Channel Island of Jersey and filmed there as well.

Episode Info

Final: 9x11 -- All For Love (Dec/26/1991)

Receiving a letter from Danielle, his girlfriend in France, ending their relationship and angry that Charlie knew and didn't tell him, Jim is back on the bottle. Charlie decides to keep Jim busy and hires him to accompany him to Bath as a "minder" of a priceless painting he has received as payment of a debt. In Bath, Jim begins an affair with Cressida Draper, the wife of Charlie's associate Rupert, unaware that she is snaring him as part of a greater plot which will see him framed for the murder of a man yet to be killed...
John NettlesJohn Nettles
As Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac
Terence AlexanderTerence Alexander
As Charlie Hungerford
Deborah GrantDeborah Grant
As Deborah Bergerac
John TelferJohn Telfer
As Detective Constable Willy Pettit (S06-S09)
David KershawDavid Kershaw
As Detective Constable Ben Lomas | Detective Sergeant Ben Lomas (S06-S09)
Therese LiotardTherese Liotard
As Danielle Aubry (S08-S09)
Michael MellingerMichael Mellinger
As Albert Leufroid (S08-S09)
Charmaine Parsons (1)Charmaine Parsons (1)
As Ellie (S09)
Sean ArnoldSean Arnold
As Chief Inspector Barney Crozier | Superintendent Barney Crozier (S01-S08)
Louise JamesonLouise Jameson
As Susan Young (S04-S08)

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Recurring Guests

Lindsay Heath as Kim Bergerac (11 eps)
Jonathan Adams (2) as Dr. Lejeune (8 eps)
Liza Goddard as Philippa Vale (6 eps)
Kevin Stoney as 'Horatio' Nelson (4 eps)
Raymond Adamson as Senator (4 eps)
Geoffrey Davies (1) as Roger Dubree (3 eps)
Sheila Ruskin as Felicity (2 eps)
Lawrence Davidson as French Inspector (2 eps)
Eric Mason as Helmsman (2 eps)
John Abineri as Delage (2 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: BBC one ( United Kingdom)
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Premiere: October 18, 1981
Ended: December 26, 1991
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