Crime drama series set on the idyllic tax haven of Jersey, the series starred John Nettles as recovering alcoholic Sergeant Jim Bergerac. Jim worked for the for the Bureau Des Estrangers which specialised in dealing with millionaire tax exiles and tourists and so on.

Originally known jokingly among the press as "Jersey Five-0" the show was immediately popular and actually boosted the tourist trade on the island ten fold. Jim was divorced but his father in law, the very rich Charlie Hungerford, appeared in every episode, over the years the pair had a kind of love hate relationship but ended up quietly respecting each other.