History Series / PoliceCameraAction

22nd May '16 3:35:46 AM Merseyuser1
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* EditedForSyndication:
** Recently, the 2007 series has done this - the episode ''Deathwish Drivers'' has not one, but '''two''' edited versions - the first one having a crash sequence from the United States of America involving a Toyota Prius, whilst the second edited version that sequence is replaced by a chase of a stolen red car in Bedfordshire. Apparently, the two clips ''are'' together in the same episode, but the original version of ''Deathwish Drivers'' is considered a MissingEpisode.
** Also the same for the 2007 episode ''Less Lethal Weapons'', although it should really be unedited and InMemoriam instead.
** The 1994 episode ''Danger! Drivers Ahead'' has two edited versions; one full-length, the other is edited. Plus the original version, entitled ''Police Stop!'' which is considered a {{Missing Episode}}.
** The 1995 episode ''Tales of the Unexpected'' has been edited from original version, with 4 - 6 clips of footage removed for some unexplained reason. However, these survive in the published version of the show.
** The 1996 episode ''Road to Nowhere'' gets the end music changed - it is normally "The Magic Roundabout"'s theme tune but it gets changed to generic orchestra music for re-broadcasts
** The 1997 episode ''Enough's Enough'' also gets re-edited, with footage cut out, and a different version of the end music ({{Martha and the Vandellas}} Nowhere to Run is replaced by a {{Cover Version}}.)
** The 1997 episode ''A Lorry Load of Trouble'' has 4 pieces of footage cut out in re-airings.
** The 1998 episode ''On The Buses'' (no relation to {{On The Buses}} the TV show) has 4 pieces of footage removed in recent {{repeat}}s. No explanation is ever given for this, but fans of the show have noticed the re-edited episodes.
** The 1998 episode ''The Unprotected'' has the '''very last bit of footage''' cut out before the end.
** The 2000 {{Very Special Episode}} ''Crash Test Racers'' actually cut off part of the {{Title Sequence}}. Some fans consider this {{Executive Meddling}}.
** The episode ''Getting Their Man'' from the 2000 series had the music changed from Donna Summer's "Hot Stuff" to "The Stripper" by Joe Loss and his Orchestra.
** However, the rest of the episodes seem to be unchanged, no trimmed-down versions.
** This is apparently done for legal reasons.
22nd May '16 3:34:57 AM Merseyuser1
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* AlternateContinuity: Whilst [[ShrugOfGod not confirmed]] at all by WordOfGod, some of the {{Fandom}} consider the 2007-2008 Alastair Stewart and Adrian Simpson episodes, and the 2008 and 2009-2010 Gethin Jones series as being in their own separate continuities. Some fans consider the 2007-2008 series to be in an AlternateContinuity, but taking BroadStrokes with it.



* BlackComedy: If you consider driving and road rage as black humour...

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* BlackComedy: If you consider driving and road rage as black humour...humour, then the narration qualifies as this.



** But for the 2010 series airing 29th July, there are only 4 episodes.
* BrokenAesop: Well, sometimes...
* [[TheCameo Celebrity Cameo]]: The (sadly missed) Robbie Burns makes an appearance.

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** But for In the 2010 series airing 29th July, series, there are only 4 episodes.
* BrokenAesop: Well, sometimes...
* [[TheCameo Celebrity Cameo]]:
TheCameo: The (sadly missed) Robbie Burns makes an appearance.



* CluelessAesop: The episodes ''Rust Buckets'' from 1998.
* ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: Footage from a 1995 episode is referred to in the 2008 episode ''Ultimate Bad Drivers'' as "As we've seen before on Police, Camera, Action!"..." but the original episode has had the clips removed for legal reasons.

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* CluelessAesop: The episodes ''Rust Buckets'' from 1998.
* ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: Footage from a 1995 episode is referred to in the 2008 episode ''Ultimate Bad Drivers'' as "As we've seen before on Police, Camera, Action!"..." Action!" but the original episode has had the clips removed in reruns for legal reasons.



* FollowTheLeader: Encouraged ''The World's Wildest Police Videos'' with Sheriff John Bunnell!
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Not deliberate. Mostly bleeped out.
* GreenAesop: The 2007 episode ''Eco Unfriendly'' is basically this.
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Not gratuitous, but rather more of an Aesop on drink-driving for women. The episode ''Drink Driving Special'' in December 2008 is an example.

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* FollowTheLeader: Encouraged ''The World's Wildest Police Videos'' with Sheriff John Bunnell!
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Not deliberate. Mostly bleeped out.
Bunnell in 1997 as a sort of [[DuellingShows competitor]]
* GreenAesop: The 2007 episode ''Eco Unfriendly'' is basically this.
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Not gratuitous, but rather more of an Aesop on drink-driving for women. The episode ''Drink Driving Special'' in December 2008 is an example.
this with a police documentary twist to it.



* LongRunner: 16 years and still going...

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* LongRunner: 16 The show has been around for 22 years now, which is a long time for a documentary show. Panorama and still going...Dispatches are longer-running than this show.



** Danger Ahead - from the 2000 series, but bizarrely never aired in syndication. Last aired on ITV 7th August 2000

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** Danger Ahead - from the 2000 series, but bizarrely never aired in syndication. Last aired on ITV 7th August 20002000 but not shown since then.



* PimpedOutCar: The 2007 episode ''Street Illegal'' and then 2008 episode ''Ultimate Boy Racers''. Yes, really. UpToEleven.
* PunBasedTitle: On more than a few occasions.
* RailroadTracksofDoom: Used in a 1996 episode entitled ''Driven to Distraction''.

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* PimpedOutCar: The 2007 episode ''Street Illegal'' and then 2008 episode ''Ultimate Boy Racers''. Yes, really. Some of the cars were taken UpToEleven.
* PunBasedTitle: On more than a few occasions.
* RailroadTracksofDoom: Used in a 1996 episode entitled ''Driven to Distraction''.Distraction'' when they were showing footage of drivers racing across railway tacks.



* StandAloneEpisode: The 2008 episode ''Drink Driving Special'' with {{Gethin Jones}}.
* StockFootage: Used extensively from 1998 onwards.
** Play a drinking game during the episodes ''Speed'' (1998 series) and ''Crash Test Racers'' (2000 series) with this.

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* StandAloneEpisode: The 2008 episode ''Drink Driving Special'' with {{Gethin Jones}}.
Jones}} is this, with no connection to newer or older series.
* StockFootage: Used extensively from 1998 onwards.
** Play a drinking game during
the episodes ''Speed'' (1998 series) and ''Crash Test Racers'' (2000 series) with this.1997 series onwards.



* TheMountainsOfIllinois: Since when were Cheadle, the A6144 near Sale in Lancashire? (OK, so place-name books do mention Sale in Lancashire, but not since 1975!)
** It's made in London by London-based hacks who know bugger all about anything on the wrong side of the M25 except that it's OopNorth somewhere. What can you expect?
* TheNthDoctor: OK, so it's a documentary, but Adrian Simpson's style is sort of similar to Alastair Stewart's presentation of the show during the 1999-2000 series.

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* TheMountainsOfIllinois: Since when were Cheadle, the A6144 near Sale in Lancashire? (OK, so place-name books do mention Sale in Lancashire, but not since 1975!)
** It's made in London by London-based hacks who know bugger all about anything on the wrong side of the M25 except that it's OopNorth somewhere. What can you expect?
* TheNthDoctor: OK, so it's a documentary, documentary and not a genre you would expect this trope, but Adrian Simpson's style Simpson is sort of similar to Alastair Stewart's presentation of the show during the 1999-2000 series.one such example.
26th Aug '15 3:44:01 PM honeyishrunkmyself
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''Police Camera Action!'' is an Creator/{{ITV}} documentary series that started airing in November 1994 and continues to the present day. Originally hosted by Alastair Stewart, Adrian Simpson became co-presenter in 2008, and Gethin Jones presented a special episode in 2008, before doing four {{Very Special Episode}}s in 2011.

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''Police Camera Action!'' is an Creator/{{ITV}} documentary series that started airing in November 1994 and continues to the present day. The show depicts police video footage of bad driving and road crime. Originally hosted by Alastair Stewart, Adrian Simpson became co-presenter in 2008, and Gethin Jones presented a special episode in 2008, before doing four {{Very Special Episode}}s in 2011.
28th May '15 7:43:34 AM erforce
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** In the episode "Ultimate Pursuits" the entire episode was a ShoutOut to ''Film/BackToTheFuture''.

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** In the episode "Ultimate Pursuits" the entire episode was a ShoutOut to ''Film/BackToTheFuture''.''Franchise/BackToTheFuture''.
24th May '15 9:51:06 PM nombretomado
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* UnspokenPlanGuarantee: Sometimes occurs in this show, but not to the level of dramas such as ''{{Hustle}}''.

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* UnspokenPlanGuarantee: Sometimes occurs in this show, but not to the level of dramas such as ''{{Hustle}}''.''Series/{{Hustle}}''.
17th May '15 9:58:52 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: ''"And next time, let's be careful out there..."'' - a nod to ''HillStreetBlues''

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* ShoutOut: ''"And next time, let's be careful out there..."'' - a nod to ''HillStreetBlues''''Series/HillStreetBlues''
17th Apr '15 8:54:36 PM nombretomado
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There '''is''' an argument, however, for releasing this on DVD; given the success of ''{{CSI}}'', ''{{NCIS}}'', ''TheWire'' on DVD, there is possibly enough Fandom for this to be released.

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There '''is''' an argument, however, for releasing this on DVD; given the success of ''{{CSI}}'', ''{{NCIS}}'', ''TheWire'' ''Series/{{CSI}}'', ''Series/{{NCIS}}'', ''Series/TheWire'' on DVD, there is possibly enough Fandom for this to be released.
18th Jan '15 11:52:02 AM MarkLungo
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9th Jan '15 1:51:13 PM MarkLungo
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There was a vogue in TheNineties for police camera car shows on VHS; namely ''[[PoliceStop Police Stop!]]'' between 1994 and 1995 on VHS, before it became a fully-blown TV show in 1996.

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There was a vogue in TheNineties for police camera car shows on VHS; namely ''[[PoliceStop Police Stop!]]'' ''Series/PoliceStop'' between 1994 and 1995 on VHS, before it became a fully-blown TV show in 1996.
9th Jan '15 1:50:26 PM MarkLungo
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''Police Camera Action!'' is an {{ITV}} documentary series that started airing in November 1994 and continues to the present day. Originally hosted by Alastair Stewart, Adrian Simpson became co-presenter in 2008, and Gethin Jones presented a special episode in 2008, before doing four {{Very Special Episode}}s in 2011.

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''Police Camera Action!'' is an {{ITV}} Creator/{{ITV}} documentary series that started airing in November 1994 and continues to the present day. Originally hosted by Alastair Stewart, Adrian Simpson became co-presenter in 2008, and Gethin Jones presented a special episode in 2008, before doing four {{Very Special Episode}}s in 2011.
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