1 9 8 9 – 1 9 9 3 (UK)
24 x 60 minute episodes
He happens upon Sally Hardcastle (Jan Francis), her car broken down on the motorway, and manages to get her back on the road again, cadging a lift in the direction of Leeds.
The two develop an attraction for each other and Thomas becomes caught up in Sally’s complicated life, involving a late unfaithful husband, a stolen painting and intimidation from sources interested in the painting’s recovery.
The character of Samantha Mansfield (Susan George) was written out after a few episodes of series 4, and after some hasty re-writes, Leslie Ash’s character Jo Blake was introduced as a replacement love interest for Thomas Gynn.
The theme – Stay Lucky and Free – was sung by Dennis “write the theme tune . . . sing the theme tune” Waterman.