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60 min
Drama | Comedy
IMDB rate:
1 win
Country: UK
Release Date: 1986-01-14
Filming Locations: 235 Highfield Road, Washwood Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK
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According to Jim Hill (co-creator), the name "Boon" was derived as follows: "Originally called "Anything Legal Considered", we fell foul of the vogue of the main character's name being all or part of the title. Boon had been derived from an American TV series from the 1950s that William Stair and I both watched and liked. It was called Have Gun - Will Travel (1957) - a troubleshooting cowboy answered distress calls. He was called Paladin and was played by the actor Richard Boone. We dropped the E and we had BOON - a modern-day trouble shooter on a motorbike instead of a steed."
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Elizabeth Carling, who played Laura Marsh, left the series to tour Britain in The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
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David Daker is said to have hated the series.
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Photos from cast
Judy Geeson Nick Brimble Richard Armitage Michael Attwell Alexandra Bastedo Jesse Birdsall Amanda Burton Judy Cornwell