Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) is a late 1960s British private detective television series starring Mike Pratt and Kenneth Cope as the private detectives Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk. The series was originally created by Dennis Spooner and produced by Monty Berman.
In the initial episode Hopkirk was murdered in the line of duty, but returned as a ghost only Randall was able to see or hear to help his former partner fight crime from beyond the grave.
ITC film corporation produced a single series of 26 episodes during 1968 and 1969 which were aired between September 1969 and March 1970. The company produced other cult series of the period such as The Prisoner and The Saint. The pilot episode was originally broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom on Friday 19 September 1969 on ATV Midlands. LWT broadcast the Pilot on 21 September 1969.
The series was remade in 2000 as Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), starring British comedy duo Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.