Tag: Lucky Grills

Oct 20

Bargearse’s “Bluey” To Get DVD Release

Before I get into this – I really never thought I’d see the day this would happen. Everyone’s favourite larger-than-life Detective Sargeant Bluey, is finally getting a DVD release. The TV drama series was first screened from 1976 to 1977, only lasting 39 episodes (or one season) on Channel 7. Stand-up comedian (the late) Lucky Grills was …

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Oct 25

Bargearse’s Real Voice

As soon as you see this donut-loving, beer-drinking face, we recognise him as Detective Sergeant Bargearse. Or in other cases, the police officer known as Bluey, played by the late Lucky Grills in the 1970s. For the ones who weren’t born in the 70s and had never seen the Crawfords Production that originally screened, we …

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May 26

Happy Birthday Bargearse!

Today (26/5/12) marked  Detective Sargeant Bargearse‘s 84th birthday. Well, kind of. It was the great, late actor Leo “Lucky” Grills who played Detective Sargeant ‘Bluey’ Hills in the Channel 7 drama production Bluey from 1976 to 1977. Bluey wasn’t your typical detective. What made him unique was that he drank, ate, smoked and did all the …

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