"Space Precinct" was a 1990s sci-fi cop show from veteran TV producer-creator Gerry Anderson ("Thunderbirds", "UFO", "Space 1999"). The show is set in Demeter City on the planet Altor and follows Lieutenant Patrick Brogan (Ted Shackleford -"Knots Landing"), a former New York cop, who is transferred to Demeter City's Precinct 88. He and his wife and two kids have to adjust to life in this new world, which is populated by humans as well as two alien races, the Creons and the Tarns. Brogan is partnered with his patrtner from his NY stint, Officer Jack Haldane (Rob Youngblood) and his boss is an Irish-accented(!?) Creon called Captain Rexton Podly (Jerome Willis). Brogan and Haldane are well supported by another human officer, Jane Castle (Simone Bendix) who has lived on Altor for a year. The show ran for 1 year (1994-95)but was not renewed.
In this 1983 unaired pilot for a proposed TV series titled "Space Police," Lieutenant Chuck Brogan is transferred to the Space Police after 15 years of service in the New York Police Department. Ultimately this show was reformatted and retitled as "Space Precinct" (starring Shane Rimmer as Brogan) and was made into a standalone TV movie in 1986.
This documentary by Mentorn Films goes in depth behind the production of the show, which was at the time "The most ambitious Science Fiction series ever made for television" in Britain.
Space Precinct Legacy is the story of the most ambitious British television series ever made. A brand new feature length restrospective documentary about Gerry Anderson's short lived, live action series Space Precinct. Featuring all new interviews with cast and crew and never before seen behind the scenes material. Space Precinct Legacy is a must see for all Gerry Anderson and science fiction fans. Featuring in-depth interviews with key members of the production team, Space Precinct Legacy provided a fascinating and at times controversial insight into the political, financial and creative tensions at play behind the scenes of the series. It also reveals some shocking secrets about the making of it.