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Louis

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Saabs on Film
« on: 01 July 2011, 11:55:38 PM »
I'll kick it off.

Classic 900 driven by Paul McGann in Luther series 1 (BBC)

Saab 99 driven by Paul McGann in Luther series 2 (BBC)

(Luther had an ovloV 244 in the first series and a 744 in the second.)


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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #1 on: 02 July 2011, 09:39:02 AM »
Of course, there is a site that lists these, but it's more fun finding them yourself.

I'll take the pass from the kick off, and pass to :

Saab 96  - Bullitt 1968 .
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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #2 on: 03 July 2011, 05:36:15 PM »
Wasn't there a SAAB turbo in a bond movie ?

Definitely 1 in the video of a Human League song

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #3 on: 03 July 2011, 06:16:48 PM »
Not in a Bond movie I know of, but in a novel.

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #4 on: 04 July 2011, 02:06:46 PM »
Definitely 1 in the video of a Human League song

Yes- a 99T with Inca wheels about 30 seconds in.


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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #5 on: 04 July 2011, 04:47:51 PM »
OK, I'll go for the obvious one,

the hit BBC 80s drama,

"The Paradise Club".

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #6 on: 04 July 2011, 08:26:55 PM »
OK, I'll go for the obvious one, the hit BBC 80s drama, "The Paradise Club".

I'll go for the really obvious one - any episode of the [authentic Swedish] Wallander. Boy did the product-placement team earn a bonus there.

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #7 on: 04 July 2011, 09:46:58 PM »
I'll kick it off.

Classic 900 driven by Paul McGann in Luther series 1 (BBC)

Saab 99 driven by Paul McGann in Luther series 2 (BBC)

(Luther had an ovloV 244 in the first series and a 744 in the second.)

I was going to mention Luther but you beat me to it - here's the 900

Is this a 9-3 convertible in episode 3? (Bit of a theme going there with bodies in the boots of Saabs - quite impressed one would fit in the boot of a convertible. Get a bit squished if you put the roof down though  :o

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #8 on: 05 July 2011, 11:55:16 AM »
A c900 was also used by the main character in the under-rated comedy 'Joking Apart' by Steven Moffat.

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #9 on: 05 July 2011, 08:17:40 PM »
i seem to remember dev, driving an early 93 convertible in corrie :S

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #10 on: 10 July 2011, 09:25:42 PM »
9-3 convertable in "hot Fuzz" not a bad film.

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #11 on: 10 July 2011, 11:04:55 PM »
SAAB in film" Julias Eyes". Watched this a couple of evenings ago - a strange story!

There's a brief glimpse of the car here - blink and you'll miss it

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #12 on: 14 July 2011, 10:15:22 AM »
Not a film, but a cracking TV series!
Maybury (1981 -3), was a BBCtv Series I remember very well. Pre-Star Trek Patrick Stewart played the lead, a Psychiatric Consultant. The series gave me the nudge to go for it and read Applied Psychology. Pity this series, though, was never repeated, that I know of. Gather that there is a following to get DVD's of the series released. It was a good watch.
Anyway, a near as damn it new Classic 900 Turbo - 4 door, which he drove throughout - another Saab on TV not mentioned on the web.



Short video clip here.
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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #13 on: 15 July 2011, 10:44:11 PM »
I see Amanda Redman in the latest series of New Tricks has changed her 9-3 cab for an Audi  :(

But in the opening scne of this week's episode she walked past a row of parked cars, one of which was a 9-3 cab  :)

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Re: Saabs on Film
« Reply #14 on: 04 August 2011, 01:39:19 PM »
Just watched the whole of the "Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" trilogy....unsurprisingly, more Saabs than you can shake a handful of birch-twigs at.
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