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The Watch (2020-)

Simon Allen, 2020-

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Guards! Guards!
Terry Pratchett, 1989

The Watch is a TV series created by Simon Allen in 2020 and based on the book series Discworld by Terry Pratchett, which first book was published in 1989. The TV series features Richard Dormer, Sam Adewunmi, Marama Corlett, Jo Eaton-Kent, Adam Hugill, Lara Rossi, and others.

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The series is inspired by the Ankh-Morpork City Watch from the Discworld series of fantasy novels by Terry Pratchett. Set in the fictional Discworld’s principal city of Ankh-Morpork, The Watch was described by Terry Pratchett in 2012 as a Pratchett-style CSI; it was to have an episodic storyline, following the format of a crime of the week as tackled by the city’s police force under the command of Sam Vimes.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Watch, the 2020 TV series by Simon Allen

Year

2020

Minutes

43

Movie Rate

5.20

Source: IMDb

TV Series

The Watch

Country: UK

Year: 2020-

Length: 43m / 8 episodes

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Cover of Guards! Guards!, the 1989 book by Terry Pratchett

Year

1989

Pages

376

Book Rate

8.58

S: Goodreads

Book

Guards! Guards!

Country: UK

First published in: 1989

Length: 376 pages

Genre: Fiction

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