Apparently, on occasions, I would threaten to set my dog - or should that be, mild-mannered cat - on bewildered passers-by as PC Plod
oversaw the latest batch of time-keeping devices, making sure they didn't come anywhere near our watch factory as it stepped up production.
His type of PC Plod
is now, thankfully, becoming a thing of the past.
Nid hunangofiant PC Plod
nac Attila Rees mo hwn, nac ychwaith eiddo ditectif effeithiol dros ben yn unig, eithr person amryddawn, diwylliedig a gwresog.
You might have thought that cunning PC Plod
would have checked whether Redknapp was in the country before they tipped off a newspaper to capture the moment that the Portsmouth boss was to be bundled into a van at dawn on Wednesday.
If you were to fit a hose-pipe to a car with its engine running and to toss the other end into a packed pub or restaurant, it wouldn't be long before you felt the long arm of PC Plod
on your shoulder.
The humans are all given characters to play - Julie Walters is a palace maid, Jonathan Ross is the Fat Controller, Martin Clunes is PC Plod
and Kelly Osbourne is Wendy, while Harry Hill plays Hogwarts' Owl Keeper.
, given lip by a chopsy teenager, loses rag, clips him.
Just look at the colourful figures - Bert the Monkey, PC Plod
and Big Ears - great fun.
Retired cop Bobby Campbell is a champion PC Plod
- who's about to notch up 75,000 miles of walking for charity.
Despite obeying the speed limit, PC Plod
still manages to jump out of the bushes and flag you down.
We'll know soon enough whether PC Plod
is to get involved.
thought it was a real person with a real pistol.
And, in my experience, the average PC Plod
can on ly dream of having the looks, charm and pure animal magnetism of a Reg Hollis or June Ackland.
The PC plod
(as in politically correct police) gave "words of suitable advice to the couple".
But its outrageous styling ensures PC Plod
will stop you, so keep your licence to hand