? a Ninotchka update. Russians have planted sleeper agents, 1 trade unionist, 1 stockbroker. They haven't had any orders in years until

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Russians have planted sleeper agents, 1 trade unionist, 1 stockbroker. They haven't had any orders in years until radio comes alive. Woman KGB agent comes to check them out. UK head of KGB poses as American sports fan; unwittingly discovers film of '66 Contested Soccer goal. Thought union guy was Warren Clarke, but can't find him. He's always trying to return his daughter's teddy bear
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Are you sure it's not Warren Clarke?
He has this in his credits:
Sleepers (TV Mini-Series. 1991) 
Albert Robinson / Vladimir Zelenski- Welcome Home (1991) ... Albert Robinson / Vladimir Zelenski
On the Run (1991) ... Albert Robinson / Vladimir Zelenski
The Net Tightens (1991) ... Albert Robinson / Vladimir Zelenski
The Awakening (1991) ... Albert Robinson / Vladimir Zelenski
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You're right, it is! Unfortunately it's not on Prime Video, and DVDs start at $50 : - (
Thanks for nailing it!
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My favorite source for older dvds is eBay. Here is a region 2 set for  $16 from UK:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Sleepers-The-Complete-Series-DVD-1991-NEW-SEALED-5019322664260-FREE-P-P/323810072792?epid=1295873790&hash=item4b649598d8%3Ag%3AGHgAAOSwDvNc37yp&LH_BIN=1
But Amazon has it for about the same/less.
Most portable dvd players are region-free. Some dvd players can be "hacked" (enter a code) to make them region free. 

Ah, here's the Region 1 disc from eBay, lowest $16.52:
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=0054961854790&_sacat=617&LH_TitleDesc=0&_sop=15&_osacat=617&_odkw=casablanca&LH_BIN=1

I like B&N to tell me details about the UPC:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dvd-sleepers-nigel-havers/6854716?ean=0054961854790
Since the series is 4 episodes of 55min, the total runtime of 3:31 does sound like the whole thing.

Amazon says the Region 2 disc has English subtitles; no mention of subtitles on Region 1 at either Amazon or B&N. 

Why do you relate it to Ninotchka? Does the woman Soviet official succumb to Western opulence in Sleepers?

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No, she doesn't succumb, but she is romantically tempted, resists, and then berates herself for being such a C. Party hard-ass.
Also, Amazon's lowest price is $49.00. Thanks very much for the tips!!!
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