An overweight, alcoholic, nicotine-stained over-the-hill imaginary construct from the 1970s/80s. Witty, with brilliant comebacks for any situation. A DCI in Manchester (Life on Mars) and in London at Fenchurch East (Ashes to Ashes). Takes every opportunity to be politically incorrect, is crazily attractive to most women.
In short: om nom nom.
1. Gene hunt could take me out in the Quattro any day!