Dirty Pair's Rough and Tumble ()is the third light novel of the original series written by Haruka Takachiho. This novel has a tie-in with Takachiho's other series Crusher Joe and was released on March 15th, 1987.
Receiving a request to search out the killer criminal high-class sex robot "Akumeroid" from the mayor of Canary City on the ocean planet Dolroy, the Dirty Pair's Yuri and Kei turn up at the scene. The "Crushers", charged with planetary reconstruction work, are also staying there by invitation of the planet's second-generation governorship. Meanwhile, an atmosphere of unrest floats among the civilian populace, rebelling against the governorship's forceful methods.