Spectating Script (Admins spectate players)

I made a little script i thought would be useful, and havoc told me to post it here so i did.
Feel free to use it but give credit where possible please.
If running on a normal server, place script in autorun/server and it will work fine. If running it with a gamemode see below

Put it in the Gamemodename/gamemode folder to run it with a gamemode, but make sure when doing that to add this to init.lua

include("scriptname.lua") -- scriptname.lua being the name of the script.

function StartSpectate(ply,cmd,args)
if ply:IsAdmin() then
for k,v in ipairs(player.GetAll()) do
if string.find(v:Nick(),args[1]) then
local play=v
ply:Spectate( 4 )
ply:SpectateEntity( play )
ply:ChatPrint("You are now spectating "..play:Nick())

function un_spectate(ply)
if ply:IsAdmin() then


To use the script, console commands are:
Spectate_Player name - Puts you into first person of a player.
Spectate_Off - Turns spectating off.

This code may be inefficient, it is my first attempt on the subject. Please post any improvements below & give credit.

You’re setting play to nil, but play is a local variable in a different scope.

Ah ok, thanks, can you see anything else wrong?

Why did you remove it?

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