Chain Gang Episode Review
Brief: Faced with the opportunity of buying 250 18 carat gold chains from retired jeweller, Arnie, Del can’t resist. Hastily a business consortium is formed. Everything’s pretty cushty until Arnie’s taken ill just as the deal is about to be sealed and Del is left feeling that all that glitters…
Duration: 50 minutes
Viewing Figures: 16.3 million
- In Chain Gang, After Arnie has “spoken” to his wife and she tells him about Mr Stavros, and arnie tells Del, Del says “well i reckon that Arnie should keep his Lunch appointment with mr stavros,” yet how does Del know Arnie had a lunch appointment?
- In Chain Gang, Del and the Gang have to borrow money off Rodders to afford the chains, Then Del and Boycie sit opposite Arny but to get the table Del has to bribe the restuarant owner with money.
- In Chain Gang, Del tells Cassy that he remembers her Dad – One blue eye, one brown.. Talks with a squint… Walks with a stutter!”, to which Cassy replies “That’s him!” However, later when we see him this is clearly not the case.
- In Chain Gang, when all the gang including Arnie leave the flat to go to the restaurant to meet Mr Stavros, Rodney decides to stay at the flat and wait for Cassandra to phone him. The next scene shows the gang all watching Arnie in the restaurant waiting for Mr Stavros to arrive. Rodney is sat in the van with Uncle Albert but Rodney decided to stay at the flat so there was no way of him being there.
- In Chain Gang, Boycie puts up seven grand in the flat, yet outside the curry house after he’s been punched this has grown to ‘seven and a half grand in unlaundered money’ according to Del.
- In Chain Gang, when Rodney and Albert are in the van observing Del and Boycie in the Restaurant, a women walks by the shop in the background. On the next camera shot in the Restaurant looking out the women is nowhere to be scene.
- In Chain Gang, When Del is speaking to Arnie in the casino, they come to an agreement about meeting in the car park to discuss the chains, Arnie then hands Del his mineral water, and instead of Del drinking out of his own he drinks out of Arnies.
- In Chain Gang, You can quite easily see AND hear Rodney say:”We’ve got him, we’ve ******* got him”.This was when Albert suggested using the redial button on the mobile to get Arny. Check it out, I was quite shocked this had got through the BBC and the BBFC for a PG certificate.