TV Series | | Comedy, Drama
Seven British construction workers escape Britain's ever growing dole queues and travel to Germany to work on a site in Düsseldorf. We follow their trials and tribulations of working away from home and away from the women they left behind.
The spire-shaped tower we see on Thornley Manor was not part of the original building. This was added by the production crew to make the house look more Victorian. The house in fact dates back to the 16th century.
Erm... I'll have to ask Brenda...
Most of the German location shots in Series 1 were filmed in Hamburg, not Dusseldorf. One of the giveaways is that many of the cars have HH (Hamburg) number plates.
The scene with Oz, Dennis and Neville looking over the bows of a cross-Channel ferry is an almost exact copy of a scene at the end of Series 2, which was the final series that Central made in 1986.
Series 2 - Hasta La Vista - The start of the disco scene has had about 90 seconds cut. These scenes include: Shots of the lads dancing, Moxey telling the lads he is thinking of staying out in Spain for good, Oz pulling the bird, and Oz recognizing the Copper. The scene does not really make sense with this cut. Note, "The Fine Young Cannibals" is played in the background for all this cut scene, copyright complications prevented its inclusion.
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