R | | Comedy, Crime
A failed parole officer framed for murder must enlist the help of his former clients to clear his name.
Simon Garden suffers from hypoglycemia. This is a backhanded tribute to Armando Iannucci who worked with Steve Coogan on his Alan Partridge character. The disorder is like a reverse diabetes in which the sufferer has to ingest carbohydrates on a regular basis to combat overproduction of insulin. This is why Simon is constantly eating potato crisps (potato chips in the U.S.).
We talked to your clients, Mr Garden.
Simon Garden: Yeah, they're good people. I used to say to them: "You're half-way up a mountain. Crime is the easy path to the bottom. Responsibility is the hard path to the top. But when you get there it's a great view. ...
Stern Woman: ...
The canal water is calm after Simon falls into it.
During the first part of the credits there is footage showing the cast dancing to "Heroes" by David Bowie
$1,235,778 (Europe) (10 August 2001)
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