Some unknown maniac is threatening a navigation company to blow up one of its luxury transatlantics, the "Britannic", now in high sea with 1200 passengers. He is asking for a £500,000 ransom, otherwise the 7 bombs aboard will explode. An experienced anti-bomb squad is sent to the "Britannic", but although all the bombs are located, a very high skill level will be necessary to dismantle them. Perhaps that task is impossible... Written by
Luis Carvacho <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Pay Me 1 1/2 Million Dollars By Dawn or the World's Greatest Liner Will Rip Open Like a Can of Sardines and 1200 People Will Die - Juggernaut
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Did You Know?
There were grave concerns when filming commenced without Richard Harris. Harris was in New York and the crew had to schedule filming around him, with the producers worried that he wasn't going to turn up at all. See more
Juggernaut tells Porter that there are seven 50-gallon drums of Amatol on the ship, 7000 pounds total. This would mean each drum has to contain 1000 pounds of explosives. Amatol is a dry pressed or cast mixture of TNT and Ammonium Nitrate. Drums of that size typically only hold about 250 to 400 pounds of dry chemical compounds depending on their density, plus we know the drums are not full since each has a sizable cavity in the middle as seen during the defusing. See more
Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Fallon
I blew a great big hole in your ship, Captain. I'd better give it back to you.
Referenced in MacGyver: Countdown
Auld Lang Syne
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Played by a band when the Britannic is leaving port See more