Plumber Harry Blackburn is mad about country and western music, and when he joins the boys Oz regales him with his tales of Nashville and Merle Haggard. The truth comes out about Dennis' debts and the lads all go on strike. Ally, annoyed to here of this sends in his toughest boys to sort them out. The eight builders of course, show them the road back to the North East. Written by
Did You Know?
It is perhaps surprising that Oz, and not Wayne (Gary Holton
) had a chance to sing in Auf Wiedersehen Pet. Holton appeared as lead singer of several real life bands, such as the Heavy Metal Kids. He was also the lead singer of the Damned during their 1978 Scottish tour, and was considered as a replacement for Bon Scott as lead singer of AC/DC after he died in 1980. See more
Barry claims he is a Quaker, yet elsewhere in the Auf Wiedersehen Pet, he mentions several times that he was a Methodist. This may be a joke, as Quakers are pacifist, and it would suit Barry at this point. See more
It's the same as all the rastas driving BMWs, you know? 'Cos they think it stands for Bob Marley and the Wailers.