The mark is Anthony Reeves who has just received a controversial half-million pound payout on being fired from his most recent job. Reeves loves the horses so the team set him up for The ... See full summary »

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The mark is Anthony Reeves who has just received a controversial half-million pound payout on being fired from his most recent job. Reeves loves the horses so the team set him up for The Wire - convince him that they are getting race information before it's being made available publicly thereby ensuring a win. The scam works well until one of their previous victims decides he wants his money back. Meanwhile, Danny has an amusing crisis of confidence when a new receptionist refuses to go out with him. Written by garykmcd

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This episode was declared by the production team in "The Radio Times (UK)" as being a public homage to The Sting (1973), although with a twist in the tale. See more »

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When Stacy throws the envelope of money on Danny it spreads out on his chest, but when the camera pans back a few seconds later it is neatly placed back inside. See more »

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Stacie Monroe: You know, sometimes the desire for perfection can be interpreted as criticism.
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