When the Boat Comes In: Season 2, Episode 12

In the Front Line You Get Shot At (28 Jan. 1977)

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A hard-nosed factory owner called Colfax refuses to allow his workers to join a union. Manners has had a bet with him that Jack will make him change his mind. For his own, ethical reasons ... See full summary »

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Eddy Morton
Spike Rawlings ...
Heckler
John Savident ...
Colfax
Geoffrey Toone ...
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A hard-nosed factory owner called Colfax refuses to allow his workers to join a union. Manners has had a bet with him that Jack will make him change his mind. For his own, ethical reasons Jack tries to persuade Colfax by calling strike action but has to back off when Colfax brings in the Chief Constable to read the Riot Act to Jack about the strikers assaulting the black leg replacement workers. The strike is off but Jack sees through Manners' hidden agenda and gets one over on him. Bella is rushed to hospital with appendicitis. Written by don @ minifie-1

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