Grange Hill: Season 6, Episode 13

Backlash (15 Feb. 1983)

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While Gripper is away, how will his henchman Denny 'Igor' Rees cope?



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Episode credited cast:
Mark Baxter ...
Duane Orpington
Paula Ann Bland ...
Mark Burdis ...
Christopher 'Stewpot' Stewart
Fraser Cains ...
Mr. McGuffy
Mr. (Hoppy) Hopwood
Lisa East ...
Christine Everson
Julian Griffiths ...
Denny Rees
Robert Hartley ...
Mr. Keating
Mike Lewin ...
Mr. Stewart
Tony MacPherson ...
Woody Woods
Peter Moran ...
Jennifer Piercey ...
Mrs. Scott
Gwyneth Powell ...
Kaka Singh ...
Susan Tully ...


With Gripper suspended, Denny Rees is labelled "Igor", and derided by his classmates. Claire's mother has a good talk with Stewpot's father while waiting to see Mrs. McClusky, and they end up united against Mrs. McClusky's severe suspension of their children. Glenroy has a go at Randir for inciting trouble with Gripper. Denny speaks to Mr. McGuffy about his reluctant position as Stebson's sidekick, and how he'd like to start with a clean slate. Suzanne and Claire want to publish a second issue of their magazine, but need someone to get a new stash of paper. Mr. McGuffy asks the girls if they'd show some forgiveness to Denny Rees, but the girls use this as an opportunity - they get Denny to do their dirty work, and take the paper to the print room. Unfortunately, they reckon without his clumsiness, and Rees is caught en-route. Mrs. McClusky worms out the truth, but it's McGuffy who's in her sights, and she is convinced he's had a major hand in creating the magazine. Suzanne, Christine ... Written by Geffers

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