Carla ordered Michael to investigate the hit-man for her and Michael's sake, but he manages to impose his agenda. Alas Fiona's emotions and Sam force him to waste their efforts on an elaborate plan to eliminate a gang of car thieves just to save an insignificant jock who stupidly beat up a vindictive thug. The plan turns his own big boss against those thugs. Written by
Did You Know?
The "phone-book bulletproofing" was tested by Mythbusters (Coll. 7; Ep. 8). They proved that the set-up used would protect from small arms fire used in the ambush scene. (Note: but not against heavy weapons like shotgun slugs or high-powered rifles) See more
(at around 15 mins) When Fiona is reading Michael's fortune cookie, you see her toss a wrapper and smash the cookie, then a shot over her shoulder of her picking up the fortune, then a cut to a shot from the front where she picks up the fortune again, which she was already holding in the last shot. See more
There are a couple of ways to make a car bullet resistant. $60,000 dollars worth of titanium siding will do the job. Or you can pick up a couple extra copies of the yellow pages from your local phone company. Most non-armor-piercing bullets will only penetrate a phone book to the depth of an inch or two. Behind a layer of steal, it's more like a 1/4 of an inch. Commercially available foam sealants will keep your tires rolling long enough to get you out of danger. For the windows, ...