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
When Michael and Sam are making the car bullet resistant, you can see Michael inside and outside of the car at the same time when they're putting on the driver side window which shows Sam's reflection. 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, ...