Tom and Greg are enslaved in Mr Smithson's coal mine. Elsewhere, the Family are desperately tracking Billy, their only lead, across the country. At a roadside motel Billy stops to meet his girlfriend Sally and when the Family confront him, Billy claims ignorance. Meanwhile in the mine, Greg formulates an escape plan, convincing Smithson that he's discovered a gas leak. Written by
Did You Know?
When Greg is asked where he attended university, he replies Rummidge. This is a fictional university created by David Lodge
, based on University of Birmingham, for his satiric academic trilogy ('Changing Places', 'Small World', 'Nice Work' - the latter two adapted into mini-series). See more
Look mate, if we don't work, we don't eat.
I'm not your mate.