Follows the reunion of four old sixth form friends. They head to Mallorca to visit the fifth member of the gang, but things take a dark turn.
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2013   2012   2011  
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 Woody (14 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Baxter (14 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Rick (14 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Quinn (14 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Dominic (6 episodes, 2011-2013)
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Four friends, Woody, Quinn, Baxter, and Rick arrive in Majorca to visit their old mate Alvo, who is now a wealthy property tycoon enjoying the trappings of an ex-pat lifestyle. One by one Alvo asks his friends what they've done with their lives, whether they're truly happy, wouldn't they rather live like him? The hedonistic mood of the friends' soon turns sour when they realize Alvo isn't quite the man they thought he was. The luxury yacht they have borrowed turns out to be stolen; Alvo has dragged them into something dangerous. When murder is committed they realize their nightmare has only just begun. Written by Rowlo

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10 February 2011 (UK)  »

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Besni psi  »

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This series spawned an American remake in 2015 of the same name, Mad Dogs (2015). It too starred Ben Chaplin, but in a different role. In the US remake the Alvo character is renamed Milo and played by Billy Zane. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.10 (2012) See more »

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An example of a series starting strongly and then just petering out.
6 December 2016 | by (BC,Canada) – See all my reviews

This series (or rather series of series perhaps) started out so strongly in season 1. We were intrigued. The actors and acting were strong. The storyline different enough to be worth watching and wondering what direction they were taking. The four episodes of the short season were just about right. I'd give season 1 maybe an 8 out of 10.

Season 2. Still good though it did seem to wander a bit. A new storyline set somewhere else in Spain with a couple of new characters to add to the mix that made it interesting in its own way. Not as good as season 1. Not as satisfying. A few scenes included that we wondered what the point was. But still watchable. Down to 7 out of 10.

Season 3. What on earth is going on? It just seemed to wander aimlessly from scene to scene and episode to episode. At times, it seemed to be liking a Sartre play it was so odd. Scenes seemed to be added just to make up time and fill in an episode. Characters introduced with their own stories only to never be head of again. The final episode had a 10 minute drug induced sequence towards the end that was just bizarre. It was all quite painful in the end. 5 out of 10 would be generous.

Season 4. Well, we didn't watch the two episodes that made up season 4. I took a look at the IMDb reviews and noted that the final episode was scored 5.3 by other viewers. That said it all for me. We chose not to endure any more pain. Thank goodness the writers realized that enough is enough and no more will be made.

I hope that helps other viewers. Season 1 definitely worth watching. Season 2 if you are huge fans of the actors. But leave it at that or you'll be left with bad memories of the whole series.


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