Press Gang (1989–1993)
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There Are Crocodiles 

After a disastrous football game against a rival newspaper, Lynda and Spike find a body in the toilets. The news that a team member has died from a drug overdose could mean the end of the Junior Gazette.

Director:

Bob Spiers

Writers:

Steven Moffat, Bill Moffat (idea)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Julia Sawalha ... Lynda Day
Dexter Fletcher ... Spike Thomson
Lucy Benjamin ... Julie Craig
Kelda Holmes Kelda Holmes ... Sarah Jackson (archive footage)
Mmoloki Chrystie Mmoloki Chrystie ... Frazz Davis
Paul Reynolds ... Colin Mathews
Alexander Crockatt Alexander Crockatt ... David Jefford (as Alex Crockett)
Mark Sayers Mark Sayers ... Gary
Dean Williamson ... Reporter
Colin Wyatt ... Photographer
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Storyline

After a disastrous football game against a rival newspaper, Lynda and Spike find a body in the toilets. The news that a team member has died from a drug overdose could mean the end of the Junior Gazette.

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Genres:

Family | Comedy | Drama

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Details

Release Date:

21 May 1993 (UK) See more »

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Trivia

The Junior Gazette All Stars lose their first football match 43-0. This is a reference to the fact that this is the 43rd and final episode of Press Gang (1989). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lynda Day: Okay, it's like this. There's a tribe living by a river, and in the river there are crocodiles. The tribe has one particular piece of wisdom passed down through the generations. It goes like this: if you happen to meet a crocodile, don't stick your head in its mouth. Every now and then - and who knows the reason - people ignore this advice. Which is sad. Because they die. But very stupid because they were warned. They had a choice. The moral of the story is this: you can't afford ...
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Connections

Features Press Gang: Monday - Tuesday (1989) See more »

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