Gary: Tank Commander. Gary McLintoch (Greg McHugh). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Gary: Tank Commander

BBC One Scotland and BBC Two Scotland sitcom about a soldier. 19 episodes (3 series), 2009 - 2012. Stars Greg McHugh, Robert Jack, Scott Fletcher, Paul-James Corrigan and others.

Series 1, Episode 2 is repeated on BBC Scotland tomorrow at 11:30pm.

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Great Debate

Gary goes to St Andrews for a debate against a formidable opponent. He has been briefed on what to say, but when he takes the stage, he surprises everyone, including himself.

Further details

Gary is chosen to represent the army in a debate against students - organised by the Captain's brother, Rupert. In true army style, Gary is given a full list of exactly what he should say, as well as assistance in the shape of Jacko.

Before heading off to St Andrews, Gary practises the debate with Julie and his Dad, boosting his confidence with an easy win. The problems start soon after they arrive, as Rupert doesn't make the best impression on Jacko, and seems to have wildly underestimated Gary's opponent, Millie. When Gary takes to the stage he gets a nasty surprise, making a difficult task seem like Mission: Impossible.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th December 2009
BBC Two Scotland
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Greg McHugh Gary McLintoch
    Robert Jack Jacko
    Scott Fletcher Charlie
    Paul-James Corrigan Adam
    Stuart Bowman Sergeant Thomson
    Miles Jupp Captain Fanshaw
    Leah MacRae Julie Jackson
    Guest cast
    Callum Cuthbertson Martin McLintoch
    Anthony Strachan Chef
    Carole Anders Receptionist
    David Reed Rupert Fanshaw
    Catherine Murray Millie
    Robin Hodges Michael
    Writing team
    Greg McHugh Writer
    Chris Grady Script Editor
    Production team
    Iain Davidson Director
    Rab Christie Producer
    Ewan Angus Executive Producer
    Colin Gilbert Executive Producer
    Walter J. Grant Editor
    Graham Rose Production Designer

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