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 2, Episode 1 - Checkout

After Gary, Jacko, Charlie and Adam complete their latest tour of duty in Afghanistan and arrive at the aircraft hangar ready to go home, they find out that their flight has already left.

Further details

Gary: Tank Commander. Image shows from L to R: Gary McLintoch (Greg McHugh), Charlie (Scott Fletcher), Cammy (William Andrews). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Gary and his comrades Adam, Jacko and Charlie are about to return from Afghanistan. However, they will have to wait for their flight to Cyprus and Gary is keen to bargain to get an earlier plane out of the war zone as they face a 12-hour wait in a sweaty airport hangar.

Gary tries to bribe them onto an earlier flight but is hampered by another squaddie with the same plan. Gary soon finds himself with an even later flight home after being bribed with tickets to Shark World in Cyprus. This is not going to go down well with his chums.

Broadcast details

Monday 3rd January 2011
BBC One 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
Guest cast
Mike Wozniak Bradshaw
William Andrews Cammy
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


Tank Commander - Beyonce, Single Ladies

Gary is Beyonce, as the boys recreate Single Ladies, at their base camp in Afghanistan.

Featuring: Greg McHugh (Gary McLintoch), Scott Fletcher (Charlie), Paul-James Corrigan (Adam).


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