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 today at 11:30pm.

Series 2, Episode 3 - Too Many Chefs

Sergeant Thomson punishes Gary and the boys by putting them on kitchen duty for the Captain's important dinner.

Further details

Gary: Tank Commander. Image shows from L to R: Captain Fanshaw (Miles Jupp), Gary McLintoch (Greg McHugh). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Following a prank that goes wrong, Sergeant Thomson takes a brief break from his day off to punish Gary and the boys by putting them on kitchen duty for the Captain's important dinner.

Chef works hard to keep them under control while also trying to create a dinner good enough to impress Colonel Fanshaw, the Captain's father. But when an inebriated Thomson returns to wreak havoc in the kitchen, it is left to Gary to ensure that the dinner is a success and the Captain isn't embarrassed.

Gary also gives his own unique thoughts on the people he admires the most in the world, the BP disaster, David Cameron's big society and politics - plus the boys give an online song tribute to the Pussycat Dolls.

Broadcast details

Monday 17th 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
    Leah MacRae Julie Jackson
    Guest cast
    David Reed Rupert Fanshaw
    James Allenby-Kirk (as James Allenby) Chef
    Michael MacKenzie Colonel Fanshaw
    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
    David Jennings Production Designer

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