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 3, Episode 1 - Shape Up

With the help of Jacko, Charlie and new recruit Mickey, Gary finally faces up to an uncomfortable home truth and makes a confession to his Dad and Julie - he is addicted to chips.

Further details

Gary: Tank Commander. Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Physical trainer Corporal Fox doesn't hold back in telling Gary how much of a bad shape he is in so, humiliated and determined to save face with the boys, Gary challenges Fox to a race, with a demotion on the cards if he loses.

With the help of Jacko, Charlie and new recruit Mickey, Gary finally faces up to an uncomfortable home truth and makes a confession to his Dad and Julie - he is addicted to chips.

Through training and control of his chip intake, Gary feels ready to race Fox and his Dad also arrives with a special drink he has made for Gary to give him energy.

However, when Fox drinks it instead of Gary, there are disastrous consequences. The first episode also sees the return of the much-loved flashback scenes where Gary and his pals pay homage to Adele.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 24th September 2012
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One Scotland
Length
30 minutes

Videos

Peas and Peace

Gary shares another moment of genius.

Featuring: Greg McHugh (Gary McLintoch).

Gary's Personal Best

Gary's fitness comes into question as he struggles to keep up with the lads.

I'm addicted to chips

Gary faces up to reality.

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