Gary:Tank Commander.

Cpl Gary McLintoch and his tank crew return from Iraq to tackle their toughest mission yet - a recruitment stall in the local shopping centre. And when the worst recruit ever is signed up, the boys try desperately to pull off the great escape.

So thats where the 9th/12 Lancers have been hiding. :wink:
Why the fcuk are people plugging this show on every forum . It's about the most unfunny thing ever broadcast ffs :x
Is that a piss-take? The only thing in its favour is it's not as bad as those 3 'soldiers' who sing. I can't believe the found the gayest actor in the UK to play the lead. LOL [edit: found the explanation... the lead wrote the thing. LOL]

There is a rash of shxte army PR suddenly.

For those who stayed with it: "cum on barbie, let's go party" LOL... funniest thing I've seen in years


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I thought naming the female Sgt as Sgt Splitter was quite funny. It did make me laugh although I must admit, it was a bit cringe worthy in places. oh and the Pilon joke had me laughing like a mad man.


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Watched it last night for first time where they get a Green Goddess,

Best bit was where they break the scenes with clips which were meant to be videoes made in Iraq.

Air bumming has made the BBC. After pissing myself laughing I then had to explian airbumming to wife and daughter who thought it was made up!

That and having to explain to them that the officer depicted is not realistic!
Good lord chaps? Do you get it in England too? Pile of proverbial. Makes a good job of patronising a great deal of people. And takes the mick out of 9/11. Grand.

Filmed at Garlochhead by the looks of it, feel free to take a pot shot, if you can get past the 19 stone guards outside Faslane.
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smudge67 said:
Couldn't get past the 1st 5 mins.
I watched the lot. It was dire. Only the BBC can get away with churning out garbage like this.
Should read "only BBC Scotland". English & Welsh BBC wise enough to avoid it; however available nationwide on iPlayer.

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It takes a bit of getting used to. If Garry did not play it so camp then it would be funnier. The jokes look like they have come straight from the NAAFI and other Arrse fora, the links to Iraq are almost straight lift off from Youtube stuff coming back from Iraq.

A lot of the humour is definately squaddie type, right down to the sister dressed in a track suit and being built like a hippo - she would be a perfect candidate for a pig-board.

The guy skiving off for a shag in the disabled toilets was hilarious.

As I say it takes time to get used to and if you look beyond the campness then you may find it funnier. Of course, each to their own, in which case you may not :lol:
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It takes a bit of getting used to. If Garry did not play it so camp then it would be funnier.
That's what I couldn't get my head around - the fat, camp mincer was too far removed to be a stereotype.

You could make an awesome comedy using a believable squaddie, and probably pick up most of the storylines in an hour reading through threads on here.
Seeing Garelochhead camp brings back so many happy chasing naked Jocks round the camp whilst guard commander at x-mas camp

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