A Local Man Bob Servant


A Local Man

Comedy series about a man seeking political office. The by-election favourite Nick Edwards arrives and Bob is determined to derail him with his 'Local Man' campaign.


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Do you know who this place reminds me of? Daley Thompson.

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Summer of 1980.

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Daley Thompson got a gold medal in Moscow.

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-We got an airport in Broughty Ferry.

-LORRY BEEPS

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And the boo boys didnae like that.

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Och, the boo boys didnae like anything.

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They said no-one would use this place, but now...three flights a week to London!

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Twice a fortnight to Manchester, and Belfast every other month!

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That shut them up.

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Well, that's what we're faced with, you see?

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When you show ambition in Broughty Ferry, people drag ye down.

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I get it all the time because of the extension.

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-People call me flashy or...

-Arrogant.

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-Too successful or...

-Fantasist.

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-Who called me that?

-PLANE PASSES OVERHEAD

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-Oh!

-Oh!

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Did you see that?

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Hey, Georgie!

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-I didn't think they'd be so...young.

-Sexy.

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Young. No, no, yeah, I meant to say young.

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Young's fine. Naive, no experience.

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There's a lot of them, though, Bob.

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Ah, well, you take care of the backing band, Frank. I'll take care of Elvis.

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Is that the Lady Provost?

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Oh, aye.

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Mm.

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Showing off her special necklace.

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Let's roll.

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LOW CHATTER

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Nice and easy.

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You're just a man driving a taxi.

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Have you ever tailed anyone before, pal? We should be two cars back.

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We should be using stolen numberplates.

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-BUMP

-That's bank robbers, Frank.

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Have you not got a spare shirt?

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-Why would I have a spare shirt?

-Swap with him.

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Oh, Bob, no. I don't think he'd be up for it.

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Of course he will. It's all part of the service. On you go.

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-Er...excuse me.

-We're not swapping shirts.

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This is what we're up against.

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SEAGULLS CRY

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You're too close!

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CHATTER INSIDE

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Are we ready to rock and roll? Let's have a round of applause.

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-A round of applause for our interns.

-Looks like a good atmosphere.

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Nuremberg had a good atmosphere.

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Didnae have photocopiers like that at Nuremberg.

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-Thank God for that.

-So, we've got four weeks to go, he couldn't be in better hands.

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We have faith in you. We trust you. Just get it right.

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-Right, OK, thank you so much.

-Right, action stations.

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-That's the independent candidate.

-Hi. Can I help you?

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No.

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But I can help you.

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I'm Bob Servant.

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The independent candidate. Lovely to meet you.

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Oh, that's right.

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You're the, um... you're the dog man, aren't you?

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-The dog man? Oh, no, no, no, no, no.

-That was...

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-Well, you said you'd ban dogs?

-Shoot dogs.

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Broughty Ferry FM. Heh! You know what they're like.

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-Ha-ha. No, not really.

-Bunch of shock jocks.

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Anyway...

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Who is this lovely young lady?

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Phillippa Edwards.

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-Nick's wife.

-Oh, wonderful.

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-Are you doing the sandwiches?

-Er...no.

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-I'm the campaign manager.

-Oh, that's good of you.

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I've been my husband's political manager for ten years now.

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Ah, no offence, but it's unusual

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for powerful men to take orders frae their wives.

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-Er...Torvill and Dean?

-Oh, Frank.

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Frank, I mean,

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I know these two have been putting up posters like they own the place,

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but even they wouldn't be arrogant enough to claim

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that they are the new Torvill and Dean!

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That's not a claim we'll be making.

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Good.

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-And Frank's my campaign manager.

-Ah.

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-He's no' my wife, though.

-Ha-ha-ha.

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He's no' married. Through choice!

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Anyway, we just thought we'd say...hello,

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and if you need any help, I'm a big fish round here.

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-I'm sure.

-So...

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Welcome to Broughty Ferry.

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Welcome to politics.

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Welcome...

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to Broughty Ferry.

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-I'm doing the welcoming.

-Right.

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-That's the point here, I think.

-All done!

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-Where are your campaign offices?

-Bob's hoose.

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No' in my hoose, in my extension.

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And we'll be buying plenty of this gear. Don't you worry about that. Ha-ha!

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Well, I don't think you'll need quite this much.

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-Do you have local volunteers?

-One.

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-Only one?

-Thousand.

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A thousand?

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Thereaboots. You know, up a bit.

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So, we are going to need plenty of this stuff.

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Well, now's your chance.

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Excuse me. I think this chap would like to place an order.

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Fire away.

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Oh, well, I'll maybe, er...take a couple of these, as you're here.

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You got anything bigger?

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Bigger? No, that's an industrial copier.

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-Well, I've seen bigger.

-Where?

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Arbroath.

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-Oh!

-How much?

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-Well, these guys are renting.

-Renting?

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Ha-ha! Well, I'd be buying.

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I mean, I play for keeps.

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18 grand?

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-Have you got a colour one?

-Yeah, well, they're all colour, mate.

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There's a... Hey.

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...kind of buzzing.

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You know, I'm getting that.

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-Really?

-Oh, it's stopped now.

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PHONE RINGS IN BACKGROUND

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OK.

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Awfy, awfy nice.

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Yeah.

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Oh, er...has it got the internet?

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-Well, no.

-Oh, shame, pal.

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Better luck next time.

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We'd have bought twa, if they were the right ones.

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I'm just sending you a message.

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Deep pockets.

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Message received.

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Well, we have a very busy afternoon with a lot of meetings, so...

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Oh, I would no' like to think... Ha! ...how many meetings I've got! Ha-ha-ha!

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One.

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Thousand.

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PHONE RINGS IN BACKGROUND

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SEAGULLS CRY

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Oh, here he is! Old Scrooge himself.

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-Mr Servant, I'm relieved to see you.

-I've sent you a number of letters...

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-How's that wife of yours doing?

-I'm divorced. You know that.

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-I know, just a bit of banter before we start.

-Well, that's hardly what I would call banter.

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-I've got three kids.

-All right.

-Slept in my car for a month.

-Right.

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-Down to business. I'm gonnae chuck a bit mair money at the campaign.

-Mr Servant...

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And that cash I made when I sold the vans, I'm gonnae throw it all in. Why not?

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Mr Servant, I've sent you a number of letters

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after I had a difficult conversation on your behalf.

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Who with?

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With the Inland Revenue about your tax...

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Oh! Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh!

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-I'll stop you there.

-Sorry?

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As you're well aware,

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I will not allow you to use certain words in my presence for legal reasons.

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I am aware of that, and I'm also aware that this is why we're in this position!

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If I don't hear them words then I don't know about it and I'm legally protected!

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As I've told you many times, this is not the case! We have to able to discuss this.

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I don't want to.

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Do you want to go to prison?

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CLOCK TICKS

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Fine. Fine!

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Let's say you were talking to Daley Thompson...aboot biscuits.

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And perhaps...perhaps

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Daley Thompson thinks I haven't sent him enough biscuits.

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Fine, I spoke to Daley Thompson

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and he says that there is a shortfall in your biscuit contributions.

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Well, I respect Daley as an athlete, but in this case he's talking bollocks.

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Daley says that you have not sent him enough biscuits

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in the last four consecutive tax years.

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-Er...

-Biscuit years.

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He's worked out how many biscuits you owe him.

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-Oh, he has, has he?

-Yes.

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That's what he's looking for.

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Sweet Jesus.

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-Is that biscuits or pounds?

-Pounds.

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It's pounds, right.

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Well, that's the last of the cheeseburger money.

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Mr Servant.

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As your accountant, I would probably advise you

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to spend as little as possible

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on this...campaign.

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And I presume that has come out of my fees?

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-It's the Lady Provost's dinner tonight.

-Did you get invited?

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I did.

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Is Daley Thompson going?

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-SEAGULLS CRY

-You work your whole life.

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You sell thousands, millions of cheeseburgers.

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You make the people of Broughty Ferry happy.

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And then the Government pops up and says, "Oh, hello!

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"Hello!

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"You see when you made the people happy by selling them cheeseburgers?

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"Well, the money they gave you for making them happy, that's actually ours.

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"Even though they gave it to you for the cheeseburgers,

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"they're meant to give it to us

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"so would you kindly, you know, sort of, you know, just pass the money along

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"but still give them the cheeseburgers?"

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It doesn't add up, Bob. It does not add up.

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And again the Government pops up and says, "Oh, hello! Hello!

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"Just to let you know that once again you are not invited to the Provost's dinner.

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"But you see that guy who slept in his car for a month when his wife left him?

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"He's invited."

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Un-fucking-believable!

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Here, Bob, my turn tae choose.

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MUSIC: "Apartment Number 9" By Faron Young

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Why do you always bring me here, Frank?

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It's so depressing.

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Because it's cheap, Bob, and it sounds like we should be making sacrifices.

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I'm sacrificing my dignity coming into this place.

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Oh, here he is!

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How are you, Stewpot?

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No' too bad.

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Couple of pints, please.

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-# ...In apartment number 9... #

-Aye.

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Best pint in Broughty Ferry!

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# ...And the sun will never shine... #

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Have you, er...

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-done the place up, Stewpot?

-No.

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-It's looking good.

-Oh, very good, very good.

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Oh, I love it in here. Love it!

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It reminds me of that, er...American TV show. Oh, you know the one. Er...

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# Where everybody knows your nay-ay-ame

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# Ha-da diddle-la-pah tee-tee-tee

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# Da-da diddle, da-da-diddle... #

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Er...

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# ...Knows your name. #

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The Cosby Show.

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-Cheers.

-Cheers!

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Got us oot of that one.

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-Listen, Bob.

-Improvisation.

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Bob, what are we gonna dae,

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when the Edwards boy starts throwing his money aboot?

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Oh, it's no' aboot money, Frank, it's aboot people.

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Well, then let's get oot there, Bob.

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You're the man with the ideas. I mean, this lot need to hear that.

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This lot? Never mind aboot the punters!

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Broughty Ferry's run by the big fish.

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Always has been, always will be.

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We want to get out there in front of the movers and the shakers.

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The Lady Provost? The Provost's dinner?

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That's where all the big fish'll be.

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Well, then, let us go fishing.

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And we're no' invited.

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Frank.

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When Jesus went to that birthday party and turned the bread into wine,

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was he invited?

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Well, probably. I mean... I mean, if he could dae that.

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(This is appalling.)

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Hello, love! Bob Servant to see the Provost.

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I'm afraid the Lady Provost's out for the day.

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Where?

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She has a lunch and then she's reopening the harbour play park.

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Another play park! She must open aboot ten of them a year.

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She just likes the swings.

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-Where is she having lunch?

-I can't give out that information.

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-Sorry.

-Hen, I'm standing in the by-election.

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-Diplomatic immunity.

-I'm sorry.

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I need to know where the Provost is.

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-It's about her son.

-She doesn't have a son.

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That's what she thinks.

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LOW CHATTER

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Oh, I see. Talking about boys?

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-Miss Edwards.

-Ms.

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-Your Holiness.

-Hello, Mr Servant.

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-Well, I really should be going.

-Rhona.

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Rhona, I need two minutes.

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Sorry, I've official business.

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Aye, on the swings?

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-Nice to meet you.

-Pleasure.

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That looked very cosy.

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Did it?

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My sources tell me...

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that she was at the airport this morning.

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She welcomed us to Broughty Ferry.

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I just met her to hand in our election nomination forms.

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I'm sure your campaign manager has already handed them in?

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Don't have a go at him. He's just started.

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Where are your thousand volunteers?

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Lunch break.

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RINGTONE: "RIDE ON TIME" BY BLACK BOX

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Hi, Bob.

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I see.

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You know, gentlemen, we have come up against independent candidates before.

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Not...like me.

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Just like you.

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They're always the same.

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Locals with a bit of a reputation who fancy the spotlight.

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And then along comes polling day,

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and they discover that they haven't got quite as many friends as they thought.

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Then what happens?

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They're humiliated.

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Totally

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and utterly humiliated.

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-Oh...

-Frank, let's go to the play park.

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Right, Bob.

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I am very proud to be here today to open this play park...

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-Ah, you give someone a special necklace.

-...and I'd especially like to thank...

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The next thing you know, they're walking round a play park like Mother Teresa.

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I would like to declare this play park...

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officially reopened.

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APPLAUSE

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Thank you.

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You know, Frank, the Provost's dinner...

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it's no' something I've ever fancied going to.

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Well, you've never been invited.

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Well, that's because they probably think I'd turn it doon, and I usually would.

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But, you see, this year, Frank, this year, I need in, I need in,

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because she is like...

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Willy Wonka.

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She looks at the people of Broughty Ferry, and then she picks one.

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And once you're picked, that's you.

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Life will never be the same again.

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Just like Willy Wonka in the film.

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He looked at the people, he picked that young boy,

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and then Wonka took that lovely young boy and put him in golden underpants.

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And then Wonka led that boy by the hand...

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...and walked off into the disco.

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-No.

-Well, you know, Frank, you know what?

-No, that's no'...

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No, that's no' what happened in the film, Bob.

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I'm going to the disco! Ha-ha!

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OK, big smile for me. OK.

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-That's great.

-Let me come to your dinner.

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Firstly,

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I just heard you visited my office and suggested I have an illegitimate child.

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-Smile for me.

-That was Frank. I tried to stop him.

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Secondly, the dinner is for those who have enhanced the lives of the people of Broughty Ferry.

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-I'm a Broughty Ferry success story.

-Success story! Selling unhealthy food from unregistered vans?

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-That's what the public wanted.

-You ruined local health rates.

-Statistics.

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-You targeted children.

-They targeted me!

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-You caused scurvy, Bob.

-The two of you.

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Oh, come on, Rhona, come on. Let me come. Please, Rhona. Rhona, please!

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Look, if you cause any trouble, you're out straight away.

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Deal.

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Big smile!

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And that, Frankie boy, is politics.

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I've lived here all my life, Frank, and this is my first Provost's dinner.

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I've been out in the cold for 58 years.

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How long was Mandela on that island, before Geldof got him off?

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A fair while.

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-Not 58 years, though?

-Nowhere near.

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Do you know what I mean? And people bang on about his suffering.

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The Provost's dinner!

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Oh! That's gonnae be something else!

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Oh, big names, big faces.

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Absolute A-list!

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And...you're looking good, Bob.

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I am, and you're not far behind me, Francis.

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We're the Rat Pack.

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-Ho-ho! Frank Sinatra!

-Dean Martin!

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Steve Davis Junior. Ha-ha!

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Let's dance!

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CLASSICAL MUSIC PLAYS

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Right, Frank!

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This is schmoozing.

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-Schmoozing?

-It's American for talking.

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I want you to get in there and work the room.

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Oh.

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Don't mind if I do.

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Lovely dress.

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-Admiral.

-Inspector.

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Listen, I'm doing a bit of schmoozing here

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and I want you to know if I'm elected then your job is safe.

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That would not be your decision.

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-Not officially.

-Not at all.

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-Glad to have your support.

-You don't.

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Cheers.

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You're the big man frae the hospital, aren't you?

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I'm the Medical Director, yes.

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Ah. I've seen you in the papers with the big cheques.

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Always glad to receive a charitable donation.

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Oh, I know, I know. Listen, listen here.

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If I'm elected, I wouldnae kick up a fuss

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if, you know, one of them big cheques should go, you know...

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I don't follow.

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If one of them big cheques should go, er...

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...go missing.

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-I find that extremely offensive.

-Oh, so do I, Doc. So do I.

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Have you got, er...

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...any brothers or sisters?

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I must just go and find my wife.

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OK, fine.

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-RHONA:

-Ladies and gentlemen!

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Please take your seats, and if I may, I'll just say a few words.

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Absolutely! Carry on, hen!

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Due to the past two harsh winters,

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some of our roads have experienced extensive damage.

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But I'm happy to say that reconstruction work on this is nearly complete.

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This year also showed marked improvements

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of the sewage systems around the Ellieslea Road area.

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This is hopeless. Right.

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-With regards to the new leisure centre...

-GLASS CLINKS

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..this has now...

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OK! Well done. You had a go.

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-I'm sorry?

-Ah, well try again next year.

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Eh, Rhona, hen? Come on.

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Come on, folks, come on! Let's gie her something.

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-THEY APPLAUD

-Come on! Let's give her something. There you go. There you go, hen.

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Well done, well done.

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Right, I'd better rescue this.

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Lock up your daughters.

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Ladies and gentlemen!

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I want yous to forget aboot my success

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and, if you can, my extension.

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Just see me for what I am.

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A local man who's worked hard and has the hoose to show for it,

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and who is the only choice for the Broughty Ferry by-election!

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This Edwards guy looks pretty impressive.

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-Oh, forget him.

-I've heard he's got a big team.

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Well, I've seen bigger.

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Apparently they're very sexy.

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Who said that?

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Frank.

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Look, you lot don't know this guy!

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I could tell you things about him you just wouldnae believe!

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-Go on.

-Oh, he's done awful stuff.

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Awful stuff. X-rated stuff.

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Such as?

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How about murder? Is that bad enough for you?

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-Sorry?

-No' here, no' on your beat.

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On his holidays.

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I heard he was in Tenerife

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and a man laughed at his jumper and he strangled him.

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Wi' the jumper.

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DOOR CLOSES

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Sorry we're late, everybody.

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Sorry we're late, everybody(!)

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-Er...Mr Edwards?

-Yeah?

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Have you ever been to Tenerife?

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Tenerife?

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-No, can't say I've had the pleasure.

-Didn't think so.

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Rumours.

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Sorry, have I...disturbed something?

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Mr Servant was telling us a story.

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No, no, no! No, I've done. I've done.

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-Well, perhaps I could say a few words.

-Oh, haud on, haud on! I've still got the floor!

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We gave you a hearing, Mr Servant! It's Mr Edwards's turn now.

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CLEARS THROAT

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Ladies and gentlemen.

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My wife and I left England this morning as dawn was breaking.

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We had no idea that we would find ourselves in a place so charming,

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so hospitable and so beautiful.

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Christopher Columbus over there.

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Walking around...Brochty Ferry today...

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-Broughty Ferry.

-..Broughty Ferry today,

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I was overcome with a... a strange feeling of warmth.

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-Had you wet yourself?

-Mr Servant!

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Teatime! Oh, here we go, folks!

0:23:100:23:13

-Mr Edwards will continue after dinner!

-Oh, look!

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It's salmon. Very boring, I'm afraid.

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Here we go. Here we go, folks. Tuck in.

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Could... Could I get a leg?

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CLASSICAL MUSIC PLAYS

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LOW CHATTER

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MUTTERS

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We can't let him get this lot on board.

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Follow my lead.

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-You looking for the toilet?

-I am.

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-Let me help you there.

-Thank you.

0:23:450:23:47

CLATTERING

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Shawshanked!

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THUMPING

0:23:560:23:58

Enjoying the petits fours?

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SIREN WAILS IN DISTANCE

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LOW CHATTER

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CLINKS GLASS

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Right, well, that's it, folks. Looks like he's bottled it.

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So, if you want an MP who turns Shergar on you

0:24:350:24:37

-when the going gets tough...

-KNOCKING

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...he's your man.

0:24:390:24:40

-KNOCKING CONTINUES

-But Bob Servant doesn't hide!

0:24:400:24:44

Remember that.

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FRANK CLAPS

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Well! That's us off!

0:24:470:24:50

Thank you for having us. The salmon was terrific!

0:24:500:24:54

Oh, ho-ho-ho! Looks like someone's had one too many.

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He locked me in the fucking cupboard!

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Or I locked myself out of the cupboard! Different ways of looking at it.

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We will crush you!

0:25:070:25:09

You'd better have strong fingers!

0:25:090:25:11

Mr Servant! I think you should leave right now!

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Oh, I bet you do. I bet you do!

0:25:140:25:17

That's just what you lot want, isn't it?

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Get me oot the door so you can suck up to him?

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Why? Because he's got a flashy poster and big photocopiers.

0:25:220:25:27

Well, do you know something? I don't need you lot!

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I'm going out there! To the man on the street!

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You know where you are with the man on the street!

0:25:320:25:35

-On the street?

-You listen to me, pal.

0:25:350:25:38

You may have this lot under your sexy spell,

0:25:380:25:42

but I've spent 30 years

0:25:420:25:44

selling cheeseburgers to the people of Broughty Ferry.

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I know them inside out.

0:25:460:25:48

And when she made me put posters on my van

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saying that if people ate too many cheeseburgers they might die,

0:25:510:25:56

do you know what happened?!

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We sold more!

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Granted, a couple of people did die

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but no-one...no-one tells that lot what to do!

0:26:050:26:08

So, pal, you keep the big fish!

0:26:080:26:11

I'll hae the people!

0:26:110:26:13

I'll have the people!

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LOW CHATTER

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DOOR SLAMS

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CHATTER STOPS

0:26:300:26:32

LOW CHATTER

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CHATTER STOPS

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DOOR SHUTS

0:27:160:27:18

CLATTERING

0:27:280:27:31

LOW CHATTER

0:27:310:27:32

Here we go, Frank.

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These are our people.

0:27:330:27:35

Look at their wonderful little faces.

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Absolutely.

0:27:370:27:38

Ah, Edwards can keep the big fish. I'll have this lot any time.

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I've got your vote, don't I, Charlie?

0:27:450:27:47

No' wearing his glasses.

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# ...Hey, where I've been, where I'm going didn't take a lot of knowing

0:27:500:27:55

# But I take a lot of pride in what I am... #

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-Davie!

-Bob.

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See the United score at the weekend?

0:28:020:28:04

No. What was it?

0:28:040:28:07

Good to see you.

0:28:070:28:08

# ...Home is anywhere I'm living

0:28:110:28:15

# If it's sleeping on some vacant bench in City Square... #

0:28:160:28:21

All right, lads? Just finished at the factory?

0:28:230:28:25

Factory?

0:28:250:28:26

Stewpot, get these boys a drink.

0:28:260:28:29

They deserve it. Salt of the earth.

0:28:290:28:31

On you?

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No, no. Just get them a drink. It's your job.

0:28:340:28:37

# ...And I take a lot of pride in what I am

0:28:370:28:41

# I never been nobody's idol But at least I got a title

0:28:430:28:49

# And I take a lot of pride in what I am... #

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The by-election favourite, Nick Edwards, arrives in town and Bob is determined to derail him. From the pubs of Broughty Ferry to a glittering high society dinner, Bob chaotically attempts to gather support for his 'Local Man' campaign.


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