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Harry Springer (Tim Healey) and Duggie Strachan (Clive Russell) are ex-Army pals who served in the Falkland Islands together.

Duggie was an infantryman, up at the 'sharp end', while Harry was in the Catering Corps.

Harry saved Duggie's life - at least, that's what Harry reckons.

Nowadays, Harry is the proud owner of the seedy Olympic Hotel in Smethwick and Duggie, now a teacher, is one of his reluctant guests.

The hotel is populated mainly by drunks, homeless people on Social Security, asylum seekers and illegal immigrants.

Series: 2
Episodes: 13
Transmitted: 1998-2000
Channel: BBC1

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