The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. The lads head to Germany seeking work, and are thrown together by virtue of shared nationality and a run-down wooden hut.
Last Episode05x02 Au Revoir: Part 2 Aired: Dec. 29, 2004
Barry is missing: taken hostage, his captors demand a ransom of £100,000. When the rest of the lads set out to find him, they meet a man who …
Series Fun Facts
- The only characters to appear in all 40 episodes are Dennis (Tim Healy), Neville (Kevin Whately), Oz (Jimmy Nail) and Barry (Timothy Spall).
- The first and second series were broadcast on ITV in 1983 and 1986. Years later, the show was picked up by the BBC and the third and fourth series were shown in 2002 and 2004.
- The novelization of the second series ("Auf Wiedersehen, Pet 2" by Fred Taylor) ended abruptly with Oz winning the Spanish lottery. It went into no details about Barry's wedding and the…
[show]The novelization of the second series ("Auf Wiedersehen, Pet 2" by Fred Taylor) ended abruptly with Oz winning the Spanish lottery. It went into no details about Barry's wedding and the impending customs chase. This was because the novel was based on an earlier version of the script. This is also apparent as the book covers some of the scenes that Gary Holton would have filmed had he been alive.