Small Time Gangster

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Small Time Gangster
Genre Crime, Comedy
Created by Gareth Calverley & Joss King
Starring Steve Le Marquand
Sacha Horler
Gia Carides
Gary Sweet
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Production
Executive producer(s) Ewan Burnett
Producer(s) Andrew McInally & Gareth Calverley
Location(s) Melbourne, Aust.
Running time 8 x 25 min
Broadcast
Original channel Movie Extra
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Dolby Digital 5.1
Original run April 19, 2011 (2011-04-19) – May 31, 2011 (2011-05-31)
External links
Website

Small Time Gangster is an Australian comedy series produced by Boilermaker-Burberry Entertainment for Movie Extra subscription television channel. It also screened on SBS One in 2013. [1]

The series follows the adventures of Tony Piccolo, a man who works hard to support his wife Cathy and two kids.[2] While they think he's cleaning carpets, his real profession is as an underworld enforcer, a brutal standover man.[3]

Cast[edit]

Season 1 (2011)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Original airdate
1 "Jingle Bells" Jeffrey Walker Joss King & Gareth Calverley April 19, 2011 (2011-04-19)
Tony Piccolo is a regular family man making an honest living as a suburban carpet cleaner. But his wife Cathy and children, Melanie and Matthew, don't know that Tony has a secret double life as a ruthless underworld enforcer, roughing people up when they don't pay their debts to the big boss. Looking forward to Christmas at home with his family, Tony receives a text message from work telling him he has a job to do. Hopes of the quiet Christmas fade, especially when he finds out that the low-life bum he needs to collect payments from is his friend, Artie.
2 "The Yips" April 19, 2011 (2011-04-19)
Tony is given a new apprentice, Barry's wide-eyed, rookie son Charlie, and must show him the ropes as they try to take down a sleazy porn dealer. Still distracted and disturbed by visions of Artie's death, Tony has seriously lost his nerve and has trouble following through on the job.
3 "Dangerous Talk" April 26, 2011 (2011-04-26)
Collecting from a low-life client, Tony's nerves desert him again, leading to an unwise confession. Meanwhile, Cathy's friendship with Brent takes a new turn when he shows up at a family BBQ.
4 "Who Got the RPG?" May 3, 2011 (2011-05-03)
5 "Suburban Beatdown" May 10, 2011 (2011-05-10)
6 "The Last Post" May 17, 2011 (2011-05-17)
7 "Stand and Deliver" May 24, 2011 (2011-05-24)
8 "Vengeance" May 31, 2011 (2011-05-31)

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