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
Production location(s) Melbourne, Aust.
Running time 8 x 25 min
Release
Original network Movie Extra
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Dolby Digital 5.1
Original release 19 April (2011-04-19) – 31 May 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]

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Season 1 (2011)[edit]

# Title Director Writer(s) Original airdate
1"Jingle Bells"Jeffrey WalkerJoss King & Gareth Calverley19 April 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"TBATBA19 April 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"TBATBA26 April 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?"TBATBA3 May 2011 (2011-05-03)
5"Suburban Beatdown"TBATBA10 May 2011 (2011-05-10)
6"The Last Post"TBATBA17 May 2011 (2011-05-17)
7"Stand and Deliver"TBATBA24 May 2011 (2011-05-24)
8"Vengeance"TBATBA31 May 2011 (2011-05-31)

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