Season 1 Episode 3

Picture Perfect

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Mar 09, 2004 on BBC
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Episode Summary

Mickey Bricks and his team of con artists decide to dabble in the world of art this week, when they set up an elaborate scam to swindle a greedy gallery owner, by faking an early Mondrian painting.

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    Orla Brady

    Orla Brady

    Meredith Gates

    Guest Star

    Valentine Pelka

    Valentine Pelka

    Antique Shop Owner

    Guest Star

    Kate Miles

    Kate Miles

    Bea Watson

    Guest Star

    Rob Jarvis

    Rob Jarvis


    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


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    • NOTES (7)

      • This episode aired in the US on the AMC network on January 21th, 2006 at 10PM EST/EDT.

      • About 13 minutes into the episode, there is a scene where Danny is talking to Bea Watson (the art critic). She mentions that Meredith Gates (the mark) paid 250,000 for a Mondrian and Danny is suddenly drawn to her and drinks from Meredith's wine glass. The music that plays is 'Daydream In Blue by I Monster.

      • This marks the first time that action footage runs behind the end credits.

      • Jennie Evans took over Dan Morgan's position as Dialog Editor.

      • Crew for this episode with a missing name or unavailable credit:
           " Julian Stevens (3rd Assistand Director)
           " Jill Greenwood (Assistant Co-ordinator)
           " Kate Cobbold (Production Accountant)
           " Arno Seagrim (Assistant Accountant)
           " Maggie Lewty (Continuity)
           " Simon Crawford Collins (2nd Unit Director)
           " Patrick Schweitzer (Location Manager)
           " Katrina Fletcher (Location Manager)
           " Harriet Sutcliffe (Assistant Location Manager)
           " Simon Surtees (Clapper Loader)
           " Garry Owen (Best Boy)
           " James Bain (Sound Maintenance)
           " Ben Munro (Standby Art Director)
           " George Simons (Art Department Assistant)
           " Ben Barrington-Groves (Art Department Assistant)
           " Zoe Smith (Production Buyer)
           " Sarah Duncan (Assistant Buyer)
           " Ray Holt (Props Master)
           " Eddie Campbell (Props Storeman)
           " Malcolm Holt (Dressing Props)
           " Mike Booys (Standby Props)
           " Ian Cooper (Standby Props)
           " Laurie Griffiths (Standby Carpenter)
           " Mike Coveney (Standby Rigger)
           " Peter Halston (Assistant Costume Designer)
           " Pamela Stewart (Costume Assistant)
           " Sarah Brewerton (Assistant Editor)
           " Scott Hinchcliffe (Online)
           " Steffan Perry (Colourist)
           " David Humphries (Dubbing Mixer)
           " Amanda Searle (Stills Photographer)
           " Kate Lawson (Picture Publicity)
           " Nexus Visual (Visual Effects)
           " Berger & Wyse (Opening Titles)
           " Claire Parker (Development Executive)
           " Beatguru (Original Music)
           " Simon Rogers (Title Music)
           " Mondrian works © 2003 Mondrian/Holtzman Trust

      • Ratings:
        There was a slight drop in ratings from 6.6 Million to 5.3 Million. This is attributed to the success of Channel 4's Brat Camp, which garnered 3.6 Million viewers.

      • Robert Glenister on his freedom in developing the character Ash:
        "They were very much open to interpretation I think on Ash, because I know that, you know, Tony Jordan who the created the whole series, he knew that that character, that... with the facets that he had in terms of the fix had to be there. They didn't quite know who he was."

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