Mongrels

Season 1 Episode 3

Marion the Young Lover

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Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Jul 06, 2010 on BBC Three
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Nelson auditions for a part in Springwatch, while Marion falls in love with the beautiful, if underage, Lollipop. Meanwhile, Destiny thinks she has what it takes to be a guide dog.

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    • TRIVIA (1)

      • Songs appearing in Episode 3
        "Take My Breath Away" - Berlin
        "Scientist" - Coldplay
        "Flipper Theme Song"
        "Without you" playing as Destiny hangs herself
        "What a Difference a Day Makes" - Marion and Lollipop
        "Eye of the Tiger" - Survivor
        Take That - "Rule the World"
        Amy Winehouse - "Valerie"
        Iggy Pop - "Lust for Life"
        Tales of the Unexpected Theme

    • QUOTES (7)

      • Marion: Four lives left. That means I'm... I'm as statistically likely to die as Boyzone!

      • Vince: Stupid, useless casting directors! Wouldn't know good acting if it BLEEPed 'em!
        Marion: Hello, Vince.
        Vince: Did you just call me a BLEEP?
        Marion: No.
        Vince starts beating up Marion)
        Lollipop: Stop! He's the Gary to my Stacy!
        Kali: It's Gavin. Ask your mum.

      • Lollipop: I had to see you.
        Marion: But it is forbidden for us to be together. We are like Romeo and Juliet!
        Lollipop: Who's that?
        Marion: Hmm, bit old for you. We are like... Ross and Rachel.
        Lollipop: Never heard of them.
        Marion: Gavin and Stacy?
        Lollipop: Nope.
        Marion: Zac Effron and Vanessa Hudgens?
        Lollipop: No idea.
        Marion: Eh, forget it.

      • Nelson: Have you done much acting?
        Vince: I once took a massive BLEEP on Clive Owen's front lawn. Does that count?
        Nelson: Probably not...

      • Nelson: (over the phone) Dad, I got the part! I didn't need to use the tragic back story in the end, so tell Mum she doesn't need to get cancer! Hmmm? Oh. Ah, ooh, that's very bad timing.

      • Nelson: Now then, I will bloody kick myself if I don't ask: Why did the chicken cross the road?
        Chicken: Because there's a black person coming, and I'm scared he's going to mug me.

      • Marion: We have to break up... until your four-week birthday.
        Lollipop: But, but... that's one whole day away!
        Marion: I know.
        Lolipop: You told me I was special!
        Marion: You are special!
        Lollipop: You told me you love me!
        Marion: I do love you!
        Lollipop: You touched me!
        Marion: Yeah. And seriously, we cannot tell anyone about that. Not even joking.

    • NOTES (2)

    • ALLUSIONS (2)

      • The scene at the end of the episode parodies 'Tales of the Unexpected' - when it is revealed the guide dog (who is now blind) has been casted into a donation box, with the music playing being the shows title music

      • Kali: Oh, by the way: congratulations!
        Marion: For what?
        Kali: For winning the 2003 Academy Award for Best Director, Mr. Polanski!

        Kali likens Marion to Roman Polanski, a Polish film director who was arrested for the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl in 1977.

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