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The Gravy Train

Like fish bait cast into a pool of sharks, idealistic Dorfmann arrives in Brussels with visions of a united Europe to serve an ambitious British Director of the European Economic Community, Michael Spearpoint. Planning to get rich exploiting the newly-liberated nations of Eastern Europe, wily bureaucrats and entrepreneurs compete to misuse the naïve Dorfmann, dubbed "Prince Stupid," for their own ends. Easily deceived (especially by beautiful women!), Dorfmann instead stumbles along, crisscrossing foes, drawing fire and sparking mayhem in a comically woven web of intrigue and misadventure! Also stars Alexei Sayle and Almanta Suska.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom Channel 4 (1990 - 1991)
Schedule: Mondays (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

Official site: www.channel4.com

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Previous Episode

Episode 4

Episode 2x04; Nov 18, 1991

Dorfmann is expelled from Slaka, returns to Brussels and is immediately sent to Luxembourg. His task? To release the secret Slakan fortune and create a miracle for beautiful President Katya Princip.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x04: Episode 4Nov 18, 1991
2x03: Episode 3Nov 11, 1991
2x02: Episode 2Nov 4, 1991
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