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Fun At The Funeral Parlour: The Jaws of Doom

A rampaging wolf is on a killing spree and a rival firm of undertakers is somehow getting all the funeral work before the Thomas boys can get there. The locals hire a wolf-hunter to stop the wolf, and Percy and Arwell decide to help out - by using Gwynne as bait.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x2
Airdate: Monday January 08th, 2001

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Guest Stars
James Duke
As Bennett Brother
Kai Owen
As P.C. Hertz
Mark Fleishmann
As P.C. Boone
Mark Williams (3)
As Larry Nazareth
Matt Lucas
As Father Titmus
Mike Edmonds
As Pablo
Steve Furst (1)
As Ken Kennel
Wendy Wason
As Sian Bennett
David Sibley
As Bennett Brother
Don Fellows
As American
Tom Baker
As Quimby
Main Cast
William Thomas
As Ivor (Thomas)
Alex Lowe
As Arwell (Thomas)
Rhys Thomas
As Percy (Thomas)
Tony Way
As Gwynne (Thomas)
Episode Notes
The episode title 'Jaws of Doom' is a reference to the 1975 Spielberg film 'Jaws'. The episode also includes other 'Jaws' references:
Quint the shark hunter becomes Quimby the wolf hunter , and Mayor Larry Vaughn becomes Mayor Larry Nazareth

Cultural References
The pre-title sequence where Father Titmus is killed, is a direct homage to the scene from the original 1976 film 'The Omen', where Patrick Troughton (as Father Brennan) is skewered by a flagpole (but this time killed by a wolf).

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerMyfanwy Moore
ProducerSimon Lupton
EditorGraham Portbury
First Assistant DirectorSteve Roberts (1)
Second Assistant DirectorAlly Watkins  |  Bianca Bewley
Make-upLucy Cain
Location ManagerTracy-Jane Read
GafferMark Gibbon (2)
Director of PhotographyDick Dodd
Art DirectorNeil Barnes
Production ManagerJill Hallowell
Dubbing MixerPete Collins (1)
WardrobeMartine Cooper
Production ExecutiveAndrew Wiltshire
Original MusicPeter Baikie
ContinuitySuzy Foster
Focus PullerBen Wheeler
DesignerScot Todd
Script ConsultantCharlie Higson
Location SoundPaul Zanders
Warning: Fun At The Funeral Parlour season 1 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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