2x04 Episode 4
First Aired: Feb. 09, 2010 on BBC One
Summary: Tom and Greg are enslaved alongside dozens of others in Mr Smithson's coal mine. Elsewhere, the Family are desperately tracking Billy, their only lead, across the country. At a roadside motel Billy stops to meet his girlfriend Sally and when the Family confront him, Billy claims ignorance…
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Peter Grant: Peter. Peter Grant.
Billy Stringer: Peter Grant. You stick with me, Peter. I know some people who've been looking for you.
Henry Smithson: A system. Tried and tested over millennia.
Abby Grant: What system?
Henry Smithson: We use a form of... slavery. It's cheap and effective.
Abby Grant: And immoral.
Greg Preston: [pretending] Well, that depends on the morality you choose, doesn't it.
Henry Smithson: Well said there, man. Most people choose a moral code which chimes with their own survival needs.
- When Greg is asked where he attended university, he replies Rummidge. This is a fictional university created by David Lodge (II), based on University of Birmingham, for his satiric academic trilogy ('Changing Places', 'Small World', 'Nice Work' - the latter two adapted into mini-series).