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Desperados (2007) [PDTV (XviD]
01. 14 Aug 2007
Ex-Olympic wheelchair basketball coach Baggy Awolowo is desperate for new players for his junior team 'Desperados'. If Desperados can't field a full team, they're out of the league. Will Baggy find his team in time for the new season?
02. 15 Aug 2007
At basketball training a reluctant Charlie is surprised to see Kyle, who's been spotted by Baggy shooting hoops with the estate kids, and has broken Cheryl's curfew. An initially sceptical Kyle is impressed by the coach - and even more, his state of the art sports chair. But when Kyle speeds home triumphant in a reconditioned racer, a furious Cheryl is waiting for him!
03. 16 Aug 2007
Sam Barclay, the youngest member of wheelchair basketball team Desperados is sick of being mollycoddled by his parents and wants to get taken seriously by the big boys. Humiliated by the taunts of the Manchester Maniacs and his omission from the starting line-up, Sam takes secret revenge.
04. 17 Aug 2007
The Desperados court is visited by a private school netball team. Ferocious captain Gabby Ewing insists the girls are staying, and a battle for the court ensues. Although Charlie is feeling insecure about dating, Kyle seizes the opportunity to set him up with one of the visiting netball girls.
05. 20 Aug 2007
Vicky Bird dumps the Desperados to join her able bodied friends on the school trip. However, her old friends now have boyfriends in tow, and the trip turns into a nightmare. It is double trouble for the Desperados, as star player Kyle wheels away after rowing with Baggy. Charlie is going to have to work overtime if he is to get Kyle back on the team before the match starts.
06. 21 Aug 2007
Shelly pretends that her mum is rich and important, and that constant calls from her relate to important business. Even when Baggy drops her off at her 'mum's house', it is a large mansion.
Charlie soon discovers that Shelly's mum really lives in a very untidy council house and is being threatened with eviction. Shelly, humiliated, begs Charlie to keep this secret and refuses to let him interfere. However, the Desperados are determined to help out.
07. 22 Aug 2007
The Desperados' old van will head for the scrapyard if the team cannot raise the repair money quickly. When coach Baggy whips out the fundraising tins the Desperados fight about what is the best way to raise money. Despite Charlie's best efforts to stop him, his ex-best friend Aidan - the boy who caused his accident - wants to join the Desperados as the one permitted able-bodied player. Can Baggy engineer a reconciliation?
08.23 Aug 2007
The Desperados travel up to Manchester to play in the league final against the all conquering 'Maniacs'. It is the most important match in years but team captain Adam is going to have to miss out because of an important heart-valve operation. After a wild night in a Manchester hotel, Baggy knows who's got the right stuff for the captaincy.
09. 24 Aug 2007
The day of the big match and Charlie takes the captain's armband from Adam, who's going back to London for his operation. Their opponents are huge and built like fridges, so Kyle's got a plan. It involves a 200-mile dash from his brother Jake and some inflatable cushions that will improve their height in the chair. Charlie refuses to cheat but, by half-time, he changes his mind. But the plan backfires spectacularly in front of a packed stadium.
10. 28 Aug 2007
It's been exactly a year since Charlie's accident and it's the replay of the final with the Manchester Maniacs. Still reeling from the death of Adam, can Baggy convince his team that they're strong enough to win? Kyle has a plan to still involve Adam in the match, and Baggy's clapped-out van finally gives up the ghost in the middle of nowhere.
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