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Press Gang

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  Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1989 - 19935 Seasons,Series EndedOn: Not Available Tags:  

Press Gang was a British children's comedy-drama revolving around the staff at The Junior Gazette, a childrens weekly newspaper produced by a group of school pupils.The show interspersed comedic elements with the dramatic, tackling issues such as solvent abuse, child abuse and firearms control.Press Gang featuring Lucy Benjamin and Julia Sawalha is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can track it for updates. It's a children and comedy show with 43 episodes over 5 seasons. Press Gang is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (722 votes).

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43 Total Episodes of Press Gang Where to stream every episode from all 5 seasons of Press Gang. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

Season 01, Episode 01 Page One

S01 E01

Jan 16, 1989
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Page One Jan 16, 1989 Lynda and Spike are both head to head as they compete to come up up with the best front-page headline for the gangs first edition of The Junior Gazette. But are their stories what they seem?

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Season 01, Episode 02 Photo Finish

S01 E02

Jan 23, 1989
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Photo Finish Jan 23, 1989 Lynda is desperate to finish her story before the deadline. The first edition is released, with much outrage from the public. But luck happens to save the day with a chance encounter.

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Season 01, Episode 03 One Easy Lesson

S01 E03

Jan 30, 1989
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One Easy Lesson Jan 30, 1989 There's a new teacher in school having a tough time and Sarah decides to help him on a little when she discovers something about him. Meanwhile at the office the gangs first ""journalistic expedition"" gets off to a surprising start.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Deadline

S01 E04

Feb 6, 1989
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Deadline Feb 6, 1989 The gangs first series of serious dilemmas! There's a printer strike and they are forced to have to write the following weeks edition as well, and in only a few hours. Is it possible to write the news before anything actually happens? Sarah is needed back in the office, urgently and Colin gets himself into a tricky financial situation with a photo he hasn't got.

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Season 01, Episode 05 A Night In

S01 E05

Feb 13, 1989
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A Night In Feb 13, 1989 The gang get suspicious when a moody Lynda makes everyone stay behind to work late, and of course nobody wants to. As for Colin he has a very important meeting with the towns richest man, or does he? The excuses go flying as the gang work out what is really wrong with Lynda and why Spike is acting up.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Interface

S01 E06

Feb 20, 1989
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Interface Feb 20, 1989 A Ghost Writer turns up at the office, producing written articles and television reviews. Who is he? Lynda and Spike work together after Colin comes up with a lead.The gang also enter a competition to win a computor and printer set. Something they desperately need. Colin comes up with an incredible brainwave.

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Season 01, Episode 07 How to Make a Killing (1)

S01 E07

Feb 27, 1989
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How to Make a Killing (1) Feb 27, 1989 Kenny investigates a mysterious girl called Jenny, who draws chalk outlines on the pavement outside the Highpoint Flats. He soon finds himself in hot water after finding out more then he intended to...

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Season 2

Season 02, Episode 01 Breakfast at Czar's

S02 E01

Jan 18, 1990
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Breakfast at Czar's Jan 18, 1990 The local leisure complex is being threatened with closure and The Junior Gazette come up with a great campaign to save it, or so they originally thought. The facts are wrong and the team are forced to write another edition of the paper. Much to Lynda's delight as she uses her own initiative to back the council into a corner. Does she succeed in getting the whole story and revealing the true facts.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Picking up the Pieces

S02 E02

Jan 25, 1990
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Picking up the Pieces Jan 25, 1990 Spike is in trouble with the head when he hits another student, but he won't let anyone help him. Frazz discovers Colin's little plan that involves him as his pawn in his newest venture. Kenny suffers a broken heart when a girl rejects his advances.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Going Back to Jasper Street

S02 E03

Feb 1, 1990
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Going Back to Jasper Street Feb 1, 1990 A Creepy statue gives Linda nightmares and determined to work out why, she and Kenny delve into there childhoods, to discover a broken promise to an old lady is the key. Meanwhile Spike is being stalked by a girl Colin wants to date

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Season 02, Episode 04 The Week and Pizza

S02 E04

Feb 8, 1990
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The Week and Pizza Feb 8, 1990 Colin is in trouble with Lynda over the Junior Gazette accounts, and tries to find something to blackmail her with. Spike and Tiddler are assigned to interview grouchy local children's author. Sam, and then Kenny, find it hard to tell a member of the newsteam that she is fired.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Love and the Junior Gazette

S02 E05

Feb 15, 1990
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Love and the Junior Gazette Feb 15, 1990 Kenny keeps getting a mis-routed line when phoning his aunt in Glasgow and strikes up a friendship with a girl in Dublin. Raymond Adams, a local amateur actor that Sam fancies, sets his sights on a nervous Sarah, who is about to publish her scathing review of his performance in An Inspector Calls. Matt Kerr has decided that Lynda should go with Spike to an important cocktail party hosted by the owner of the newspaper.

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Season 02, Episode 06 At Last a Dragon

S02 E06

Feb 22, 1990
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At Last a Dragon Feb 22, 1990 Lynda and Spike go on their first date - a cocktail party for the paper's owner. But Lynda's fears of a social event may be a problem - not to mention a surprise visit from an Arab trying to sell the oilfields under the school.

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Season 02, Episode 07 Something Terrible (1)

S02 E07

Mar 1, 1990
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Something Terrible (1) Mar 1, 1990 A young girl called Cindy makes trouble for Colin, yet she seems to like Colin and his crazy ideas. But she never wants to go home and shies away from being touched. What is her secret? Meanwhile, Lynda and Spike are going to extreme lengths to hide their relationship from the newsteam, when all at the Junior Gazette are aware of their relationship. Tiddler even re-names her 'productive' pair of rabbits, Henry and George, Lynda and Spike.

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Season 3

Season 03, Episode 01 The Big Hello

S03 E01

May 7, 1991
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The Big Hello May 7, 1991 The Junior Gazette is now a fully fledged commercial business. Sam has gone and so has Spike, who has returned to America. Lynda is having obvious problems coping with him not being there. By chance an invesitgation into the corruptional dealings with the local council leads to a chain reation and a surprise visit from Spike...and a mystery girl.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Killer on the Line

S03 E02

May 14, 1991
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Killer on the Line May 14, 1991 The newsroom starts to receive mysterious, threatening phone calls from someone who claims to have attacked a local shopkeeper. The gang reckon they're on to a seriously big storyline, or so they think. Meanwhile Lynda has stolen Spike's passport in order to stop him from returning to America, for good.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Chance is a Fine Thing

S03 E03

May 21, 1991
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Chance is a Fine Thing May 21, 1991 The new recruit, Judy Wellman, seems to go down very well with the lads but unbeknown to them she's only got her eyes set on one, Colin. But is it a case of opposites attract for him? Kenny receives an anonymous letter which contains some strange facts.

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Season 03, Episode 04 The Last Word (1)

S03 E04

May 28, 1991
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The Last Word (1) May 28, 1991 The Staff of the Junior Gazette are held hostage by a gun man, from the local gun club when they print an article wanting gun's banned, everyone co-operates except a stuborn Linda, as the story unfolds it's clear one of the staff has been killed, but who?

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Season 03, Episode 05 The Last Word (2)

S03 E05

Jun 4, 1991
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The Last Word (2) Jun 4, 1991 With the staff being realeased one by one, until only Linda and Spike remain, Sarah finally tells the police the whole story as they attend the funneral of a Junior Gazette member

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Season 03, Episode 06 Holding On

S03 E06

Jun 11, 1991
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Holding On Jun 11, 1991 It's make or break time for Spike. He's got to decide which is the girl for him, Lynda or Zoe. Kenny decides it's make or break with him too.

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Season 4

Season 04, Episode 01 Bad News

S04 E01

Jan 7, 1992
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Bad News Jan 7, 1992 The owner of the Junior Gazette has died and the gang are forced to review their situation. Colin has the future of the gazette on his shoulders as he is made the head editor. Lynda and Spike appear unexpectedly on a kid's TV show - with explosive results.

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Season 04, Episode 02 UnXpected

S04 E02

Jan 14, 1992
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UnXpected Jan 14, 1992 Frazz has been given the opportunity to write an article on his favourite show Colonel X, which was cancelled due to Colonel X's alter ego John England being killed in a car crash. But Frazz is mugged and hit on the head. Fantasy becomes reality when he starts seeing X, but not just him the others as well. Is the truth really out there or are they all going mad. Lynda needs help to get out of a situation involving a date. Is Spike willing to assist her or not?

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Season 04, Episode 03 She's Got It Taped

S04 E03

Jan 21, 1992
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She's Got It Taped Jan 21, 1992 Sarah meets a nervous man named Archie Pressman whilst recording an interview. He is the only person not to be surprised when there is a huge explosion in town.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Love and War

S04 E04

Jan 28, 1992
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Love and War Jan 28, 1992 Spike's got something to say to his dad, but Colin's got other ideas - he's handcuffed a suitcase to him.

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Season 04, Episode 05 In the Picture

S04 E05

Feb 4, 1992
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In the Picture Feb 4, 1992 In a parody of Stakeout, Colin goes undercover as a hotel workman so that Frazz can photograph actor John Hartwood through the window. Protective of his privacy, Hartwood tries to get his minder to make him leave. However, he is still in the room when the actor's girlfriend, Judy Wellman, who Colin had dated in "Chance is a Fine Thing", turns up. A lady called Katherine Hill visits Lynda in the newsroom, and they realise that they share many mannerisms.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Day Dreams

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Feb 11, 1992
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Day Dreams Feb 11, 1992 While sleeping in the newsroom, Mr Sullivan appears as Lynda's guardian angel. In the style of It's a Wonderful Life, he takes her on a journey into the future to see what becomes of some of the major characters when she is not around. Sarah is a war correspondent, Frazz a radio agony uncle, and Julie has taken over as editor.

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Season 5

Season 05, Episode 01 Head and Heart

S05 E01

Apr 16, 1993
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Head and Heart Apr 16, 1993 As a result of his crush on the school secretary, Colin discovers that she is having an affair with the headteacher. Since he was one of those responsible for setting up the paper, and therefore their careers, the team debate the morality of printing the story.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Friendly Fire

S05 E02

Apr 23, 1993
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Friendly Fire Apr 23, 1993 Sarah contemplates her future with the Junior Gazette. Should she stay or should she go? But how will the rest of them handle her decision

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Season 05, Episode 03 A Quarter to Midnight

S05 E03

Apr 30, 1993
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A Quarter to Midnight Apr 30, 1993 Having lied to Spike about her whereabouts, Lynda becomes accidently trapped in an airtight storage vault in the Slattenheim building where she was meeting John Crawford, her source on a story she was writing. Her mobile phone is damaged, and as a result, she can make calls but those who she calls cannot hear her. In her attempts to reach Spike so he can save her before she suffocates, she comes up with an ingenious Lynda-esque strategy for helping Spike and the Gazette team locate her. But will her plan work? Will they reach her in time?

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Season 05, Episode 04 Food, Love and Insecurity

S05 E04

May 7, 1993
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Food, Love and Insecurity May 7, 1993 The subject of a breaking news story, Phillipa Prescott, is one of Spike's old girlfriends. He takes her to dinner at a restaurant to try to get information from her. The team bug their table, but jealous Lynda insists on being their waitress.Colin and Julie have a heart-to-heart, in which she agrees to go out on a date with him.

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Season 05, Episode 05 Windfall

S05 E05

May 14, 1993
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Windfall May 14, 1993 Colin goes on a date with Julie. But it doesn't turn out the way he was expecting.

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Season 05, Episode 06 There Are Crocodiles

S05 E06

May 21, 1993
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There Are Crocodiles May 21, 1993 Is it last day of The Junior Gazette? The gang recollect their thoughts and feelings as Lynda hands them all some sane advice, including Spike.

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