Press Gang Season 2
S02 E01Jan 18, 1990
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.
S02 E02Jan 25, 1990
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.
S02 E03Feb 1, 1990
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
S02 E04Feb 8, 1990
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.
S02 E05Feb 15, 1990
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.
S02 E06Feb 22, 1990
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.
S02 E07Mar 1, 1990
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.
S02 E08Mar 8, 1990
Something Terrible (2) Mar 8, 1990 Colin thinks he has worked out Cindy's secret, but what can he do about it? Lynda convinces him to confide in her, as she is concerned that Colin's melancholia may affect the paper's finances, and helps Colin find a way of addressing the terrible issue at hand.
S02 E09Mar 15, 1990
Friends Like These Mar 15, 1990 A pop star has been stranded at the train station and Lynda knows that it would make front page news at The Junior Gazette. Her only chance is to ask Sarah, but Sarah isn't feeling to good about herself. Lynda's desperate for the scoop and goes to lengthly measures to make sure it happens. Leaving poor Sarah questioning herself emotionally.
S02 E10Mar 22, 1990
The Rest of My Life Mar 22, 1990 There has been a huge explosion at a local block of flats which has a busy record shop underneath. Lynda motivates the team into hurrying to report the breaking news, until she notices that Spike is not present. Lying amongst the rubble, Spike talks to a girl called Mary Brien, buried deeper below the debris and badly injured.
S02 E11Mar 29, 1990
Yesterday's News Mar 29, 1990 Spike's out of hospital, but he's not recovered. Lynda, however, would rather compete for a story with him - who is selling the out of date food to the school canteen ?
S02 E12Apr 5, 1990
Rock Solid Apr 5, 1990 Kenny is oiling the running of the paper even more than usual in the wake of Spike quitting, leaving Lynda even more difficult than usual. But Colin has discovered that Kenny is an aspiring singer and guitarist, and has big plans for him, whether Kenny likes it or not.
S02 E13Apr 12, 1990
The Big Finish? Apr 12, 1990 The future of the Junior Gazette is uncertain. As the staffers on the paper are finishing school, the owners want to turn the paper over the the next lot of kids. The Junior Gazette was meant to be a school newspaper, but Lynda and Kenny want to run the paper commercially, employing any staff that wish to remain. They draw up a proposal and submit this to the paper's owners. Colin has groomed Kenny for rock stardom, but his big concert is the same night as the proposal. Spike expresses his feelings for Lynda, but does Lynda feel the same way for Spike? Can she bring herself to say those three little words that Spike wants to hear? Spike threatens to go back to America - but can Lynda decide between Spike and her paper?