The Real Hustle Season 7
S07 E01May 21, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 1 May 21, 2009 Jess convinces a mark to take a teddy to her nephew in Liverpool, but it contains a surprise (The Teddy Bear Scam); Andi Peters is challenged by Alex to tear apart a phonebook faster than he can (Celebrity Con Games); Paul convinces a couple he is their taxi driver, but walks off with their luggage while they wait (The Airport Pick Up); and Jess challenges two guys in a bar to get water out of a bottle faster than she can (Proposition Bets).
S07 E02May 28, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 2 May 28, 2009 Alex and Jess helpfully direct some holidaymakers to a local car mechanic (Paul), who relieves them of their keys (The Oil Slick Scam); Mark Foster is challenged by Paul to lift five gold bricks with one hand (Celebrity Con Games); Alex and Paul pose as security alarm technicians so they can later burgle a house (The Silent Alarm Sting); Alex demonstrates how to open a bottle with a piece of paper (Proposition Bets); and the team use a fake exchange rate website as a convincer to make a couple part with their money (The Currency Swindle).
S07 E03Jun 4, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 3 Jun 4, 2009 Alex demonstrates social compliance by posing as a police officer to take some tourists' passports (The Passport Cool-Out); Christian O'Connell is challenged by Alex to lift a table without touching it (Celebrity Con Games); the hustlers install fake car parking signs to get people to pay by text message (The Seaside Parking Swindle); Jess challenges some people in a bar to make a knot in a tie without letting go of the ends (Proposition Bets); and Alex clones swipe-card keys in a hotel to later walk off with guests' possessions (The Swipe).
S07 E04Jun 11, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 4 Jun 11, 2009 The team pay a cheque (which will bounce) to hire a boat, then ask for some of the money back in cash (The Boat Hire Scam); Angellica Bell is challenged by Jess to pick up a piece of paper placed on her feet while standing against a wall (Celebrity Con Games); Alex acts drunk in a bar in order to pick pockets (The Pushout); Paul challenges some people in a bar to stand a matchbox upright using one finger (Proposition Bets); and Alex demonstrates how wearing a high visibility jacket allows him to steal a hire car under the noses of the people who just hired it (Gone in 600 Seconds).
S07 E05Jun 18, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 5 Jun 18, 2009 Alex and Jess sell some carpets from a market, but out of sight wrap up a cheap mat instead (The Wrap Up); Alex challenges someone in a bar to place coins on a napkin without overlapping the edge (Proposition Bets); Paul takes money from tourists by pretending to provide taxis at a discount rate (The Black Cab Con); Toby Anstis is given a challenge by Paul involving frying pans (Celebrity Con Games); and the team advertise a fake nightclub and take the entrance fee from the people queuing up (The Club Night Con).
S07 E06Jun 25, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 6 Jun 25, 2009 Paul offers to take photos of tourists using their own camera, but then the camera gets swiped by Jess and Alex (The Helpful Stranger); Iwan Thomas is given a challenge by Paul involving drinks bottles (Celebrity Con Games); Alex poses as a hotel manager to get guests' key cards from them (The Hotel Room Rip-Off); Jess challenges someone in a bar to float a cork in the centre of a glass of water with it drifting to the edge (Proposition Bets); and the team offer a free locker service in a busy shopping centre, then take all the lockers away complete with their contents (The Lock-Up).
S07 E07Jul 2, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 7 Jul 2, 2009 Alex uses sleight of hand to swap keys for a left luggage locker to later steal its contents (The Bus Station Steal); Michael Underwood is challenged by Jess to knock over a golf tee on a pool table (Celebrity Con Games); Jess uses a pushy attitude to force 'lucky heather' on people in the street, but is actually picking their pockets (The Unlucky Heather Hustle); Paul bets that he can get over a hundred drops of wine out of a drained wine bottle (Proposition Bets); and Paul and Jess sell stolen theatre tickets to people in a bar (We Will We Will Rob You Scam).
S07 E08Jul 9, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 8 Jul 9, 2009 The team manufacture fake international phone cards that use premium rate phone lines (The Phone Home Hustle); Lisa Maffia is challenged to fold a large sheet of paper in half more than eight times (Celebrity Con Games); Paul poses as a car park attendant to sell bogus parking tickets to tourists (Superpass); Alex demonstrates how to put a balloon in a flame without it bursting (Proposition Bets); and Jess shows how giving a cheap gift to some people renting a holiday cottage helps her obtain £200 from them as a so-called deposit (The Gift Basket Con).
S07 E09Jul 16, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 9 Jul 16, 2009 Paul demonstrates how easy it is to switch a genuine bank note with a fake one (The Counterfeit Con); Alex rotates a glass twice in his hand without relaxing his grip (Proposition Bets); Jess steals the car from some people who help her change a tyre (The Good Samaritan Scam); Liz McClarnon is challenged to stand a bottle upright using a fork (Celebrity Con Games); and Alex and Jess never quite let marks win the big prizes in a fairground game (Lucky Tickets).
S07 E10Jul 23, 2009
On Holiday, Episode 10 Jul 23, 2009 Paul poses as a hotel bellboy to relieve some guests of their bags (The Hotel Check Out); Joel Beckett is challenged to knock a coin balanced on a pool ball outside a circle (Celebrity Con Games); Paul and Jess run a fairground game that you can never win (Razzle Dazzle); and Jess wins a bar bet using Möbius strips (Proposition Bets).