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Tales of the Unexpected

A Dip in the Pool (Season 1, Episode 8)
TV Episode | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

An American gambler on a trans-Atlantic liner goes into the pool that bets on how far ship sails each day. Expecting bad weather, he bets a low distance, but then the weather fines up. He must come up with a plan to slow the ship down.
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Ian Craig (lighting cameraman)
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Status
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Updated May 12, 1979

Release date
May 12, 1979 (United Kingdom)
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12 cast members
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Roald Dahl
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Jack Weston
William Botibol William Botibol   See fewer
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Don Fellows
Renshaw Renshaw   See fewer
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Davyd Harries
Purser Purser   See fewer
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Jana Shelden
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David Healy
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
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Bill Reimbold
Bill Wilson Bill Wilson   See fewer
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Elaine Ives-Cameron
Sarah Grant, Woman Bidder (as Elaine Ives Cameron) Sarah Grant, Woman Bidder (as Elaine Ives Cameron)   See fewer
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Ken Buckle
Sailor Sailor   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.6 / 10 | 126 votes