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Lidl (either leed-ul as pronounced in recently-launched British TV commercials, or lid-ul) is a European discount supermarket chain of German origin that operates 5,000 stores. In Germany it is the most important competitor of Aldi. The full name of the company is Lidl Stiftung & Co KG. It belongs to the holding group Schwarz, which also owns the store chains Handelshof and Kaufland.
It was founded in the 1930s by a member of the Schwarz family, then called Schwarz Lebensmittel-Sortimentsgroßhandlung. In the 1970s the first Lidl stores of today's incarnation opened.
Lidl is the fifth largest supermarket chain in Germany (2004), and has established itself in over 17 countries around the world.
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Lidl has received critical attention in Germany over their treatment of workers, with trade unionists said to be blacklisted (refusal to employ union members). Lidl faces allegations about unpaid overtime, low wages and management by threats. The German trade union Ver.di has taken Lidl to task for its supposed bad labour practices.
Lidl is also said to use aggressive strategies against their suppliers to enforce low prices.
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Lidl is also said to use aggressive strategies against their suppliers to enforce low prices. External links:. The German trade union Ver.di has taken Lidl to task for its supposed bad labour practices. The subtitle for this movie is "The Big Dirty". Lidl faces allegations about unpaid overtime, low wages and management by threats. There is currently another Trailer Park Boys movie in production (The first being the original black and white production that sparked the series.) According to the promotional posters and the movie website, "Trailer Park Boys: The Movie" is scheduled for release in summer of 2006. Lidl has received critical attention in Germany over their treatment of workers, with trade unionists said to be blacklisted (refusal to employ union members). (Summary).
. (Summary). Lidl is the fifth largest supermarket chain in Germany (2004), and has established itself in over 17 countries around the world. Lahey and Randy and/or the police. In the 1970s the first Lidl stores of today's incarnation opened. These inevitably fail due to stupidity, violence, or interference by Mr. It was founded in the 1930s by a member of the Schwarz family, then called Schwarz Lebensmittel-Sortimentsgroßhandlung. Over the seasons the Boys have undertaken many schemes to make money.
It belongs to the holding group Schwarz, which also owns the store chains Handelshof and Kaufland. Showcase agreed to air the show and the rest is history. The full name of the company is Lidl Stiftung & Co KG. Barry Dunn (who is a producer on the show and plays Ray), saw the original production at the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax and thought it would be great on television. In Germany it is the most important competitor of Aldi. Mike Smith (Bubbles) was the sound man during the pilot movie and season one, but became a full time actor when Bubbles became more popular during the second season. Lidl (either leed-ul as pronounced in recently-launched British TV commercials, or lid-ul) is a European discount supermarket chain of German origin that operates 5,000 stores. From then on, the show (including the Christmas special and feature film), is being filmed at a closed set near Dartmouth.
Kwiksave (UK only). During the first season, they shot at a park in Sackville, second season at a park in Dartmouth, third season at a park in Timberlea and the fourth season at a park back in Dartmouth. Netto (1200 stores). The show was filmed in real trailer parks in the Halifax area. Aldi (7000 stores). The shorts are: The Cart Boy (1995), One Last Shot (1998), and Trailer Park Boys (1999). Switzerland. The show was born out of three short films (all directed by Mike Clattenburg).
Slovenia. . Romania. It airs in the United States on BBC America, in the United Kingdom on Paramount Comedy and in Australia on the Comedy Channel. Lithuania. The show has been a great success for Showcase, where it is the network's highest rated Canadian series. Latvia. The show's creator and director is Mike Clattenburg, as well as a showcase orginial.
Estonia. Trailer Park Boys is a popular Canadian mockumentary from 2001 focusing on the misadventures of ex-convicts living in fictional Sunnyvale Trailer Park which is located near Halifax, Nova Scotia. Croatia. "Trailer Park Boys are the latest incarnation of a Canadian cultural classic." - The Globe and Mail. Canada. IMDB.com - Trailer Park Boys: The Big Dirty (2006). United Kingdom. TPB.org Forum discussion of movie news and developments.
Sweden. Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (includes trailer). Spain. The Shit Blizzard (Summary). Slovakia. I Am The Liquour. Portugal. Dressed All Over & Zesty Mordant (Summary).
Poland. The Winds Of Shit (Summary). Norway (the first ten stores opened September 23, 2004). Don't Cross the Shit Line (Summary). The Netherlands. Jim Lahey Is a Fucking Drunk And He Always Will Be (Summary). Italy. You Got to Blame the Thing Down There (Summary).
Republic of Ireland. The Fuckin Way She Fucks (Summary). Hungary. The Shit Stained Puppets (Summary). Greece. Give Peace a Chance (Summary). Germany. Go Fuck Yourself (Summary).
France. Dear Santa Claus. Finland. Workin' Man (Summary). Denmark. Propane, Propane (Summary). Czech Republic. If You Love Something, Set It Free (Summary).
Belgium. Conky (Summary). Austria. The Green Bastard (Summary). Rub 'N Tiz'zug (Summary). Man's Gotta Eat (Summary).
Never Cry Shitwolf (Summary). A Shit Leopard Can't Change Its Spots (Summary). The Delusions of Officer Jim Lahey (Summary). Where in the Fuck is Randy's Barbeque? (Summary).
Closer to the Heart (Summary). Who's the Microphone Assassin? (Summary). If I Can't Smoke and Swear I'm Fucked (Summary). Temporary Relief Assistant Trailer Park Supervisor (Summary).
Kiss of Freedom (Summary). The Bare Pimp Project (Summary). Never Trust a Man with No Shirt On (Summary). The Bible Pimp (Summary).
A Dope Trailer Is No Place for a Kitty (Summary). I've Met Cats and Dogs Smarter Than Cory and Trevor (Summary). Jim Lahey Is a Drunk Bastard (Summary). What in the Fuck Happened to Our Trailer Park?.
Who the Hell Invited These Idiots to My Wedding?. Wait a Second, Maybe I am Gay. I'm Not Gay, I Love Lucy.. Peterson's Dog Gets Fucked Up.
Mrs. Lahey's Got My Porno Tape!. Mr. Fuck Community College, Let's Get Drunk and Eat Chicken Fingers.
Take Your Little Gun and Get Out of My Trailer Park. They got the dope past security by sneaking into the building though the sewers. Selling dope at a Rush concert at the Metro Centre. The boys load up shopping cart handles with hash logs and drop off the orders at a parking lot for pickup.
Selling hash to nearby vocational schools via shopping cart handles. He collects their locker number and combination and the buyer leaves the money in the locker for a nighttime drop off. Ricky gets a job as a janitor, after being turned down by the registrar, and sells hash to the students. Selling hash at a vocational school.
Ricky and Julian stealing Christmas gifts at the mall and reselling them on Christmas Eve. The Roc Pile stealing groceries from supermarkets and then re-selling them back at the trailer park for profit. Ruined when the guys are caught and go to jail and Cory and Trevor, who are on the outside, are tricked out of the cash. Classic scene is when Rita MacNeil is forced off a bus to help harvest the crop.
Julian returns from prison, and they decide to make money off of the crops by selling it at a Snoop Dogg concert in Moncton. Out of boredom, Ricky comes up with a superweed variety of marijuana which he planted in a field along the highway. (Winking)" The name "Freedom 35" is a play on the Freedom 55 mutual fund / retirement savings plan. at least the dope's good.
Ricky was quoted saying ".. The most memorable moment in this particular season is in the last episode at the very end with Ricky and Julian sitting in prison. This deal entails the growing of marijuana, converting it into hash, and smuggling it into the prison. "Freedom 35" Julian and Ricky cut a deal with the guards at the local prison.
So far such films include From Russia With the Lovebone, The Bare Pimp Project, and Trailer Park Girls Gone Wild, which was not finished due to the police interrupting the shooting of the latter film. All have been produced by J-Roc. Filming adult videos. Foiled when one child turns out to be the daughter of a police officer.
Using underage children (protected from jail by the Young Offenders Act) as part of Junior Achievers to steal barbeques. Plans falls apart when the band from whom they're ripped off the rap tunes (Detroit Velvet Smooth) shows up all the way from Moncton with guns. Selling CDs of JRoc and the Roc Pile. Plan fails when gang is arrested and Cory and Trevor come down with gas poisoning.
Ricky states that "regular tastes tangy, supreme tastes sour and diesel tastes pretty good. Reselling stolen gasoline, which was siphoned out of the cars of unsuspecting citizens. Cory and Trevor passed out leaflets and attracted an all gay-male crowd. Running an illegal nightclub.
EarlPlayed by Curt Mastersons. Danny Voiced by Mike Smith. Detective Ted Johnson Played by Jim Swansburg. She once gave a NWA CD to Julian as a gift.
Peterson's Dog Gets Fucked Up", when Julian and Ricky have to take care of her dog. Is in the episode "Mrs. Peterson Mistakenly thinks Julian is her grandson. Mrs.
website. Played herself in the episode, Working Man. Halifax based journalist. Nancy Regan.
website. Played herself in the episode, Working Man, where she was forced to harvest marijuana at gunpoint by Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles. Canadian singer-songwriter. Rita MacNeil.
Played himself in the episode, Closer to the Heart. Alex Lifeson from the band, Rush. Played by Jacob Rolfe. Jacob works at a convenience store.
Played by Shauna MacDonald. She later realized that he'd never change and arrested him. Erica Miller is a police officer who fell for Julian, hoping that he'd leave his current life behind. Candy was Julian's girlfriend at one point in the series.
Played by Sandi Ross. Levi's Wife. Desiree. Levi and Desiree are Julian's foster parents, who raised Julian after they found him abandoned in the trailer park.
Played by Ardon Bess. He is Desiree's husband. A friend of Julian, and Ricky. Levi.
Played by Mio and Nobu Adilman. Terry and Dennis. Played by Shelley Thompson. Recently she proposed to Ricky until he went back to jail at the end of Season 4.
She was briefly engaged to Sam Losco in Season 2 until Julian & J-Roc showed her "The Bare Pimp Project", a low-budget adult film. She was married to Jim until she divorced him due to his embarrassing shenanigans. Barbara Lahey is the owner of Sunnyvale Trailer Park. Played by Ellen Page.
She hero-worships Ricky, much to the chagrin of her father. Treena Lahey is Jim and Barbara's daughter. Played by Jeanna Harrison. Peterson's Dog Gets Fucked Up" with her exclaiming "These brownies taste funny." Sometimes runs with the bottle kids.
She has even eaten a hash brownie made by Ricky (unbeknownst to him) in the episode "Mrs. She has an addiction to cigarettes and sometimes gets drunk which usually ends up in Lucy being angry at Ricky. Trinity is Ricky's daughter. Played by Bernard Robichaud.
Cyrus. The minute anyone shouts "Bottle Kids!", everyone ducks. Randy is a frequent target. Bottle Kids are three or four pre-teens that show up about every second episode with a shopping cart full of glass bottles and bombard one or more of the principal characters from a distance, and then run away.
Played by George Green. Officer George Green. Played by Gary "Papa Grand" James. Detroit Velvet Smooth (DVS).
Played by Tyrone Parsons. Tyrone. Played by Sam Tarasco. Sam Losco.
Played by Barrie Dunn. Ray. Played by Cory Bowles and Michael Jackson. Cory and Trevor.
Played by Jonathan Torrens. J-Roc. Dunsworth. Played by Sarah E.
Sarah. Played by Lucy DeCoutere. Lucy. Played by Patrick Roach.
Randy. Played by John Dunsworth. Jim Lahey. Played by Mike Smith.
Bubbles. Played by John Paul Tremblay. Julian. Played by Robb Wells.