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When violence erupts at a dangerously over-the-top final party, Jake takes the fall for Didi.
Unfortunately, one member of the group, Gary (Ross McCall), becomes trapped and takes the fall for the break-in.
Their commander - not the scientist in charge - takes the fall and packs his bags for 10 years at Leavenworth.