“Badaa ya kazi” The mechanics take advantage of the fact that their employer is not a regular at the garage to get to work at whatever time they please. The scene opens with some of them sneaking in trying not to be spotted by their supervisor, who apparently doesn’t care and is not at work […]
“Matumbo” It’s a very slow day as most workers complain of stomachaches. They all blame it on mama uji. Since they ate her matumbo ugal, they have been sick. On the other side, mama uji is between a rock and a hard place trying to exonerate herself from any blame. Many clients are disappointed because […]
“Oil” One mechanic gets offered a side job. It’s early in the morning before he reports to work, so he takes it. He convinces Spanner to come along by enticing him with cash. They both sneak off earlier before the others come, without the (watchman, who sleeps mostly of the day and night) knowing. The […]
“Muthotho illicit brew” After the workers were told off by their boss for lateness, Abuju decides to come early the next day. He plots to drain oil from one of the working cars to prove a point to his boss. Work is slow and the boys are starving waiting for Mama Uji to bring lunch. […]
“Power” There is a blackout at the garage, hence no work. Everyone is bored by this because Ouma is a lazy person who can’t pay his bills or salary for his workers. The guys are not in the moods to work.
“Game Minds” A client is complaining about the mechanics not honoring their deadlines. He brought his car for an oil filter replacement, but nothing has been done. They try to explain the situation with the broker (who offers cheaper parts) to the client. They find it hard trying to convince the client to come back […]
“Go Slow” There is a go slow (Strike) at the garage. No one is working because they have not paid by the company. The boys claim that they can’t attend to a client unless they are given their salary by the management.
“Rent” Kibuyu and Spanner are in troubles because their houses are both experiencing foreclosure. They have both been going through a hard time since they haven’t got their salary. Kibuyu tries to convince his landlord not to close. At the garage, the owner also needs his money from Mr.Ouma, but Mr. Ouma is not around.
“FAKE SPARE PARTS” One mechanic is negotiating spare parts prices with the garage broker. although the parts being sold by the broker are good, they are not genuine. A client complains to the supervisor about bad work done on their car. Earlier, the supervisor also had to speak with the mechanics because another customer complained […]
“Chama” Its merry go round day and it’s at Kibuyu’s house. Tufena demands some money from Kibuyu to buy food for the women. Kibuyu tries to pretend he doesn’t have money, but Tufena doesn’t buy it. At the garage, Clare wants to form a merry go round but no one is interested.
“METAL DETECTOR” A new rule is made at the garage for security purposes: everyone must know be screened at the gate. Malikopo loves the new rule, but he abuses his newfound power. Clare thinks the new rule should only apply to junior employees and visitors.
“KUKU” A stray chicken finds its way into the garage, the mechanics capture it and hand it to Mama Uji. She makes a meal out of it and sells it to the mechanics at lunch time. Meanwhile, Maureen is at the garage seducing the new boss Mr Popatt. The chicken owner (Aluthe) learns of her […]
“MAPEPEO” On a Sunday morning, Kibuyu and Spanner can’t make it to work. They blame Aluthe’s witchcraft. Nyundo and Abuju didn’t go home the previous day because of stomach pains. Tufena reports Kibuyu and Spanner’s illness to the people at garage. Clare wants to take them to the hospital, but Malikopo says the boys need […]