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The Real Hustle (BBC documentary series, 2006-)
Series illustrating cons and scams includes a sequence in which the team set up a bogus London sightseeing bus operation to separate tourists from their money. Fortunate for them they didn't meet any bus enthusiasts, since the publicity they use features a former Midland BMMO D9, and that might have attracted attention, since it's something like 25 years since Obsolete Fleet ran D9s in London!
It's not surprising that real tour buses appear in the background:
Another sequence has the team shortchanging tourists while selling ice cream on the street in London:
(the last image capturing a by then rare sight - a Routemaster in service in London) This show being the last of the series, there is also a recap including footage of the team picking pockets on public transport:
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