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Desperate Scousewives

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Series that follows a new generation of Liverpudlians, determined to show the UK just what they're all about

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Series that follows a new generation of Liverpudlians, determined to show the UK just what they're all about

Series 1 Summary

E4 follows the strong, independent girls and guys who aspire to make a name for themselves in the city famous for its big personalities, big dreams and even bigger hair.

  • Episode 1

    In the first show, we meet Jodie, one of the liveliest Liver Birds of Liverpool as she makes a welcome return to her home town to fulfil her dream to become the city's most sought-after stylist.

    Two lovers, Layla and Joe, have a complicated relationship - their on-off situation is laid bare, and Joe's ex-girlfriend Elissa reveals that she still has feelings for him.

    There's an almighty showdown at the Juice FM Style Awards when local star, the sharp-tongued model and queen bee of the Liverpool scene Amanda Harrington, comes face-to-face with her nemesis, showbiz blogger Jaiden, who's armed and ready to spring some home truths...

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  • Episode 2

    DJ Danny's crush on gorgeous model Debbie leads him to the fashion show where Debbie and Chloe are strutting their stuff down the catwalk.

    Danny's desire for Debbie results in him making a huge, romantic gesture to prove his love for her - but will it win her heart or will he be humiliated?

    A glittering night on the tiles arrives for everyone as entrepreneur George hosts the launch party for his exclusive new members club.

    The unfinished business between Joe and Elissa is evident after her tearful revelation at the awards do, but can they avoid another confrontation?

    And Jodie, now working for Mark and Chris in their salon, trains to be a spray tanner, but the bubbly blonde needs someone to practise on...

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  • Episode 3

    Christmas is coming in Liverpool and the scouse guys and girls are gearing up for the festive season.

    The halls are decked with decorations fit for the glitz and glamour of a Scousewives Christmas. And of course there's plenty of shopping to be done.

    Elder of the O'Toole sisters Gill is about to turn 30. She plans to celebrate in style with a huge party, but before the girls hit the town to dance the night away, the men in Gill's life have a surprise for her.

    Meanwhile, Danny struggles with the embarrassment of his public romantic failure after he tried to woo Debbie with song.

    And Joe finally convinces Elissa to meet up with him for dinner. But just as it looks like they could be moving on from the past, Elissa heads off to Gill's party leaving Layla perfectly placed to pick up the pieces.

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  • Episode 4

    It's Christmas but the festive cheer is flagging for Chris and Mark, who can't agree on whether to have a baby.

    A near-miss disaster with a haircut for Gill doesn't help matters.

    Layla is determined to find out whether Elissa and Joe are back together, and her search for the truth leads her into an unexpected new friendship.

    Sean and his footballer friends try to spread some festive fun at their Christmas party, but not everyone has something to celebrate, least of all Danny.

    Never one to miss an opportunity, Jodie places herself under the mistletoe.

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  • Episode 5

    Christmas isn't getting any better for Mark and Chris until Chris makes one huge gesture. But is it too late?

    Elissa and Layla's friendship is going great guns, which leads them to arrange a post-Christmas psychic reading night for all their friends.

    Joe's boss has instructed him to fire Danny after he threatens a customer, but Joe is preoccupied with his attempts to make things right with Elissa.

    Will he really fire his best mate, and what will Elissa make of Joe's efforts to patch things up between them?

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  • Episode 6

    It's a brand new year for the scouse friends and 2012 gets off to a loving start for Chris and Mark, who are putting their differences over children behind them after Chris sprung an amazing surprise on husband Mark.

    While the course of true love is running smoothly for them, Danny is still struggling with his rejection by Debbie. But is it guilt or something more that sends Debbie out looking for Danny when she hears he's had bad news?

    Jaiden is forced into the gym after an embarrassing episode with a video blog. But his fitness efforts lead to an encounter with his ideal man.

    Joe and Amanda join forces with George ahead of his club launch to make The Playground a Liverpool landmark.

    Jodie takes a trip down memory lane before telling her mum, Joan, that she's moving out.

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  • Episode 7

    There's only a week to go before George launches his much-anticipated members' club, so Amanda and Joe help him to host a competition to find an equally stylish Scouser ahead of opening night.

    Jodie is at the front of the queue, although it's a miracle she has the time to compete, what's with her latest unsolicited project - restyling Jaiden.

    Debbie gets a modelling job that takes her to London in an attempt to get over Joe, while Elissa throws herself into the dating scene.

    Joe's womanising ways show no sign of letting up, but will seeing Elissa on a date finally get him to take a look at what he really wants?

    When Gill and Chloe accompany Adam and Joe to watch Sean's football team, Gill comes back with more than an understanding of the offside rule.

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  • Episode 8

    After a successful trip to see Sean's football team play, Gill is whisked away by Mark and Chris who are determined to make one of her dreams come true.

    The saga continues between Joe and Elissa as she reveals how she really feels.

    And finally it's time for the hottest night of Liverpool's social calendar as George opens the doors to The Playground.

    Never one to shy away from the spotlight, Amanda shows her friends how to arrive in style.

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Series that follows a new generation of Liverpudlians, determined to show the UK just what they're all about

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