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Sitcom from Robert Popper about the gloriously idiosyncratic Goodman family. Starring Simon Bird, Tamsin Greig, Paul Ritter, Tom Rosenthal and guest star Mark Heap.

About the Show

Sitcom from Robert Popper about the gloriously idiosyncratic Goodman family. Starring Simon Bird, Tamsin Greig, Paul Ritter, Tom Rosenthal and guest star Mark Heap.

Series 3 Summary

In Series 3, Dad paints a picture of mum that looks like Margaret Thatcher, Mum tries to practise her counselling on the boys, Adam brings a 'female' home for dinner, Jonny gets a revolting tattoo, Jim swallows his dog's sleeping pills, and grandma is a concern...

  • Episode 1 - The Girlfriend

    Adam finally brings a girl home for dinner, but the evening is ruined when the family suddenly have to look after eight-year-old Katie, who has a massive girlie crush on Adam.

  • Episode 2 - The Fox

    Dad has been secretly hiding a dead fox in the outside freezer as he wants to get it stuffed. But when Mum needs to use the freezer, Dad enlists Adam and Jonny in a desperate attempt to hide the dead animal from her. Also starring Jim the neighbour, played by Mark Heap, and Aunty Val, played by Tracy-Ann Oberman.

  • Episode 3 - Mr Morris Returns

    The family are distraught when Grandma gets engaged to Mr Morris, her horrible 85-year-old boyfriend. Meanwhile, Jim collects money for charity while dressed in full dog costume complete with doggy testicles.

  • Episode 4 - The Anniversary

    Mum and Dad's anniversary is ruined when Dad paints a portrait of Mum that looks like Margaret Thatcher, Jonny gets a tattoo of a skull, and Jim sleep-walks around their house, causing havoc.

  • Episode 5 - The Piano

    Dad has bought a piano, and the world's most sarcastic piano tuner comes round to tune it. Meanwhile, the family spot Aunty Val having an affair. What should they do?

  • Friday Night Dinner

    Episode 6 - The Big Day

    It's Grandma's wedding day, and she's getting married to the horrible Mr Morris. The family are distraught, but will Grandma really say 'I do'?

Friday Night Dinner synopsis

Sitcom from Robert Popper about the gloriously idiosyncratic Goodman family. Starring Simon Bird, Tamsin Greig, Paul Ritter, Tom Rosenthal and guest star Mark Heap.

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The Big Day

It's Grandma's wedding day, and she's getting married to the horrible Mr Morris. The family are distraught, but will Grandma really say 'I do'?

Channel 4 10pm Fri 25 July