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Comedy series written by and starring Greg Davies as Dan, a childish idiot whose world is on the brink of collapse

About the Show

Comedy series written by and starring Greg Davies as Dan, a childish idiot whose world is on the brink of collapse

Series 1 Summary

Dan's inability to navigate life's simple tasks is driving his girlfriend crazy. He hates his job and his two best friends don't exactly have a firm grasp of reality.

  • Episode 1

    Dan has lost his trousers and is in danger of losing his girlfriend. He hates his job, his dad, played by Rik Mayall is out to get him, his friends can't help him and there's a tailor on the warpath...

  • Episode 2

    Dan has lost his girlfriend but, with help from his two best friends, he has a plan to get her back involving two bags of mince and a welder called Mad Nobby... what could possibly go wrong?

    Meanwhile, his dad hits him with his most devious and sick prank yet.

  • Episode 3

    Dan, unlike his ex-girlfriend Naomi, isn't invited to his niece's birthday party. Desperate to impress her he manages to persuade the family that he can be trusted with one of the big jobs to get the party ready.

    Will his dad get to joyfully bathe in his son's failure yet again, or will Dan actually manage to pull it off?

  • Episode 4

    Brian introduces Dan to a guru with a secret, so unbelievably powerful, that he can only tell it to one person at a time - although it's another incredible attribute that keeps Dan completely mesmerised.

    Unexpected visitors in the classroom and the most extreme of wake-up calls from his dad also stand in the way of this man getting his life back on track.

  • Episode 5

    Although still haunted, literally, by the ghost of his ex girlfriend, Dan ends up unexpectedly preparing for a date, with a little help from Brian. Meanwhile his dad offers him a terrifying insight into his own romantic past.

  • Episode 6

    In the final episode, Brian finds himself nominated for a Small Business Award and Dan must quickly find a tuxedo and a date to impress his ex. Will Dan's dad or his mate Jo help him in his hour of need?

    There's unrest at school when the class realise it could be the end of Space Mission...

  • Episode 7

    The festive sci-fi school play, Scrooge 3000, and a terrifying yuletide tradition courtesy of his psychotic dad are just two of the Christmas challenges that threaten to reduce Dan's life to ruins.

Man Down synopsis

Comedy series written by and starring Greg Davies as Dan, a childish idiot whose world is on the brink of collapse

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