Pete Versus Life
About the Show
Pete is an average bloke - apart from his lying, selfishness and laziness. But what really sets Pete apart is the two sports commentators who analyse every move he makes...
Series 1 Summary
Rafe Spall stars as Pete, the struggling sports writer who's also a bit of an arse. And the sports commentators analysing his life aren't slow to point out exactly how and where he's going wrong...
Episode 1 - Eco Warrior
To get out of a trip to Amsterdam, Pete claims that he won't fly, inadvertently impressing a young woman with his green credentials. Which means he's going to have to make a few changes to his life...
Episode 2 - Fankoo
Pete goes to a party where his friend and rival, Jake, reveals an intimate detail about his sex life. Pete promises to keep it a secret and then proceeds to tells everyone.
Episode 3 - Older Woman
Pete hits it off with an attractive older woman at an art auction. But being a toy boy results in complications...
Episode 4 - Marriage of Convenience
Pete realises that he's too selfish and decides to turn his life around. His first altruistic act is to agree to a visa marriage.
Episode 5 - Ollie's Girlfriend
Pete finally gets a decent sports writing job but it's on the basis of a pretend relationship with his best mate's girlfriend. Problems ensue when an office romance blossoms...