Series 1 Episode 5
First Broadcast: 10PM Wed 10 April 2013

As the day of Martin's first TV appearance draws closer, Jean decides he needs a makeover in preparation. However, it doesn't exactly go to plan and when Martin finds that he has lost his voice, Neil escorts him to his dad's doctor for a cure.

As Martin's nerves build to an all-time high, will the tension be too much for him?

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    1. The Mimic The Mimic Episode 5

      As the day of Martin's first TV appearance draws closer, Jean decides he needs a makeover in preparation. However, it…

      • Strong language and adult humour
      • This episode has audio description available.
      • This episode has subtitles available.
      clips
      1. S1-Ep5: Who Are You? This video is a clip S1-Ep5: Who Are You? Video duration: 1:24 minutes

        Neil becomes unrecognisable when he visits his father Denham
      2. S1-Ep5: Makeover This video is a clip S1-Ep5: Makeover Video duration: 1:26 minutes

        Martin undergoes a drastic change
        • WARNING Adult Humour
    2. neil The Mimic Episode 4

      After a blissful few weeks, Jean's love life comes to a halt.

      • Strong language and adult humour
      • This episode has audio description available.
      • This episode has subtitles available.
      clips
      1. S1-Ep4: Wogan and Son This video is a clip S1-Ep4: Wogan and Son Video duration: 0:45 minutes

        Terry's back where he belongs
      2. S1-Ep4: It's a Card Life This video is a clip S1-Ep4: It's a Card Life Video duration: 1:00 minutes

        Jean has some unfortunate news
    3. The Mimic The Mimic Episode 3

      Jean accidentally leaves the bath water running for six hours and floods Martin's basement.

      • Strong language and adult humour
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      clips
      1. S1-Ep3: Wildlife This video is a clip S1-Ep3: Wildlife Video duration: 1:27 minutes

        Martin apes David Attenborough at the zoo
      2. S1-Ep3: Overflow This video is a clip S1-Ep3: Overflow Video duration: 1:07 minutes

        Martin confides in his friend about a flooded bathroom
    4. The Mimic: Steven The Mimic Episode 2

      Martin is feeling lonely and timid, but absorbed by his impersonations of Christopher Walken he convinces a gorgeous…

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      clips
      1. S1-Ep2: DVD Night This video is a clip S1-Ep2: DVD Night Video duration: 1:05 minutes

        Martin helps Jean decide which film to watch
      2. S1-Ep2: Online Dating This video is a clip S1-Ep2: Online Dating Video duration: 2:40 minutes

        Someone is keen to dabble on the internet
    5. The Mimic The Mimic Episode 1

      It's a typical midweek morning in gridlocked traffic and on the radio Terry Wogan announces that 'it's on mornings like…

      • Strong language and adult humour
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      • This episode has subtitles available.
      clips
      1. S1-Ep1: Chatty Man Challenge This video is a clip S1-Ep1: Chatty Man Challenge Video duration: 1:41 minutes

        The Mimic channels Terry Wogan and Alan Carr.
      2. S1-Ep1: David Attenborough This video is a clip S1-Ep1: David Attenborough Video duration: 1:04 minutes

        Martin contemplates life, just as David Attenborough might
    1. S1-Ep1: Chatty Man Challenge This video is a clip S1-Ep1: Chatty Man Challenge Video duration: 1:41 minutes

      The Mimic channels Terry Wogan and Alan Carr. Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    2. S1-Ep1: David Attenborough This video is a clip S1-Ep1: David Attenborough Video duration: 1:04 minutes

      Martin contemplates life, just as David Attenborough might Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    3. S1-Ep2: DVD Night This video is a clip S1-Ep2: DVD Night Video duration: 1:05 minutes

      Martin helps Jean decide which film to watch Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    4. S1-Ep2: Online Dating This video is a clip S1-Ep2: Online Dating Video duration: 2:40 minutes

      Someone is keen to dabble on the internet Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    5. S1-Ep3: Overflow This video is a clip S1-Ep3: Overflow Video duration: 1:07 minutes

      Martin confides in his friend about a flooded bathroom Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    6. S1-Ep3: Wildlife This video is a clip S1-Ep3: Wildlife Video duration: 1:27 minutes

      Martin apes David Attenborough at the zoo Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    7. S1-Ep4: It's a Card Life This video is a clip S1-Ep4: It's a Card Life Video duration: 1:00 minutes

      Jean has some unfortunate news Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    8. S1-Ep4: Wogan and Son This video is a clip S1-Ep4: Wogan and Son Video duration: 0:45 minutes

      Terry's back where he belongs Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    9. S1-Ep5: Makeover This video is a clip S1-Ep5: Makeover Video duration: 1:26 minutes

      Martin undergoes a drastic change
      • WARNING Adult Humour
      Watch The Mimic The Mimic
    10. S1-Ep5: Who Are You? This video is a clip S1-Ep5: Who Are You? Video duration: 1:24 minutes

      Neil becomes unrecognisable when he visits his father Denham Watch The Mimic The Mimic

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