Friday Night Dinner
5 Series, 31 Episodes
Public schoolboy JP, insecure Kingsley, wide-eyed Josie, socially awkward know-it-all Howard, hard-living Vod and desperate-to-be-cool Oregon embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far
The housemates are in social Siberia so they decide to throw a party, spearheaded by Josie in the hope that she and Kingsley will get together, but her plans are scuppered by her boyfriend!
Oregon and Prof Shales's flirtation reaches bizarre new levels when he pays her to clean his oven. And enticed by Ruth the alluring drama queen, Kingsley rashly switches courses to drama.
Kingsley is forced to confess to Josie that he is a virgin, and she offers to 'cure' him. But the deal is undercut when Kingsley unexpectedly winds up having sex with drama queen Ruth.
Vod finds out about Oregon's affair with Shales, while Kingsley is pursuing Ruth at a student demo when they get kettled with Josie, and Kingsley's two-timing is exposed
Oregon is distraught to learn that her childhood horse is dying, culminating in the revelation that she isn't called Oregon at all, but Melissa
Oregon resolves to break off her affair with Professor Shales, but he wrong-foots her by leaving his wife and turning up on her doorstep. Brian begs Howard to resume their friendship.
In the last episode of the first series, Josie embarks on a 'girl power' booze and sex fest with help from Vod. JP helps Ralph organise the Love Cloud club night but it clashes with his dad's funeral.