Friday Night Dinner
6 Series, 33 Episodes
Dan's 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...
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?
Dan, unlike his ex-girlfriend, 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 getting the party ready.
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 still haunted, literally, by the ghost of his ex girlfriend, Dan ends up unexpectedly preparing for a date, with a little help from Brian
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?
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.
After a difficult year, Dan is convinced he has turned his life around only to meet a Christmas thorn in his side in the shape of his aunt Nesta
After a chance meeting, Dan goes on a date. What could possibly go wrong on a simple night out?
When a rival teacher delivers a smash-hit school assembly, Dan conspires to top it with one of his own involving his drama class and a war veteran
Dan is sent on a diversity course after alarming headmistress Miss Lipsey, the ongoing target of his clumsy advances, with his complete lack of political correctness
Dan has an appraisal at work, and fate throws him into the path of his childhood nemesis. Jo has a new money-making scheme, and Brian is determined to be published.
After sad news from pupil Dennis' family, Dan, primarily motivated by impressing Miss Lipsey, volunteers to look after the boy for a weekend
After Jo announces she's marrying a digger-driving rapper from a 'pagan backwater', Dan decides he'll use his best man's speech to impress Miss Lipsey
Dan is at a crossroads in his life. He must do something as he faces a disciplinary and may lose the only thing he has left in life: his teaching job.
Dan comes face-to-face with Miss Clarke - his replacement in class. Jo pitches her new shop 'idea' to the town council, while 'Daddy' continues to charm Dan's mum.
Dan struggles to get his 'news' taken seriously, Brian meets the woman of his dreams, Nesta has a big problem to deal with, and 'Daddy' takes things up a gear with Dan
Dan tries to keep his plan to emigrate to the USA moving, but with the complicated issue of a visa to negotiate he knows he needs to draw on all his inner strength
Cultural awakenings and jeopardy await as Dan shares the shocking news of his adoption with his best mates, and embarks on a search for a life that could have been
Dan's teaching career is reduced to few words in his final school assembly. Jo is in charge of organising an impressive party, but will everything go to plan?
Dan's quit his job as a teacher and is applying his unique work ethic to a new profession. With Aunt Nesta and his mum in a retirement village, Dan is on a hunt to find his soon-to-be family a home.
Dan presents Emma with a perfect vision of a family and embarks on a journey to rediscover a terrible truth about a misremembered friendship
Dan is frustrated by the universal lack of respect for his new status as a father, and joins a dads' club. Desperate to fit in, how far will he go to impress the other dads?
Dan takes his Behavioural Unit on a historical school trip with desperate hopes of becoming a 'bright light' his troubled kids can follow
Dan can't believe his luck when a health visitor suggests a 'daddy day'. But when his son seems a bit cold towards him, Dan becomes increasingly desperate to establish a bond.
Dan races against the clock to prove his credentials as a dad, but a terrifying figure from his past surfaces to seek revenge