Sunday, January 9th, 2011
s1e1: Episode One
After winning another BAFTA for their hit comedy series, "Lyman's Boys", writers Sean and Beverly Lincoln are approached by American television executive Merc Lapidus who tells them that he'd be thrilled if they'd accept his offer to write an American remake of the show. After some intrepedation the couple decide to make the journey from London to Los Angeles and arrive to a beautiful house set up for them by Merc. On their first day in pre-production Sean and Beverly are told that Julian Bullard who stars in the successful British series of "Lyman's Boys" will need to re-audition for the American adaptation. They also learn that Merc has lied to them and has never even seen an episode of their show and that the luxurious house they've been given is in fact, just an unused set. Bullard is not given the job and the Lincolns are told that Matt LeBlanc will get the role instead.
Sunday, January 16th, 2011
s1e2: Episode Two
Sean and Beverly are still reeling from the network's decision to cast Matt LeBlanc as the star of their show. However, when they meet him at a swanky LA dinner party at Merc's house, Matt couldn't be more charming or flattering about their show. Unfortunately, over time the natural animosity between Matt and Beverly rises to the surface, and Beverly learns just how much you don't want the former Friend as an enemy.
Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
s1e3: Episode Three
Beverly can't stand Matt, and the feeling is mutual. As it's all she can do not to throttle the star of her show, she tells her husband, "He's yours." Sean and Matt end up spending the day together, including an extended adventure in Las Vegas. Soon the two guys are bonded, leaving Beverly feeling excluded by her husband's new bromance. Later, in a confrontation with Matt, Beverly learns just how "big" a star Matt LeBlanc actually is.
Sunday, January 30th, 2011
s1e4: Episode Four
Sean and Beverly have to retrieve Matt from a seedy bar outside of LA so that the paparazzi waiting outside won't see him driving home drunk. What follows is an all-night road trip which takes the trio from a run-in with a paparazzo to Matt's ex-wife's house and finally to his son's bedroom, where Matt is forced to confront the mess he's made of his life. The transformative evening even manages to bring Matt and Beverly closer together. The question is: for how long?
Sunday, February 6th, 2011
s1e5: Episode Five
Sean's infatuation with the lovely "Pucks!" actress Morning Randolph is given an opportunity to blossom when Matt invites the two of them to a charity benefit. Sean realizes that his attraction to her may be, in fact, mutual. Meanwhile, Beverly and Carol share a joint and commiserate about the men in their lives. At the end of the night, Sean has a difficult choice to make, and Beverly learns that she has more to worry about in regard to her husband and the actress than even she realized.
Sunday, February 13th, 2011
s1e6: Episode Six
Convinced that Sean is having an affair with Morning, Beverly packs a bag and leaves, intending to head back to London. However, in her distress, she is unaware that she's driving on the left side of the road. Beverly doesn't realize her mistake until she has a head-on collision - a collision which leads her down a road with even more dire consequences.
Sunday, February 20th, 2011
s1e7: Episode Seven
A final goodbye between Matt and Sean takes an unexpected turn involving a missing Jaguar, a red-nosed reindeer, and the smell of cinnamon.
Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
s0e1: Red Button: Interview With The Cast 1
Matt LeBlanc, Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig talk about making Episodes, with Executive Producer Jimmy Mulville. Matt, Tamsin and Stephen talk about the programme's evolution, working with writers David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik, and what it is like to be an actor in Hollywood. ...and Stephen reveals Matt's handy audition tip!
Monday, January 17th, 2011
s0e2: Red Button: Interview With The Cast 2
Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan talk to Executive Producer Jimmy Mulville about making Episodes. They discuss the realities of filming in different locations and how Episodes used green screens. What the business that is show means on both sides of the Atlantic. And how writing for different voices means exploring the variations between American and British English, which Tamsin discovered in episode 2.
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
s0e3: Red Button: Interview With The Cast 3
Jimmy Mulville interviews Matt Le Blanc, Tamsin Grieg and Stephen Mangan, discussing the making of Episodes and the cast’s own real life experiences of the TV industry both here and across the pond in LA.
Monday, January 31st, 2011
s0e4: Red Button: Interview With The Cast 4
Monday, February 7th, 2011
s0e5: Red Button: Interview With The Cast 5
Monday, February 14th, 2011
s0e6: Red Button: Interview With The Cast 6
Monday, February 21st, 2011
s0e7: Red Button: Interview With The Cast 7
Friday, May 11th, 2012
s2e1: Episode One
Sean and Beverly's marriage has been ripped apart by Beverly's fling with Matt. And Matt's friendship with Sean appears to be beyond salvage. But as their sitcom Pucks! premieres in the US, the three are forced to find a way to continue working together.
Friday, May 18th, 2012
s2e2: Episode Two
Matt misses his "bromance" with Sean and tries to rekindle their friendship by buying him the sports car of his dreams. But Sean is not willing to forgive or forget that easily.
Friday, May 25th, 2012
s2e3: Episode Three
When network head Merc Lapidus's father dies, Sean and Beverly get a lesson in grief, Hollywood-style.
Friday, June 1st, 2012
s2e4: Episode Four
The ratings for "Pucks!" are plummeting. The network asks Sean and Beverly to reduce Matt's role in the show to make way for his teenage co-stars - the increasingly popular "Pucks!" boys.
Friday, June 8th, 2012
s2e5: Episode Five
Sean meets Labia, a super-fan of Matt's and Morning suffers a major plastic surgery disaster. Meanwhile, Merc and Carol plan a weekend getaway to Mexico, while Jamie and Matt pack for a tryst in Napa.
Friday, June 15th, 2012
s2e6: Episode Six
To boost flagging ratings, Merc asks Matt to get one of his former 'Friends' cast mates to make a special guest appearance on 'Pucks!'. Not above asking favours of his own, Matt asks Sean and Beverly to write his speech for Merc's upcoming man of the year event.
Friday, June 22nd, 2012
s2e7: Episode Seven
The network insists that Sean and Beverly confront Matt about his recent weight gain. The star does not take the news well. Meanwhile, Beverly agrees to go out to dinner with Morning's brother Rob, even though she insists that she is terrible at dating. She is not wrong, and she turns the evening into a date from hell.
Friday, June 29th, 2012
s2e8: Episode Eight
Matt's life continues to fall apart when he falls foul of his fierce ex-wife. Beverly prepares to go on a second date with Morning's brother Rob, but things have become much more complicated now that Sean is aware that she is seeing someone.
Friday, July 6th, 2012
s2e9: Episode Nine
It's the night of Merc's 'Man of the Year' event. However, his moment of glory turns sour when Carol tells him about Matt's affair with Jamie. Beverly's relationship with Rob grows deeper, and Sean is forced to decide whether he's willing to forget the past and fight for his wife.
Sunday, January 12th, 2014
s3e1: Episode One
Matt continues to fight for custody of his children, trying to convince his ex-wife to forgive him for sleeping with his stalker. Meanwhile, Sean and Beverly are back together. But they soon discover that it's not so easy to heal old wounds, especially when additional secrets are revealed about their time apart. Over at the network, Carol's ambitions are dealt a cruel blow.
Sunday, January 19th, 2014
s3e2: Episode Two
Matt's custody battle for his kids continues; a situation he has only made worse by getting a DUI with them in the car. Sean is still reeling from the news that Beverly spent the night with ruggedly handsome Rob. While Carol falls under the spell of her charismatic new boss.
Sunday, January 26th, 2014
s3e3: Episode Three
Matt continues to fight for custody of his children, trying to convince his ex-wife to forgive him for sleeping with his stalker. Meanwhile, Sean and Beverly are back together. But they soon discover that it’s not so easy to heal old wounds, especially when additional secrets are revealed about their time apart. Over at the network, Carol’s ambitions are dealt a cruel blow.
Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
s3e4: Episode Four
Matt’s career takes an unexpected turn — and not a good one — when he goes to appear on The Tonight Show. Merc comes in to pitch new shows to Carol. Oh, and there’s a devastating earthquake in Peru.
Sunday, February 9th, 2014
s3e5: Episode Five
The future of 'Pucks!' hangs in the balance as the network hosts its annual party for the television press. Sean and Beverly's romantic future is looking equally tenuous - and a visit to a sex therapist may only make things worse. Meanwhile, Merc Lapidus has stolen all of his blind ex-wife's artwork, and Matt is forced to come to her rescue.
Sunday, February 16th, 2014
s3e6: Episode Six
'Pucks!' is finally pulled from the schedule. Although not officially cancelled, the writing is clearly on the wall for the doomed hockey comedy. Everyone reacts in different ways: Sean is in denial, Beverly is mentally packing her bags, while Matt finds solace in the arms of a 18-year old super-fan.
Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
s3e7: Episode Seven
Beverly prepares to return to England, while Sean hangs onto hopes of keeping his Hollywood dream alive. Matt is crushed to learn that his former stalker is no longer obsessed with him. Carol is equally despondent when her dreams for a future with Castor are dashed.
Sunday, March 9th, 2014
s3e8: Episode Eight
Filming on 'Pucks!' draws to a close. Everyone focuses on what's next.
Sunday, March 16th, 2014
s3e9: Episode Nine
As interest in 'The Opposite of Us' intensifies, Beverly struggles to keep Sean on course and return to London. Matt has his own battles to fight when he learns that NBC expects him to audition for the lead in a new drama pilot.
Sunday, January 11th, 2015
s4e1: Episode One
Sean and Beverly are forced to return from London to make new episodes of "Pucks."
Sunday, January 18th, 2015
s4e2: Episode Two
Matt tries to solve his financial troubles; networks compete for Sean and Beverly's new show.
Sunday, January 25th, 2015
s4e3: Episode Three
Sean's former writing partner shows up; Merc's career is revived.
Sunday, February 1st, 2015
s4e4: Episode Four
Sean's former writing partner tightens the screws on Sean and Beverly; Carol throws herself into a new and unexpected romance; Matt finds what he believes is the answer to his disastrous love life and his financial woes.
Sunday, February 8th, 2015
s4e5: Episode Five
Sean and Beverly are forced to consider a writing partnership with Tim.
Sunday, February 15th, 2015
s4e6: Episode Six
Matt is forced to spend a day at the hospital when his father undergoes heart surgery.
Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
s4e7: Episode Seven
Sunday, March 1st, 2015
s4e8: Episode Eight
Sunday, March 15th, 2015
s4e9: Episode Nine
It's show time for Matt and "The Box!"
s5e2: Episode Two
s5e3: Episode Three
s5e4: Episode Four
s5e5: Episode Five
s5e6: Episode Six
s5e7: Episode Seven
s5e8: Episode Eight
s5e9: Episode Nine