Episode 1.2

The celebration of parental incompetence continues, with the problems piling up for mum and dad.

In-Depth Episode Synopsis

Warning: the below synopsis may contain spoilers

Karen is outwitting the parents in the endless negotiations about what she will eat, and seven-year-old Ben is further developing his extraordinary talent for lying. In addition, dad has strayed into job-threatening controversy at school, while mum starts a turf war with her sister.

First Broadcast Details

Wed 29th August 2007
2.5 million viewers (18% audience share)
30 minutes

Main Repeats

Note: Any repeats of this episode broadcast before 2009 are not shown
  • Wed 2nd Sep 2015 (Midnight, Gold)
  • Thu 3rd Sep 2015 (3:10am, Gold)
  • Tue 6th Oct 2015 (12:40am, Gold)
  • Tue 6th Oct 2015 (3:00am, Gold)

Episode 1.2 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Hugh Dennis ... Pete
Claire Skinner ... Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey ... Jake
Daniel Roche ... Ben
Ramona Marquez ... Karen
Samantha Bond ... Auntie Angela
Guest Cast
Reuben Lee ... Deion
Writing Team
Guy Jenkin ... Writer
Andy Hamilton (I) ... Writer
Production Team
Guy Jenkin ... Director
Andy Hamilton (I) ... Director
Guy Jenkin ... Producer
Andy Hamilton (I) ... Producer
Jimmy Mulville ... Exec Producer
Graeme Story ... Production Design
Philip Pope ... Composer
Nigel Williams ... Editor

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