Badults. Image shows from L to R: Tom (Tom Parry), Matthew (Matthew Crosby), Ben (Ben Clark). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.


BBC Three sitcom about three immature men. 12 episodes (2 series), 2013 - 2014. Stars Matthew Crosby, Tom Parry, Ben Clark, Jack Docherty and others.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Past

A night of reminiscing and revelation as Tom, Ben and Rachel help Matthew remember what happened to a missing childhood toy. If Matthew can track down his final Pog he will have a complete collection in mint condition and they'll all be rich.

Further details

Badults. Image shows from L to R: Matthew (Matthew Crosby), Fiona (Cariad Lloyd). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

When a nostalgic television show reveals a complete collection of Pogs is worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, Matthew digs out his Pog album only to discover one Pog is missing, rendering the entire collection worthless.

If the group can remember the Pog's every move in the past and track it down in the present then they will be rich beyond their wildest dreams. But their dreams will have to wait as first they must recall the horrors of growing up in the Nineties and Noughties.

Bad hair, bad music and bad decisions come flooding back as we hear about Tom's distinctly unexotic adventures in Europe, meet Matthew's terrifying ex-girlfriend and witness Ben's unexpected one night stand.

As they open the badults' box of memories, friendships falter under the strain of secrets that should have remained in the past with the Pog.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 27th August 2013
BBC Three
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Matthew Crosby Matthew
    Tom Parry Tom
    Ben Clark Ben
    Emer Kenny Rachel
    Guest cast
    Cariad Lloyd Fiona
    Tom Deacon Young Comedian
    Andrew Collins Pop Culture Commentator
    Kim Wall Professor
    Zak Johnston Martin (Kid)
    Finn Den Hertog Marcus (Fiona's Husband)
    Max Olesker Pog
    Writing team
    Matthew Crosby Writer
    Ben Clark Writer
    Tom Parry Writer
    Andrew Collins Script Editor
    Production team
    Ben Kellett Director
    Izzy Mant Producer
    Kristian Smith Executive Producer
    Rab Christie Executive Producer
    Gavin Smith Executive Producer
    Mark Lawrence Editor
    Iain McDonald Production Designer
    Philip Pope Composer


    Tom's triumphant return

    In this flashback, Tom returns from his travels.

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    Featuring: Matthew Crosby (Matthew), Cariad Lloyd (Fiona), Tom Parry (Tom), Ben Clark (Ben), Emer Kenny (Rachel).

    The sad kids

    Tom, Ben and Matthew discuss their plans for the future on the last day of school.

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    Featuring: Matthew Crosby (Matthew), Tom Parry (Tom), Ben Clark (Ben), Emer Kenny (Rachel).


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