Coupling. Image shows from L to R: Jane (Gina Bellman), Susan (Sarah Alexander), Jeff (Richard Coyle), Steve (Jack Davenport), Sally (Kate Isitt), Patrick (Ben Miles). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.


BBC Two and BBC Three sitcom about a group of friends. 28 episodes (4 series), 2000 - 2004. Stars Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt and others.

Series 1

1. Flushed

First broadcast: Friday 12th May 2000

Steve is desperately struggling to get rid of clingy girlfriend Jane, with the advice of best friend Jeff. It's made ever more complicated when he meets the charming Susan.

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2. Size Matters

First broadcast: Friday 19th May 2000

Susan arranges a proper, uninterrupted date with Steve at her flat, and even offers to cook - something which Sally assures her will be seen as "sex with catering". Meanwhile, despite their opposing politics, Sally is ever-more drawn to Patrick after discovering his nickname 'Donkey' does not refer to his intellect...

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3. Sex, Death And Nudity

First broadcast: Friday 26th May 2000

Jane's aunt has died, and having not told her family she's broken up with Steve, attempts to rope him in. But he'd only be comfortable with Susan. And she wants to take Patrick, who wants Sally. And Jeff ... well he actually knew the deceased.

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4. Inferno

First broadcast: Friday 2nd June 2000

Steve's thrown into a panic when he finds Susan tidying his flat. Has she found his videos? Cue a particularly awkward dinner party.

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5. The Girl With Two Breasts

First broadcast: Friday 9th June 2000

Jeff manages to talk to a particularly beautiful brunette at the bar. Typically he says some pretty ludicrous things, but luckily she only speaks Hebrew. Of course, that presents its own problems...

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6. The Cupboard Of Patrick's Love

First broadcast: Friday 16th June 2000

When it's revealed that Patrick keeps recordings of all of his sexual conquests in a special cupboard in his flat, both Susan and Steve have cause to be worried and angry about the existence of her own performance.

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Coupling - The Complete Series 1, 2, 3 & 4

Coupling - The Complete Series 1, 2, 3 & 4 DVD

Release date: Monday 16th August 2004

Complete collection of this popular television series about a group of six friends - three men and three women - and the ups and downs they encounter playing the 21st century dating game.

A range of extras include interviews, commentaries, documentaries, script extracts, out-takes and more.