Dad. Image shows from L to R: Brian Hook (George Cole), Alan Hook (Kevin McNally). Copyright: BBC.


BBC One sitcom about three generations of males. 13 episodes (2 series), 1997 - 1999. Stars George Cole, Kevin McNally, Julia Hills and Toby Ross-Bryant.

Series 1

1. Dadism

First broadcast: Thursday 25th September 1997

Brian's ill-health brings Alan to spend more time with his father.


2. Dadmestic

First broadcast: Thursday 2nd October 1997

Alan unwittingly lets Vincent hold a party at their house, and Brian talks him into staying at his house for the night to get some rest away from the noise.


3. Dadcipline

First broadcast: Thursday 9th October 1997

Vincent's got a girlfriend. Unfortunately, her father lived next-door to Alan when he was younger - and Brian's actions 30 years ago are coming back to haunt him.


4. Habadadery

First broadcast: Thursday 16th October 1997

Brian volunteers Alan to take the family out for an expensive meal. It goes without saying that Brian needs a new suit...


5. Dadcoholic

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd October 1997

Alan gets it into his head that Brian has been drinking heavily at his new members club. Oh, and it looks like Vincent's developed a drugs problem.


6. Holidad

First broadcast: Thursday 30th October 1997

Alan plans to take the family on holiday - before Brian takes over.