Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Beverly Lincoln (Tamsin Greig), Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

Episodes

BBC Two sitcom about Brits making TV in the US. 41 episodes (5 series), 2011 - 2018. Stars Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan, Kathleen Rose Perkins and others.

Series 1

Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan), Beverly Lincoln (Tamsin Greig). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 10th January 2011

British sitcom writers Sean and Beverly Lincoln are at first thrilled to learnt that their show Lyman's Boys is to be remade in America. Then they learn that the network president has not even seen their show and wants to replace their erudite veteran actor with Matt LeBlanc.

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Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Merc Lapidus (John Pankow), Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 17th January 2011

Sean and Beverly are still reeling from the network's decision to cast Matt LeBlanc as the star of their show.

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Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan), Beverly Lincoln (Tamsin Greig). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 24th January 2011

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, Beverly tells her husband "he's yours".

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Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan), Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 31st January 2011

Sean and Beverly have to retrieve Matt from a seedy bar in the outskirts of LA so that the paparazzo waiting outside won't see him driving home drunk.

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Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Morning Randolph (Mircea Monroe). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 7th February 2011

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.

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Episodes. Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 14th February 2011

Convinced that Sean is having an affair with Morning, Beverly packs a bag and leaves, intending to head back to London.

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Episodes. Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Monday 21st February 2011

After a night to remember - and bitterly regret - Beverly returns home to find her husband waiting with open arms.

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