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


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, Episode 4

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.

Further details

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

What follows is an all-night road trip which takes the trio from a run-in with the paparazzo to Matt's ex-wife's house and finally to his sons' bedroom where Matt is forced to confront the mess he's made of his life.

The transformative evening even manages to bring Beverly and Matt closer together. The question is: for how long?

Broadcast details

Monday 31st January 2011
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Matt LeBlanc Matt LeBlanc
    Tamsin Greig Beverly Lincoln
    Stephen Mangan Sean Lincoln
    Mircea Monroe Morning Randolph
    Guest cast
    Anna-Maria Everett Florinda (Maid)
    Demetri Goritsas Pucks Director
    Martin McDougall Pucks Assistant Director
    Eros Vlahos 'Pucks!' Boy
    Gerard Monaco Paparazzo
    Fiona Glascott Diane (Matt's Ex-Wife)
    Rachel Shelley Kendra (Matt's Girlfriend)
    Writing team
    David Crane Writer
    Jeffrey Klarik Writer
    Production team
    Grenville Horner Production Designer
    Nigel Williams Editor
    James Griffiths Director
    Pat Lees Producer
    David Crane Producer
    Jeffrey Klarik Producer
    Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
    David Crane Executive Producer
    Jeffrey Klarik Executive Producer
    Mark Thomas Composer


    Rescuing Matt

    Beverly and Sean go to pick up Matt when he needs to be driven home from a bar to escape the paparazzi. Beverly however is less than impressed with Matt's attitude.

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    Featuring: Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Tamsin Greig (Beverly Lincoln), Stephen Mangan (Sean Lincoln).

    Matt meets Florinda

    Housekeeper Florinda comes in for her morning shift to find Matt LeBlanc, and in her mind 'Joey', in the kitchen and can hardly contain herself.

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    Featuring: Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Anna-Maria Everett (Florinda), Tamsin Greig (Beverly Lincoln).


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