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


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2011 - 2018
  • 41 episodes (5 series)

Anglo-American sitcom about a British couple who try to recreate their UK sitcom hit for American audiences with disastrous results. Stars Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan, Kathleen Rose Perkins, John Pankow and more.

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Series 2, Episode 1

Episodes. Beverly Lincoln (Tamsin Greig). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC
Sean and Beverly's marriage has been ripped apart by Beverly's fling with Matt. And Matt's friendship with Sean appears to be beyond salvage. But as their sitcom Pucks! premieres in the US, the three are forced to find a way to continue working together.

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Broadcast details

Friday 11th May 2012
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 11th May 2012 11:00pm BBC2 Wales
Sunday 13th May 2012 11:00pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Matt LeBlanc Matt LeBlanc
Tamsin Greig Beverly Lincoln
Stephen Mangan Sean Lincoln
Kathleen Rose Perkins Carol Rance
John Pankow Merc Lapidus
Mircea Monroe Morning Randolph
Daisy Haggard Myra Licht
Genevieve O'Reilly Jamie Lapidus
Guest cast
Demetri Goritsas Pucks Director
Jacob Anderson Kevin
Harry McEntire Jason
Sam Palladio Stoke
Trevor White Assistant Director
Scarlett Rose Patterson Wendy
Katherine Ryan Merc's Assistant
Writing team
David Crane Writer
Jeffrey Klarik Writer
Production team
Jim Field Smith Director
Debbie Pisani Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
David Crane Executive Producer
Jeffrey Klarik Executive Producer
Nigel Williams Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer


Ring Shopping

When Carol and Beverly get together for a drink and a spliff, Carol arrives with the news that Merc has taken her ring shopping... to help him find an anniversary present for his blind wife!

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Featuring: Tamsin Greig (Beverly Lincoln) & Kathleen Rose Perkins (Carol Rance).

Matt Tells Sean About Jamie

Even though Sean has made it very clear to Matt that their friendship is over, Matt can't resist confiding in Sean about his assignation with Jamie Lapidus.

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Featuring: Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc) & Stephen Mangan (Sean Lincoln).

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