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

Episodes

  • 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 6

Episodes. Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC
To boost flagging ratings, Merc asks Matt to get one of his former Friends cast mates to make a special guest appearance on Pucks!. Not above asking favours of his own, Matt asks Sean and Beverly to write his speech for Merc's upcoming man of the year event.

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Broadcast details

Date
Friday 15th June 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 17th June 2012 10:30pm BBC2
Sunday 17th June 2012 10:30pm BBC HD

Cast & crew

Cast
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
Joseph May Andy Button
Guest cast
Demetri Goritsas Pucks Director
Jacob Anderson Kevin
Harry McEntire Jason
Sam Palladio Stoke
Trevor White Assistant Director
Sophie Rundle Labia
Kenneth Collard SFX Guy
James Purefoy Rob Randolph (Morning's Brother)
James Michael Tyler Self
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
Tony Fanning Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

Videos

Matt's Speech Favour

Matt asks Sean and Beverly to write his speech for when he presents Merc with a 'Man of the Year' award.

View this clip on the BBC website

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

Speech Writing

Sean and Beverly struggle to write Matt's 'Man of the Year' speech for Merc.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Tamsin Greig (Beverly Lincoln) & Stephen Mangan (Sean Lincoln).

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