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 3, Episode 4

Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Jay Leno. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC
Matt's career takes an unexpected turn - and not a good one - when he goes to appear on The Tonight Show. Merc comes in to pitch new shows to Carol. Oh, and there's a devastating earthquake in Peru.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th June 2014
30 minutes

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
Joseph May Andy Button
Genevieve O'Reilly Jamie Lapidus
Chris Diamantopoulos Castor Sotto
Guest cast
Sam Palladio Stoke
Laurie Calvert Carol's Assistant
Jonathan Howard Assistant Director
Lucien Laviscount Brian
John Ross Bowie Psychiatrist
Suzanne Sena News Reporter
Merrin Dungey Tonight Show Producer
Katherine Jakeways Castor's Assistant
Jay Leno Self
Writing team
David Crane Writer
Jeffrey Klarik Writer
Production team
Iain B MacDonald Director
Debbie Pisani Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
David Crane Executive Producer
Jeffrey Klarik Executive Producer
Nigel Williams Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Erik Carlson Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

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