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 4, Episode 2

Matt learns that his financial situation is even more dire than he thought. To make matters worse, his ex-wife's upcoming marriage - which would save him millions in alimony - is suddenly on shaky ground.

Further details

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

Desperate for work after he learns that his financial situation is even more dire than he thought, Matt persuades Sean and Beverly to try and convince their nemesis Andrew Lesley that Pucks! is truly dead and Matt is available to do his new NBC show.

Meanwhile, Beverly is still reluctant to do another TV show in the States. But Sean is insistent. He doesn't want to walk away from the money. The compromise: if they can find one network that seems like it won't destroy their vision, they'll move forward. Otherwise, the script goes back in the drawer.

Over at the network, Carol is forced to sit down with her new boss Helen Basch. The elephant in the room: Carol once had an affair with Helen's husband and broke up her marriage. Yeah, it's a big elephant.


Although credited, Mircea Monroe did not appear in this episode.

Broadcast details

Monday 18th May 2015
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Matt LeBlanc Matt LeBlanc
Tamsin Greig Beverly Lincoln
Stephen Mangan Sean Lincoln
Kathleen Rose Perkins Carol Rance
Daisy Haggard Myra Licht
Joseph May Andy Button
Andrea Rosen Eileen Jaffee
Andrea Savage Helen Basch
Guest cast
Fiona Glascott Diane (Matt's Ex-Wife)
Scarlett Rose Patterson Wendy
Laurie Calvert Carol's Assistant
Oliver Kieran Jones (as Oliver Kieran-Jones) Andrew Lesley
Ella Kenion Beth (Matt's Publicist)
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Bob
Tom Price Aaron
PJ Brennan Andrew's Assistant
Kate Miles Network Executive
Tim Bagley Another Executive
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


Selling the vineyard

Matt and his new Business Managers discuss his ailing finances.

Featuring: Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Geoff McGivern (Bob), Tom Price (Aaron).


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