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 4

Sean's former writing partner Tim won't go away. It seems that he and Sean developed a show years ago which bears a striking resemblance to Sean and Beverly's new project, The Opposite Of Us.

Further details

Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Helen Basch (Andrea Savage), Carol Rance (Kathleen Rose Perkins), Andy Button (Joseph May). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

According to Sean and Beverly's agent, Tim has a strong legal claim about the show that he and Sean developed a show years ago which bears a striking resemblance to Sean and Beverly's new project, The Opposite Of Us - and he may be demanding more than just money.

Carol awakens to find she spent the night with a surprising bed partner. She begins an affair that takes her into uncharted waters. As the secret romance gathers momentum, it does not go unnoticed by Beverly.

Matt, meanwhile, has rekindled his relationship with his ex-wife Diane. He reveals to Sean that he's considering making the arrangement permanent again. Matt claims it's not just for the financial advantages (no more alimony and child support)... he never stopped loving Diane and he dreams of living with his boys full time again. "Plus my money guys say I can get at least three million for her house!"


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

Broadcast details

Monday 1st June 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
Bruce Mackinnon Tim Whittick
Guest cast
Fiona Glascott Diane (Matt's Ex-Wife)
Jake Mitchell PA
Karen Mann Mirtala
Mark Weinman Ollie
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
Mark Thomas Composer
Oli Julian Composer


Matt LeBlanc loves being back with his ex-wife

Matt and Sean discuss his rekindled relationship with Diane and how he is physically reaping the rewards of his divorce settlement.

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


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