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 5

Three's a crowd as Sean and Beverly are forced to consider a writing partnership with Tim, while Carol and Helen discover they have a bedfellow in common. Meanwhile, Matt receives a lucrative yet dubious invitation.

Further details

Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Morning Randolph (Mircea Monroe), Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

Sean's former writing partner Tim continues to press his legal claim against The Opposite Of Us. He's demanding to be part Sean and Beverly's new show. As always, Sean is inclined to make the best of it, while Beverly can't imagine anything worse.

It is the love that dares not speak its name - and that name is Merc Lapidus.

As Matt's financial woes go from bad to worse, he's presented with two dubious propositions. Morning suggests distributing a sex tape that the two of them made years ago (of which Matt has absolutely no recollection). Meanwhile, Matt's agent comes to him with an even more unsavory offer, putting Matt's thimbleful of morals to the test.

Carol is shocked to learn that she and Helen have more in common in the bedroom department than she initially expected.

Broadcast details

Monday 8th 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
John Pankow Merc Lapidus
Mircea Monroe Morning Randolph
Roger Bart Roger Riskin
Andrea Rosen Eileen Jaffee
Andrea Savage Helen Basch
Bruce Mackinnon Tim Whittick
Guest cast
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Bob
Jake Mitchell PA
David Schwimmer 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
Mark Thomas Composer
Oli Julian Composer


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