The Inbetweeners. Image shows from L to R: Simon Cooper (Joe Thomas), Will Mackenzie (Simon Bird), Neil Sutherland (Blake Harrison), Jay Cartwright (James Buckley). Copyright: Bwark Productions.

The Inbetweeners

E4 sitcom about four school kids. 18 episodes (3 series), 2008 - 2010. Stars Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, James Buckley, Blake Harrison and others.

Series 3, Episode 3 is repeated on Thursday at 12am.

Series 1, Episode 2

Will, Simon, Jay and Neil bunk off from school and attempt to buy alcohol with Will disguised as an adult. They head to Neil's house to get drunk, where Simon has a vodka-induced romantic revelation about his childhood sweetheart.

Further details

Will, Simon, Jay and Neil bunk off from the sixth form. Part one of the master plan has Simon call the school and pretend to be his own mother. Unfortunately his call gets passed on to the head of sixth, Mr Gilbert, who instantly rumbles him. Undeterred the boys attempt to buy alcohol from the local wine merchant, with Will disguised as an adult.

They head to Neil's house to get drunk, where Simon has a vodka-induced romantic revelation about his childhood sweetheart Carli. After Neil's dad arrives home unexpectedly and kicks them all out, Simon decides to declare his true feelings for Carli in graffiti form for all the world to see. Somehow this works and Carli invites him over to her house. When he turns up with Will in tow, the effects of his all-day drinking begin to show on Simon.

After disgracing themselves at Carli's, Will and Simon trudge home to face the wrath of their furious parents.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 1st May 2008
Time
10:35pm
Channel
E4
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Simon Bird Will Mackenzie
    Joe Thomas Simon Cooper
    James Buckley Jay Cartwright
    Blake Harrison Neil Sutherland
    Emily Head Carli D'Amato
    Belinda Stewart-Wilson Polly McKenzie
    Robin Weaver Pamela Cooper
    Martin Trenaman Alan Cooper
    Alex Macqueen Kevin Sutherland
    Greg Davies Mr Gilbert
    Henry Lloyd-Hughes Mark Donovan
    Guest cast
    Dominic Applewhite Andrew Cooper (Simon's Brother)
    Prue Clarke School Secretary
    Cameron Stewart Off License Owner
    Deo Simcox Chris D'Amato (Carli's Brother)
    Writing team
    Damon Beesley Writer
    Iain Morris Writer
    Robert Popper Script Editor
    Production team
    Gordon Anderson Director
    Christopher Young Producer
    Billy Sneddon Editor
    William Webb Editor
    Richard Drew Production Designer

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