Lab Rats. Dr Alex Beenyman (Chris Addison). Copyright: BBC.

Lab Rats

BBC Two sitcom about rubbish scientists. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2008. Stars Chris Addison, Geoffrey McGivern, Jo Enright, Dan Tetsell and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - A Snail

Lab Rats. Image shows from L to R: Dean Mieke Miedema (Selina Cadell), Brian Lalumaca (Dan Tetsell). Copyright: BBC.
Can Alex and Brian help a Russian professor clone his dead grandmother in 24 hours? Why has Cara filled the lab with lemons? And will the Prof ever track down the Dean's hidden Toblerone?

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th July 2008
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Addison Dr Alex Beenyman
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Professor John Mycroft
Jo Enright Cara McIlvenny
Dan Tetsell Brian Lalumaca
Selina Cadell Dean Mieke Miedema
Helen Moon Minty Clapper
Guest cast
Sevan Stephan Dr Andrei Kyrtistyges
Writing team
Chris Addison Writer
Carl Cooper Writer
Production team
Adam Tandy Director
Simon Nicholls Producer
Armando Iannucci Executive Producer
Ali Bryer Carron Executive Producer


The Lemon Powered Calculator

Cara shows Alex her alternative to solar power

Featuring: Chris Addison (Dr Alex Beenyman), Jo Enright (Cara McIlvenny).

What's In The Dean's Box?

Alex finds something unusual in the Dean's box!

Featuring: Chris Addison (Dr Alex Beenyman), Selina Cadell (Dean Mieke Miedema).


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