Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Danny Riley (Taylor Fawcett), Maddy Riley (Caroline Quentin), Ted Jackson (Patrick Nolan), Jim Riley (Neil Dudgeon), Katy Riley (Lucinda Dryzek). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

Life Of Riley

BBC One sitcom. 20 episodes (3 series), 2009 - 2011. Stars Caroline Quentin, Neil Dudgeon, Lucinda Dryzek, Taylor Fawcett, Patrick Nolan, Heather Craney, Richard Lumsden and others.

Series 3

Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Danny Riley (Taylor Fawcett), Ted Jackson (Patrick Nolan), Maddy Riley (Caroline Quentin), Jim Riley (Neil Dudgeon), Katy Riley (Lucinda Dryzek). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

1. The Boyfriend

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th April 2011

When Maddy discovers her mum has a boyfriend, her attempts to talk her out of the relationship lead to wedding plans and Maddy in a big pink fluffy dress. Ted finds a novel way of outwitting a bully, and Katy misplaces a car.

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Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Roger Weaver (Richard Lumsden), Adam Weaver (Jordan Clarke), Alison Weaver (Heather Craney). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

2. Letter Of The Law

First broadcast: Wednesday 20th April 2011

Maddy has what she thinks is a neighbourly chat with her neighbour, a lawyer, and finds she has been charged for the pleasure. Meanwhile, Jim discovers he has an ardent admirer.

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Life Of Riley. Ted Jackson (Patrick Nolan). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

3. Interference

First broadcast: Wednesday 27th April 2011

Maddy sets out to prove that she isn't an interfering mum while Jim tries to deal with his addiction to coffee. Who will crack first?

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Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Robbie Jackson (Mark Powley), Ted Jackson (Patrick Nolan). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

4. Snake

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th May 2011

When Maddy's ex-husband gives their son a snake, the whole family is terrified. But before they can face their phobia the snake escapes. Meanwhile, Maddy's attempts to solve her neighbours' marital problems backfire rather badly.

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Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Jim Riley (Neil Dudgeon), Roger Weaver (Richard Lumsden). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

5. Lost In Translation

First broadcast: Wednesday 11th May 2011

When Maddy persuades Jim to open up about his feelings she gets more than she bargained for. Meanwhile, Danny plays host to a visiting French exchange student, awakening Ted's latent xenophobia.

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Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Ted Jackson (Patrick Nolan), Jim Riley (Neil Dudgeon). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

6. Absent Friends

First broadcast: Wednesday 18th May 2011

When an old friend passes away, Jim realises how small his social circle has become; Maddy decides to solve this problem by any means necessary. Meanwhile, Ted decides to take charge of the family finances.

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Life Of Riley. Maddy Riley (Caroline Quentin). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

7. The Bug

First broadcast: Wednesday 25th May 2011

When Rosie starts playgroup Maddy thinks she will finally have some time to herself. Instead, Rosie turns out to be a germ magnet and Maddy ends up nursing the entire family. To make matters worse, the Rileys find themselves cut off from civilisation when their internet connection breaks down.

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Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Danny Riley (Taylor Fawcett), Katy Riley (Lucinda Dryzek), Maddy Riley (Caroline Quentin). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

8. Good Mother

First broadcast: Wednesday 1st June 2011

When Jim's ex-wife invites the kids to spend the summer with her, Maddy is worried that they might not want to come back. Meanwhile, Ted finds his friendship with Anthony tested to the limit.

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