Series 1, Episode 5 - The After Party
Motherland. Image shows from L to R: Julia (Anna Maxwell Martin), Liz (Diane Morgan)
Anne's new car propels her into the limelight as the Mums try to get in on her new carpool.
Anne's new car propels her into the limelight as the Mums try to get in on her new carpool. Kevin finds himself in the new role of confidante as Amanda shares a deep secret with him. Liz and Julia's friendship is under fire as Liz realises she is just a 'mum' friend.
- Tuesday 5th December 2017
- BBC Two
- 30 minutes
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50 best TV shows of 2017, #14: Get ready for the funniest episode of Motherland, or indeed any other comedy on TV this year. Mousey also-ran of the school gates Anne becomes centre of attention as the mums clamour for a place in her car pool. Kevin, meanwhile, thinks his luck is in as he's finally granted an audience with domestic goddess Amanda. And there's a glimpse of what's going on behind Liz's deadpan face as she realises Julia only sees her as a mum friend, not a going-out one.
Hannah Verdier, The Guardian, 5th December 2017
Kevin's useless, lovable goof shtick has worn thin.
Alexandra Pollard, The Telegraph, 5th December 2017