Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Lucy (Sally Bretton). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions.

Not Going Out

BBC One sitcom about a couple. 85 episodes (11 series), 2006 - 2021. Stars Lee Mack, Sally Bretton, Hugh Dennis, Abigail Cruttenden and others.

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Series 1

1. Serious

First broadcast: Friday 6th October 2006

Lee tries to find his serious side by going on a date with an author.

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2. Death

First broadcast: Friday 13th October 2006

Tim's grandmother dies, bringing him and Kate closer together, much to Lee's concern.

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Not Going Out. Lee (Lee Mack). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions.

3. Aussie

First broadcast: Friday 20th October 2006

Ruth, an Australian friend of Kate's, comes to stay and Lee is persuaded to pretend to be Tim. Lee gets a job handing out leaflets at a shopping centre, but soon falls foul of a local youth.

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4. Stress

First broadcast: Friday 27th October 2006

Lee feels stressed after agreeing to give Kate driving lessons, so she suggests he tries yoga to calm his nerves. However, his technique leaves a lot to be desired.

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5. Kid

First broadcast: Friday 3rd November 2006

Kate and Lee are forced to take in a lodger, a surly 14-year-old boy called Nicky.

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Not Going Out. Image shows from L to R: Lee (Lee Mack), Kate (Megan Dodds). Copyright: Avalon Television / Arlo Productions.

6. Caretaker

First broadcast: Friday 10th November 2006

Lee finally manages to get a job, as a caretaker. But taking up the new post involves moving out of the flat.

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