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Outnumbered. Image shows from L to R: Ben (Daniel Roche), Pete (Hugh Dennis), Jake (Tyger Drew-Honey), Karen (Ramona Marquez), Sue (Claire Skinner). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Outnumbered

BBC One sitcom about a family. 35 episodes (5 series), 2007 - 2016. Stars Hugh Dennis, Claire Skinner, Tyger Drew-Honey, Daniel Roche and others.

Series 1, Episode 4

Ben's fibbing goes to a whole new level as parents at a school football match begin to compliment dad on his friendship with Gordon Brown and his SAS training.

Further details

Later, a romantic night in for mum and dad doesn't quite go to plan, as Karen has a friend round whose mum is over an hour late picking her up. When she does finally arrive, she insists on pouring her heart out over a very long cup of tea. As their romantic evening recedes into the distance, Jake raises fears about his friend's parents' divorce, and calls from his form teacher bring more alarming news.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 3rd September 2007
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Hugh Dennis Pete
    Claire Skinner Sue
    Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
    Daniel Roche Ben
    Ramona Marquez Karen
    Samantha Bond Auntie Angela
    Guest cast
    Danni Bennatar (as Danni Benattar) Alexa (Karen's Friend)
    Matilda Ziegler Kate
    Sagar Arya Mark
    Hattie Morahan Jane (Flaky Neighbour)
    Ellen Thomas Jehovah's Witness
    Writing team
    Guy Jenkin Writer
    Andy Hamilton Writer
    Production team
    Guy Jenkin Director
    Andy Hamilton Director
    Guy Jenkin Producer
    Andy Hamilton Producer
    Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Graeme Story Production Designer
    Philip Pope Composer

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