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 2, Episode 4

Pete and Sue find themselves in every parent's ultimate nightmare - trapped in a foreign airport with three bored young children (and an increasingly bewildered Grandad).

Further details

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

Pete and Sue find themselves in every parent's ultimate nightmare - trapped in a foreign airport with three bored young children (and an increasingly bewildered Grandad).

Six-year-old Karen grills her Dad about al-Qaeda, and security staff grill eight-year-old Ben about the worrying objects in his bag.

How many hours will it take them all to run the gauntlet of delays, security checks and endless games of I-Spy? How many times will they lose Grandad? Will they end up in Guantanamo Bay? Will Ben find the Spanish for "Can I play with your machine gun?" and what idiot let the kids drink double espressos?

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 6th December 2008
Time
9:10pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Hugh Dennis Pete
Claire Skinner Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
Daniel Roche Ben
Ramona Marquez Karen
David Ryall Frank (Grandad)
Guest cast
Liz Crowther Alice (Injured Woman)
Paul Clarkson Check-in Attendant
Marit Kile Ticket Checker
Tony Portacio Baggage Inspector
David Ricardo-Pearce Passport Official
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

Video

The family are at the airport

Mum and Dad try to negotiate the living hell that is being trapped in a foreign airport with young children.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis (Pete), Claire Skinner (Sue), Tyger Drew-Honey (Jake), Daniel Roche (Ben), Ramona Marquez (Karen).

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