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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. 35 episodes (5 series), 2007 - 2014. Stars Hugh Dennis, Claire Skinner, Tyger Drew-Honey, Daniel Roche, Ramona Marquez, Samantha Bond, David Ryall and others.

Series 3, Episode 2 is repeated on W on today at 7:35pm.

Series 4

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

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 2nd September 2011

The Brockman family have some tough decisions to make about work, video games and who to take to a family funeral. The vicar probably wishes none of them had ever come.

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Outnumbered. Ben (Daniel Roche). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 9th September 2011

Mum has enough of the boys' attitude to housework so sets out on a campaign to civilise them. Karen battles with chuggers and buying shoes, while Dad goes to war with a domestic appliance.

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Outnumbered. Ben (Daniel Roche). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 16th September 2011

Karen is on a sleep-over and Ben is away at adventure camp. Mum and Dad are left with a Labrador to look after and a glimpse of what life will be like once the children have left home.

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Outnumbered. Image shows from L to R: Sue (Claire Skinner), Pete (Hugh Dennis). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 23rd September 2011

There is a lot to discuss at Ben's parents' evening including muggers, dangerous chemicals and re-enactments of the Great Plague. Mum is still suspicious Jake is hiding something and Karen decides which of the world's great religions to lead.

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Outnumbered. Ben (Daniel Roche). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 29th September 2011

Mum is still convinced Jake has a secret. Ben is determined to enter a school talent competition with an unusual double act. Then a couple of surprise callers make life more difficult than usual for the family.

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

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 7th October 2011

As the family tries to get rid of Auntie Angela, another guest arrives to stay. Mum has to decide what to do about Jake's girlfriend. Ben and Karen discuss dreams, the Mafia and trampolining bears.

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

Christmas Special

First broadcast: Saturday 24th December 2011

It's Christmas Day and the Brockman family have decided to escape the festivities and head for the sun, but fate seems determined to intervene...

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Outnumbered. Image shows from L to R: Pete (Hugh Dennis), Christine Bleakley, Jake (Tyger Drew-Honey), Ben (Daniel Roche). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Sport Relief Special

First broadcast: Friday 23rd March 2012

It's an important game for Chelsea FC, and unfortuantely for team captain Frank Lampard, Karen Brockman has won a competition to be lead onto the pitch as his 'mascot'...

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Series 4 Products

Outnumbered - The Complete Collection

Outnumbered - The Complete Collection

Release date: Monday 10th March 2014

Behold the complete collection of Outnumbered, the semi-improvised awards-winning comedy that has touched the hearts of the nation. Revel in a full five series and seven years with the Brockmans, discovering how this chaotic and charming family has grown and matured with us. Outnumbered has redefined the family...

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Outnumbered - The Christmas Special 2011

Outnumbered - The Christmas Special 2011

Release date: Monday 9th January 2012

It's Christmas Day and the Brockman family have decided to escape the festivities and head for the sun, but fate seems determined to intervene. Grandad has been taken ill and is languishing in the hospital from hell. Karen has toothache so her special yuletide treat is a trip to an...

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Outnumbered - Series Four

Outnumbered - Series Four

Release date: Monday 21st November 2011

When is Jake going to bring round his mysterious girlfriend? Why is Karen suddenly so obsessed with 'browsing'? ...And just what is Ben up to with the washing machine? These are just some of the tricky questions facing Pete and Sue in the fourth series of hit comedy Outnumbered....

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Outnumbered - Complete Series 1-4

Outnumbered - Complete Series 1-4

Release date: Monday 21st November 2011

Outnumbered follows the daily chaos of family life with two parents and three young children locked in an unequal contest. Containing strong elements of improvisation, this comedy is an honest portrayal of the well-meaning parental incompetence that happens in most homes, as Mum and Dad attempt to raise their kids...

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