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Series 4, Episode 2

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

Friday 9th September 2011
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 9th September 2011 9:30pm BBC1 Scot
Sunday 11th September 2011 10:55pm BBC1
Sunday 11th September 2011 10:55pm BBC1 Scot
Sunday 11th September 2011 11:45pm BBC1 Wales
Wednesday 11th January 2012 10:30pm BBC4
Thursday 12th January 2012 2:30am BBC4
Monday 23rd April 2012 9:00pm Gold
Monday 23rd April 2012 11:40pm Gold
Sunday 11th November 2012 9:40pm Gold
Monday 12th November 2012 12:20am Gold
Friday 23rd November 2012 8:30pm BBC1
Monday 26th November 2012 12:20pm W
Monday 26th November 2012 6:20pm W
Monday 18th February 2013 7:00pm Gold
Monday 18th February 2013 11:00pm Gold
Thursday 9th May 2013 9:00pm Gold
Friday 10th May 2013 5:40pm Gold
Thursday 22nd August 2013 8:00pm Gold
Friday 23rd August 2013 4:30pm Gold
Saturday 7th September 2013 12:20pm W
Sunday 8th September 2013 7:30am W
Thursday 10th April 2014 9:20pm Gold
Friday 11th April 2014 1:50am Gold
Thursday 29th May 2014 9:00pm Gold
Friday 30th May 2014 12:20am Gold
Wednesday 3rd September 2014 10:40pm Gold
Thursday 4th September 2014 2:20am Gold
Thursday 26th March 2015 10:20pm Gold
Friday 27th March 2015 7:40pm Gold
Saturday 18th July 2015 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 23rd July 2015 8:20pm Gold
Friday 24th July 2015 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 4th May 2016 12:55pm Gold
Wednesday 4th May 2016 7:40pm Gold
Monday 1st August 2016 7:00am Gold
Monday 1st August 2016 12:20pm Gold
Saturday 13th August 2016 7:35pm W
Sunday 14th August 2016 6:40pm W
Saturday 24th September 2016 7:40pm W
Sunday 25th September 2016 6:40pm W
Sunday 5th February 2017 7:40pm W
Monday 17th April 2017 7:40pm W
Sunday 9th July 2017 5:40pm W
Sunday 17th September 2017 1:20am W
Sunday 17th September 2017 5:20pm W
Friday 20th October 2017 8:20pm Gold
Saturday 21st October 2017 9:00am Gold
Saturday 16th December 2017 7:20pm W
Sunday 17th December 2017 1:20pm W
Sunday 6th May 2018 9:45am Gold
Monday 7th May 2018 8:00am Gold
Saturday 9th June 2018 7:40pm W
Sunday 10th June 2018 4:40pm W
Saturday 18th August 2018 8:20pm W
Thursday 20th September 2018 11:40pm W
Saturday 17th November 2018 6:00pm W
Sunday 18th November 2018 3:00pm W
Saturday 13th July 2019 8:20pm W
Sunday 14th July 2019 6:20pm W
Saturday 26th October 2019 7:00pm W
Sunday 27th October 2019 5:00pm W
Saturday 11th April 2020 3:40pm W
Saturday 11th April 2020 8:45pm BBC1
Saturday 4th July 2020 6:40pm W
Sunday 5th July 2020 5:40pm W
Saturday 12th September 2020 5:20pm W
Sunday 13th September 2020 5:00pm W
Saturday 21st November 2020 5:40pm W
Sunday 22nd November 2020 4:40pm W
Wednesday 23rd December 2020 3:40pm W
Saturday 22nd May 2021 7:20pm W
Sunday 23rd May 2021 6:20pm W
Saturday 31st July 2021 7:20pm W
Sunday 1st August 2021 6:20pm W
Saturday 9th October 2021 5:40pm W
Sunday 10th October 2021 3:40pm W
Friday 11th November 2022 7:30am Gold
Friday 11th November 2022 1:20pm Gold
Saturday 12th November 2022 7:05am Gold
Tuesday 14th March 2023 8:45am Gold
Tuesday 14th March 2023 12:40pm Gold

Cast & crew

Hugh Dennis Pete
Claire Skinner Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
Daniel Roche Ben
Ramona Marquez Karen
Guest cast
Jacob Anderson Chugger
Louisa Connolly-Burnham Shop Assistant
Writing team
Guy Jenkin Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Guy Jenkin Director
Andy Hamilton Director
Guy Jenkin Producer
Andy Hamilton Producer
Pat Lees Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Steve Tempia Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer


Ben's Cooking Ingredients

Ben embarks on making a gargantuan salad for the family meal but needs to check with Mum first if they have any of the required ingredients.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Daniel Roche (Ben) & Claire Skinner (Sue).

Molly and Megan

Karen comes to Dad with a problem she is having with her girl friends. She describes the scenario in detail but Dad, while trying his best to look interested, is clearly not able to keep up with her.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Hugh Dennis (Pete) & Ramona Marquez (Karen).

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