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Series 4, Episode 3

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

Friday 16th September 2011
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 16th September 2011 10:35pm BBC1 Scot
Sunday 18th September 2011 10:55pm BBC1
Sunday 18th September 2011 11:45pm BBC1 Wales
Wednesday 18th January 2012 10:00pm BBC4
Thursday 19th January 2012 2:00am BBC4
Monday 30th April 2012 9:00pm Gold
Monday 30th April 2012 11:00pm Gold
Sunday 18th November 2012 9:00pm Gold
Monday 19th November 2012 12:30am Gold
Tuesday 27th November 2012 12:20pm W
Tuesday 27th November 2012 6:20pm W
Friday 30th November 2012 8:30pm BBC1
Tuesday 19th February 2013 7:00pm Gold
Tuesday 19th February 2013 11:00pm Gold
Thursday 9th May 2013 9:40pm Gold
Friday 10th May 2013 6:20pm Gold
Thursday 22nd August 2013 8:40pm Gold
Friday 23rd August 2013 5:10pm Gold
Saturday 14th September 2013 11:00am W
Sunday 15th September 2013 6:30am W
Monday 7th April 2014 1:50am Gold
Thursday 29th May 2014 9:40pm Gold
Friday 30th May 2014 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 10th September 2014 10:00pm Gold
Thursday 11th September 2014 1:45am Gold
Thursday 26th March 2015 11:00pm Gold
Friday 27th March 2015 8:20pm Gold
Friday 24th July 2015 8:20pm Gold
Saturday 25th July 2015 1:40pm Gold
Saturday 5th September 2015 3:15am Gold
Thursday 17th December 2015 1:30am Gold
Thursday 5th May 2016 12:55pm Gold
Thursday 5th May 2016 7:40pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd August 2016 7:00am Gold
Tuesday 2nd August 2016 12:10pm Gold
Saturday 13th August 2016 8:20pm W
Sunday 14th August 2016 7:20pm W
Saturday 24th September 2016 8:20pm W
Sunday 25th September 2016 7:20pm W
Sunday 5th February 2017 8:20pm W
Monday 17th April 2017 8:20pm W
Sunday 9th July 2017 6:20pm W
Sunday 1st October 2017 6:00pm W
Saturday 23rd December 2017 7:30pm W
Sunday 25th February 2018 3:25am Gold
Saturday 9th June 2018 8:20pm W
Sunday 10th June 2018 5:20pm W
Saturday 25th August 2018 7:00pm W
Sunday 26th August 2018 5:10pm W
Saturday 3rd November 2018 7:50am Gold
Monday 5th November 2018 8:55am Gold
Tuesday 6th November 2018 7:40am Gold
Saturday 17th November 2018 6:40pm W
Sunday 18th November 2018 3:40pm W
Saturday 20th July 2019 7:00pm W
Sunday 21st July 2019 5:00pm W
Saturday 26th October 2019 7:40pm W
Sunday 27th October 2019 5:40pm W
Saturday 11th April 2020 4:20pm W
Saturday 4th July 2020 7:20pm W
Sunday 5th July 2020 6:20pm W
Saturday 12th September 2020 6:00pm W
Sunday 13th September 2020 5:40pm W
Saturday 21st November 2020 6:20pm W
Sunday 22nd November 2020 5:20pm W
Wednesday 23rd December 2020 4:20pm W
Saturday 29th May 2021 6:00pm W
Sunday 30th May 2021 5:00pm W
Saturday 7th August 2021 6:00pm W
Sunday 8th August 2021 5:00pm W
Saturday 9th October 2021 6:20pm W
Sunday 10th October 2021 4:20pm W
Monday 14th November 2022 7:40am Gold
Monday 14th November 2022 1:20pm Gold
Monday 14th November 2022 6:40pm Gold
Wednesday 15th March 2023 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 15th 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
David Troughton Mr Hunslet
Phil Nice Mr. Henderson
Stella Gonet Mrs. Henderson
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



Jake is doing his biology homework while writing a song.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Hugh Dennis (Pete), Tyger Drew-Honey (Jake) & Ramona Marquez (Karen).


While at adventure camp in the forest, Ben points out the importance of the trees to the human race in providing Oxygen. But then he also continues to point out that there are many dangers which could lead to the extinction of humankind.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Daniel Roche (Ben) & David Troughton (Mr Hunslet).

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