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Rab C. Nesbitt

BBC Two sitcom set around a Scottish drunk. 66 episodes (pilot + 10 series), 1988 - 2014. Stars Gregor Fisher, Elaine C. Smith, Tony Roper, Barbara Rafferty and others.

Series 8

1. Heat

First broadcast: Friday 14th May 1999

Fresh out of jail, Rab finds himself working as a dish washer.

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2. Commons

First broadcast: Friday 21st May 1999

Arrogant MP Tony Welthorpe is challenged to try to live on state benefits for a month, and agrees to swap his wealthy Surrey lifestyle for Rab's more humble existence.

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3. Night

First broadcast: Friday 28th May 1999

Kept awake by a bad back, Rab becomes involved with Jamesie's attempts to escape from a married man with a gun.

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4. Fruit

First broadcast: Friday 4th June 1999

As Rab queues for his vasectomy, son Gash's live-in girlfriend Bridie gives birth to the first Nesbitt grandchild.

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5. Bug

First broadcast: Friday 11th June 1999

After another sleepless night, Rab goes to the doctor. But he soon discovers that everyone in the Two Ways is suffering from the same ailment.

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6. Trips

First broadcast: Friday 18th June 1999

Rab has to assemble Govan's notorious "Rat Pack" when it falls to him to organise Barney Feeney's birthday bash.

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