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Spy. Image shows from L to R: The Examiner (Robert Lindsay), Marcus (Jude Wright), Tim (Darren Boyd). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Spy

Sky 1 sitcom. 17 episodes (2 series), 2011 - 2012. Stars Darren Boyd, Jude Wright, Robert Lindsay, Dolly Wells, Tom Goodman-Hill, Mathew Baynton, Rebekah Staton and others.

Series 2

Spy. Marcus (Jude Wright). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

1. Codename: Growing Rogue

First broadcast: Friday 19th October 2012

The second series of the whip-smart comedy begins. Marcus goes head-to-head with a rival, and Tim embarks on operation sabotage.

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2. Codename: Riding High

First broadcast: Friday 26th October 2012

Tim is asking for trouble when he falls for a woman in the Witness Protection Programme, and Marcus learns how to ride a bike.

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Spy. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Darren Boyd), Marcus (Jude Wright). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

3. Codename: Lie Hard

First broadcast: Friday 2nd November 2012

Tim's cover could be blown when he's forced to take Marcus to work with him, and Owen leads an elaborate role-play exercise.

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Spy. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Darren Boyd), Caitlin (Rebekah Staton). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

4. Codename: Mistaken Identity

First broadcast: Friday 9th November 2012

The Examiner is on star-spotting duties and casts Tim and Caitlin in a recruitment video. It seems like a perfectly good idea until the pair let their disguised identities get the better of them.

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Spy. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Darren Boyd), Caitlin (Rebekah Staton). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

5. Codename: Family Bonds

First broadcast: Friday 16th November 2012

Judith receives a blow to the head and comes to thinking she's still married to Tim.

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Spy. Marcus (Jude Wright). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

6. Codename: Citizen Lame

First broadcast: Friday 23rd November 2012

Marcus is obnoxiously bright, the kind of kid you imagine becoming a world leader, or, alternatively, criminal mastermind. After being sent on work experience, though, he develops a taste for retail.

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Spy. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Darren Boyd), Owen (Miles Jupp). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

7. Codename: Ball Busted

First broadcast: Friday 30th November 2012

Marcus's hopes of organising the Summer Ball are dashed when the dreaded Mrs Godfrey usurps Philip as the school headteacher.

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Spy. Marcus (Jude Wright). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

8. Codename: Double Oh

First broadcast: Friday 7th December 2012

After discovering he has an apparent-genius MI5 body double, Tim agrees to compete for custody of Marcus. Moritz, meanwhile, is asking for trouble when, crossing all sorts of lines, he tries to woo a hostage's anxious girlfriend.

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9. Codename: Pulp Friction

First broadcast: Friday 14th December 2012

While Chris tells one porky too many in a bid to turn Marcus into a celebrated author, Portis busily prepares for Caitlin's birthday, but fails to factor in a major obstacle in the form of saboteur Tim.

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10. Codename: Last Scupper

First broadcast: Friday 21st December 2012

There's nothing like the promise of death to deliver a much-needed kick up the derrière...

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Christmas Special: Codename: Show Stopper

First broadcast: Wednesday 26th December 2012

While Marcus's Christmas party plans spark a strike among his friends, Portis is more than peeved when he finds out about Tim's feelings for Caitlin...

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Documentary: Behind The Scenes

First broadcast: Wednesday 26th December 2012

Find out what goes into the making of the sharp sleuth sitcom starring Darren Boyd and Robert Lindsay.

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Spy - Series 1 & 2

Spy - Series 1 & 2

Release date: Monday 29th July 2013

Tim Elliott (Darren Boyd) is a single father trying to win back the respect and affections of his precocious nine year old son, Marcus. In the hope of proving that he is not a complete loser, Tim quits his dead-end job only to find his life changes forever when he...

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Spy - Series 2

Spy - Series 2

Release date: Monday 29th July 2013

Second series of the popular Sky1 espionage sitcom starring Robert Lindsay, Darren Boyd and Jude Wright. Now a fully licensed MI5 agent under the eccentric eye of The Examiner (Lindsay), Tim (Boyd) is still raw from the disappointment of Caitlin's fiancé turning up unexpectedly and so he sets about...

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