Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: Louise (Kathryn Drysdale), Jonny (Ralf Little), Donna Henshaw (Natalie Casey), Janet (Sheridan Smith), Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson (Will Mellor). Copyright: BBC.

Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps

BBC Three and BBC Two sitcom about a group of 20-somethings. 79 episodes (9 series), 2001 - 2011. Stars Natalie Casey, Will Mellor, Sheridan Smith, Kathryn Drysdale and others.

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Series 3, Episode 5 - Hospikal

Jonny goes round to plead with Janet's Dad, who's still refusing to have anything to do with the wedding. Mid-grovel, Jonny is shocked to find that Flo is in the house, alone with Mr Smith.

Further details

Jonny goes round to plead with Janet's Dad, who's still refusing to have anything to do with the wedding. Mid-grovel, Jonny is shocked to find that Flo's in the house, alone with Mr Smith, and complaining that, "it's freezing in those stirrups."

Jonny returns home in triumph. He's blackmailed Mr Smith into pretending to approve of, and even paying for, the wedding. Janet bullies Jonny into an explanation for her Dad's sudden change of heart, but all that Jonny can think of in his state of panic is that her Dad is a cross-dresser.

Munch finds Gaz unconscious in the garage, finds a bottle of headache tablets, and assumes his brother has tried to commit suicide. Gaz is fine - he just drank too many lagers.

Donna tells Louise that Gaz has tried to kill himself because of all the stress of "the David situation". Her plan works, Louise forgives her, and they can both be bridesmaids again.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 23rd March 2003
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Natalie Casey Donna Henshaw
Will Mellor Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson
Sheridan Smith Janet
Kathryn Drysdale Louise
Ralf Little Jonny
Lee Oakes Munch
Beverley Callard Flo Henshaw
Jonathon Dutton David
Guest cast
Rob Jarvis Mr Smith
Writing team
Susan Nickson Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Caroline Jeffries Director
Stephen McCrum Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
Christian Henson Composer
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