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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Jonny makes a startling discovery about Corinthian's parentage, while Janet and Donna argue when they are both sure they will get the job managing the Archer.

Further details

There's a manager's job going at The Archer, and Janet is determined to get it just to prove to Jonny that she's still sexy. The only problem is that Donna's out to prove she can make it in a man's world.

Jonny is getting increasingly worried that Corinthian is displaying all of Gaz's habits and comes to the conclusion that he can't be the father. Reluctantly, he decides that the baby should be with his natural dad and takes him to Gaz.

Louise splashes out on a new car, but it's all based upon the promise of an inheritance once her sickly mother dies. The problem becomes a little more complicated once the car is stolen.

Things heat up in the interview with Donna and Janet, the former doing her best to remain calm and professional whilst the latter resorts to unashamed flirting. Tempers boil over and fists start flying. Once the dust settles, it's Janet with the job and Donna is left fuming.

Gaz finally admits to Jonny that his low sperm count means he can't be Corinthian's dad, but Jonny is less than gracious in victory.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 9th April 2006
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
Hayley Bishop Kelly
Guest cast
Zoe Ryde-Weller Corinthian
Nigel Betts Bernard
Writing team
Susan Nickson Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Becky Martin Director
Helen Williams Producer
Micheál Jacob Executive Producer
Stephen McCrum Executive Producer
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