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 8, Episode 1 - Candle

It's Janet and Gaz's first night as a couple after Donna has moved to London to be with Wesley and start a new career.

Further details

Janet and Gaz plan their first night together as a couple. However, things don't go as smoothly as planned when Janet finds out that Gaz has asked his ex-girlfriend, "bald Shirley", to babysit Corinthian.

Gaz is annoyed that Jonny, although dead, is still haunting their relationship - his possessions are all around the flat, including his ear-wax candle and his concrete head. And Janet starts every sentence with "since Jonny died". It also doesn't help when Gaz admits he was sleeping with Donna and Janet at the same time.

They soon find their own unique way of resolving the argument and decide that, although they both miss Jonny, they have to move on if they are to make it as a couple.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 15th March 2009
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Will Mellor Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson
Sheridan Smith Janet
Writing team
Susan Nickson Writer
Jon Brown Script Editor
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Michelle Farr Producer
Jo Sargent Executive Producer
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