Season 1, Episode 17 April 9, 1997 Season 1, Episode 17 April 9, 1997 Kevin Ron Eldard plans a birthday party for Sarah Justine Bateman , who asks Brenda for a special present: to go on a date with Jamie Rob Schneider to keep him away from the gathering. Gary decides to hold his own dinner party, with Les preparing the food. Season 1, Episode 22 June 4, 1997 Season 1, Episode 22 June 4, 1997 To keep skybox seats for the basketball season, Kevin tries to help his boss Brian Doyle-Murray pacify his wife and his mistress. Ken Marino was my favorite character in this series!! Inevitably, things do not go to plan. The evidence prompts Gary to ask Dorothy outright upon her arrival at the flat, to which she simply replies 'that it's for you to find out'.
Gary takes Dorothy, but they cannot get in because the tickets are forgeries. He dreads about telling George and Anthea that they are going to lose their jobs. Season 1, Episode 18 April 16, 1997 Season 1, Episode 18 April 16, 1997 When Kevin learns that Harry has been kicked out by his wife, he offers him a place to stay---but soon regrets his hospitality. Tony has gained a rather large appetite of his own, and a fat belly to go with it. When Scott Layne guest starred on this show, I felt that this was the best show of the entire series!! Tony and Gary speculate whether Debs is in a lesbian relationship with a friend staying with her.
Jamie is always ready to provide immoral support. Gary is bitter about not being invited to Deborah's dinner party, which Dorothy and her new boyfriend shall be attending. It was first broadcast on from 1992, moving to from 1994 to 1998. Unfortunately there are only two tickets, hence the pair play a game of to win them. In contrast, Dorothy and Gary seem to despise each other. Tony has found a modelling job and intends to use the cleaning lady to make Deborah jealous, by pretending that she is his girlfriend. Dorothy has agreed to marry Gary, but the events of their wild make the pair think otherwise.
However at Gary's home Christmas time is a time of hate, burnt turkeys and deep fat fried phones! Unfortunately, neither of his lodgers seems to be able or willing to pay any rent at all! Dorothy tells Gary that she has split from her boyfriend Graham. He gets a job as a waiter at Deborah's restaurant. The other major characters are Gary's girlfriend Dorothy Bishop and the occupant of the flat above, later Tony's girlfriend, Deborah Burton. Tony pretends he speaks in order to a letter for Deborah from a customer at her restaurant. However the foursome's attitude soon changes when they discover a free holiday is on offer, courtesy of the irritating couple. Gary also has thoughts in that direction - his problem being the fact that he has a regular girlfiend, Dorothy, who he lives with! Gary has only had sex with three women, but claims that he has had sex with 50 - and sets out to fake proof of his supposedly many ex-lovers to an unconvinced Dorothy and Tony.
This ultimately leads to chaos, as he accidentally spills orange juice into her underwear drawer, after reading her diaries. Simultaneously, he's lost in thought over Deborah, who now has a new boyfriend — arrogant estate agent Ray. Dorothy too, has concerns of her own; she confronts Gary about doing all the housework and Tony pretends to share Deborah's interest in to impress her. . Each episode follows the lives of flatmates Gary Strang and Tony Smart - except series 1, in which Dermot Povey is Gary's flatmate. Deborah is unhappy and Tony tries to impress her with his beard.
Dorothy considers having a baby with Gary, but his lack of maturity is giving her doubts. Nevertheless the foursome head off for a weekend away in a , where Tony gets jealous of their camping neighbours and Gary attempts to prove to the group that he can instantly stop smoking, leading to hair-tearing chaos. Meanwhile, Tony meets Deborah's mother, and despite his best efforts, things go from bad to worse. Both of these fall for Deborah, who owns the flat upstairs, but get nowhere. First there's Dermot and then Tony. During a meal with Anthea, George and Dorothy, celebrating Anthea's birthday at Deborah's restaurant, Gary intends to tell them the bad news.
Dermot starts a new job in marketing where he meets the sister of an -girlfriend. After telling Tony to leave, Dorothy announces she's leaving the flat to move in with Deborah; Tony hence returns. After five long years and an array of desperate efforts, Tony finally gets to sleep with Deborah. She has bought it and will be living there alone. However, after Dermot informs Gary that Gary's prospective employer is not going to recruit him, he no longer needs to tell them. Dorothy contemplates splitting up with Gary, who is trapped in a lift with the career-troubled Deborah.
Tony is jealous of Deborah's new relationship, and sets up a bugging system to listen in on the couple. Season 1, Episode 10 December 18, 1996 Season 1, Episode 10 December 18, 1996 In an attempt to avoid Christmas with Sarah's family, Kevin claims he can't leave Jamie alone for the holiday. Gary advertises for a new flatmate. To avoid descending into the crisis of age further, Gary organises a night out to a rave. Dermot is dismissed for kissing a customer in front of her boyfriend. Written by I thought that this television show was very funny.