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Comedy drama following the lives and loves of a group of individuals brought together by life, love and circumstance. Whether desperate to find true love, or at least keep their relationships on track, this is a wry and funny look at a generation which is as confused as it is liberated by the choices it faces. Will the chill in their feet put out the passion that burns in their hearts?

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Comedy drama following the lives and loves of a group of individuals brought together by life, love and circumstance. Whether desperate to find true love, or at least keep their relationships on track, this is a wry and funny look at a generation which is as confused as it is liberated by the choices it faces. Will the chill in their feet put out the passion that burns in their hearts?

    • Episode 1

    Series 1, Episode 1: Pilot

    Jenny is trying to get pregnant, her husband Pete is trying to get drunk and his best mate Adam is trying to break the record for one-night stands. David is climbing the career ladder but his wife Karen is climbing the walls, desperate for a nanny. Rachel has just been ditched by her boyfriend but soon finds hope of another love when she collides with Adam at the supermarket.

    • 51 Minutes

    Jenny is trying to get pregnant, her husband Pete is trying to get drunk and his best mate Adam is trying to break the record for one-night stands. David is climbing the career ladder but his wife Karen is climbing the walls, desperate for a nanny. Rachel has just been ditched by her boyfriend but soon finds hope of another love when she collides with Adam at the supermarket.

    • 51 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Series 1, Episode 2

    Jenny, heavily pregnant, is driven to distraction by Pete's over-enthusiasm towards childbirth. Adam's plan to make Rachel spend more time at his place backfires when she beats him at his own game. He finally asks her to move in - the fall out when she doesn't want to live at his place. David thinks it's time he & Karen had another baby - if only to help squash Josh's potential behavioural problems. Jenny gives birth, with Adam acting as her birthing partner, when Pete is late getting to the birth. The name the baby after Adam, who overwhelmed by it all suggests he & Rachel move into a new place together.

    • 49 Minutes

    Jenny, heavily pregnant, is driven to distraction by Pete's over-enthusiasm towards childbirth. Adam's plan to make Rachel spend more time at his place backfires when she beats him at his own game. He finally asks her to move in - the fall out when she doesn't want to live at his place. David thinks it's time he & Karen had another baby - if only to help squash Josh's potential behavioural problems. Jenny gives birth, with Adam acting as her birthing partner, when Pete is late getting to the birth. The name the baby after Adam, who overwhelmed by it all suggests he & Rachel move into a new place together.

    • 49 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Series 1, Episode 3

    Adam & Rachel find a house to move in together, whilst unpacking Adam discovers that Rachel has been married before (briefly) & has never been divorced. Adam walks out & goes to stay with Pete & Jenny, who are finding parenthood exhausting & is putting a strain on their relationship. David loses a large amount of money after a misjudged invesTrademarkent; when the Marsdens receive a tax rebate Karen decides she'll oversee the invesTrademarkent of it. Rachel contacts Kris about a divorce, but can't quite bring herself to ask him. He subsequently ends up coming to stay with her, much to Adam's horror. Eventually, she sees the hurt it's causing Adam & ask Kris for a divorce. She also gives him £500 to leave; unbeknownst to her Adam has done the same. Karen's invesTrademarkent pays off when her building society becomes a bank - she secretly loans the money to Adam & Rachel to buy a couch.

    • 49 Minutes

    Adam & Rachel find a house to move in together, whilst unpacking Adam discovers that Rachel has been married before (briefly) & has never been divorced. Adam walks out & goes to stay with Pete & Jenny, who are finding parenthood exhausting & is putting a strain on their relationship. David loses a large amount of money after a misjudged invesTrademarkent; when the Marsdens receive a tax rebate Karen decides she'll oversee the invesTrademarkent of it. Rachel contacts Kris about a divorce, but can't quite bring herself to ask him. He subsequently ends up coming to stay with her, much to Adam's horror. Eventually, she sees the hurt it's causing Adam & ask Kris for a divorce. She also gives him £500 to leave; unbeknownst to her Adam has done the same. Karen's invesTrademarkent pays off when her building society becomes a bank - she secretly loans the money to Adam & Rachel to buy a couch.

    • 49 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Series 1, Episode 4

    David is having sexual problems and asks Adam for help. Adam tries to spice up his own and Rachel's sex life. Jenny is till not ready to have sex after having the baby. David sees a prostitute who tells him how to sort out his problems. Adam and Rachel have sex in a shop window, and are arrested after a car crashes into the window.

    • 49 Minutes

    David is having sexual problems and asks Adam for help. Adam tries to spice up his own and Rachel's sex life. Jenny is till not ready to have sex after having the baby. David sees a prostitute who tells him how to sort out his problems. Adam and Rachel have sex in a shop window, and are arrested after a car crashes into the window.

    • 49 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Series 1, Episode 5

    Karen's back working at a publishing house - she's asked to edit Booker Prize winning author, Alex Welch's new novel - whom she finds flattering & charming. Ramona tries to warn David, he misunderstands and thinks Ramona fancies him. Pete's parents come to see their grandson; Pete's Dad antagonises him like he's always done. Jenny finds herself being driven mad by Pete's Mum. Pete and his Dad fall out when Pete refuses to give baby Adam a family middle name. Adam tells David Karen's having an affair; he retaliates by attempting a liaison with Ramona. Adam, having been inspired by Alex, writes a novel based on Pete and his Dad's relationship - Pete's extremely angered by this. Karen rubbishes Adam's book in retaliation for telling David about her almost affair. At Adam's christening, Pete gets a call in the middle to say his Dad dies en route.

    • 50 Minutes

    Karen's back working at a publishing house - she's asked to edit Booker Prize winning author, Alex Welch's new novel - whom she finds flattering & charming. Ramona tries to warn David, he misunderstands and thinks Ramona fancies him. Pete's parents come to see their grandson; Pete's Dad antagonises him like he's always done. Jenny finds herself being driven mad by Pete's Mum. Pete and his Dad fall out when Pete refuses to give baby Adam a family middle name. Adam tells David Karen's having an affair; he retaliates by attempting a liaison with Ramona. Adam, having been inspired by Alex, writes a novel based on Pete and his Dad's relationship - Pete's extremely angered by this. Karen rubbishes Adam's book in retaliation for telling David about her almost affair. At Adam's christening, Pete gets a call in the middle to say his Dad dies en route.

    • 50 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Series 1, Episode 6

    Karen and a reluctant David go to marriage guidance counselling. Pete gets cable for Jenny as a surprise - she thinks it's time they got out more as the only conversation they have nowadays is about the baby. Rachel thinks Adam's turning into an old man before his time. He decides a big night out with the boys at a rave club will prove her wrong. Pete thinks it'll give him & Jen something to talk about. The girls go to a party - Jenny gets drunk, but remembers her husband & baby in time. Rachel's bored by all the men who try to chat her up, deciding Adam is quite fun. Neil comes on too strong on Karen & his halted from molested when Karen's knight in shining armour (David) rescues her in the same vein of how they met. The boys get caught up in a drugs bust and are arrested, but eventually released when Emma comes forward as a witness.

    • 49 Minutes

    Karen and a reluctant David go to marriage guidance counselling. Pete gets cable for Jenny as a surprise - she thinks it's time they got out more as the only conversation they have nowadays is about the baby. Rachel thinks Adam's turning into an old man before his time. He decides a big night out with the boys at a rave club will prove her wrong. Pete thinks it'll give him & Jen something to talk about. The girls go to a party - Jenny gets drunk, but remembers her husband & baby in time. Rachel's bored by all the men who try to chat her up, deciding Adam is quite fun. Neil comes on too strong on Karen & his halted from molested when Karen's knight in shining armour (David) rescues her in the same vein of how they met. The boys get caught up in a drugs bust and are arrested, but eventually released when Emma comes forward as a witness.

    • 49 Minutes
    • Episode 7

    Series 1, Episode 7

    Our three couples head off to a charity ball, where Jenny proceeds to get very drunk & ends up brawling with Natalie. Natalie demands compensation for her ruined dress and a written apology from Jenny. Rachel confides in Karen that she's pregnant, but doesn't know if Adam or Kris is the father. Adam finds out when he interrupts her in the middle of a scan. After recovering from the shock, he asks her to marry him - she tells him about Kris. Adam is devastated and walks out on her; Kris, is also stunned when she makes it clear she wants nothing more from him, but just to let him know he might be a father. Rachel has a tough decision to make about what she's going to do - she gathers her friends together to tell them her plans.

    • 50 Minutes

    Our three couples head off to a charity ball, where Jenny proceeds to get very drunk & ends up brawling with Natalie. Natalie demands compensation for her ruined dress and a written apology from Jenny. Rachel confides in Karen that she's pregnant, but doesn't know if Adam or Kris is the father. Adam finds out when he interrupts her in the middle of a scan. After recovering from the shock, he asks her to marry him - she tells him about Kris. Adam is devastated and walks out on her; Kris, is also stunned when she makes it clear she wants nothing more from him, but just to let him know he might be a father. Rachel has a tough decision to make about what she's going to do - she gathers her friends together to tell them her plans.

    • 50 Minutes
    • Episode 8

    Series 2, Episode 1

    The second series sees Adam in a depressed state having not heard from Rachel for six months. Meanwhile, she returns to Manchester and all her friends are eager to know who the father of her baby is. Jenny is unhappy in her marriage and Pete thinks a new living room will cheer her up, but has a shock when she tells him how she really feels.

    • 48 Minutes

    The second series sees Adam in a depressed state having not heard from Rachel for six months. Meanwhile, she returns to Manchester and all her friends are eager to know who the father of her baby is. Jenny is unhappy in her marriage and Pete thinks a new living room will cheer her up, but has a shock when she tells him how she really feels.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 9

    Series 2, Episode 2

    David decides to look after his son Josh rather than get a new job. Pete visits Adam at work and punches him when he learns that Adam and Jenny kissed each other. Meanwhile Adam is entertaining two semi-naked women when Rachel arrives at his house ready to declare her love for him.

    • 48 Minutes

    David decides to look after his son Josh rather than get a new job. Pete visits Adam at work and punches him when he learns that Adam and Jenny kissed each other. Meanwhile Adam is entertaining two semi-naked women when Rachel arrives at his house ready to declare her love for him.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 10

    Series 2, Episode 3

    Rachel goes out with a man seven years younger than her and Jenny convinces Adam to apply to a 'lonely hearts' column. Adam, his blind date, Rachel and Danny all end up dating in the same restaurant, much to the dismay of Adam. Meanwhile, David and Karen both plan wedding anniversary surprises for each other that lead to misunderstandings and heartache.

    • 48 Minutes

    Rachel goes out with a man seven years younger than her and Jenny convinces Adam to apply to a 'lonely hearts' column. Adam, his blind date, Rachel and Danny all end up dating in the same restaurant, much to the dismay of Adam. Meanwhile, David and Karen both plan wedding anniversary surprises for each other that lead to misunderstandings and heartache.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 11

    Series 2, Episode 4

    Karen is going through a mid-life crisis, smoking dope, getting a tattoo, throwing away designer clothes and shocking David's friends. A school reunion leads to a disastrous date with Adam's old teacher for Rachel and Jenny finds out about Pete's affair.

    • 48 Minutes

    Karen is going through a mid-life crisis, smoking dope, getting a tattoo, throwing away designer clothes and shocking David's friends. A school reunion leads to a disastrous date with Adam's old teacher for Rachel and Jenny finds out about Pete's affair.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 12

    Series 2, Episode 5

    David's younger brother Nick visits and has a fling with Rachel. Adam discovers that he has testicular cancer which prompts Jenny and Pete to give their marriage another go. Rachel tells Adam how she really feels about him and they get back together.

    • 48 Minutes

    David's younger brother Nick visits and has a fling with Rachel. Adam discovers that he has testicular cancer which prompts Jenny and Pete to give their marriage another go. Rachel tells Adam how she really feels about him and they get back together.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 13

    Series 2, Episode 6

    David organises a trip to Holy Island for the millennium where everything seems to go wrong. Everybody finds David too bossy and Adam and Pete set fire to their hired boat whilst at sea. As the clock strikes twelve Adam and Rachel make plans for the future, Karen and David reveal some happy news and Pete and Jenny's marriage hangs in the balance.

    • 48 Minutes

    David organises a trip to Holy Island for the millennium where everything seems to go wrong. Everybody finds David too bossy and Adam and Pete set fire to their hired boat whilst at sea. As the clock strikes twelve Adam and Rachel make plans for the future, Karen and David reveal some happy news and Pete and Jenny's marriage hangs in the balance.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 14

    Series 3, Episode 1

    David and Karen arrive home with the twins. Josh feels jealous and goes to stay with Adam and Rachel. After he has left they miss him and decide to have children. Rachel tells Adam that Pete can't stay with them anymore and left with nowhere else to go, and despite Jenny's misgivings, he moves in with Jenny. David has a dinner party of work colleagues where Jenny meets Internet millionaire Robert. Karen's mother comes to stay and it transpires because she has left Karen's father.

    • 47 Minutes

    David and Karen arrive home with the twins. Josh feels jealous and goes to stay with Adam and Rachel. After he has left they miss him and decide to have children. Rachel tells Adam that Pete can't stay with them anymore and left with nowhere else to go, and despite Jenny's misgivings, he moves in with Jenny. David has a dinner party of work colleagues where Jenny meets Internet millionaire Robert. Karen's mother comes to stay and it transpires because she has left Karen's father.

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 15

    Series 3, Episode 2

    Jenny, now feeling more secure, finally gives Pete his marching orders, and is forced to look for a new home. For Rachel and Adam, there's elation which turns to disappointment, and he begins to wonder if his cancer treatment has had a bigger effect on him than they had expected. Karen persuades David to become involved in a community attempt to save the playground, and he revels in the organisation - and he connects well with Jessica, one of the activists. While Jenny is pursued by Robert, the internet millionaire, Pete discovers something about his new landlord.

    • 47 Minutes

    Jenny, now feeling more secure, finally gives Pete his marching orders, and is forced to look for a new home. For Rachel and Adam, there's elation which turns to disappointment, and he begins to wonder if his cancer treatment has had a bigger effect on him than they had expected. Karen persuades David to become involved in a community attempt to save the playground, and he revels in the organisation - and he connects well with Jessica, one of the activists. While Jenny is pursued by Robert, the internet millionaire, Pete discovers something about his new landlord.

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 16

    Series 3, Episode 3

    Rachel and Adam undergo their first treatment, but the chances of success are not good. As Pete begins an ill-starred relationship with Ramona, David is becoming more and more attracted to Jessica. To Karen's surprise, David plans a proper 40th birthday party - a fancy dress party! But how will the estranged partners cope when they're confronted by the new members of the group? And why has no-one bought a present for David....?

    • 47 Minutes

    Rachel and Adam undergo their first treatment, but the chances of success are not good. As Pete begins an ill-starred relationship with Ramona, David is becoming more and more attracted to Jessica. To Karen's surprise, David plans a proper 40th birthday party - a fancy dress party! But how will the estranged partners cope when they're confronted by the new members of the group? And why has no-one bought a present for David....?

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 17

    Series 3, Episode 4

    Rachel and Adam get a loan from the bank to help them afford further pregnancy treatments. Karen is becoming suspicious about David and Jessica, but are David's feelings for Jessica too strong to resist? And what is going on between Karen and an old flame, Miles Brodie? Meanwhile, Robert and Jenny are spending more time together with her son little Adam - a situation which is sure to annoy Pete. And finally there's some devastating news for Rachel - and she offers Adam his freedom, because she cannot conceive...

    • 47 Minutes

    Rachel and Adam get a loan from the bank to help them afford further pregnancy treatments. Karen is becoming suspicious about David and Jessica, but are David's feelings for Jessica too strong to resist? And what is going on between Karen and an old flame, Miles Brodie? Meanwhile, Robert and Jenny are spending more time together with her son little Adam - a situation which is sure to annoy Pete. And finally there's some devastating news for Rachel - and she offers Adam his freedom, because she cannot conceive...

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 18

    Series 3, Episode 5

    Rachel and Adam organises a dinner to announce their engagement, but Karen sows some seeds of doubt in her mind. Pete's discovery of the Internet leads to a very unorthodox meeting. Karen and Miles continue to meet, and when Jenny, out of work again, bumps into them, he offers her a job organising his new exhibition; this leads to her falling our with Karen, and Robert becomes worried about the time she is spending on it. David, meanwhile, is unfaithful for the first time, and Rachel comes to a momentous decision.

    • 47 Minutes

    Rachel and Adam organises a dinner to announce their engagement, but Karen sows some seeds of doubt in her mind. Pete's discovery of the Internet leads to a very unorthodox meeting. Karen and Miles continue to meet, and when Jenny, out of work again, bumps into them, he offers her a job organising his new exhibition; this leads to her falling our with Karen, and Robert becomes worried about the time she is spending on it. David, meanwhile, is unfaithful for the first time, and Rachel comes to a momentous decision.

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 19

    Series 3, Episode 6

    It's the Hen and Stag weekend. Pete has arranged a surprise trip to Belfast, where Adam takes them around sites of his 'conquests', including where he lost his virginity to Jane Fitzpatrick. For the girls, it's a health farm, where they all get drunk and play 'truth or dare', and the secret about Jenny and Adam's kiss is revealed; how will Rachel react? On the stag night, Adam is confronted by his feelings for Jane when she turns up, but how is he going to feel when he wakes up in her bed the next morning? And Pete realises that David is having an affair, and loses his temper with him...

    • 48 Minutes

    It's the Hen and Stag weekend. Pete has arranged a surprise trip to Belfast, where Adam takes them around sites of his 'conquests', including where he lost his virginity to Jane Fitzpatrick. For the girls, it's a health farm, where they all get drunk and play 'truth or dare', and the secret about Jenny and Adam's kiss is revealed; how will Rachel react? On the stag night, Adam is confronted by his feelings for Jane when she turns up, but how is he going to feel when he wakes up in her bed the next morning? And Pete realises that David is having an affair, and loses his temper with him...

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 20

    Series 3, Episode 7

    Rachel and Adam's preparations for the wedding encounter problems - they have wildly differing ideas of how it should be. Adam buys Rachel an engagement ring that she hates and then loses. Pete is happily dating Emma and asks Jenny for a divorce. Jenny is chucked by Robert. David ends it with Jessica. Karen runs after and knocks out a man attempting to steal her car and is arrested. She and David have a row about the state of their marriage.

    • 48 Minutes

    Rachel and Adam's preparations for the wedding encounter problems - they have wildly differing ideas of how it should be. Adam buys Rachel an engagement ring that she hates and then loses. Pete is happily dating Emma and asks Jenny for a divorce. Jenny is chucked by Robert. David ends it with Jessica. Karen runs after and knocks out a man attempting to steal her car and is arrested. She and David have a row about the state of their marriage.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 21

    Series 3, Episode 8

    Adam and Rachel's wedding day arrives and Pete decides to catch it all on his camcorder. But as Best Man, he has forgotten to book a car, and they have to go to the Registry Office on his motorbike. As Robert and Jenny split, he tells her about David's affair with Jessica. In fact, everyone but Karen knows, but will David tell her the truth...? Now that Jenny and Pete are both single again, they find that they are drawn to one another - and Pete has some advice - and revelations - to give during his Best Man's speech. Rachel's parents are shocked to find out a few home truths, but when Rachel stands up to them they walk out....

    • 48 Minutes

    Adam and Rachel's wedding day arrives and Pete decides to catch it all on his camcorder. But as Best Man, he has forgotten to book a car, and they have to go to the Registry Office on his motorbike. As Robert and Jenny split, he tells her about David's affair with Jessica. In fact, everyone but Karen knows, but will David tell her the truth...? Now that Jenny and Pete are both single again, they find that they are drawn to one another - and Pete has some advice - and revelations - to give during his Best Man's speech. Rachel's parents are shocked to find out a few home truths, but when Rachel stands up to them they walk out....

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 22

    Series 4, Episode 1

    All is not well in the Marsden household as David and Karen struggle to come to terms with David's infidelity. Adam persuades him the only way to get back into Karen's good books and the marital bed is by becoming the man Karen always wished he were. Unhappily for David, his efforts only serve to make their marriage more fraught than ever. Meanwhile Adam and Rachel find the happiness of their newly married life overshadowed by the spectre of Rachel's infertility. They both seek to fill the gaping hole in their life by throwing themselves into other activities. It doesn't work and they finally admit their longing for a child and take the momentous decision to adopt. Pete and Jen are back together, their happiness apparently sealed by the discovery that Jen's pregnant. Pete's over the moon about the baby; his only source of antagonism is her enthusiasm for her new job. However their bickering is soon cut short when they discover at Jen's 12 week scan that the baby has died in utero.

    • 47 Minutes

    All is not well in the Marsden household as David and Karen struggle to come to terms with David's infidelity. Adam persuades him the only way to get back into Karen's good books and the marital bed is by becoming the man Karen always wished he were. Unhappily for David, his efforts only serve to make their marriage more fraught than ever. Meanwhile Adam and Rachel find the happiness of their newly married life overshadowed by the spectre of Rachel's infertility. They both seek to fill the gaping hole in their life by throwing themselves into other activities. It doesn't work and they finally admit their longing for a child and take the momentous decision to adopt. Pete and Jen are back together, their happiness apparently sealed by the discovery that Jen's pregnant. Pete's over the moon about the baby; his only source of antagonism is her enthusiasm for her new job. However their bickering is soon cut short when they discover at Jen's 12 week scan that the baby has died in utero.

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 23

    Series 4, Episode 2

    David and Karen seek to solve their problems in two very different ways - David by turning to therapy, Karen by turning to drink. Just when David feels he's made a real breakthrough with his therapist, Karen tells him she wants him to move out. Adam and Rachel embark upon the long and fraught adoption process, Adam does not help their chances by acting like a Neanderthal at an adoption meeting. Meanwhile, Adam and Rachel's secure existence appears under threat by the appearance of Adam's ex-girlfriend, Jane Fitzpatrick, in Manchester. Jenny finds that the loss of her baby only serves to emphasise the cracks in her relationship with Pete. Her misgivings come to a head when her boss offers her a job in New York. Pete refuses to countenance the idea of moving Stateside. He is heartbroken when Jenny announces she's going anyway.

    • 47 Minutes

    David and Karen seek to solve their problems in two very different ways - David by turning to therapy, Karen by turning to drink. Just when David feels he's made a real breakthrough with his therapist, Karen tells him she wants him to move out. Adam and Rachel embark upon the long and fraught adoption process, Adam does not help their chances by acting like a Neanderthal at an adoption meeting. Meanwhile, Adam and Rachel's secure existence appears under threat by the appearance of Adam's ex-girlfriend, Jane Fitzpatrick, in Manchester. Jenny finds that the loss of her baby only serves to emphasise the cracks in her relationship with Pete. Her misgivings come to a head when her boss offers her a job in New York. Pete refuses to countenance the idea of moving Stateside. He is heartbroken when Jenny announces she's going anyway.

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 24

    Series 4, Episode 3

    David, left with nowhere to turn, finds himself in the unhappy position of becoming Pete's roommate. Pete tries to bury his unhappiness at Jen's departure by bringing a string of anonymous women home. It doesn't work and he is finally forced to confront the reality of life on his own. Karen meanwhile throws herself into life with a frenzied vigour and is out partying every night with Jo, a workmate of Rachel's. She is finally forced to face up to the fact that she has a drink problem when she crashes the car while apparently over the limit. She decides it's time to get professional help and, on her first visit to the therapist, is amazed to bump into David. Finally realising how much David is trying to make amends for his past mistakes, they start to rebuild their marriage. Adam and Rachel find every aspect of their lives under scrutiny by their adoption worker and the process begins to take its toll on their relationship. Adam finds Jane Fitzpatrick a sympathetic ear but she wants to be more than good friends.

    • 48 Minutes

    David, left with nowhere to turn, finds himself in the unhappy position of becoming Pete's roommate. Pete tries to bury his unhappiness at Jen's departure by bringing a string of anonymous women home. It doesn't work and he is finally forced to confront the reality of life on his own. Karen meanwhile throws herself into life with a frenzied vigour and is out partying every night with Jo, a workmate of Rachel's. She is finally forced to face up to the fact that she has a drink problem when she crashes the car while apparently over the limit. She decides it's time to get professional help and, on her first visit to the therapist, is amazed to bump into David. Finally realising how much David is trying to make amends for his past mistakes, they start to rebuild their marriage. Adam and Rachel find every aspect of their lives under scrutiny by their adoption worker and the process begins to take its toll on their relationship. Adam finds Jane Fitzpatrick a sympathetic ear but she wants to be more than good friends.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 25

    Series 4, Episode 4

    Pete's just getting used to sharing his house with David when another houseguest arrives - his mother. Her incessant fussing drives him round the bend until he finds why she's really come to stay - she doesn't think she can look after herself anymore. David and Karen discover their marital difficulties have been taking their toll on Josh at his school parent's evening. David believes there's only one solution - send Josh to a private school. Karen cuts a deal with David - leave Josh at his current school and he can move back home. Adam and Rachel are thrilled to find out they have been approved to adopt a child. They are matched with a seven-year-old girl called Laura who they agree to adopt. Shortly after meeting Laura for the first time, a real bombshell is dropped - Rachel is four months pregnant.

    • 47 Minutes

    Pete's just getting used to sharing his house with David when another houseguest arrives - his mother. Her incessant fussing drives him round the bend until he finds why she's really come to stay - she doesn't think she can look after herself anymore. David and Karen discover their marital difficulties have been taking their toll on Josh at his school parent's evening. David believes there's only one solution - send Josh to a private school. Karen cuts a deal with David - leave Josh at his current school and he can move back home. Adam and Rachel are thrilled to find out they have been approved to adopt a child. They are matched with a seven-year-old girl called Laura who they agree to adopt. Shortly after meeting Laura for the first time, a real bombshell is dropped - Rachel is four months pregnant.

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 26

    Series 4, Episode 5

    Adam and Rachel are distraught to learn their adoption agency will not allow them to go ahead with adopting Laura now that Rachel is pregnant. They decide to challenge the decision in court when Laura's foster mother intervenes - they should let Laura find another family. Heartbroken, they agree. Pete finally rid of David and his mother finds himself with another houseguest - Jo. However his feelings for Jo soon develop into more than straightforward friendship, but she has her sights on another. Karen returns to the workplace after meeting Mark, a publisher, at a drinks party. Karen finds she has plenty in common with Mark - he too is an alcoholic.

    • 47 Minutes

    Adam and Rachel are distraught to learn their adoption agency will not allow them to go ahead with adopting Laura now that Rachel is pregnant. They decide to challenge the decision in court when Laura's foster mother intervenes - they should let Laura find another family. Heartbroken, they agree. Pete finally rid of David and his mother finds himself with another houseguest - Jo. However his feelings for Jo soon develop into more than straightforward friendship, but she has her sights on another. Karen returns to the workplace after meeting Mark, a publisher, at a drinks party. Karen finds she has plenty in common with Mark - he too is an alcoholic.

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 27

    Series 4, Episode 6

    Rachel has gone to visit Jenny in New York and Adam, frightened by the prospect of imminent fatherhood, decides to have one last hurrah. However it all gets a bit out of hand when he finds himself being propositioned by a very attractive woman. It is Karen's birthday and David is determined to find Karen the perfect present. He settles upon a racehorse and arranges for all the gang to go and see it race at Chester. Little does he know that Chester becomes the perfect setting for Karen's relationship with Mark to assume a new footing. Pete and Jo find themselves becoming closer and closer. One problem stands in their way - Jo's boyfriend Suggs.

    • 47 Minutes

    Rachel has gone to visit Jenny in New York and Adam, frightened by the prospect of imminent fatherhood, decides to have one last hurrah. However it all gets a bit out of hand when he finds himself being propositioned by a very attractive woman. It is Karen's birthday and David is determined to find Karen the perfect present. He settles upon a racehorse and arranges for all the gang to go and see it race at Chester. Little does he know that Chester becomes the perfect setting for Karen's relationship with Mark to assume a new footing. Pete and Jo find themselves becoming closer and closer. One problem stands in their way - Jo's boyfriend Suggs.

    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 28

    Series 4, Episode 7

    Adam is amazed to see how big Rachel has become while she's been away. They disagree over the baby's name and Rachel is hurt by Adam's sudden loss of interest in sex. Karen embarks upon a full-blooded affair with Mark. She's in love with him and hard as she might try, she can't put a stop to their burgeoning relationship. David, meanwhile, is consumed with work. He has been handed Operation Poisoned Chalice - to recommend substantial job cuts within his department.Pete and Jo finally get it together. There is only one problem - sex. Pete, consumed by anxiety that Jo will go off him when she sees him naked, keeps on delaying the moment when they finally consummate their relationship. Jo takes his reluctance to mean that he doesn't fancy her. Then she receives a blow - her visa has expired and she's got to return to Australia. Pete takes her to the airport. It's only after she's left that Rachel throws light on what happened. Pete rushes to the airport and gets the next plane to Sydney. Jo, bowled over by the romance of his gesture, proposes to him.

    • 48 Minutes

    Adam is amazed to see how big Rachel has become while she's been away. They disagree over the baby's name and Rachel is hurt by Adam's sudden loss of interest in sex. Karen embarks upon a full-blooded affair with Mark. She's in love with him and hard as she might try, she can't put a stop to their burgeoning relationship. David, meanwhile, is consumed with work. He has been handed Operation Poisoned Chalice - to recommend substantial job cuts within his department.Pete and Jo finally get it together. There is only one problem - sex. Pete, consumed by anxiety that Jo will go off him when she sees him naked, keeps on delaying the moment when they finally consummate their relationship. Jo takes his reluctance to mean that he doesn't fancy her. Then she receives a blow - her visa has expired and she's got to return to Australia. Pete takes her to the airport. It's only after she's left that Rachel throws light on what happened. Pete rushes to the airport and gets the next plane to Sydney. Jo, bowled over by the romance of his gesture, proposes to him.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 29

    Series 4, Episode 8

    The gang heads for Australia to attend Pete and Jo's wedding. Rachel is particularly excited about the trip as it'll be the first time she's seen her younger sister who lives in Sydney for ages. David meanwhile is determined to give Karen the holiday of a lifetime to seal their apparent rapprochement once and for all. Karen sees the holiday in very different terms - Mark's pushing her to leave David and the time has come for her to make a choice. Adam has his own agenda - he's convinced Pete's making a big mistake and intends to put a stop to the wedding. His determination is matched by that of Jo's father, Rod, who is convinced that Pete's after one thing alone - his money.

    • 1 Hour 12 Minutes

    The gang heads for Australia to attend Pete and Jo's wedding. Rachel is particularly excited about the trip as it'll be the first time she's seen her younger sister who lives in Sydney for ages. David meanwhile is determined to give Karen the holiday of a lifetime to seal their apparent rapprochement once and for all. Karen sees the holiday in very different terms - Mark's pushing her to leave David and the time has come for her to make a choice. Adam has his own agenda - he's convinced Pete's making a big mistake and intends to put a stop to the wedding. His determination is matched by that of Jo's father, Rod, who is convinced that Pete's after one thing alone - his money.

    • 1 Hour 12 Minutes
    • Episode 30

    Series 5, Episode 1

    Pete and Jo return from their honeymoon in Australia. However their honeymoon is soon over when Pete's mum comes to live with them and Jo has to live with the memory of Jenny. Adam feels left out by Rachel's doting love for baby Matthew and finds it hard to love the baby himself which creates a rift between him and Rachel. David and Karen commence divorce proceedings. Mark returns to the scene. Ramona falls for swim instructor Lee and David agrees to pay for her membership of the health club in order to receive information about Karen. Ramona is caught in the middle. Pete's mum can't sleep and Jo introduces her to marijuana.

    • 53 Minutes

    Pete and Jo return from their honeymoon in Australia. However their honeymoon is soon over when Pete's mum comes to live with them and Jo has to live with the memory of Jenny. Adam feels left out by Rachel's doting love for baby Matthew and finds it hard to love the baby himself which creates a rift between him and Rachel. David and Karen commence divorce proceedings. Mark returns to the scene. Ramona falls for swim instructor Lee and David agrees to pay for her membership of the health club in order to receive information about Karen. Ramona is caught in the middle. Pete's mum can't sleep and Jo introduces her to marijuana.

    • 53 Minutes
    • Episode 31

    Series 5, Episode 2

    At the naming ceremony of Matthew Adam tells everyone he finds it hard to love his son. He and Rachel have a heart to heart. Furious that Karen is seeing Mark again, David instructs his lawyer to fight the divorce. Karen instructs her lawyer to seek sole residence for the children. Ramona plays hard to get with Lee. Pete and Jo are interviewed by Immigration Dept to confirm legitimacy of their marriage. Adam is made redundant & Rachel goes back to work. David goes to dinner with his lawyer - they end up in bed.

    • 45 Minutes

    At the naming ceremony of Matthew Adam tells everyone he finds it hard to love his son. He and Rachel have a heart to heart. Furious that Karen is seeing Mark again, David instructs his lawyer to fight the divorce. Karen instructs her lawyer to seek sole residence for the children. Ramona plays hard to get with Lee. Pete and Jo are interviewed by Immigration Dept to confirm legitimacy of their marriage. Adam is made redundant & Rachel goes back to work. David goes to dinner with his lawyer - they end up in bed.

    • 45 Minutes
    • Episode 32

    Series 5, Episode 3

    David continues to see his lawyer. Karen is furious when he stops her credit card. She goes away for the night with Mark but has to return when Josh has a minor accident. Mark finds it hard to accept the children. Adam finds it hard being a house husband and is jealous when Rachel tells him she has to go away on business. He has an interview for a job and is happy to return to work. At a meeting with the lawyers, David's lawyer brings up Karen's alcoholism - David is furious. Adam and Rachel are shocked to learn that their house is up for auction and financially out of their reach. Lee spends the night with Ramona. Doubts come into Pete's head about Jo's real reason for marrying him.

    • 49 Minutes

    David continues to see his lawyer. Karen is furious when he stops her credit card. She goes away for the night with Mark but has to return when Josh has a minor accident. Mark finds it hard to accept the children. Adam finds it hard being a house husband and is jealous when Rachel tells him she has to go away on business. He has an interview for a job and is happy to return to work. At a meeting with the lawyers, David's lawyer brings up Karen's alcoholism - David is furious. Adam and Rachel are shocked to learn that their house is up for auction and financially out of their reach. Lee spends the night with Ramona. Doubts come into Pete's head about Jo's real reason for marrying him.

    • 49 Minutes
    • Episode 33

    Series 5, Episode 4

    Unable to afford to buy their house Adam and Rachel go house hunting, but Rachel doesn't like anything and wants to stay in their house. Adam's father turns up out of the blue. Rachel admits to Adam that she wrote to him after the birth of baby Matthew. Jo goes away with work for the weekend and ends up in a situation with Lee which she confesses to Karen. Karen is shocked to learn of David's affair with Robyn. Adam finally makes it up with this father. Ramona moves in with Lee.

    • 46 Minutes

    Unable to afford to buy their house Adam and Rachel go house hunting, but Rachel doesn't like anything and wants to stay in their house. Adam's father turns up out of the blue. Rachel admits to Adam that she wrote to him after the birth of baby Matthew. Jo goes away with work for the weekend and ends up in a situation with Lee which she confesses to Karen. Karen is shocked to learn of David's affair with Robyn. Adam finally makes it up with this father. Ramona moves in with Lee.

    • 46 Minutes
    • Episode 34

    Series 5, Episode 5

    Adam's father offers to help Adam and Rachel buy their house. The auction is today. Adam arrives just in time. Then the biggest shocking event rocks them all - Rachel is in a car accident on her way to join Adam. They all spend the night at the hospital but Rachel does not recover. Adam cannot come to terms with her death. Jenny arrives unexpectedly at the funeral carrying more than herself. Adam's father returns to Ireland. Lee proposes to Ramona.

    • 48 Minutes

    Adam's father offers to help Adam and Rachel buy their house. The auction is today. Adam arrives just in time. Then the biggest shocking event rocks them all - Rachel is in a car accident on her way to join Adam. They all spend the night at the hospital but Rachel does not recover. Adam cannot come to terms with her death. Jenny arrives unexpectedly at the funeral carrying more than herself. Adam's father returns to Ireland. Lee proposes to Ramona.

    • 48 Minutes
    • Episode 35

    Series 5, Episode 6

    Karen finds it hard to cope without Rachel and seeks grief counselling. David also offers her support. She hints to Ramona that Lee might be unfaithful and Ramona discovers Jo slept with him - Ramona then takes it into her own hands and punches Jo. Adam asks everyone to join him to scatter Rachel's ashes at Portmeirion, a special place for her and Adam, meanwhile, David has to decide on the two women in his life - Karen or Robyn?

    • 48 Minutes

    Karen finds it hard to cope without Rachel and seeks grief counselling. David also offers her support. She hints to Ramona that Lee might be unfaithful and Ramona discovers Jo slept with him - Ramona then takes it into her own hands and punches Jo. Adam asks everyone to join him to scatter Rachel's ashes at Portmeirion, a special place for her and Adam, meanwhile, David has to decide on the two women in his life - Karen or Robyn?

    • 48 Minutes
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