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Foreign Bodies

All Episodes 1987 - 1989

  • Ended
  • BBC Two
  • 1987-03-05T12:00:00-08:00
  • 30 mins
  • 9 hours, 0 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Comedy
Roisin (Hilary Reynolds) and Septa (Maeve Germaine) are two young nurses from Dublin who go to work at a hospital in Belfast. Roisin meets and falls in love with Tom (Dan Gordon), a young Protestant car mechanic. This causes a series of problems for the young couple, their families and friends.

18 episodes

1x01 Culture Clash

  • Series Premiere

    1987-03-05T12:00:00-08:00 — 30 mins

Tom gets knocked off his Bike but meets Roisin in the process and the romance starts...

1x02 First Impressions

  • 1987-03-12T12:00:00-08:00 — 30 mins

Roisin's Family go to Belfast to meet Tom but thinks don't quite go as planned.

1x03 Anniversary

  • 1987-03-19T12:00:00-08:00 — 30 mins

It's Tom's Parents 25th Wedding Anniversary and Tom asks Alex to take Septa as his date but he isn't exactly excited by the prospect.

1x04 Decisions

  • 1987-03-26T12:00:00-08:00 — 30 mins

Tom is thinking of asking Roisin to marry him.

1x05 A Weekend In The Other Country

  • 1987-04-02T11:00:00-08:00 — 30 mins

Tom and Alex go to Dublin for the weekend.

1x06 Distant Bells

  • 1987-04-09T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Tom and Roisin are planning to go away on holiday but what to keep it under wraps.

2x01 Three Into One

  • Season Premiere

    1987-09-18T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

The holiday is soon and Dermot can't go so Septa has to find somebody to take his place.

2x02 Money Matters

  • 1987-09-25T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Alex gets Tom involved in fixing 'dodgy' cars for a local gangster.

2x03 Money At A Premium

  • 1987-10-02T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Tom's father lends him the money to pay for the holiday. Alex starts a new job in the pub but he isn't quite up to standards.

2x04 Sick As A Dog

  • 1987-10-09T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Alex says he can't go on holiday as his dog is ill and he won't leave it until he makes sure it's ok.

2x05 False Start

  • 1987-10-16T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Tom, Alex, Roisin and Septa set off on Holiday to Wales.

2x06 Home And Away

  • 1987-10-23T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

The four get lost while hillwalking.

3x01 Candles

  • Season Premiere

    1989-05-04T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Tom is worried that Roisin has her eye on another man.

3x02 Misconceptions

  • 1989-05-11T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Alex wants help in asking a woman to go out with him.

3x03 Three Point Turn

  • 1989-05-18T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Septa sees a new side to Alex and starts getting feelings for him.

3x04 Strictly Business

  • 1989-05-25T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Alex and Tom get involved in helping Bootlace again which leads to trouble.

3x05 Pressures

  • 1989-06-01T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Alex and Soup have to collect Roisin's mother who is visiting her daughter.

3x06 Arabian Nights

  • 1989-06-08T12:00:00-07:00 — 30 mins

Roisin gets the opportunity to go and work in Saudi Arabia but Tom isn't happy.