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Men Behaving Badly

All Episodes 1995 - 1998

  • Ended
  • BBC One
  • 1992-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • 30 mins
  • 19 hours, 13 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Comedy
Gary needs a lodger to help pay the mortgage on his flat. Unfortunately, neither of his lodgers seems to be able (or willing) to pay any rent at all! First there's Dermot and then Tony. Both of these fall for Deborah, who owns the flat upstairs, but get nowhere. Gary also has thoughts in that direction - his problem being the fact that he has a regular girlfiend, Dorothy, who he lives with!

59 episodes

Special 2 Comic Relief Special 1997

  • 1997-03-14T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

A specially filmed scene in aid of Comic Relief brings a surprise guest to the flat.

Christmas time, a time of love, food and fun. However at Gary’s home Christmas time is a time of hate, burnt turkeys and deep fat fried phones! Gary is determined to do the cooking, and Deborah wants to split up with Tony, who's thrilled with his new drum set.

Special 4 Performance (1)

  • 1998-12-25T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

Gary and Dorothy are determined to try for a baby; however Gary has a slight impotence problem so collects a heavy collection of pornography to solve the issue.

Special 5 Gary in Love (2)

  • 1998-12-26T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

Gary attends a conference in Worthing, and Dorothy, Deborah and Tony tag along for the trip; Tony and Gary make the local headlines by stealing a large ornamental fish, and Gary falls in love - and not with Dorothy.

Special 6 Delivery (3)

  • 1998-12-28T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

In the final episode, Tony takes up his new job as a postman; however Deborah believes he's become boring as a result. Meanwhile Gary gets heavily drunk to break the news to George and Anthea the office is closing down; and Dorothy goes into labour, but with a drunken Gary and Tony (who’s now back to his old ways) and an unconscious midwife, events descend into disaster.

As part of Comic Relief 1999, a 'Swinging Sixties' version of the show was broadcast via recently discovered black-and-white footage, known as 'The Naughty Boys'.

Special 8 Series 1 Outtakes

  • 2000-05-07T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Outtakes and bloopers from Season 1

Special 9 Series 2 Outtakes

  • 2000-06-04T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Outtakes and bloopers from Season 2

Special 10 Series 3 Outtakes

  • 2000-06-04T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Outtakes and bloopers from Season 3

Special 11 Series 4 Outtakes

  • 2000-07-02T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Outtakes and bloopers from Season 4

Special 12 Series 5 Outtakes

  • 2000-07-02T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Outtakes and bloopers from Season 5

Special 13 Series 6 Outtakes

  • 2000-11-20T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

Outtakes and bloopers from Season 6

Special 14 Jingle Balls! Outtakes

  • 2000-08-13T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Outtakes and bloopers from Jingle Balls!

Special 15 Series 7 Outtakes

  • 2000-08-13T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Outtakes and bloopers from Last Orders

Special 16 Last Orders

  • 2003-08-31T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

The DVD version also features a movie version which combines all three episodes. It's time to call 'Last Orders' down The Crown, as the Men Behaving Badly gang bow out with the hilarious Final Trilogy of feature-length episodes. So join Gary, Tony, Dorothy and Debs in a final bout of bad behaviour. Performance Sex is beautiful and natural, until Gary and Dorothy decide they want to make a baby. Tony is about to move in with Deborah when she goes in hospital with a bad leg. Tony faces up to the dilemma: could he live with a one-legged woman? But not to worry, the most important thing is: It's Karaoke Night at The Crown. Gary In Love Dazzled by the prospect of a free hotel suite, Deborah, Tony and Dorothy join Gary for a weekend in Worthing in November. Tony and Gary get drunk and smuggle a municipal landmark back to their hotel, then wonder how to dispose of it. Dorothy thinks she is pregnant and Gary thinks he is falling in love with Wendy. Tony decides only he can sort it out... Delivery Tony has got a job as a postman and is finally taking life seriously - too seriously for Deborah who realises she preferred him when he was carefree and stupid. Gary's office is closing down, not that he can bring himself to tell the staff. Dorothy is very pregnant and already worried about having another helpless, flatulent, breast-fixated little bastard in the house.

Special 17 Stand Up To Cancer Special

  • 2014-10-16T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Gary and Tony discuss testicular cancer as part of Channel 4's Stand Up To Cancer telethon and The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night.

Special 18 Comedy Connections

  • 2003-06-29T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Cast and crew look back at one of the most popular sitcoms of the 1990s, British Men Behaving Badly (1992), which starred Martin Clunes and Neil Morrissey and reflected the lad culture of the decade.

1x01 Intruders

  • Series Premiere

    1992-02-18T00:00:00Z — 24 mins

Gary wants to leave his girlfriend, Dorothy, but she decides to leave him first. Gary owns a flat and needs a lodger to help pay the mortgage. Unfortunately, he's got Dermot as a lodger and he's no help at all. A young woman named Deborah moves into the flat upstairs and Dermot immediately decides he's in love with her. The feeling isn't mutual though!

1x02 The Bet

  • 1992-02-25T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Gary and Dermot play chess to decide who will win an evening of pleasure

1x03 Alarms & Setbacks

  • 1992-03-03T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Gary tries to impress Deborah by installing a burglar alarm while Dermot tries to impress her by offering his body!

1x04 Animals

  • 1992-03-10T00:00:00Z — 24 mins

Gary suggests to Dorothy that they should have an ""open relationship"". Much to his surprise, she agrees. Dermot makes greater efforts to get somewhere with Deborah

1x05 Sex & Violence

  • 1992-03-17T00:00:00Z — 24 mins

Dermot organises a romantic dinner for Deborah

1x06 My Brilliant Career

  • 1992-03-24T00:00:00Z — 23 mins

Gary thinks that he's been offered a new job so takes his staff out to dinner so that he can tell them that he's leaving! Will he be correct? Meanwhile, Dermot loses his job after he dangles a customer by the ankles.

2x01 Gary & Tony

  • Season Premiere

    1992-09-07T23:00:00Z — 24 mins

Dermot has left the flat and gone abroad so Gary advertises for a new lodger. After interviewing a string of very strange and weird applicants, Gary offers the room to a bloke called Tony. Also, Anthea asks Gary for a pay rise and gets locked in the stationery cupboard.

2x02 Rent Boy

  • 1992-09-14T23:00:00Z — 24 mins

Tony tries to impress Deborah by pretending that he can speak German - His plan backfires, however, when Debs gets a letter from a German customer and asks him to translate it for her! Gary begins to suspect that Tony is gay.

2x03 How to Dump Your Girlfriend

  • 1992-09-21T23:00:00Z — 22 mins

Deborah is ill, so Tony decides to look after her. Meanwhile, Tony decides that his girlfriend is getting too serious for his liking so sets about finding a way of dumping her without having to tell her face to face!

2x04 Troublesome 12 Inch

  • 1992-09-28T23:00:00Z — 22 mins

Dorothy demands an explanation when Tony sells one of her LP records, which is a 'rare' collectors' item worth £200, which is green in colour. Gary has to find a replacement! - The replacement LP is black, so Gary tries to paint it green! When Dorothy is not convinced, he has to pay her £200. Then, Tony tells him that there was a misprint in the catalogue - the green LP was only worth a few pounds!!!

2x05 Going Nowhere

  • 1992-10-05T23:00:00Z — 24 mins

Gary and Deborah are trapped in a lift together. Tony has bought an old van and equips it with an electric blanket - Can you guess why?!

2x06 People Behaving Irritatingly

  • 1992-10-12T23:00:00Z — 23 mins

Tony's brother has come to stay and so does his girlfriend. Gary ends up wanting to kill both of them. Then he finds out that her parents have a holiday villa which might be available for a free holiday. Now he'll have to be nice to them both!

3x01 Lovers

  • Season Premiere

    1994-06-30T23:00:00Z — 28 mins

Gary is upset when he discovers that he's had well below the average number of sexual partners for a man of his age, so goes to great lengths to prove to Dorothy that he's VERY experienced. Meanwhile, Deborah has split up with her boyfriend, making Tony thinks he's ""in with a chance""!

3x02 Bed

  • 1994-07-07T23:00:00Z — 28 mins

It's a wild and stormy night. Deborah can't sleep because she has digestive problems and because the garden fence is flapping around in the wind. She solves this problem by sending Tony to fix the fence and sends Gary to the shops. In the middle of the night, to look for indigestion tablets!

3x03 Casualties

  • 1994-07-14T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Deborah has become very depressed, so she decides to sell her flat and leave the country (As you do!!!). To prevent her from leaving, Gary and Tony do everything they can think of to convince potential buyers that her flat is a terrible place to live!

3x04 Weekend

  • 1994-07-21T23:00:00Z — 28 mins

Tony gets a job as a barman, working for Les. Gary and Dorothy compare fantasies.

3x05 Cleaning Lady

  • 1994-07-28T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Dorothy orders Gary to hire a cleaner because she is fed up with the dirty state of the flat. Gary agrees, reluctantly, and becomes obsessed with his new cleaning lady! Tony loses his job at the pub when Les's brother comes to stay, but finds a new job as a male model.

3x06 Marriage

  • 1994-08-04T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Tony resorts to bugging Deborah's flat in an attempt to find out what she sees in her new estate agent boyfriend. Gary takes Dorothy to the ""Pasta Pig"" for a romantic meal. Carried away by the wine and the atmosphere, he forgets himself and proposes! - Dorothy accepts!! Next morning, Gary has second thoughts but how can he escape marriage?

4x01 Babies

  • Season Premiere

    1995-05-24T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Deborah leaves her keys with Tony so that he can let the gas engineer in to service her boiler. Tony can't resist the chance to have a peep in Deborah's underwear drawer, with disastrous consequences! Gary and Dorothy think they might have a baby - Dorothy begins to wonder whether Gary is mature enough to be a father.

4x02 Infidelity

  • 1995-05-31T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Deborah tells Tony that she prefers people who help others, so he tries to become a Samaritan. Meanwhile, Gary suspects Dorothy of ""playing around"" and goes to great lengths to confirm his suspicions.

4x03 Pornography

  • 1995-06-07T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Gary organises a dinner party which proves to be a total disaster while Tony's new girlfriend tells him that he'll have to get rid of his collection of soft-porn magazines or she'll leave him.

4x04 Three Girlfriends

  • 1995-06-21T23:00:00Z — 28 mins

Gary's dad has come to stay so he has to find a partner to take to a party. Tony has three girlfriends at the same time and he's finding it difficult to keep them apart. He's also making Gary very jealous!

4x05 Drunk

  • 1995-06-28T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Gary is supposed to be having a romantic meal with Dorothy, but he gets held up in the pub with Tony. Then Les announces a ""Beers of the World"" promotion and Gary and Tony have to help with the tasting. Will he ever get to the romantic meal?

4x06 In Bed with Dorothy

  • 1995-07-05T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Dorothy has had an operation to remove her appendix so Gary insists that she stays with him so that he can look after her. He isn't happy when she shows no interest in having sex with him. Tony is discovered wearing spectacles.

4x07 Playing Away

  • 1995-07-12T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Tony has toothache but can't face a trip to the dentist. He decides on a 'do-it-yourself' extraction and ends up in great pain. Gary and Deborah have gone away on a weekend writing course. Tony calls Dorothy at the hospital and she comes round to help him. They end up in bed together.

5x01 Hair

  • Season Premiere

    1996-06-19T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Tony is away travelling around Europe. Meanwhile, Gary and Dorothy have a very romantic time and Dorothy decides that she'll move in with Gary. She also decides that Tony will have to leave the flat if he moves in! Tony comes home with a beard and is shocked to find a tidy flat with a fridge full of food instead of lager. Gary agonises about ways of breaking the news to Tony that he'll have to leave the flat.

5x02 The Good Pub Guide

  • 1996-06-26T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Deborah has become interested in astrology. Tony thinks he can use this new interest as a way of getting her to sleep with him. Dorothy gives Gary a lesson in bad behaviour. Gary and Tony are horrified when they discover that Les has been sacked as manager of ""The Crown"". They're even more horrified when they learn that the new landlord plans to completely refurbish the pub. They set about finding a new 'local'. They also fill their flat with some strange mementoes of the 'old Crown'.

5x03 Cowardice

  • 1996-07-03T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Gary makes himself look like a coward in a 'road rage' incident so he hatches a plan to make himself look macho. He hires someone to pretend to pick a fight with him in the pub but ends up fighting the wrong man. Deborah has a female friend staying with her. Gary and Tony are convinced that she's going through a ""lesbian phase""!

5x04 Your Mate v Your Bird

  • 1996-07-10T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Gary has to decide between keeping Tony as a flatmate and living with Dorothy. He finally decides to ask Tony to leave. Tony moves to a room in ""The Crown"". Then Dorothy announces that she's decided to move in with Deborah! Tony tries to prove his love for Deborah with a do-it-yourself tattoo.

5x05 Cardigan

  • 1996-07-17T23:00:00Z — 27 mins

Gary is upset when he's mistaken for George at the office. He decides to prove that he isn't becoming ""middle aged"" by taking Dorothy, Tony and Deborah to an all-night rave. The evening is a complete disaster!

5x06 Rich and Fat

  • 1996-07-24T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Everyone keeps telling Tony that he's getting fat, so he tries to lose weight. Tony discovers that Gary has £33,000 in his savings account and soon everyone knows about it. Dorothy 'persuades' Gary to make a donation to the hospital appeal fund but everyone is after Gary for a handout. He solves the problem by pretending that he's blown all of his money on expensive watches and Harrods lager.

5x07 Home-Made Sauna

  • 1996-07-31T23:00:00Z — 29 mins

Dorothy and Deborah have gone away on a sailing weekend. Tony is building a sauna in the garden shed - a ""shedna"" as he calls it. Gary and Tony meet Paula and Carol, who are staying at the house next door for the weekend. They invite the girls round for a barbecue. Tony makes a play for Paula, but discovers that she's a happily married mother. Gary is seduced by Carol. When Deborah and Dorothy come home, Tony talks Debs into trying out the ""shedna"" with him, but it blows up before they can use it! Gary obviously keeps quiet about his weekend activities with Carol.

6x01 Stag Night

  • Season Premiere

    1997-11-06T00:00:00Z — 28 mins

Gary and Tony set out to celebrate Gary's stag night after Dorothy decides that it's time Gary showed ""real committment"" by marrying her. Gary suggests to Dorothy that buying a dog together might be an alternative!

6x02 Wedding

  • 1997-11-13T00:00:00Z — 29 mins

The day of Gary and Dorothy's wedding arrives and both of them are having second thoughts. Tony, however, is ""on a promise"" if the wedding goes ahead.

6x03 Jealousy

  • 1997-11-20T00:00:00Z — 28 mins

Tony becomes obsessively jealous when he thinks that Deborah fancies another man. Gary and Dorothy, Tony and Deborah spend a weekend in a caravan out in the country. Gary is trying to give up smoking.

6x04 Watching TV

  • 1997-11-27T00:00:00Z — 29 mins

Gary, Dorothy, Tony and Deborah spend an evening watching television. At least, Tony tries to watch television. The other three seem hell bent on making Tony look like an idiot.

6x05 Ten

  • 1997-12-04T00:00:00Z — 29 mins

Tony tries to talk Deborah into making love in unusual places. He also has to try to make a good impression on Deborah's mother. Dorothy talks Gary into seeing a relationship counsellor.

6x06 Sofa

  • 1997-12-11T00:00:00Z — 29 mins

Dorothy talks Gary into getting rid of his 25-year-old sofa. Gary reminisces about the events his sofa has 'witnessed'.

7x01 Performance

  • Season Premiere

    1998-12-25T00:00:00Z — 44 mins