The Best Episodes Directed by Ben Gosling Fuller

Episode 1

#1 - Episode 1

The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff Season 1 - Episode 1

Jedrington Secret-Past teams up with a charming new business partner, but is Harmswell Grimstone all he seems, or is he actually massively evil? And what is the awful secret behind the cryptic letter that has disturbed Jedrington's wife Conceptiva so greatly that she has made her way to End-It-All Dock? As the Secret-Past family's fortunes rise and rise it turns out that the foundations of their happiness are far from sound.

star 8.87
99 votes
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Episode 3

#2 - Episode 3

The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff Season 1 - Episode 3

Reduced to poverty and gin addiction Jedrington is at his lowest ebb, until his loyal and true servant Servegood restores him to sobriety by the gentle application of a massive cudgel. Reunited with Conceptiva, the two take the evil Mr Harmswell Grimstone to court to demand the return of the business and their daughter. But when the judge turns out to be Grimstone's uncle the case seems hopeless. Just when all seems lost, the family find the solution in the most unlikely place.

star 8.84
64 votes
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Episode 2

#3 - Episode 2

The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff Season 1 - Episode 2

Stricken with grief at the apparent death of his wife, Jedrington begins to question the morality of his business empire until on Easter Eve he is visited by three terrifying ghostly rabbits who drive him over the edge of despair. Meanwhile at the hands of Miss Primly Tightclench the governess Mr Wackvile, headmaster of St Nasty's the Secret-Past children suffer the worst extremes of Victorian education until Victor goes missing in a suspicious accident with an automatic caning machine. But who is the mysterious amnesiac woman wandering the East End?

star 8.70
67 votes
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The Paintings

#4 - The Paintings

Ideal Season 7 - Episode 4

Mistakenly believing Moz to be an avant garde artist, Tilly arranges for him have an exhibition. Jess and Cartoon Head experiment with ketamine and find themselves way out of their depth.

star 8.08
53 votes
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#5 - Politics

Bad Education Season 1 - Episode 6

The Abbey Grove school election is underway and each class must put forward a candidate. Gulliver's candidate is school brainbox David Millbank. When Gulliver implies Alfie's class are all 'unelectable', he decides to make it his mission to prove her wrong. Meanwhile Fraser is suspended due to an unfortunate incident involving a very provocative internet viral, which means Pickwell has firmly got her sights on trying to get the job for herself.

star 7.99
307 votes
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Sex Education

#6 - Sex Education

Bad Education Season 1 - Episode 2

Abbey Grove School parents are worried about the impending arrival of the French exchange students, after Jean Claude and his French classmates ran riot leaving a wake of lovestruck teenagers behind them the previous year. This year, Fraser is determined to prove to the angry parents that he has got everything under control, especially with his right-hand man Alfie by his side. But is Alfie really the right man to entrust with a sex education class?

star 7.69
344 votes
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Optimum Conditions

#7 - Optimum Conditions

Pramface Season 2 - Episode 7

The future is still uncertain for Jamie and Laura, who are now officially a couple, but Jamie is concerned that Laura's not really into him as she won't 'go public' with the news and tell her parents or friends. Mike is throwing a party to celebrate the end of exams, but is keeping it under the radar to ensure only the cool crowd get to hear about it. Beth gets a huge shock when her previously flawless academic record is 'tainted' with a B, and rather than getting into the party spirit, begins to question her whole identity as 'the smart one'. Alan's also got some persuading to do: he tries to drag Janet back to counselling as he's feeling neglected by her spending so much time at work.

star 7.67
58 votes
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School Trip

#8 - School Trip

Bad Education Season 1 - Episode 4

It is the day of the Abbey Grove school field trips and Alfie and Gulliver are escorting their pupils to a petting zoo and ink museum. Fraser takes his group of pupils to a 'poetry recital' which turns out to be a rap battle, and Pickwell decides to take her class to an abattoir. Things go from bad to worse, when Alfie takes an opportunity to hijack his field trip and turn it into a Bear Grylls-esque survival course.

star 7.64
266 votes
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Football Match

#9 - Football Match

Bad Education Season 1 - Episode 5

It is the biggest football match of the Abbey Grove school year, as they take on the local public school, Middleton House. After the PE teacher goes missing, Fraser decides that Alfie is the ideal candidate to coach the Abbey Grove team. There are a couple of problems with this decision - firstly Alfie knows nothing about football and secondly Middleton House happens to be his childhood school, which means being reacquainted with his old games teacher and nemesis Mr Humpage.

star 7.62
304 votes
Self Defence

#10 - Self Defence

Bad Education Season 1 - Episode 3

A new computer game craze hits Abbey Grove School that has got the children imitating a dangerous move called the 'blitz kick'. Fraser decides to buy a copy of the game to see what all the fuss is about but inadvertently turns his staff into addicts as well. Alfie decides to support his beloved Miss Gulliver in taking a stand against all this violence by organising a weapons amnesty. While Fraser hires a very inappropriate self-defence tutor, Preet, to help demonstrate the dangers of violence.

star 7.58
280 votes
The Brothel

#11 - The Brothel

Ideal Season 7 - Episode 3

Moz and Nicki begin a rival hash dealing businesses but a price war starts with both businesses attempting to undercut each other. Brian and Carmel open up a brothel.

star 7.56
80 votes
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The Debtors

#12 - The Debtors

Ideal Season 7 - Episode 2

A penniless Moz calls in his debts. However, his mates seem very reluctant to pay him back. Jess falls under the spell of masked hit man Cartoon Head.

star 7.52
80 votes
Episode 3

#13 - Episode 3

That Mitchell and Webb Look Season 4 - Episode 3

More sketch comedy from the quirky world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb. This time Gilbert and Sullivan announce their new opera about a maverick cop - No Nonsense Harry; a very serious actor has a bitter argument with his moustache; and at last the invention of the domestic jetpack! Meanwhile, behind the scenes, David is selling a brand new kind of biscuit.

star 7.49
207 votes
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The Police

#14 - The Police

Ideal Season 7 - Episode 1

Moz plots to win back the heart of his true love, Jenny. However, when he discovers she has joined the police force, his plans are thrown into disarray.

star 7.41
109 votes
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The Love

#15 - The Love

Ideal Season 7 - Episode 5

Sitcom about a small-time drug dealer. Moz tries to turn his friendship with Tilly into a full-blown relationship. Colin hires his estranged wife Carmel as an escort girl.

star 7.35
49 votes
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Parents' Evening

#16 - Parents' Evening

Bad Education Season 1 - Episode 1

It is parents' evening at Abbey Grove School and Alfie is under pressure from the deputy headmistress Miss Pickwell to mark his mock exam papers, otherwise she will fail his whole class. However, news that biology teacher Miss Gulliver has split from her boyfriend only serves to distract him as he becomes fixated with securing a date with her. But with the unpredictable headmaster Mr Fraser also keen to make a move on Miss Gulliver, Alfie resorts to desperate measures both to mark the papers and beat Fraser to a date.

star 6.86
379 votes
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The Red King

#17 - The Red King

Ideal Season 7 - Episode 6

Moz comes face to face with a gang of deadly gingers known as the Red Mist. Carmel has to choose between Colin and Jake, whilst Yasuko leaves Derrick for Fist. With special guests Rula Lenska and Janet Street Porter.

star 6.58
80 votes
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