The BEST episodes directed by Christine Gernon

The Pox
star
9.26
39 votes

#1 - The Pox

Let Them Eat Cake - Season 1 - Episode 1

In 1792 at the Palace of Versailles, Madame de Plonge bets Colombine that she can't seduce the young, handsome Marquis de Bonvie. Lisette suspects that it's all part of a ""setup"" to ruin her mistress and offers to take her place. Columbine learns that her elderly husband, Honore, has caught the pox, and turns it around to her advantage.

Dressing Up Fancy
star
9.16
69 votes

#2 - Dressing Up Fancy

Hebburn - Season 1 - Episode 3

The red carpet is layed out for the visit of Sarah's parents, Ben and Susan from York. Pauline is immersing herself in Jewish cultureusing google to make sure everything is perfect. Ben and Susan are immersed in Geordie culture with Ramsey's help as well as with Vicky and Denise's choice of outfits for the fancy dress competition at Swayze's.

Welcome to Hebburn, Pet
star
9.12
104 votes

#3 - Welcome to Hebburn, Pet

Hebburn - Season 1 - Episode 1

Jack Pearson is taking Sarah home to meet the family in Hebburn, but they think she is his new girlfriend, not his new wife that he just married in Vegas. A great big Hebburn welcome awaits.

Ghost Town
star
9.08
73 votes

#4 - Ghost Town

Hebburn - Season 1 - Episode 2

Jack and Sarah are back in Hebburn to help Dot move out of her retirement village. Jack also has big news about a book deal and a big publishing advance. Ramsey attempts to woo Denise with the power of booze.

Making Voopee
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9.00
1 votes

#5 - Making Voopee

Let Them Eat Cake - Season 1 - Episode 4

Columbine swears that she has been celibate for eight years. How, then, has she managed to get pregnant? Is King Louis XVI the father? What will Marie Antionette think?

The Portrait
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8.60
5 votes

#6 - The Portrait

Let Them Eat Cake - Season 1 - Episode 3

The finest portrait painter in France, Madame Vigee-Lebrun, agrees to paint Columbine's portrait, but the wig must go. Columbine becomes a victim of the Marquis de Sade. Lisette returns to the streets and Bouffant is seduced.

Murder
star
8.57
7 votes

#7 - Murder

Let Them Eat Cake - Season 1 - Episode 2

Columbine loses her fortune in a wager with the Marquise de Foufou. When the Marquise de Foufou is brutally murdered, Columbine is the prime suspect. But was it murder, or suicide? Justice will prevail, but not until Columbine has her day in court.

The Day Simon and His Family Opened the Door to Acceptance
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8.43
7 votes

#8 - The Day Simon and His Family Opened the Door to Acceptance

Grandma's House - Season 2 - Episode 6

It's Tanya and Clive's wedding day again, but Simon has other concerns as he is given a lesson in tough love. His play is also in jeopardy since director Ben Theodore has suddenly dropped out. Meanwhile Barry has gone missing, Adam finds new love, and all of Simon's problems could be resolved as Ben arrives with wonderful news.

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The Day Simon Found Himself Back on the Path to Fulfilment and Joy
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8.43
7 votes

#9 - The Day Simon Found Himself Back on the Path to Fulfilment and Joy

Grandma's House - Season 2 - Episode 5

Tanya is thrilled when Simon finally makes his big TV comeback, albeit a short interview to promote his play. Simon is starting to feel validated as an artist - however, a tiny off-the-cuff comment he made about an opera singer's tumour has been picked up by a popular newspaper, who really don't like that sort of thing.

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The Day Simon Officially Became a Very Good and Totally Employable Actor
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8.29
7 votes

#10 - The Day Simon Officially Became a Very Good and Totally Employable Actor

Grandma's House - Season 2 - Episode 1

It has been six months since the death of Grandpa, and Simon is living with Grandma. He has lost his presenting career and London flat, but is now set to act in a low-key BBC comedy. Tanya and Liz haven't spoken to each other since their father's funeral, and Grandma makes an underhanded attempt at bringing them back together. Meanwhile, for the sake of the reunion, man-of-the-house Simon needs to get rid of an interesting young visitor and an uncomfortably persistent Clive

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Small Opening
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8.27
301 votes

#11 - Small Opening

Absolutely Fabulous - Season 4 - Episode 5

Saffy's first play, "Self Raising Flower," based on her life is opening at the local theatre and Eddie worries that it will portray her as a bad mother, which of course it does.

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The Day Simon Thought It May Be a Good Idea to Find New Living Arrangements
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8.17
6 votes

#12 - The Day Simon Thought It May Be a Good Idea to Find New Living Arrangements

Grandma's House - Season 2 - Episode 2

Simon has been living with Grandma in Gants Hill for some months now and is beginning to feel it. Liz's husband Barry makes a rare appearance as they strive to spend some quality time together. Simon learns that Barry's firm has a flat in London but must negotiate a way around Barry's personality in order to escape. Meanwhile, as Clive attempts to impress Tanya with his work on the roof, Adam discovers something from the past.

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The Day Simon Announced That He Was In Control Of The Universe
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8.14
7 votes

#13 - The Day Simon Announced That He Was In Control Of The Universe

Grandma's House - Season 1 - Episode 3

Simon has fallen in love. He's also read a book that leads him to believe that he might be able to control the universe. The family isn't impressed though. Meanwhile, Grandpa has invited Deborah Adler to visit but Grandma doesn't like her and is less than happy. And Liz has had to take extreme measures to try to get her son, Adam, into a new school.

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The Day Simon Was Really Determined to Heal his Grandma's Pain
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8.14
7 votes

#14 - The Day Simon Was Really Determined to Heal his Grandma's Pain

Grandma's House - Season 2 - Episode 4

Simon's rehearsals for The Tempest have been going well. There seems to be chemistry between him and the talented actor/director Ben Theodore, and there's even talk of a possible date tonight. The rift between Liz and Tanya threatens to deepen as Clive arrives with some rather upsetting news. Meanwhile, Simon has also arranged for his Grandma to see a therapist due to her unresolved grief and ensuing kleptomania

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The Big Day
star
8.13
285 votes

#15 - The Big Day

Gavin & Stacey - Season 1 - Episode 6

The wedding day has finally arrived, but will they go through with it? Will Uncle Bryn finally admit to what happened on the fishing trip and will Nessa do what she knows she must?

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Fish Farm
star
8.12
255 votes

#16 - Fish Farm

Absolutely Fabulous - Season 4 - Episode 2

After rocking on at a Marilyn Manson concert, Eddie finds an attractive young man in her garden. Patsy recognizes Jago, the landscape gardener hired by Saffy, as the brother of a well known aristocrat and Eddie turns on the charm to get her dream of a huge mansion with servants.

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A Marriage of Convenience
star
8.00
1 votes

#17 - A Marriage of Convenience

Let Them Eat Cake - Season 1 - Episode 5

Columbine's sister, Cecilie, is destitute and needs help from Columbine. The only help she gets is a suggestion that she should marry the Duke D'Onan, a repulsive man who prefers men to women.

C-A-- CAMP
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7.97
442 votes

#18 - C-A-- CAMP

Speechless - Season 1 - Episode 23

As the family readies for their flight to JJ's camp, Maya gets a surprise at the airport. Ray sees the summer as an opportunity to reinvent himself, while Jimmy and Dylan turn the trip to camp into a father/daughter bonding moment.

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The Day Simon Decided It Might Be a Nice Idea to Surprise His Mother with a Gift
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7.89
9 votes

#19 - The Day Simon Decided It Might Be a Nice Idea to Surprise His Mother with a Gift

Grandma's House - Season 1 - Episode 2

Simon has brought his mum, Tanya, an extravagant gift which she refuses to accept. He's also trying to convince her that maybe she shouldn't marry Clive. Meanwhile, it's Liz's birthday but nobody seems to care. Grandad has news from the doctor about his cancer scare and Simon has decided he might write a play for the theatre. However, his family isn't impressed.

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On the Run
star
7.89
386 votes

#20 - On the Run

Gavin & Stacey - Season 2 - Episode 2

Devastated by the news he's to become a father, Smithy goes AWOL. The boys finally track him down, but can he be persuaded to do the right thing? Stacey is shocked to hear of Gwen's new domestic arrangements as the prospect of living in Essex finally hits her.

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The Vault
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7.84
279 votes

#21 - The Vault

Ghosts (US) - Season 1 - Episode 13

Just as Sam and Jay are set to host a friend's wedding that could get their B&B business off the ground, the ghost of Hetty's husband, Elias Woodstone, tries to ruin it.

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O-S--OSCAR P-A--PARTY
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7.82
525 votes

#22 - O-S--OSCAR P-A--PARTY

Speechless - Season 1 - Episode 16

Maya feels threatened by the perceived perfection of one of the mom's at her annual Oscar party; Ray pretends to be someone he's not to impress a girl.

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N-O– NOMINEE
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7.82
222 votes

#23 - N-O– NOMINEE

Speechless - Season 2 - Episode 18

JJ travels to a film festival where he’s been nominated for an award but is upset when he learns the real reason he’s being honored. Jimmy stays home and struggles to protect Dylan from the truth about an impending eviction. And Ray takes an unlikely and painful route to basketball stardom in hopes of winning back Taylor,

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J-J'S D-R–DREAM
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7.81
392 votes

#24 - J-J'S D-R–DREAM

Speechless - Season 2 - Episode 3

Ray gets in over his head when he makes up a fake charity to impress his girlfriend; Maya gives Jimmy tips on being the boss; and Dylan demands Kenneth get out of her space.

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The Big 5-0
star
7.81
589 votes

#25 - The Big 5-0

Trophy Wife - Season 1 - Episode 11

When Kate attempts to break Pete's birthday curse and help him have a fun birthday, the curse proves to be more powerful than she anticipates. Meanwhile, Diane and Jackie shop together for Pete's birthday gift and the kids are at home with lobsters that refuse to be a main course.

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N-E-NEW A-I-AIDE
star
7.81
897 votes

#26 - N-E-NEW A-I-AIDE

Speechless - Season 1 - Episode 2

Maya struggles as Kenneth takes over as JJ’s full-time aide. Loving his new freedom, JJ avoids attending a physical therapy appointment, and Maya automatically blames Kenneth, using any excuse to confirm her misgivings and moves to fire him. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to teach Dylan the family way to not be so neighborly.

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The Tasty Boys
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7.78
892 votes

#27 - The Tasty Boys

The Goldbergs (2013) - Season 3 - Episode 11

As Adam and Barry team up in a rap supergroup a la the Beastie Boys, Beverly presses Murray to let her remodel their kitchen.

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C-H-O-CHOIR
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7.77
551 votes

#28 - C-H-O-CHOIR

Speechless - Season 1 - Episode 10

Maya surprises everyone by embracing a newfound holiday spirit, but her view is put to the test when the family van is stolen along with all their holiday gifts. Ray joins the choir and gets a coveted solo. But when an attractive new teacher is hired, JJ decides to join his brother and takes Ray's solo.

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W-H-- WHEELCHAIR P-L-- PLANET
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7.76
162 votes

#29 - W-H-- WHEELCHAIR P-L-- PLANET

Speechless - Season 3 - Episode 16

The DiMeos come together to help JJ shoot a last-minute film for his college application, working against the clock and Maya’s own best interests. Jimmy makes an embarrassing gaffe with JJ’s beloved, and Kenneth and Ray scramble to suppress embarrassing secrets.

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I-N-S– INSPIRATIONS
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7.72
696 votes

#30 - I-N-S– INSPIRATIONS

Speechless - Season 1 - Episode 4

Exploring the city on their own, JJ and Kenneth realize strangers look at them as inspirational. The two push their luck, receiving free food and baseball game admissions. Kenneth lets this get to his head, goes overboard, and things fall apart. Meanwhile, as the family can’t do anything without having to worry about wheelchair accessibility, Dylan and Ray convince Maya to take them paintballing. But can she let herself have fun without JJ?

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T-H-- THE C-L-- CLUB
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7.71
561 votes

#31 - T-H-- THE C-L-- CLUB

Speechless - Season 1 - Episode 15

J.J. argues with Kenneth about their time together; the family become members of a country club for a week.

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P-I-PILOT
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7.70
1070 votes

#32 - P-I-PILOT

Speechless - Season 1 - Episode 1

Maya DiMeo moves her family to a new, upscale school district when she finds the perfect situation for her eldest son, JJ, who has cerebral palsy. While JJ and daughter Dylan are thrilled with the move, middle son Ray is frustrated by the family's tendencies to constantly move, since he feels his needs are second to JJ Soon, Maya realizes it is not the right situation for JJ and attempts to uproot the family again. But JJ connects with Kenneth, the school's groundskeeper, and asks him to step in as a his caregiver, and Ray manages to convince Maya to give the school another chance.

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Engagement Party
star
7.69
370 votes

#33 - Engagement Party

Gavin & Stacey - Season 1 - Episode 3

After his initial angry reaction to Stacey's news, Uncle Bryn agrees to drive them all to Essex to meet the Shipmans. Pam has laid on a cracking spread and the party goes with a bang. But then Gavin and Stacey make an announcement that throws all the bonhomie out the window.

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L-O-N-- LONDON (1)
star
7.69
223 votes

#34 - L-O-N-- LONDON (1)

Speechless - Season 3 - Episode 1

The DiMeos cross the pond so Maya can ask her estranged father, the challenging Martin, for a loan to save their house. Meanwhile, Jimmy puts on his “fun dad” hat to ensure JJ has a great trip, Ray digs deep to summon Californian vibes to endear himself to British girls, and Kenneth reveals a love for all things royal.

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Jay's Sister
star
7.69
296 votes

#35 - Jay's Sister

Ghosts (US) - Season 1 - Episode 12

When Jay's sister, Bela, comes to visit Sam and Jay after being dumped by her boyfriend, they're shocked to discover that she's communicating with someone they know on a dating app.

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W-E– WE'RE B-A– BACK!
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7.65
439 votes

#36 - W-E– WE'RE B-A– BACK!

Speechless - Season 2 - Episode 1

While JJ was at summer camp, Maya decided it’s time the family no longer use JJ’s disability as an excuse to let their lives fall through the cracks. Maya, Jimmy and Dylan make dramatic changes, but a smug Ray decides he will spend the summer watching his family likely failing at their attempts. When JJ comes home, Kenneth finds a love note in JJ’s luggage from Alexa (guest star Rose Crisman), a girl he met at camp, who wants to give JJ his first kiss. The family chucks their self-improvement projects and hits the road to find Alexa.

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All-Nighter
star
7.63
1755 votes

#37 - All-Nighter

Superstore - Season 1 - Episode 9

The employees have to spend the night in the store while they wait for a delivery and bond as they pass the time.

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The Big Secret
star
7.61
346 votes

#38 - The Big Secret

Gavin & Stacey - Season 1 - Episode 4

The Shipmans drive down to Wales for the wedding fayre. After an eventful trip to church to hear the banns being read, Nessa confides in Stacey her big secret.

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The Day Simon Attempted to Express Actual Feelings Just Like a Person
star
7.60
5 votes

#39 - The Day Simon Attempted to Express Actual Feelings Just Like a Person

Grandma's House - Season 2 - Episode 3

Having landed a role in The Tempest, Simon is focusing on trying to cry. Meanwhile, Grandma is having trouble coming to terms with the death of her husband and Tanya has arranged a thrilling surprise for her own birthday. Also, unbeknownst to the family, Clive wakes up in Grandma's loft due to issues with alcohol.

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Gavin and Stacey
star
7.60
491 votes

#40 - Gavin and Stacey

Gavin & Stacey - Season 1 - Episode 1

After being phone buddies for months, Gavin and Stacey finally arrange a rendezvous in Leicester Square, with Stacey's best friend Nessa and Gav's pal Smithy coming along for support.

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The Coonskin Cap
star
7.58
227 votes

#41 - The Coonskin Cap

Jonathan Creek - Season 4 - Episode 1

Jonathan and Carla, who is now a television presenter, are called in to discover how a WPC's murderer can escape a locked gymnasium surrounded by police officers. Is her murder really connected to those of a strangler wearing a 'Davey Crockett' cap...?

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Doing It Right
star
7.55
871 votes

#42 - Doing It Right

Fresh Off the Boat - Season 2 - Episode 17

After Jessica clashes with another mother, she is concerned that she is the cause of Evan being uninvited to a birthday party.

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The Real F Word
star
7.53
335 votes

#43 - The Real F Word

The Real O'Neals - Season 1 - Episode 4

It’s Kenny’s first day back at school since coming out, and he uses a certain “F word” to describe himself, which then backfires. Meanwhile, Eileen helps Pat choose a couch for his new living space in the basement but she ultimately struggles with accepting this new phase in their relationship.

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E-I- EIGHTEEN
star
7.52
221 votes

#44 - E-I- EIGHTEEN

Speechless - Season 2 - Episode 14

JJ struggles with not being treated like an adult on his 18th birthday. He storms out of his own party but soon learns a valuable lesson from Kenneth. Meanwhile, an exchange student moves in with Taylor, so Ray tries to make Taylor jealous with some of his father's old moves but the plan backfires. And Dylan is recruited to be on the school's wrestling team.

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Wig
star
7.51
2102 votes

#45 - Wig

New Girl - Season 5 - Episode 7

When Nick's attraction to Reagan starts affecting Schmidt and Cece's relationship, they enact a plan to demystify her, in hopes of helping Nick get over her. Meanwhile, Winston teaches Reagan the art of the breakup.

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The Phone Call
star
7.51
437 votes

#46 - The Phone Call

Gavin & Stacey - Season 1 - Episode 2

After a huge misunderstanding on the phone, Stacey thinks Gavin has finished with her. He drives to Wales to explain and ends up taking her home with him. Having never been further than Bridgend before, Stacey's trip to Essex is an eye-opening experience that ends with the biggest surprise of all.

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Jacked o' Lantern
star
7.51
639 votes

#47 - Jacked o' Lantern

black-ish - Season 2 - Episode 6

Ever since he was a kid, Dre has loved Halloween. Now that he lives in one of those “good candy neighborhoods,” kids come from all over the city to trick-or-treat, including Dre’s own nieces and nephews. The cousins are known for roughhousing and The Johnson kids aren’t happy when they come around, but Dre feels his kids could use some toughening. Meanwhile, Dre gets a surprise visit from his own cousin, June Bug, who used to torment Dre as a kid.

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L-O-N-- LONDON (2)
star
7.50
244 votes

#48 - L-O-N-- LONDON (2)

Speechless - Season 3 - Episode 2

Maya must choose between asking her father for money to save their house and a lasting relationship with him. Ray strives to bond with his new British family, only to discover Dylan’s the one with a surprising connection. Meanwhile, JJ shows Kenneth a good time off-the-clock, and Jimmy inadvertently finds love.

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Here's This Guy
star
7.50
410 votes

#49 - Here's This Guy

Selfie - Season 1 - Episode 7

When Eliza discovers that a distracted Henry wants to drastically reduce their mentoring sessions, she resolves to put an end to Henry’s biggest distraction – his new lady friend, Julia.

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Hen Night for Stacey
star
7.48
319 votes

#50 - Hen Night for Stacey

Gavin & Stacey - Season 1 - Episode 5

Stacey's brother Jason arrives home early, much to Uncle Bryn's horror. Stacey has her hen night and Gavin has two stag nights, the second of which reveals something about Stacey that could jeopardise the whole wedding.

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