The BEST episodes directed by Liddy Oldroyd

George and His Daughter
66 votes

#1 - George and His Daughter

Drop The Dead Donkey - Season 3 - Episode 10

Damien gets caught in South Africa when a dictator wants information on dissidents in the UK. Joy and her friend go to see the Chippendales, so Henry and Dave try to show that they can go one better. George hunts for his daughter who is living rough with a bunch of squatters.

Glad to Be Gay
46 votes

#2 - Glad to Be Gay

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 2 - Episode 5

Tom and Linda go out clubbing and get completely smashed. Tom spends the night with a weird security guard, while Linda wakes up in bed with a woman. She's annoyed at first, until she realises that they did more than just sleep. Meanwhile Beryl goes back on the game, and Linda later gets arrested for soliciting. ""I said to them, do I look like a solicitor? No!""

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Charnley in Love
36 votes

#3 - Charnley in Love

Drop The Dead Donkey - Season 5 - Episode 7

Sally does an old age pensioners advert, but it backfires on her. Dave is beginning to have second thoughts about getting engaged, then he finds out that his fiance is dumping him. One of Gus's old girl friends, who now works for Sir Roysten, comes to give Globelink the once over. Damien is the first subject on a new reality TV show. Damien interviews M.P.s Anne Coates and Tony Banks.

George's Car
36 votes

#4 - George's Car

Drop The Dead Donkey - Season 5 - Episode 6

George buys Henry's old Jaguar and immediately has to spend 2000 pounds on a new gearbox. Sally is thinking about cosmetic surgery and Dave might break the habit of a lifetime and propose marriage to his girlfriend.

Sofa Man
47 votes

#5 - Sofa Man

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 2 - Episode 6

Tom gets to appear in a sofa advert, while Linda stars working on a factory line, squirting mashed potato and flirting with her male colleague. Tom makes friends with a celebrity and brings him home, but he hates Linda (""Butt out or get pretty!""), causing friction in the flat.

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Dirty Thirty
44 votes

#6 - Dirty Thirty

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 2 - Episode 4

It's Tom's 30th birthday and he wants to wake up to Bucksfizz. Linda surprises him by arranging a party piece, bringing Jez and Suze around to do a birthday dance for him. But Tom wanted the drink, not the group. Tom's dull, boring and prudish parents come to visit, so Tom tries to be more discreet about his sexuality. He persuades Linda to flirt with his dad in order to scare them away. But everything goes wrong when Tom discovers that they have a secret of their own.

Prison Visitor
51 votes

#7 - Prison Visitor

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 2 - Episode 3

Tom brings a cat home in the hope of training it to work in television, making them stars. Meanwhile Linda starts writing to a serial killer in prison, and when he turns up on her doorstep they plan to run away together… but then he falls for Tom.

Legs & Co
81 votes

#8 - Legs & Co

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 1 - Episode 3

Tom has broken his leg (which prevented him attending a Crimewatch UK audition) and requires the attentions of a home help – a suicidal, self-pitying man called Shirley (Morgan Jones). Linda loses her job as a receptionist at Fast Track but is cheered up when she scores with motorcycle courier Joe (Adrian Bower), until she discovers he is religious.

Do They Take Sugar?
82 votes

#9 - Do They Take Sugar?

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 1 - Episode 4

Linda's slapper of a sister Sugar comes to stay, which leads to outbursts of sibling rivalry and bitterness from Linda... Until it emerges that Sugar has links to the stars, including Liam Gallagher's phone number!

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78 votes

#10 - Stiff

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 2 - Episode 2

Linda and Tom are shocked to find a coffin in their living room, even more so when they realise that their landlady Beryl is inside. They start worrying that they'll be homeless and thrown out on the street… until a gorgeous bloke named Pedro turns up.

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Saturday Night Diva
80 votes

#11 - Saturday Night Diva

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 1 - Episode 5

Tom is worried that he's getting old and boring, so goes out on the pull, clubbing. Linda stays in and tries to chat up Jez, calling upon her knowledge of black heritage to help her. Or not. Tom ends up with an Italian stud, or so he thinks.

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The Big Break
87 votes

#12 - The Big Break

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 1 - Episode 2

Tom believes he's got the break he's been waiting for when he has an audition to play a hooligan in a TV Crimewatch reconstruction, while Linda receives a declaration of love from a secret admirer, who she assumes to be her happily married neighbour Jez. She tries (one of many times) to attract his attention with her classy bright green PVC catsuit while he insults his wife Suze by yelling ""shutup you rake!""

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I Do, I Do, I Do
77 votes

#13 - I Do, I Do, I Do

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 1 - Episode 6

Linda is jealous when Tom starts spending time with another woman, even more so when he announces he is going to marry her. The wedding ends up being a sham, but Linda is offered the job of a lifetime. With a fab dream sequence where they appear on the Terry Clinger show.

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65 votes

#14 - Joy

Drop The Dead Donkey - Season 3 - Episode 8

Joy is seeing a married man. After some advice from George, Joy tells his wife, he gets stabbed and Joy is a suspect. Henry and Sally argue over desk space. Dave and Damien fall out.

Teacher's Pet
74 votes

#15 - Teacher's Pet

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 2 - Episode 1

Tom decides to become a drama teacher, setting up a school in their flat. For his first lesson he manages to convince Linda's sister Sugar to learn from his wisdom. Jez and Suze have a new addition to their family, a life-size baby doll which is irresponsibly left in the care of Linda.

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Who's That Boy?
102 votes

#16 - Who's That Boy?

Gimme Gimme Gimme - Season 1 - Episode 1

There's a man in the flat – looking very fetching in just his stylish underwear – but neither Linda nor Tom can remember picking him up at the nightclub.

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