The Best Episodes Directed by Richard Laxton

The Disco

#1 - The Disco

Him & Her Season 4 - Episode 5

The wedding disco's in full swing. Becky's scared someone will tell Steve her secret. Steve's scared that Lee will come on to Becky. But everything's put to the side as they deal with the fallout from the wedding ceremony.

star 8.67
52 votes
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The Move

#2 - The Move

Him & Her Season 2 - Episode 1

Becky has moved into Steve's flat, and Laura, Paul and Shelly come round to congratulate her. However, their visit is marred by the fact they have also invited Julie Taylor, Steve's ex-girlfriend. Comedy, starring Russell Tovey and Sarah Solemani, with Katie Lyons.

star 8.61
71 votes
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The Morning

#3 - The Morning

Him & Her Season 4 - Episode 1

It's the morning of Laura and Paul's wedding and Becky attempts to calm down an excited Laura. Steve is unable to find Paul though.

star 8.58
74 votes
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Missing Joseph

#4 - Missing Joseph

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Season 1 - Episode 4

Once again Lynley's friends and family are involved in one of his cases. His friend Deborah St James (whose husband is crippled) gets very close to a country clergyman she meets at the National Gallery. When he is found dead, supposedly poisoned by accident, Deborah is anxious to get to the bottom of the death and calls in Lynley. It's a complex case, and in working to solve it Lynley and Havers improve their relationship.

star 8.53
140 votes
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The Arrival

#5 - The Arrival

Him & Her Season 4 - Episode 2

The wedding is due to ger underway in just thirty minutes and Laura and her bridesmaids party in the limo whilst Paul has a big decision to make and needs Steve's help. Becky has a secret she is hiding.

star 8.49
76 votes
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The Speeches

#6 - The Speeches

Him & Her Season 4 - Episode 4

Laura and Paul try to hold it together during the speeches. But things are only made worse when Steve gets up to deliver his.

star 8.47
74 votes
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Helen's Story

#7 - Helen's Story

Accused Season 1 - Episode 3

Helen (Juliet Stevenson) and Frank (Peter Capaldi) send their son Rob off to his first day as a temp at a local factory. When Rob doesn't return home, Helen sets out to find justice for her son.

star 8.30
214 votes
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The Birthday

#8 - The Birthday

Him & Her Season 1 - Episode 2

It's Steve's birthday and everyone wants to go out and get plastered - except Steve. He's ill in bed. Or at least he tells his mum and everyone else he is. When Becky, Laura, Shelly and Paul can't persuade him to go out and celebrate, Steve stays in and - with a little help from Dan - makes very good use of his presents.

star 8.29
176 votes
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The Argument

#9 - The Argument

Him & Her Season 1 - Episode 6

Steve and Becky are drunk and arguing. They storm back into the flat, soon followed by their even drunker friends and Jamie, Becky's oldest friend. While everyone drinks Steve's drinks and eats all his food, Steve tries in vain to deal with Becky and her close friendship with Jamie.

star 8.19
129 votes
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The Cinema

#10 - The Cinema

Him & Her Season 2 - Episode 6

Becky and Steve are late for the cinema and keep getting delayed. They lock themselves out, Steve can't find his phone and they get sidelined by Laura and Paul, who have just returned from a Spanish holiday.

star 8.19
64 votes
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The Ring

#11 - The Ring

Him & Her Season 3 - Episode 1

Becky's got a hangover and Steve hides a special surprise from her as they both avoid going to the park with Laura and Paul.

star 8.14
50 votes
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The Sleepover

#12 - The Sleepover

Him & Her Season 2 - Episode 2

Laura, Paul and Shelly have drunkenly missed their night bus home and have to crash at Becky and Steve's. While Becky and Steve want to sleep because they've got a 'big day' ahead of them, Laura won't shut up and Dan arrives and is going through a crisis.

star 8.07
71 votes
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The Get Together

#13 - The Get Together

Him & Her Season 2 - Episode 3

Becky's parents Nigel and Janet meet Steve's mum and her new partner Mike, while Paul and Laura bring along a housewarming present. Despite Steve's efforts to make the evening go well by preparing his favourite meal and trying to make conversation, it's a recipe for disaster.

star 8.06
65 votes
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The Happy Couple

#14 - The Happy Couple

Him & Her Season 3 - Episode 3

Steve and Becky have run out of beer and Steve's mum's had an argument with her boyfriend.

star 8.03
71 votes
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The Rollover

#15 - The Rollover

Him & Her Season 2 - Episode 5

It's a rollover on the Lottery and everyone comes round to Becky and Steve's flat to watch it. Paul has a medical problem and turns to Steve for help.

star 7.99
67 votes
The Father-in-Law

#16 - The Father-in-Law

Him & Her Season 3 - Episode 4

Steve and Becky have been burgled. While they tidy up, Steve takes the opportunity to ask Becky's dad a big question.

star 7.96
67 votes
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The Ceremony

#17 - The Ceremony

Him & Her Season 4 - Episode 3

Laura has to deal with a shocking revelation as the wedding gets underway.

star 7.88
74 votes
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The Split

#18 - The Split

Him & Her Season 2 - Episode 7

Both Laura and Shelly have job interviews that have been arranged by Steve's ex-girlfriend. After Dan gets back with his girlfriend, he ismore miserable than ever. Becky finds out a secret from Steve's past.

star 7.87
67 votes
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The Fight

#19 - The Fight

Him & Her Season 2 - Episode 4

Laura's had her bum pinched outside the flat and Paul and his mates are determined to get revenge on the pincher. While the fight goes on in the street, Becky and Steve hide upstairs, hoping it'll soon be over.

star 7.83
66 votes
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Episode 2

#20 - Episode 2

River Season 1 - Episode 2

Still wracked with grief over the death of his friend and partner Jackie 'Stevie' Stevenson, River and his colleagues must attend her wake. There he is surprised to come across her brother Jimmy - recently released after serving sixteen years for a brutal murder, in which Stevie's own evidence was key. River reaches breaking point as he begins to suspect that the man he chased to his death was innocent. The victim's pregnant and unstable girlfriend is on the warpath and pursues River, only to find in him an unexpected ally in a confusing world.

star 7.82
445 votes
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The Sister-in-Law

#21 - The Sister-in-Law

Him & Her Season 3 - Episode 2

Steve cooks a big breakfast to welcome the latest member of Paul's family into the fold.

star 7.79
42 votes
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The Toast

#22 - The Toast

Him & Her Season 1 - Episode 1

Steve and Becky are doing their usual thing - staying in bed and just about to have sex. Their plans are scuppered, however, when Laura turns up panicking because her fiancé Paul has stayed out all night. Steve just wants Laura to leave but has to cover for Paul. And neighbour Dan wants to get melons. And eat them with spoons.

star 7.77
222 votes
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The Fancy Dress Party

#23 - The Fancy Dress Party

Him & Her Season 1 - Episode 3

Steve and Becky have to go to the party. They don't want to. Becky dithers over a spot on her chin. Steve can't get through to his bank. But when a furious Paul comes over to see why they're so late, and what's happened to the sausage rolls, it seems they have no option but to go.

star 7.74
141 votes
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The Football

#24 - The Football

Him & Her Season 1 - Episode 4

Everyone is trying to watch the match between two local teams. Except Steve that is, who's bothered by a dream he had about Becky and her ex. And Laura, who's bored. And Paul, who is miserable after his mum's shocking news. The afternoon couldn't really be going worse until Steve comes out with what appears to be a "racist" comment.

star 7.66
109 votes
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The Parents

#25 - The Parents

Him & Her Season 1 - Episode 5

It's Sunday and Becky and Steve are bored. Their fridge is broken and Becky's parents are coming round to fix it. Steve has never met them before and he's terrified. When they arrive, he's over-friendly and, frankly, a bit odd. Matters are only made worse by Dan, who's audibly enjoying himself upstairs with his new girlfriend, Paris. At least he says she's his girlfriend.

star 7.64
126 votes
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Episode 1

#26 - Episode 1

River Season 1 - Episode 1

John River is a respected police officer haunted by the murder victims whose secrets he must uncover. Struggling to come to terms with the recent loss of a close colleague, River chases a potential suspect across London, with tragic consequences. In his fragile mental state, he comes under increasing pressure both from the press and within the police force as calls for his dismissal grow. Meanwhile, the mother of a murdered teenager is growing increasingly desperate - the boyfriend has confessed but no body has been found, and she blames River for failing to make good on his promise to find her daughter.

star 7.60
571 votes
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Episode 4

#27 - Episode 4

Fortitude Season 1 - Episode 4

Following Dan's loss of control, Morton takes over the murder investigation. Elsewhere, Elena's mysterious past is about to catch up with her

star 7.34
1001 votes
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Episode 3

#28 - Episode 3

Fortitude Season 1 - Episode 3

Dan and Frank go in search of a suspect; however, Dan's feelings for Elena are threatening to overwhelm him. Morton, meanwhile, uncovers a new piece of evidence.

star 7.31
1057 votes
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The Waiting Room

#29 - The Waiting Room

The Mist Season 1 - Episode 5

Kevin and the others reach the hospital, where Kevin has an unexpected and painful encounter with his brother, Mike.

star 7.23
2333 votes
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Fair Exchange

#30 - Fair Exchange

Lovejoy Season 6 - Episode 1

Charlotte buys a painting from a hard-up couple, the Tabors, but finds she has been conned. Lovejoy decides to set matters straight.

star 7.21
72 votes
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Liam's Story

#31 - Liam's Story

Accused Season 1 - Episode 4

Liam (Andy Serkis) is a taxi driver who is bored very everyday life and is desperate to escape it. One day Emma gets into his cab and he falls deeply and madly in love with her, he starts to dream that he can be everything she needs in life.

star 7.20
87 votes
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