The BEST episodes of Back

Every episode of Back ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Back!

Sitcom following estranged foster-brothers Stephen and Andrew as they vow to take over the family business following the death of their father.

Last Updated: 12/21/2022Network:Channel 4
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Episode 6
star
7.57
130 votes

#1 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/11/2017

Andrew has transformed the pub and a party is held for what would have been Laurie's 69th birthday, but Stephen finds out some big news about Andrew.

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Episode 5
star
7.56
59 votes

#2 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/18/2021

Andrew helps Alison's parents to make a life-changing decision, so Alison and Stephen conspire to solve the Andrew problem once and for all. Geoff's relationship collapses.

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Episode 4
star
7.55
144 votes

#3 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/27/2017

Stephen and Andrew go on an enlightening road trip to meet the pub's suppliers, leaving Geoff to run the pub in his own inimitable way.

Directors: Ben Palmer
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Episode 4
star
7.55
62 votes

#4 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/11/2021

The Barleycorn is called upon to host a pub quiz. Can Stephen redeem himself after he fumbled the jackpot question and incurred his dad's fury last time?

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Episode 5
star
7.49
142 votes

#5 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/4/2017

The family set about clearing up after the disastrous pub fire. Stephen makes some quite startling discoveries about life, death and Andrew.

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Episode 6
star
7.46
59 votes

#6 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/25/2021

Stephen and Alison try to track down Andrew's birth mother, but have they crossed a line?

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Episode 3
star
7.43
161 votes

#7 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/20/2017

When Andrew's improvements to the pub bring amazing TripAdvisor reviews, Stephen worries that they're flying too close to the sun.

Directors: Ben Palmer
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Episode 2
star
7.30
196 votes

#8 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/13/2017

After Andrew is left a share of the business in Laurie's will, he and Stephen have very different ideas about how to clear the pub's debts.

Directors: Ben Palmer
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Episode 1
star
7.24
71 votes

#9 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/21/2021

A rejuvenated Stephen heads back to the John Barleycorn, where pub landlord Andrew is feeling restricted.

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Episode 3
star
7.20
71 votes

#10 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/4/2021

Stephen's on a health kick. Cass embraces student living. Geoff has a dramatic change in his relationship status. But things soon start to unravel.

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Episode 2
star
7.17
64 votes

#11 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/28/2021

Stephen wonders whether Charismatic Mike—one of Ellen's ex-lovers—could be his biological father.

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Episode 1
star
6.99
272 votes

#12 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/6/2017

Stephen prepares to take over the family business after his dad's death, but foster-brother Andrew's arrival changes everything.

Directors: Ben Palmer
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