The BEST Episodes of Back

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 22, 2021

Network: Channel 4

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

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Episode 4

#1 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.57
145 votes
Directors: Ben Palmer
Writers: Ian Martin, Simon Blackwell, Will Smith
Episode 6

#2 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 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.

star 7.57
126 votes
Episode 5

#3 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.57
46 votes
Episode 4

#4 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 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?

star 7.55
49 votes
Episode 5

#5 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 4, 2017

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

star 7.48
141 votes
Episode 3

#6 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 20, 2017

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

star 7.46
162 votes
Directors: Ben Palmer
Writers: Ian Martin, Simon Blackwell, Will Smith
Episode 6

#7 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 25, 2021

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

star 7.43
47 votes
Episode 2

#8 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 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.

star 7.36
200 votes
Directors: Ben Palmer
Writers: Ian Martin, Simon Blackwell, Will Smith
Episode 1

#9 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 2021

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

star 7.24
54 votes
Episode 3

#10 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.20
56 votes
Episode 2

#11 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 28, 2021

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

star 7.14
49 votes
Episode 1

#12 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 6, 2017

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

star 7.01
283 votes
Directors: Ben Palmer
Writers: Ian Martin, Simon Blackwell, Will Smith