The WORST Episodes of Benidorm

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021

Network: ITV

The Solana resort in Benidorm welcomes a regular group of British holiday makers each year. There are sex-mad swingers, OAPs, dysfunctional families, singletons, flamboyant homosexuals and pub quiz champions. And they're just the guests!

Episode 4

#1 - Episode 4

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 21, 2018

Joyce is furious with Monty after a chaotic evening of magic, but a chance meeting with legendary entertainer Sammy Valentino might get him his job back. Meanwhile. Callum decides to go up-market and sets his sights on an older professional lady, and Eddie adds to the family discourse when he catches a glimpse of Cyd in the changing room next door. Elsewhere, Liam and Kenneth are not impressed with Jacqueline's latest old school business venture for Blow & Go, but it certainly seems to be pulling in the punters.

star 6.88
66 votes
Episode 8

#2 - Episode 8

Season 10 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 25, 2018

Eddie and Loretta seem to be getting on surprisingly well as they make secret plans for an anniversary party for Billy and Sheron back in the UK, but it looks as if the anniversary couple are making plans of their own. Meanwhile, the chips are down for Monty now that Joyce has sacked him, and he needs a job - fast. Things are not good for Kenneth either, as he wakes up in the Blow and Go after a big night out to find that the builders have inadvertently bricked him in the place!

star 7.05
61 votes
Episode 6

#3 - Episode 6

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 11, 2018

Sammy is excited after his comeback performance, and tries to persuade Monty that he is ready for an evening show - but an encounter with an obsessed fan gives him second thoughts. Meanwhile, Noreen senses the arrival of her twin sister Doreen, and Rob dashes to the airport to win back Cyd

star 7.05
56 votes
Directors: Duncan Foster
Writers:
Episode 1

#4 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 1, 2007

We meet the holiday makers who have just arrived at the Benidorm resort. With dysfunctional families, middle-aged swingers and bickering couples it's sure to be a holiday they'll never forget.

star 7.16
225 votes
Directors: Kevin Allen
Writers: Derren Litten
Episode 2

#5 - Episode 2

Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 7, 2018

The wedding party return after spending a night under the stars, but Kenneth is nowhere to be found. Jacqueline's dread soon turns to joy when he arrives back safe and sound after being rescued at sea. Meanwhile, Rob checks in with his much anticipated friend, and Joey is back with his new friend Callum in tow

star 7.28
72 votes
Episode 4

#6 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 22, 2007

Martin is happy now that his marriage is back on track but Kate feels guilty as she was too drunk to remember what happened the night before.Janice becomes jealous when Suzie, the girl Mick met when buying flip flops sings karaoke, assuming she is singing to Mick.Madge accidentally gives Donald and Jacqueline the impression that she is a swinger.

star 7.30
151 votes
Episode 5

#7 - Episode 5

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 4, 2018

As Noreen and Pauline return to the Solana, Pauline's writer's block disappears on finding her muse. Monty is worried about Sammy, but how can he lose ‘the fear'? Kenneth's ongoing romantic troubles means he needs a wife, will Sam oblige? Cyd's Dad flies in.

star 7.30
76 votes
Episode 1

#8 - Episode 1

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 28, 2018

Anticipation is in the air at the Solana as it's Joyce and Monty's big day and Monty is steaming ahead with last-minute plans; will Joyce like his surprise venue, and just how good is the catering going to be? Meanwhile, Sam has been left in charge at the Solana and can't resist the chance to make some extra cash by organising a raffle in Neptune's. It's also Billy and Sheron's 25th wedding anniversary holiday, but although they are determined to enjoy themselves, speculation could cause a feud.

star 7.35
72 votes
Episode 3

#9 - Episode 3

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 14, 2018

Joyce appoints Monty as the new Entertainments Manager at the Solana and he plans a magical evening at Neptunes. The Dawsons continue to speculate about Cyd's motives but Rob pops the question anyway. Both Kenneth & Callum have romantic entanglements! Liam is back.

star 7.37
73 votes
Episode 2

#10 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 8, 2007

After the shock revelation about Chantelle's pregnancy, the guests can find little else to talk about.Martin and Kate take a trip into the resort centre, where they have a traumatising experience.

star 7.38
175 votes
Episode 9

#11 - Episode 9

Season 10 - Episode 9 - Aired May 2, 2018

It's all go as another Summer holiday draws to a close - the Dawsons get mixed up in a strike at the airport as they try to return home and encounter a snotty holiday rep. Sam can't decide if to stay with Joey or return to her ex boyfriend. Grandad Dawson has a shock for the family, Ron Pickford is alive! Joyce gets a shock when she hears the Solana Resort is up for sale and has a potential new buyer, will they all be out of jobs? Holly Johnson entertains the holidaymakers at Neptunes.

star 7.39
67 votes
Episode 7

#12 - Episode 7

Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 18, 2018

Joyce is furious with Sam and Monty after Sammy's disastrous performances in Neptunes, and she soon finds out that Monty has given him a Solana contract. Meanwhile, Doreen jumps the gun by sending Pauline's novel to be published, and Sheron and Billy take a trip down memory lane and spend a day reliving their youth. Elsewhere, Denis and Nigel are increasingly reluctant to arrest Lesley, and Mateo worries about having to go on another concubine cruise with Crystal Hennessy-Vass.

star 7.40
58 votes
Episode 3

#13 - Episode 3

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 15, 2017

When The Solana meat supplier lets Joyce down she turns to Lesley, who enlists Mateo. Mr Wu can’t help so what should they do? Joey and Tiger get some part-time work, and Jodie auditions for an advert. How is Troy keeping tabs on Kenneth & Liam?

star 7.41
139 votes
Episode 5

#14 - Episode 5

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 8, 2016

Tiger and Joey go mountain-climbing and soon have a run in with a hiker who takes exception to their seemingly loutish behaviour. The situation worsens when they realise they've forgotten to bring any water. After Pauline's relapse, the Maltbys decide to cut their holiday short and take her home on the evening flight, while romance is in the air at the Solana with both Eddie and Rob landing themselves dates, and a stranger turns up at reception asking for Mateo.

star 7.44
100 votes
Episode 2

#15 - Episode 2

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 18, 2016

Tiger and Joey take a shine to new girl Amber, while Mateo is the odd choice to run a staff first-aid course. Eddie tries to make amends with Sheron after the near-drowning incident the day before, Kenneth could be in for a windfall after the death of his beloved Uncle Herbert, and Troy and Jacqueline come up with a plan to save the salon.

star 7.47
139 votes
Episode 6

#16 - Episode 6

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 6, 2014

Madge attempts to come to terms with some shocking news that she’s received from her Doctor. Kenneth decides that its time he starts on a massive health kick. The Solana guests battle it out in a Man v Food competition, organised by Cyril Babcock.

star 7.50
125 votes
Episode 3

#17 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 15, 2007

Kelly, a member of the Solana staff tells Donald and Jacqueline that she is engaged to the sexy waiter Mateo. Maeto is then seen flirting with Kate.Having now got over the shock of Chantelle having a baby, Janice begins to bond with her daughter.Geoff and his mother do a duet at the karaoke.

star 7.54
134 votes
Episode 2

#18 - Episode 2

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 9, 2015

The Garveys meet Buck A.Roo, who reveals a few shocks for the family. Meanwhile, Kenneth takes advantage of a psychic customer - Psychic Sue, and holds a séance to contact his mum - but the message he receives appears to be for someone else.

star 7.55
82 votes
Directors: David Sant
Writers: Derren Litten
Episode 3

#19 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 11, 2008

Janice tries to convince Madge not to agree to a wed a man they have only known for five minutes. Meanwhile an arm-wrestling match organised by The Oracle and his mum turns into Fight Club, offering some a chance to settle old scores.

star 7.55
138 votes
Episode 6

#20 - Episode 6

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 30, 2012

Madge is getting ready for her wedding to Mohammed but after Mick and Michael find Mohammed in a sports bar, they think that he is not quite what he seems. Joyce believes that somebody in the hotel is giving negative stories about the Solana to the local press and she recruits Donald and Jacqueline to spy on the staff. A trick is played on Sam by Trudy and she convinces her that she had unprotected sex with Liam while she was drunk.

star 7.57
155 votes
Directors: Sandy Johnson
Writers: Steve Pemberton
Episode 2

#21 - Episode 2

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 8, 2017

Joyce is set to make a speech in Spanish and solicits Mateo’s help. Joey thinks he’s signed up to an Ibiza trip whilst Kenneth inadvertently starts a mini-cab business. Sheron’s mother, Loretta turns up, and she’s already made an impression.

star 7.58
184 votes
Episode 6

#22 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 8, 2007

The Oracle confesses to his mum that he feels the time has come to stop going on holiday with her, and Martin tells Kate that he was actually pleased she slept with Mateo. Meanwhile, the Garveys celebrate winning the quiz at the beach.

star 7.58
147 votes
Episode 1

#23 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 28, 2008

Everybody's back at the Solanas for more sun, sangria and swinging - including Madge's new boyfriend Mel, Didsbury's answer to Julio Iglesias.

star 7.60
114 votes
Episode 6

#24 - Episode 6

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 15, 2016

The whole town is dressed to impress for the Benidorm fancy dress festival, but Les is down in the dumps as he is missing his son Liam more than ever so Amber and the staff hatch a plan to cheer him up. Troy thinks he is being stalked by his ex Gavin, but the threat soon turns out to be much more sinister, while the Dawsons' holiday is drawing to a close and Billy still hasn't told Sheron that Eddie (Bobby Knutt) Is moving in with them. Meanwhile, a case of mistaken identity gets Rob, Joey and Tiger into trouble with the law.

star 7.61
143 votes
Episode 3

#25 - Episode 3

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 25, 2016

The Maltbys are back at the Solana and Geoff gets some terrible news from back home as his status as quiz champion `the Oracle' is revoked, and Pauline must battle her demons as her sobriety is seriously tested by the resort's all-inclusive policy. Joey and Tiger get in trouble at a local biker bar and must defeat one of the regulars in a drinking challenge to save their necks, while Blow & Go sees some big changes and Joyce goes to a property auction and has to fight it out with a surprise bidder.

star 7.62
135 votes