Birds Of A Feather

The BEST episodes of Birds Of A Feather

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

Sharon (Pauline Quirke) lives in a council flat, while her sister Tracey (Linda Robson) lives in a luxurious house on a private estate. The two women lead very different lives until their husbands are sent to prison for armed robbery. Sharon moves in with Tracey to keep her company and to help pay the bills. They quickly become close friends with their neighbour Dorien (Lesley Joseph), whose chief interest in life is chasing after much younger men.

Last Updated: 7/12/2022Network: ITV
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Porridge
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9.50
6 votes

#1 - Porridge

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/23/1997

Sharon is frantically trying to keep Chris out of her bed, and is prepared to go to any lengths to get a home of her own. Dorien is determined to win custody of the house and, posing as a barmaid, tracks down Marcus’s mistress in order to find out some home truths.

Cheers
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9.40
5 votes

#2 - Cheers

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/9/1997

After his release, Chris swiftly finds himself back inside- this time in a hospital bed.

Are You Being Served?
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9.40
5 votes

#3 - Are You Being Served?

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/14/1997

Tracy and Sharon are now living in their new house, as Dor comes to visit after her recent trip to Monaco. She comes back with the news that she slept with Ralph Gardener, head of Central Water, who is currently all over the media. She comes up with the plan to cash in by making up a story about being pregnant. Meanwhile, Sharon decides that she wants to have a baby, and gets Dor to hook her up with someone, while Tracy is completely against both of their plans.

Business Is Buisness
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9.33
6 votes

#4 - Business Is Buisness

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/20/1994

Sharon struggles to run the café alongside the pool business.

Christmas in Dreamland
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9.29
7 votes

#5 - Christmas in Dreamland

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/24/1994

After over-indulging, Sharon nods off and dreams of a different life...

Appreciation Society
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9.17
6 votes

#6 - Appreciation Society

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/23/1994

After a heated argument, Sharon and Tracey agree to change places for a week.

Out
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9.17
6 votes

#7 - Out

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/6/1994

Sharon is furious: Chris has applied for home leave!

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In at the Deep End
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9.17
6 votes

#8 - In at the Deep End

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/13/1994

Sharon thinks installing a swimming pool will be easy, since she has a café full of builders.

Relative Strangers
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9.00
7 votes

#9 - Relative Strangers

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/16/1997

Dorien has moved in with her mother after being kicked out by Marcus, but then discovers her husband has been leading a double life. Darryl throws Sharon out of his house after a heated argument leaving Sharon with no choice but to move in with Chris.

Rising Damp
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9.00
5 votes

#10 - Rising Damp

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/30/1997

Tracey is anxious to make up for lost time, and heads out on the pull - but whatever happened to uncomplicated sex? While Garth is baffled by his mum's behaviour, Sharon gets on the TV to appeal for Chris's release, but ends up fighting the channel’s mascot - a man dressed as a dog.

Never the Twain
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9.00
6 votes

#11 - Never the Twain

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/21/1997

Dorien is holed up in a Lake District hotel, devising juicy titbits with journalist David Kane. Sharon has started thinking about adoption, while Garth is worried about his dad. The sisters set off to visit their husbands in their new prison, Slade, while Dorien is pampered in the hotel.

High Fidelity
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8.88
8 votes

#12 - High Fidelity

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/5/1993

Sharon is looking for a man, but the one she likes is attracted to Tracey.

Stand by your Man
star
8.88
8 votes

#13 - Stand by your Man

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/26/1997

A Phone call brings exciting news; Darryl will be out in a fortnight, followed by Chris.

Moving
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8.86
7 votes

#14 - Moving

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/30/1994

Tracey considers a move to the country, as Garth settles into the flat above the café.

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Puppy Love
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8.83
6 votes

#15 - Puppy Love

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/27/1994

There are surprises all around when Dorien and the sisters trace their first loves.

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Loyalty
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8.75
8 votes

#16 - Loyalty

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/29/1992

The future of the café hangs in the balance as Tracey decides whether to put up her house as collateral. Surely something as insignificant as a husband isn't going to come between the two sisters?

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The Chigwell Connection
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8.75
4 votes

#17 - The Chigwell Connection

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/25/1992

When the case against Darryl's associate Trevor Mimms is thrown out of court due to unreliable evidence from Inspector Tatum - who arrested Darryl and Chris - the sisters wonder if their lads might have been fitted up by Tatum and start a campaign to free the Chigwell Two. Tracey goes on daytime TV and finds a lawyer to fight the case but she comes to realise that she may be kidding herself. Dorien is unsympathetic until Marcus is arrested as a suspected drugs baron. When Trevor gets sent down for another robbery the sisters realise the truth but he does give them a Christmas bonus,as do Tatum and,after Marcus' name is cleared, Dorien.

Compulsion
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8.75
8 votes

#18 - Compulsion

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/9/1994

Dorien's spending sprees are ever-more lavish - but why?

The Front
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8.71
7 votes

#19 - The Front

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/15/1992

Dorien's life story, complete with steamy revelations, is about to go into print, and suddenly she's got cold feet. But can she persuade Sharon to impersonate her?

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East Side Story
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8.71
7 votes

#20 - East Side Story

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/31/1993

Love is in the air for Tracey's son, Garth, but the course of true love runs anything but smoothly—particularly when Dorien takes a hand.

First Time Caller
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8.71
7 votes

#21 - First Time Caller

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/2/1994

Tracey ponders her contribution to society; a radio phone-in offers one answer.

Parting
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8.67
9 votes

#22 - Parting

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/29/1990

Sharon is faced with an impossible choice when her husband Chris tells her he is seriously ill.

Sisters Are Doing It
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8.67
9 votes

#23 - Sisters Are Doing It

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/8/1992

Tracey's lecherous new boss is causing problems. Luckily, superwomen Sharon and Dorien are at hand.

All Day and All of the Night
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8.67
6 votes

#24 - All Day and All of the Night

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/16/1994

Chris's cousin seems intent on turning the café into a drinking den.

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Three's Company
star
8.67
6 votes

#25 - Three's Company

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/28/1997

Sharon is still assessing men for their reproductive potential making Tracey feel rather uncomfortable. 'Nouveau destitute' Dorien suddenly recalls she has a very rich mother-in-law, while Tracey drops the bombshell that she is pregnant and isn't sure it's Darryl's.

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