The BEST Episodes of Cold Feet

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 14, 2021

Network: ITV

Cold Feet is about three couples. Adam Williams and Rachel Bradley start the series about a year and six or so weeks into their relationship. The pilot shows this couple coming together. Jenny and Pete Gifford are a married couple that start the series with the birth of their first child. Karen and David Marsden are another married couple, and when the series starts they already have a child, and are thinking of having another. The three couples end up friends after going through the 'friends of friends' process. Jenny, Pete and Adam are friends, and Adam's relationship with Rachel pulls Karen and David into the friends relationship.

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Episode 6

#1 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 10, 2000

Adam meets his first love while on his stag weekend. Pete discovers that David has been unfaithful.

star 8.03
97 votes
Episode 5

#2 - Episode 5

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 10, 2020

Adam comes out on top, but his excitement is short-lived when reality hits, while Karen is put in an impossible position. In the wake of her mother's death, Jenny makes a discovery that sends her into a tailspin.

star 7.97
36 votes
Episode 2

#3 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 1999

David opts to stay home and take care of his son rather than get a new job. Rachel comes back without a baby. Pete learns that Jenny no longer loves him.

star 7.95
60 votes
Episode 8

#4 - Episode 8

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 24, 2016

Tina organises an eventful surprise party for Adam, which is attended by a few of his friends and lots of hers. When Pete and Adam nip out on a booze run, they find themselves staring death in the face. Pete is not sure that even Adam can talk his way out of this one.

star 7.94
154 votes
Episode 6

#5 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 20, 1998

David and Karen invite the other couples to a black tie charity dinner where David spends the evening networking, but Jenny gets drunk and starts a fistfight with his female boss. Meanwhile, Rachel reveals a secret to Karen.

star 7.92
71 votes
Directors: Nigel Cole
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 1

#6 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 12, 2000

David and Karen have twins, and Adam and Rachel want children. Pete has to move in with Jenny, who has met a millionaire.

star 7.89
64 votes
Directors: Simon Delaney
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 6

#7 - Episode 6

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 17, 2020

Adam and Karen's future is thrown into jeopardy by an unexpected offer, and David is in turmoil over his growing feelings for Robyn. While Jenny braces herself for her first mammogram after her treatment for cancer, Pete helps their son Adam realise his dream.

star 7.89
27 votes
Episode 6

#8 - Episode 6

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 10, 2016

Karen's plan to go it alone pays off in more ways than one when a handsome young entrepreneur makes her an offer she cannot refuse. Pete's world falls apart when daughter Chloe rejects him. Already on the edge, could this tip him over?

star 7.87
156 votes
Episode 2

#9 - Episode 2

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 19, 2001

David seeks counselling. The owner of a strip club offers Ramona a job, and a nanny position has become available at a neighbour's house. Jenny tells Pete over dinner that she is taking Owen's PA job after all. Jenny is infuriated when she finds Jo, a drunken stranger to her, babysitting her child. Ramona hands in her notice, but when David sees her working in the strip club, he tells her to leave immediately. Adam sees Jane in town and is horrified when Rachel invites her round for dinner. Karen tells David to move out. Jenny leaves for New York with Little Adam.

star 7.86
95 votes
Directors: Tim Whitby
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 4

#10 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 17, 1999

Karen has a midlife crisis, smoking dope, getting a tattoo, and shocking David's friends in the process. Jenny finds out about Pete's affair with Amy.

star 7.85
62 votes
Directors: Tom Vaughan
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 4

#11 - Episode 4

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 26, 2001

After the revelation of Adam and Jane's near-affair, Rachel refuses to speak to him, cutting up bunches of flowers he has sent to her by way of apology. David steps in, reminding her that Adam forgave her after she slept with her ex-husband Kris, and that nothing even happened between Adam and Jane. After making up, the two are introduced to Laura, a potential adoptee, and the three bond. Pete's mother Audrey arrives at his house and immediately begins cleaning and cooking for him and David. Jo walks out of her job when she doesn't get a promotion. Pete and David arrive home one evening to find Audrey sitting in a smouldering kitchen. She reveals her memory has slowly been going, and he decides that she should move in with him. After both reconsider, she moves into sheltered housing, taking with her a dog Pete got for company. Josh's standards begin slipping at school, so Karen and David agree that David should come home for his sake. When Rachel begins feeling ill, a visit to the doctor reveals she is pregnant.

star 7.84
99 votes
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 4

#12 - Episode 4

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 16, 2003

Adam has difficulty coming to terms with Rachel's death. Jenny arrives unexpectedly to Rachel's funeral with a surprise of her own. David has to decide between the two women in his life – Karen or Robyn?

star 7.83
84 votes
Directors: Tim Sullivan
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 5

#13 - Episode 5

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 11, 2019

Adam is enjoying his new relationship, but he is unable to help feeling jealous when Karen's head is turned by Dan the benevolent vicar. Jenny starts chemotherapy and gets a new lease of life when her cancer buddy Charlie encourages her to join the hospital choir, while Pete finds himself in a dilemma when Chloe - terrified her mum is going to die - asks him to formally adopt her. Homeless David takes refuge at the airport, but a chance encounter with ex-wife Robyn forces him to admit his plight.

star 7.82
50 votes
Episode 8

#14 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 26, 2000

The day of Adam and Rachel's wedding arrives. David is forced to come clean to Karen about his affair.

star 7.82
99 votes
Episode 5

#15 - Episode 5

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 2, 2001

As David moves out of Pete's Jo moves in; after quitting her job she cannot pay rent and her landlord has evicted her. Adam and Rachel show Laura her bedroom and later tell the adoption agent of Rachel's pregnancy. This does not sit well with her and she tells them the adoption cannot go ahead as it is not in Laura's best interests to live with them, devastating them. David and Karen attend a party, where she meets Mark Cubitt (Sean Pertwee), a publisher who asks her to edit a book his wife, Geraldine, is writing. Pete, David and Adam join Jo's aerobics class and Pete and David later go running with her. Pete slowly falls in love with her, but is alarmed when she starts seeing someone, Suggs (Paterson Joseph) from his work. Rachel and Adam see a solicitor about contesting the adoption agency decision, but are resigned to the fact they have to let Laura go.

star 7.82
92 votes
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 2

#16 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 12, 2000

Pete has to find somewhere to live. Jenny is sacked by her employment agency. Rachel and Adam are ecstatic when Rachel's period is two weeks late.

star 7.79
62 votes
Directors: Simon Delaney
Writers: David Nicholls
Episode 1

#17 - Episode 1

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 23, 2003

Pete and Jo return from Australia. Their honeymoon is soon over when Pete's mum comes to live with them and Jo is forced to live with the memory of Jenny. A rift develops between Adam and Rachel.

star 7.78
101 votes
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 4

#18 - Episode 4

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 3, 2020

A chance encounter gives Pete a boost, while Jenny faces fresh heartbreak and Karen attempts to make amends with her mother. David starts his new venture, but soon realises that all is not as it seems.

star 7.77
35 votes
Episode 4

#19 - Episode 4

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 4, 2019

Jenny's secret is finally out and the gang rallies round to support her, while David's situation goes from bad to worse, but he is too proud to ask for help. In a desperate attempt to prove their kiss meant nothing, Karen sets Adam up with her illustrator friend Caitlin. Starring James Nesbitt, Hermione Norris, John Thomson, Fay Ripley and Robert Bathurst, with Eve Myles and Paul Kaye.

star 7.76
50 votes
Episode 1

#20 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 15, 1998

Adam and Rachel wage a territorial battle over whose place to move into; David and Karen hire a nanny and differ over the issue of having another baby; as Pete and Jenny anxiously await the birth of their first child, Pete's meticulous planning comes to pieces when he mislays his mobile phone.

star 7.75
147 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Writers: Mike Bullen
Episode 3

#21 - Episode 3

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 27, 2020

Adam reaches out to Laura but risks upsetting his family as a result. Karen and Jenny's weekend away is hijacked by their mothers. Pete's attempts to reunite the Three Amigos ends in disaster.

star 7.74
38 votes
Episode 3

#22 - Episode 3

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 28, 2019

As the gang heads off to a music festival, Jenny is determined to make the most of it, but Pete is suspicious of her erratic behaviour. David enjoys the perks of festival life a little too much, while Adam and Karen discover that reliving their youth has its consequences.

star 7.72
46 votes
Episode 2

#23 - Episode 2

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 12, 2016

Adam reveals that he has changed his mind about starting a new life in Singapore as his son needs him in Manchester, while David continues to try to impress Adam's father-in-law. Jenny and Pete's money worries have taken a toll on their marriage and particularly their sex life, leading Jenny to remind him of the bedroom fantasies they used to act out when they were younger. However, when even that fails to do the trick, the attentions of a client at work leave her flattered - but would she ever cheat on her beloved husband?

star 7.72
193 votes
Episode 2

#24 - Episode 2

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 20, 2020

Adam and Karen's new living arrangements cause chaos for their family when an unexpected visitor tips them over the edge. Elsewhere, David embraces his new role but faces humiliation from a former adversary, while Pete's time on a jury has unexpected consequences for Adam.

star 7.70
40 votes
Episode 7

#25 - Episode 7

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 17, 2016

Adam is beginning to have feelings for Tina and suspects that she may feel the same. Pete and Jenny finally agree on a compromise with Harry's daughter. Still concerned about Pete's mental well-being, Jenny persuades him to attend a mindfulness class. When Karen discovers that David's finances have hit rock bottom, she notes that he could dip into the girls' trust fund, unaware that he has already done so. Can David sink any lower?

star 7.70
155 votes
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