The BEST Episodes of Cold Feet
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2020
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.
#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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#5 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#7 - 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?
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#10 - 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?
#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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - 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.
#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.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - 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?
#20 - Episode 5
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 3, 2016
Jenny is shocked when an old flame turns up at work, kicking off a chain of events that has irreversible consequences, while Adam picks himself up and vows to reconnect with son Matt after breaking up with Angela, beginning with a nostalgic trip to Piccadilly Records. David continues to claim ignorance of a dodgy overseas investment, but the evidence against him is stacking up and a distracted Karen is oblivious to the seriousness of the allegations being made against him.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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?
#23 - Episode 3
Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 19, 2016
When David is woken in the early hours by the police, he assumes that something terrible has happened to one of the kids. Relieved to hear that this is not the case, the rug is pulled from under his feet when he finds himself under arrest.
#24 - Episode 6
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 31, 1999
The three couples spend the millennium on Holy Island. David is upset to find that no-one likes him. Adam and Rachel plan their future.
#25 - Episode 4
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 26, 2016
David realises he may have his work cut out proving his innocence when even his wife Robyn turns against him, while Pete receives another blow when he arrives at work to see Harry. Jen is taken to task by her sister Sheila over the care of their elderly mother and Karen steps her relationship with Eddie up a notch, but a visit from a desperate David threatens her plans, and Adam faces problems when his wife becomes increasingly distant.