The BEST episodes of Count Arthur Strong

Every episode of Count Arthur Strong ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Count Arthur Strong!

Delusional show business character Count Arthur Strong, a pompous, out-of-work actor from Doncaster attempts to recount his life story with the help of the scholarly son of his former comedy partner.

Last Updated: 1/23/2023Network:BBC One
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Stuck In The Middle
star
9.23
48 votes

#1 - Stuck In The Middle

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/27/2015

A conman pretends to be a plumber and swindling locals out of huge amounts of money. He soon regrets the day though he messed with Arthur.

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Seance
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8.08
53 votes

#2 - Seance

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/13/2013

In attempting to contact an old friend, Arthur and Michael realise that goodbyes are difficult.

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The Affair
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7.98
46 votes

#3 - The Affair

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/10/2015

Arthur goes to stay with Michael following a fire. The stress of it all sees Michael start to gravitate towards John The Watch.

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Safari Park
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7.91
11 votes

#4 - Safari Park

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/14/2017

Michael finds himself with a whole new family on a birthday outing, but Arthur's money-saving schemes cause chaos.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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Untrue Detective
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7.88
17 votes

#5 - Untrue Detective

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/16/2017

A knock on the head results in Arthur joining the police force as a high-ranking detective. It's up to Michael and the gang from the cafe to bring him back to reality.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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The Three Wishes
star
7.85
13 votes

#6 - The Three Wishes

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/30/2017

Arthur attempts to build bridges with a surprising figure from his past.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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Fame At Last
star
7.84
49 votes

#7 - Fame At Last

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/17/2015

Arthur manages to hit the big time after he gets a job as a television psychic. Michael has a odd reaction to a tempting job offer.

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Arthur the Hat
star
7.71
17 votes

#8 - Arthur the Hat

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/26/2017

Some of John the Watch's old criminal associates take an interest in Bulent's cafe.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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Count Arthur's House of Horrors
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7.70
20 votes

#9 - Count Arthur's House of Horrors

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/19/2017

Eternally optimistic ex-variety star Arthur Strong is enlisted to rid a haunted house of its demonic occupants. However, his bid requires spending an evening in the problematic property.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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The Day the Clocks Went Back
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7.47
51 votes

#10 - The Day the Clocks Went Back

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/13/2015

Arthur takes a flying lesson. A broken heart and Arthur's inability to get his head around the concept of the clocks going back leads to a terrifying mix-up at 2000 feet.

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Arthur's Big Moment
star
7.44
50 votes

#11 - Arthur's Big Moment

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/30/2013

When a riot forces everyone into a back room in the café, Arthur takes the opportunity to stage his one-man tribute to The Musical.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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The Lucky Streak
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7.42
12 votes

#12 - The Lucky Streak

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/7/2017

Arthur makes some unlikely new friends while in search of biscuits, and sees his life and luck change overnight.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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Arthur.com
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7.40
55 votes

#13 - Arthur.com

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/15/2013

When Michael makes the mistake of getting Arthur online, he ends up being mistaken for a murderer.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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Doctor Two
star
7.39
51 votes

#14 - Doctor Two

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/6/2013

A dog bite leads to an eventful visit to a hospital for Arthur and Michael. Arthur discovers an exciting new stage in his career, to Michael's considerable surprise.

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Still Life
star
7.35
43 votes

#15 - Still Life

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/3/2015

When a documentary team start to do a profile of Michael, Arthur's new career as a living statue threatens to steal the show. Michael turns to drastic tactics to bring the attention back to himself.

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The Radio Play
star
7.26
54 votes

#16 - The Radio Play

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/22/2013

Much to everyone's surprise, including his own, Arthur gets a part in a radio play. Meanwhile Michael finds house sitting for Arthur is a dangerous thing to do.

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Memory Man
star
7.12
64 votes

#17 - Memory Man

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/8/2013

The death of famous comedian Max Baker leads to a momentous meeting between his son Michael and his old comedy partner Count Arthur Strong. Arthur makes an impact at the memorial service after treating Michael to a performance of his world famous Memory Man act.

Directors: Graham Linehan
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The Heist
star
7.09
55 votes

#18 - The Heist

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/6/2015

Arthur, Michael and the café gang carry out a heist. Michael, suffering from writer's block, returns to the cafe to find that Count Arthur has written a novel. When the book turns out to be full of salacious gossip, drastic measures are required to retrieve it from Michael's agent.

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We're Listening
star
6.67
49 votes

#19 - We're Listening

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/20/2015

Arthur goes into politics. Spurred on by sleepless nights and noise pollution on his street, Arthur decides to run for local elections. Aided by John the Watch, his head of security, health secretary Eggy and a reluctant Michael as head of communications, they become a political force that cannot be ignored.

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The Soupover
star
6.65
17 votes

#20 - The Soupover

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/23/2017

What begins as 'an old man version of a sleepover' turns into something slightly more sinister. Can Michael escape in time?

Directors: Graham Linehan
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