The BEST Episodes of Count Arthur Strong
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021
Network: BBC One
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.
#1 - Stuck In The Middle
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 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.
#2 - Seance
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 13, 2013
In attempting to contact an old friend, Arthur and Michael realise that goodbyes are difficult.
#3 - The Affair
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 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.
#4 - Safari Park
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 14, 2017
Michael finds himself with a whole new family on a birthday outing, but Arthur's money-saving schemes cause chaos.
#5 - The Three Wishes
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 30, 2017
Arthur attempts to build bridges with a surprising figure from his past.
#6 - Fame At Last
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 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.
#7 - Untrue Detective
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 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.
#8 - Arthur the Hat
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired May 26, 2017
Some of John the Watch's old criminal associates take an interest in Bulent's cafe.
#9 - Count Arthur's House of Horrors
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 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.
#10 - Arthur's Big Moment
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 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.
#11 - The Day the Clocks Went Back
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 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.
#12 - Arthur.com
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 15, 2013
When Michael makes the mistake of getting Arthur online, he ends up being mistaken for a murderer.
#13 - Doctor Two
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 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.
#14 - The Lucky Streak
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 7, 2017
Arthur makes some unlikely new friends while in search of biscuits, and sees his life and luck change overnight.
#15 - The Radio Play
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 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.
#16 - Still Life
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 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.
#17 - Memory Man
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 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.
#18 - The Heist
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 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.
#19 - We're Listening
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 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.
#20 - The Soupover
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 23, 2017
What begins as 'an old man version of a sleepover' turns into something slightly more sinister. Can Michael escape in time?