The BEST Episodes of Filthy Rich & Catflap

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Network: BBC Two

Richie causes trouble in his pursuit of TV fame with Eddie, his alcoholic minder and Filthy, his sponging agent.

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Breakfast Television

#1 - Breakfast Television

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 4, 1987

Keep your finger on the remote control - Richie's about to become enormous! He's got a showbiz job reading the gossip on TV AM with those megastar totties Anne Diamond and the Pink Goddess. But his rise to stardom hits an obstacle. When he finds himself plastered over the papers. Things get worse when Eddie and Richie are caught Mooning to three million viewers.

star 8.07
42 votes
Writers: Ben Elton
Smear Campaign

#2 - Smear Campaign

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 11, 1987

Richie and Eddie have given up showbiz and begun a career as the scum. As journos they're digging up dirt on Midge Ure and Mrs Thatcher and what they can't find they make up. But watch out ! Now Richie's dug up his ballpoint there's no stopping him. Who else is he going to smear with his evil lies? and if Brucie and Tarby aren't safe - Who is?

star 7.98
41 votes
Writers: Ben Elton
Dead Milkmen

#3 - Dead Milkmen

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 7, 1987

Richie wakes up feeling sexy then discovers Eddie is also in his bed. Richie worries that he has caught Eddie's 'trouser rash.' Eddie has his head under the back of Richie's robe on a rash hunt when the milkman walks in. Richie smashes the milkman over the head with some milk bottles and inadvertently kills him. They hide the bod in the cub. Soon, several more milkmen die as Richie and Eddie dash to the hospital to foil a paternity suit being brought against Richie in a dastardly plot to get hold of Richie's cash.

star 7.92
50 votes
Writers: Ben Elton
A Death in the Family

#4 - A Death in the Family

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 28, 1987

Great news! Richie's dad's about to croak and Richie's all set to do an advertisment for a flower company at his funeral. Until, worse luck his dad recover's and Richie's going to loose everything! Unless of course his dad still dies... Things get heavy when Eddie and Richie find themselves in a gay bar propositioning men. But what they're doing in Foxy and Mr Men oven gloves with enough rat poison to kill an army is anybody's guess.

star 7.85
41 votes
Writers: Ben Elton
Dinner Party

#5 - Dinner Party

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 21, 1987

Ritchie has invited some of his showbiz pals to dinner. Getting the food ready proves a problem, which eventually makes him a fugitive from the law. Luckily, Ralph Filthy come to the rescue.

star 7.53
70 votes
Writers: Ben Elton
Game Show

#6 - Game Show

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 14, 1987

Richie appears on a TV game show with disastrous results. He also has trouble with a blackmailer. Eddie dabbles in the art world.

star 7.51
71 votes
Writers: Ben Elton