Fresh Meat

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A comedy drama series about the hilarious and painful truths of being a student. The latest creation from Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, Fresh Meat follows a group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far - university.

Last Updated: 10/25/2022Network:Channel 4
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Episode 6
star
8.00
221 votes

#1 - Episode 6

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/28/2016

In the last-ever episode of the comedy, the housemates' finals are over and most of them are enjoying their freedom as they wait to find out how they have fared - but not everyone is happy with the results. There are revelations galore on graduation day, but will they be hosting the ultimate alternative ball or will they have to flee Manchester under cover of darkness? Luckily, Vod has an idea on how to have the best party ever.

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Episode 8
star
7.91
449 votes

#2 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/16/2011

Josie embarks on a 'girl power' booze and sex fest with help from Vod. JP helps Ralph organise the Love Cloud club night but it clashes with his dad's funeral.

Directors: Annie Griffin
Writer: Tom Basden
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Episode 6
star
7.89
459 votes

#3 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/26/2011

Oregon is distraught to learn that her childhood horse is dying, culminating in the revelation that she isn't called Oregon at all, but Melissa.

Directors: Nick Wood
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Episode 5
star
7.88
456 votes

#4 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/19/2011

Vod finds out about Oregon's affair with Shales, while Kingsley is pursuing Ruth at a student demo when they get kettled with Josie, and Kingsley's two-timing is exposed.

Directors: Nick Wood
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Episode 2
star
7.87
509 votes

#5 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/28/2011

The housemates are in social Siberia so they decide to throw a party, spearheaded by Josie in the hope that she and Kingsley will get together, but her plans are scuppered by her boyfriend!

Directors: David Kerr
Writer: Tony Roche
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Episode 5
star
7.81
348 votes

#6 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/2/2013

Vod announces that her mum is coming to stay and, when she arrives, she is not what anybody expected.

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Episode 8
star
7.79
343 votes

#7 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/23/2013

Following last week's party some relationships and friendships are on the rocks. Oregon battles it out against Vod in the Student Union elections. Josie and Kingsley reach an unusual arrangement to overcome their relationship issues. Howard realises that it's now or never with Candice.

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Episode 8
star
7.78
410 votes

#8 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/27/2012

The end of the academic year is coming close and with it is the need for the housemates to make some huge decisions. Josie has to decide what to do with her life. Kingsley finds himself moving in to a one-bedroom flat with Heather, before some old feelings re-emerge just when he least expects them. Sabine manages to blow Howard's mind with her news. Oregon's relationship with Dylan comes to a head at Jean Shales' book launch.

Directors: Annie Griffin
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Episode 5
star
7.77
211 votes

#9 - Episode 5

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/21/2016

JP hires a revision barge and persuades Howard to join him aboard, Kingsley's relationship begins to disintegrate leaving him a physical wreck and Oregon has serious cramming to do if she is to qualify for a prestigious American scholarship in the US. Tickets for the alternative graduation ball Vodstock are selling very well, but Vod gets on the wrong side of hired security for the event and the housemates end up having to barricade themselves in the cellar.

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Episode 1
star
7.77
258 votes

#10 - Episode 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/22/2016

Halfway through the second term, an unannounced visit from JP's older brother Tomothy makes the Hartnell Avenue residents realise how close to the end of the year and their university lives they really are. Howard has created a secret revision den in the cellar, but as a series of texts from Candice could upend his plans, it falls on Josie to educate him about the difference between what people say and what they actually mean. Meanwhile panicked Student Union President Oregon seeks the counsel of her support officer Rosa as she attempts to win a prestigious scholarship in the US, but will her self-penned motivational book be the answer? Vod comes up with a scheme to help with her money troubles, and Kingsley is on the lookout for love, but possibly in all the wrong places. But before the housemates knuckle down to some hard-core studying, JP has plans for one last big blow out.

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Episode 2
star
7.77
218 votes

#11 - Episode 2

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/29/2016

As the housemates face difficult questions about life after university, Vod thinks a new job in a pub is the answer to her money worries, but she didn't plan for her housemates becoming regulars tapping her up for free drinks; especially heartbroken Howard, who seems to have developed a slight drinking problem since his break-up with Candice. President Oregon, looking at cementing her legacy, makes the rash decision to set up a poetry competition in her name, but when word gets out that she's cutting sports funding in order to do so the student body aren't impressed. Josie is on the hunt for some new housemates, but none of the hopeful candidates are up to her exacting tea-making standards, and there's a bump in Kingsley's blossoming relationship with Rosa when she drops the bombshell that she has a son. And he's how old?

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Episode 3
star
7.76
195 votes

#12 - Episode 3

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/7/2016

The newly non-funded wheelchair rugby team protests against Oregon's presidency, Josie is having an identity crisis and takes the drastic measure of rebranding herself, and Vod decides to retreat to an anarchist commune, with the other two girls tagging along. The boys head to London, where Kingsley feels positive about a potential post at a radio station, JP visits his brother's firm to 'collect his job' and Howard tries to familiarise himself with the city before he goes for his interview at the Ordnance Survey.

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Episode 2
star
7.75
412 votes

#13 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/16/2012

A spate of muggings on campus leave the gang concerned about their safety, while JP is confined to his bed with mumps. Kingsley makes an announcement that leaves Josie reeling.

Directors: David Kerr
Writer: Tony Roche
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Episode 7
star
7.73
450 votes

#14 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/9/2011

Oregon resolves to break off her affair with Professor Shales, but he wrong-foots her by leaving his wife and turning up on her doorstep. Brian begs Howard to resume their friendship.

Directors: Annie Griffin
Writer: Jon Brown
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Episode 7
star
7.73
328 votes

#15 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/16/2013

Word gets out that it's Howard's birthday, and Candice insists they throw him a party. Unfortunately, not everyone sees the gathering in quite the same terms.

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Episode 3
star
7.72
380 votes

#16 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/18/2013

Realising how serious Javier has become since their wedding, Vod tries to dump him, but it's not that simple...

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Episode 5
star
7.70
415 votes

#17 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/6/2012

Things go from bad to worse when Josie makes a catastrophic error of judgement. A chance encounter leads Oregon to fall for a sexy librarian, JP makes a 'local' friend, Vod falls in love and Howard turns detective in a bid to catch an intruder.

Directors: Annie Griffin
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Episode 4
star
7.68
200 votes

#18 - Episode 4

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/14/2016

Oregon's glittering future looks seriously under threat when societies that have had their funding cut table a motion to have her thrown out of office, and Howard has his work cut out trying to make his CV stand out. Tomothy goes to drastic lengths in his attempts to force JP to toe the line, Kingsley and Vod take control of the graduation ball, but it seems a disastrous haircut and a misjudged musical number could be the final nail in the coffin of Oregon's reign.

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Episode 1
star
7.67
339 votes

#19 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/4/2013

Howard and JP try to coax some female freshers to join their dry-slope skiing society, while Vod's summer fling turns up unexpectedly. And the gang go to visit Josie in Southampton where she's now studying. But her traffic-light party creates a few problems for Kingsley.

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Episode 4
star
7.66
318 votes

#20 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/25/2013

Having been rejected by Sam for cheating in the quiz, JP makes it his mission to win her back.

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Episode 7
star
7.64
353 votes

#21 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/20/2012

Kingsley is forced by Heather to confront his dreams of being a musician after she signs him up for an open mic night at the Student Union. After she is not invited to attend a poetry seminar by the renowned poet John Frobisher, Vod becomes determined to gate-crash the event.

Directors: Annie Griffin
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Episode 4
star
7.62
494 votes

#22 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/2011

Kingsley is forced to confess to Josie that he is a virgin, and she offers to 'cure' him. But the deal is undercut when Kingsley unexpectedly winds up having sex with drama queen Ruth.

Directors: Nick Wood
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Episode 4
star
7.61
394 votes

#23 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/30/2012

It's the Easter break and JP invites the gang to stay at his country house, but it's not as idyllic as it seems.

Directors: David Kerr
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Episode 1
star
7.59
419 votes

#24 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/9/2012

It's the beginning of the Spring Term and Kingsley has returned with a whole new image. Josie has decided to turn over a new leaf by becoming friends with Heather, a girl from her course and a self-styled 'mental dental'. JP's great friend Giles has transferred from Exeter. Vod is skint and Paul Lamb, the invisible flatmate has gone, so it's time to find a replacement...

Directors: David Kerr
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Episode 2
star
7.51
331 votes

#25 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/11/2013

Vod comes up with a plan to get rid of her holiday romance. Howard likes a girl but JP thinks she's out of his league, so he tries to poach her in order to restore the natural order of things.

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