The BEST Episodes of Gates

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 12, 2021

Network: Sky1

Gates is an ensemble comedy headed by Sue Johnston (The Royle Family), Tom Ellis (Miranda) and Joanna Page (Gavin & Stacey) set in the all too familiar chaos of the school gates. Mark and Helen are parents who've recently moved to the South East where their nine-year-old daughter is starting at a new primary school. And they're about to discover what happens when your children choose your friends.

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Episode 2

#1 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 21, 2012

Pandemonium kicks off in the playground but it's the parents who are up to no good. Helen and Sarah exchange fisticuffs during 'Walk to School Week'.

star 8.00
4 votes
Directors: Gordon Anderson
Writers: Abigail Wilson, Andrew Collins, Dan Sefton, Richard Preddy
Episode 3

#2 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 28, 2012

Mark gets paternal and prepares to play dirty to stop Chloe dating. When the school installs CCTV, Miss Hunter rebels - and gets the kids to join the revolution.

star 8.00
4 votes
Directors: Gordon Anderson
Writers: Dan Sefton, Richard Preddy
Episode 1

#3 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 14, 2012

Having recently moved to south-east England, Mark and Helen Pearson's daughter Chloe is about to start at a new primary school, but it's the parents with first-day nerves!

star 6.80
10 votes
Writers: Abigail Wilson, Andrew Collins, Ava Vidal, Dan Sefton, Richard Preddy
Episode 5

#4 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 11, 2012

The school locks up for the end of the first series and the Pearsons plan to go out with a bang - if they can stop Chloe being a goody two-shoes, that is.

star 6.80
5 votes
Directors: Gordon Anderson
Writers: Abigail Wilson, Andrew Collins, Dan Sefton, Richard Preddy
Episode 4

#5 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 4, 2012

Chloe plans a sponsored sleep-out at the school for charity but the night is made extra uncomfortable for Helen when she suspects Aiden and Sarah are swingers.

star 5.60
5 votes
Directors: Gordon Anderson
Writers: Abigail Wilson, Andrew Collins, Dan Sefton, Richard Preddy