The BEST episodes of Gimme Gimme Gimme season 1

Every episode of Gimme Gimme Gimme season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Gimme Gimme Gimme season 1!

Delivering laughter from beginning to end, Gimme Gimme Gimme follows the riotous lives of flat mates Linda (Kathy Burke) and Tom (James Dreyfus) in their equally hopeless search for a man.

Last Updated: 4/28/2024Network: BBC OneStatus: Ended
Legs & Co
82 votes

#1 - Legs & Co

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/22/1999

Tom has broken his leg (which prevented him attending a Crimewatch UK audition) and requires the attentions of a home help – a suicidal, self-pitying man called Shirley (Morgan Jones). Linda loses her job as a receptionist at Fast Track but is cheered up when she scores with motorcycle courier Joe (Adrian Bower), until she discovers he is religious.

Directors: Liddy Oldroyd
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Do They Take Sugar?
83 votes

#2 - Do They Take Sugar?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/29/1999

Linda's slapper of a sister Sugar comes to stay, which leads to outbursts of sibling rivalry and bitterness from Linda... Until it emerges that Sugar has links to the stars, including Liam Gallagher's phone number!

Directors: Liddy Oldroyd
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Saturday Night Diva
80 votes

#3 - Saturday Night Diva

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/5/1999

Tom is worried that he's getting old and boring, so goes out on the pull, clubbing. Linda stays in and tries to chat up Jez, calling upon her knowledge of black heritage to help her. Or not. Tom ends up with an Italian stud, or so he thinks.

Directors: Liddy Oldroyd
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The Big Break
91 votes

#4 - The Big Break

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/15/1999

Tom believes he's got the break he's been waiting for when he has an audition to play a hooligan in a TV Crimewatch reconstruction, while Linda receives a declaration of love from a secret admirer, who she assumes to be her happily married neighbour Jez. She tries (one of many times) to attract his attention with her classy bright green PVC catsuit while he insults his wife Suze by yelling ""shutup you rake!""

Directors: Liddy Oldroyd
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The Millennium
28 votes

#5 - The Millennium

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/29/1999

Tom and Linda dream up their ideal New Year's parties, but end up just sitting indoors, watching television and playing charades.

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I Do, I Do, I Do
77 votes

#6 - I Do, I Do, I Do

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/12/1999

Linda is jealous when Tom starts spending time with another woman, even more so when he announces he is going to marry her. The wedding ends up being a sham, but Linda is offered the job of a lifetime. With a fab dream sequence where they appear on the Terry Clinger show.

Directors: Liddy Oldroyd
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Who's That Boy?
109 votes

#7 - Who's That Boy?

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/8/1999

There's a man in the flat – looking very fetching in just his stylish underwear – but neither Linda nor Tom can remember picking him up at the nightclub.

Directors: Liddy Oldroyd
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