The BEST Episodes of Grandma's House

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019

Network: BBC Two

TV presenter Simon Amstell plays a version of himself in Grandma's House, a new six-part comedy written by Simon and his long-term collaborator Dan Swimer. The series stars Simon Amstell as a TV presenter who is quitting his job to try to do something more meaningful with his life. Each episode is set at Grandma's house, where Simon's family regularly congregate to catch up. Everything happens under the watchful eye of Grandma, who is desperate to see everything going well.

The Day Simon Officially Became a Very Good and Totally Employable Actor

#1 - The Day Simon Officially Became a Very Good and Totally Employable Actor

Season 2 - Episode 1

It has been six months since the death of Grandpa, and Simon is living with Grandma. He has lost his presenting career and London flat, but is now set to act in a low-key BBC comedy. Tanya and Liz haven't spoken to each other since their father's funeral, and Grandma makes an underhanded attempt at bringing them back together. Meanwhile, for the sake of the reunion, man-of-the-house Simon needs to get rid of an interesting young visitor and an uncomfortably persistent Clive

star 10.00
3 votes
Writers: Simon Amstell, Dan Swimer
The Day Simon Announced That He Was In Control Of The Universe

#2 - The Day Simon Announced That He Was In Control Of The Universe

Season 1 - Episode 3

Simon has fallen in love. He's also read a book that leads him to believe that he might be able to control the universe. The family isn't impressed though. Meanwhile, Grandpa has invited Deborah Adler to visit but Grandma doesn't like her and is less than happy. And Liz has had to take extreme measures to try to get her son, Adam, into a new school.

star 9.00
4 votes
Writers: Simon Amstell, Dan Swimer
The Day Simon Decided He Was Forlorn

#3 - The Day Simon Decided He Was Forlorn

Season 1 - Episode 4

Simon is having a life crisis and is depressed. The situation is exacerbated when a guest he interviewed on his show attacks him in the press. Tanya moves into Clive's house, much to Simon's irritation. Meanwhile, Grandma and Grandpa plan a cruise.

star 8.67
3 votes
The Day Simon Decided It Might Be a Nice Idea to Surprise His Mother with a Gift

#4 - The Day Simon Decided It Might Be a Nice Idea to Surprise His Mother with a Gift

Season 1 - Episode 2

Simon has brought his mum, Tanya, an extravagant gift which she refuses to accept. He's also trying to convince her that maybe she shouldn't marry Clive. Meanwhile, it's Liz's birthday but nobody seems to care. Grandad has news from the doctor about his cancer scare and Simon has decided he might write a play for the theatre. However, his family isn't impressed.

star 8.33
6 votes
Writers: Simon Amstell, Dan Swimer
The Day Simon Told His Family About His Important Decision

#5 - The Day Simon Told His Family About His Important Decision

Season 1 - Episode 1

When Simon tells his mum Tanya that he's quitting the entertainment show he presents, she is less than happy. While Simon struggles to make his mum realise that her new boyfriend Clive might not be the right man for her, Grandpa has discovered something that will leave Grandma in a panic. Meanwhile, Auntie Liz is struggling with her son Adam who appears to be starting a teenage rebellion.

star 8.00
9 votes
The Day Simon Felt the Family Was Ready to be Healed

#6 - The Day Simon Felt the Family Was Ready to be Healed

Season 1 - Episode 5

Simon has been on a life-changing course and has decided it's his job to heal the family. He starts by giving his Granddad an exercise ball. Tanya has had a realisation that maybe Clive isn't the man for her, and when the family discover that Simon has organised a surprise for them, they are fearful what Grandma might do to him.

star 8.00
4 votes
The Day Simon Finally Found The Strength To Accept That His Mother Was Getting Married

#7 - The Day Simon Finally Found The Strength To Accept That His Mother Was Getting Married

Season 1 - Episode 6

When Grandpa is taken ill, it's unsure whether Tanya and Clive will be able to get married today. Grandma takes on the responsibility of trying to resolve the situation, but is she right to advise Tanya to get married? Meanwhile, Liz has a favour to ask of Simon which might help Adam sort out his schooling problems.

star 8.00
4 votes
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