The Best Episodes of Ideal

The Pains

#1 - The Pains 8.83

Season 4 - Episode 1

When Moz suffers a suspected heart attack, his girlfriend Nicki re-ignites her affair with the PC.

The Delivery

#2 - The Delivery 8.76

Season 2 - Episode 7

PC warns Moz of an imminent drugs bust, so the dealer embarks on an unscheduled spring-cleaning exercise as he sets out to destroy all the evidence in his flat. Meanwhile, Colin falls in love, and Nicki goes into labour.

Directors: Dan Zeff
The Night

#3 - The Night 8.76

Season 3 - Episode 1

Moz tries to hide his dope dealing from the born again Christian builders working in his flat, and lack of sleep is making Nicki hallucinate. Judith the 'reformed' necrophiliac is seen dragging heavy sacks up the stairs into her flat.

Directors: Ben Gregor
The War

#4 - The War 8.71

Season 4 - Episode 5

As the war with the Triad heats up, Psycho Paul turns Moz's flat into a bootcamp.

The Crabs

#5 - The Crabs 8.67

Season 3 - Episode 7

Moz is trying his best to enjoy his stag night. However, Judith has had a party mask super-glued to her face, three crabs have escaped in the flat and Jesus has just appeared in the loft.

Directors: Ben Gregor
The Wedding

#6 - The Wedding 8.65

Season 3 - Episode 8

It's the morning of Moz's wedding and he's woken up next to another woman. Now all he has to do is get rid of her, overcome his nerves, deflect the advances of a very demanding Judith and save Brian from a psychopathic Christian.

Directors: Ben Gregor
The Pregnancy

#7 - The Pregnancy 8.56

Season 1 - Episode 7

The severed hand makes a return. Moz's stalker (Craig) is back, and spends some quality time with Cartoon Head. Nicki takes a pregnancy test.

Directors: Dan Zeff
The Paintings

#8 - The Paintings 8.53

Season 7 - Episode 4

Mistakenly believing Moz to be an avant garde artist, Tilly arranges for him have an exhibition. Jess and Cartoon Head experiment with ketamine and find themselves way out of their depth.

Directors: Ben Gosling Fuller
The Landlord

#9 - The Landlord 8.53

Season 2 - Episode 2

Moz's landlord is coming to visit at the most inopportune time.

Directors: Dan Zeff
The Past

#10 - The Past 8.50

Season 4 - Episode 2

Moz reminisces about 1993, the year he first moved into the flat.

The Body

#11 - The Body 8.47

Season 1 - Episode 8

Cartoon Head shoots Craig. Nicki tells Moz she's pregnant.

Directors: Dan Zeff
The Birthday

#12 - The Birthday 8.43

Season 4 - Episode 6

Nicki's birthday party doesn't go entirely according to plan. Moz splits up with Jenny, Nicki splits up with PC and mysterious neighbour "Fist" kidnaps Kim and Miko.

The Secret

#13 - The Secret 8.43

Season 4 - Episode 4

Despite Moz and Jenny's best efforts to keep thier affair secret it seems everybody knows what's going on

The Nest

#14 - The Nest 8.36

Season 3 - Episode 4

Moz receives an unwelcome visit from gang leader, Stemroach. Meanwhile, the discovery of a wasp nest in the loft has disastrous consequences for the born again Christian builders.

Directors: Ben Gregor
The Stag Do

#15 - The Stag Do 8.33

Season 2 - Episode 1

Nicki's moved in with Sangita while Moz has a nervous new neighbour, Judith. Derrick and Yasuko are due to get married and Moz is asked to be best man. Cartoon Head has a special surprise for the stag do.

Directors: Dan Zeff
The Chance

#16 - The Chance 8.31

Season 5 - Episode 5

Colin and Carmel's wedding day arrives. To escape getting a prison sentence Moz considers leaving the country. Brian finds something out that he was not expecting about his new boyfriend.

The Party

#17 - The Party 8.30

Season 1 - Episode 6

Its Moz's birthday, and all Nicki has bought him is a sandwich and some chocolate, so she decides to throw him a party in the flat.

Directors: Dan Zeff
The Business

#18 - The Business 8.29

Season 6 - Episode 1

After nine months away, Moz and Jenny return to find Nicki has taken over the business.

Directors: Ben Wheatley
The Temptation

#19 - The Temptation 8.29

Season 5 - Episode 2

Moz finds it hard to resist other women with his girlfriend still in a coma. Brian finds himself falling in love with a conjoined twin.

The Television

#20 - The Television 8.28

Season 4 - Episode 7

It's all change for Moz as Nicki moves out and new love Jenny moves in. When Keith finally delivers a new widescreen TV it's almost too big to fit in the flat.

The Backpacker

#21 - The Backpacker 8.27

Season 1 - Episode 5

A face from Nicki's past arrives unexpectedly wanting to stay, the polaroids from behind the bathroom cabinet go missing and re-appear, and Moz is selling red weed.

Directors: Dan Zeff
The Future

#22 - The Future 8.25

Season 4 - Episode 8

Moz and Jenny's cosy love situation is thrown into chaos when Psycho Paul's gang hole up in the flat with two members of the Triad as hostages. Fist has some unusual plans for Alan.

The American

#23 - The American 8.18

Season 6 - Episode 2

Moz and Jenny's plans to move to Italy are thrown into disarray when Moz learns he has been removed from the most wanted list. Brian is dumped by his transgender boyfriend, Nathaniel.

Directors: Ben Wheatley
The Set-Up

#24 - The Set-Up 8.18

Season 3 - Episode 6

With Nicki out celebrating her hen night, Moz reluctantly agrees to help the Police Constable to set-up Stemroach. Meanwhile Cartoon Head and Psycho Paul have an evil plan all their own.

Directors: Ben Gregor
The Affair

#25 - The Affair 8.16

Season 1 - Episode 4

Moz gets rid of his stalker and China has split up with her boyfriend. Meanwhile Colin tries to flog some stolen goods (even though he's still on probation) and then steals the photos of Nicki.

Directors: Dan Zeff