The BEST episodes of Joe Lycett's Got Your Back

Every episode of Joe Lycett's Got Your Back ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Joe Lycett's Got Your Back!

Joe Lycett, famed for his epic battles with petty officials and dodgy scammers, fights for the consumer rights of the Great British public in this series. With the help of his assistant Mark Silcox, a weekly celebrity guest, and some daring hidden camera investigations, Joe campaigns on behalf of viewers who've been wronged by big corporations, caught out by small print, and hoodwinked by fraudsters. From dishing the dirt on unhygienic takeaways and battling with big banks, to pulling back the covers on sub-par hotel rooms, and taking low budget airlines for a bumpy ride, Joe is determined in his quest for consumer justice.

Last Updated: 1/31/2023Network:Channel 4
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Katherine Ryan, Nuisance Callers and Black Friday Deals
star
8.67
9 votes

#1 - Katherine Ryan, Nuisance Callers and Black Friday Deals

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/22/2020

Joe exposes a money-making scheme and turns the tables on nuisance callers, Katherine Ryan brings some celeb hype to a struggling business, and Mark Silcox investigates Black Friday deals

Jo Brand, Eco-Friendly Beaches and Fad Diets
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8.50
4 votes

#2 - Jo Brand, Eco-Friendly Beaches and Fad Diets

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/7/2021

Jo Brand joins Joe as he goes on a mission to make Britain’s beaches more eco-friendly

Kirsty Wark, Samuel Smith's Pubs and Sports Direct
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8.25
4 votes

#3 - Kirsty Wark, Samuel Smith's Pubs and Sports Direct

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/23/2021

This week's celebrity guest Kirsty Wark joins Joe as he annoys the boss of Samuel Smiths pubs. The team also take on Sports Direct over a broken bike and comedian Joanne McNally investigates greenwashing in fashion.

Kathy Burke, Ads and Banks
star
8.00
22 votes

#4 - Kathy Burke, Ads and Banks

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/5/2019

This time celebrity guest Kathy Burke assists Joe as he battles with a big bank and puts advertising slogans to the test.

Liza Tarbuck, Housing & Letting Agents
star
8.00
13 votes

#5 - Liza Tarbuck, Housing & Letting Agents

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/10/2019

Comedian Joe Lycett and celebrity guest Liza Tarbuck take on the housing market and also send a letting agent packing

Scarlett Moffatt, Toll Road Fines and Car Insurance
star
8.00
12 votes

#6 - Scarlett Moffatt, Toll Road Fines and Car Insurance

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/17/2020

Scarlett Moffatt shares her thrifty fast food tips. Joe takes on toll road fines with Atomic Kitten and Kim Woodburn. Plus, car insurance bad practice and disabled access in gyms.

Alison Hammond, Trustpilot and Google Play Store
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8.00
7 votes

#7 - Alison Hammond, Trustpilot and Google Play Store

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/29/2020

Alison Hammond helps Joe discover how trustworthy Trustpilot is. Joe takes aim at a paintballing company's dubious practices and takes on the Google Play Store. Plus bags for life.

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Parcel Delivery and Cash Machines
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7.92
12 votes

#8 - Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Parcel Delivery and Cash Machines

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/24/2020

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen helps Joe deliver justice to a parcel delivery company. Joe and Anneka Rice hunt for the UK's disappearing cash machines. Plus, unethical beauty products.

Katherine Ryan, Hugo Boss and Fast Fashion
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7.89
9 votes

#9 - Katherine Ryan, Hugo Boss and Fast Fashion

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/10/2020

Celebrity guest Katherine Ryan joins Joe as they look at the story behind his infamous name change to Hugo Boss in support of consumer justice. Plus, fast fashion's filthiest secrets are unwrapped.

Stacey Dooley, Car Rentals, Scammers
star
7.79
14 votes

#10 - Stacey Dooley, Car Rentals, Scammers

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/3/2019

Joe is joined by Stacey Dooley as they take a car rental company for a spin and send a gold-digging scammer all around the houses.

Guz Khan, Fly-Tippers and Recycling Shame
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7.78
9 votes

#11 - Guz Khan, Fly-Tippers and Recycling Shame

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/8/2020

Guz Khan helps Joe tackle fly-tippers and council rubbish collections, Rosie Jones exposes a cinema's recycling shame and Mark Silcox tests out Pizza Hut's all-you-can-eat buffet.

Jess Phillips, Budget Flights and Airbnb Scammers
star
7.71
7 votes

#12 - Jess Phillips, Budget Flights and Airbnb Scammers

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/15/2020

MP Jess Phillips helps Joe as he investigates budget flights and tracks down Airbnb scammers. Plus, Lucy Beaumont looks at reducing our carbon footprint, and Mark Silcox reveals ingenious ways to save money on train travel.

AJ Odudu, Plastic Waste and Coke vs Pepsi
star
7.67
9 votes

#13 - AJ Odudu, Plastic Waste and Coke vs Pepsi

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/19/2021

Joe Lycett returns to tackle more consumer problems. Celeb guest AJ Odudu shares how to be a good complainer and helps take on plastic waste. Plus: Joe cancels himself on live TV.

Sarah Millican, Virgin Media and The Dark Web
star
7.67
6 votes

#14 - Sarah Millican, Virgin Media and The Dark Web

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/16/2021

Stand-up comic Sarah Millican joins Joe as he takes on Virgin Media's Ts and Cs, and with the help of a beloved boy band registers a national day in the name of "rubbish" broadband. Plus, comedian Sophie Duker investigates the scammers who are selling people's data on the dark web.

Richard Madeley, Hotels & Airlines
star
7.60
15 votes

#15 - Richard Madeley, Hotels & Airlines

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/12/2019

Joe's celebrity guest is Richard Madeley. They pull back the covers on sub-par hotel rooms and take low budget airlines for a bumpy ride.

Jamie Laing, a Consumer Rights Rave and Smart Tech
star
7.57
7 votes

#16 - Jamie Laing, a Consumer Rights Rave and Smart Tech

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/1/2020

Jamie Laing helps Joe launch the UK's first ever consumer rights rave. Joe also infiltrates hackable smart tech and launches a musical raid on the world's largest online retailer. Lucy Beaumont spies on CCTV.

Shirley Ballas, Takeaways & Holiday Sites
star
7.55
11 votes

#17 - Shirley Ballas, Takeaways & Holiday Sites

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/19/2019

Joe and celebrity guest Shirley dish the dirt on unhygienic takeaways and together they send holiday booking sites packing

Sara Pascoe, Foka Wolf and the Gambling Industry
star
7.50
4 votes

#18 - Sara Pascoe, Foka Wolf and the Gambling Industry

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/30/2021

Sara Pascoe joins Joe to take on the gambling industry. Joe explores some of their dubious practices by opening a betting shop aimed at kids, with the help of artist Foka Wolf.

Stephen Mulhern, Black Box Car Insurance and Freddos
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7.33
9 votes

#19 - Stephen Mulhern, Black Box Car Insurance and Freddos

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/26/2021

Stephen Mulhern co-hosts a new game show with Joe, and Rosie Jones investigates the lack of diversity in kids' toys. Plus: black box car insurance and the rising price of Freddos.

Clara Amfo, The Co-op and Accessible Renting
star
7.00
7 votes

#20 - Clara Amfo, The Co-op and Accessible Renting

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/9/2021

Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo joins the host as he bags up a massive financial victory with the Co-op. Plus, with the help of the SAS, Joe travels to Scotland to look into deliveries in the Highlands, and comedian Rosie Jones ramps up the pressure on accessible renting.

Pru Leith, Car Parks & Car Theft
star
6.91
11 votes

#21 - Pru Leith, Car Parks & Car Theft

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/26/2019

Joe Lycett and Prue investigate private parking firms, car parks and keyless car theft

Lorraine Kelly, Puppies and Faux Fur
star
6.78
9 votes

#22 - Lorraine Kelly, Puppies and Faux Fur

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/2/2021

Joe and Lorraine Kelly take on dodgy puppy dealers and Rosie Jones investigates faux fur being sold online. Meanwhile, Mark Silcox puts the Whopper and the Big Mac head-to-head in his lab.

The Super Sexy Salacious Scandalous Secret Bits
star
6.25
4 votes

#23 - The Super Sexy Salacious Scandalous Secret Bits

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/5/2020

Joe presents a special episode featuring behind-the-scenes insights, never-before-seen moments, and his most outrageous victories to date

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