The BEST Episodes of Josh

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 26, 2021

Network: BBC Three

Sitcom about flatmates Josh, Kate and Owen, and their annoying landlord Geoff.

Wedding and Waiting

#1 - Wedding and Waiting

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 25, 2015

Josh and Owen have tickets to the darts, but can't afford to get drunk in preparation - which is a bit like going to war without a gun, only more dangerous. Fortunately, Owen's cousin is getting married, so they head to the wedding in anticipation of some free afternoon drinking. What could possibly go wrong? Meanwhile, while waiting for a new phone to be delivered, Kate struggles to entertain herself in the flat. Just how mad can one woman go in twelve lonely hours?

star 8.87
60 votes
Cut & Dried

#2 - Cut & Dried

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 2016

It is the proudest day for Josh's football team, Plymouth Argyle - they have reached the Football League Trophy Area Final Southern Section. Unfortunately, Owen's cousin is hogging the TV with his N64. Meanwhile, Kate helps her mum dump her new boyfriend.

star 8.83
70 votes
Directors: David Schneider
Writers: Henry Paker, Josh Widdicombe, Tom Craine
Planks & Pranks

#3 - Planks & Pranks

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 20, 2016

It is time for Josh's biannual drink with Pete, aka the depressed potato, aka the most boring friend in Britain. Unfortunately for Josh, this drink ends up leading to a longer-term commitment. Kate's friend Sophie comes to stay and reveals herself to be an incorrigible pranker.

star 8.82
62 votes
Directors: David Schneider
Writers: Henry Paker, Josh Widdicombe, Tom Craine
Bed & Breakfast

#4 - Bed & Breakfast

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 2016

Josh is dumped by his girlfriend so Owen takes him on a double date with a couple of voracious cougars. Meanwhile, an email mix-up leads to Kate breaking Geoff's heart.

star 8.80
64 votes
Directors: David Schneider
Writers: Henry Paker, Josh Widdicombe, Tom Craine
Sex & Politics

#5 - Sex & Politics

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 2016

After an unsuccessful gig, Josh is surprised to be asked out by a very beautiful audience member. What's the catch? Josh, Kate and Owen endeavour to find out. Meanwhile, landlord Geoff faces money problems and introduces Kate to the dizzying world of building management politics.

star 8.78
67 votes
Directors: David Schneider
Writers: Henry Paker, Josh Widdicombe, Tom Craine
Share & Share Alike

#6 - Share & Share Alike

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2016

Josh, Owen and Kate head to the local curry house and bump into some old acquaintances from university. As the night progresses, rumour and intrigue come to the fore and the trio discover that some secrets are best left unrevealed.

star 8.74
65 votes
Directors: David Schneider
Writers: Henry Paker, Josh Widdicombe, Tom Craine
Mum and Dad

#7 - Mum and Dad

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 18, 2015

Josh goes on a date with Lily, an old classmate who used to be the 'hottest girl in school'. Lily seems curiously attracted to Josh's inadequacies, but will he be able to seal the deal or will her over-protective father get in the way of true lust? Kate's mum comes to stay and finds herself the object of Geoff's affections, but will Owen turn out to be the one she really wants in the weirdest love triangle ever?

star 7.84
32 votes
Suited and Booted

#8 - Suited and Booted

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 16, 2015

It's Josh's birthday, so Kate and Owen decide to organise him a fancy dress party. Josh is not keen, but relents in the hope that it might give him a chance with Lucy who lives upstairs. Meanwhile, Kate meets her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend Cath who is obsessed with youtube videos and will not be deterred by either lack of interest or buffering. And, inevitably, Geoff pops by the party wearing a suitably impractical costume.

star 7.82
57 votes
Rope Swings & Roundabouts

#9 - Rope Swings & Roundabouts

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 2, 2017

Josh's new girlfriend, Millie, takes him to a high-ropes course for a date. However, when Josh gets stuck on a zip wire, things spiral out of his control, and he ends up accidentally going viral on the internet. Luckily, landlord Geoff has been doing a night course in psychotherapy and can help Josh through this dark period. Meanwhile, Kate and her mum, Judith, attend a new production from an immersive theatre company set inside a failing business. With the help of a hipflask, the pair truly immerse themselves. Owen finally gets round to taking his driving test, but when he meets the examiner, Huw, his chances don't look promising.

star 7.79
24 votes
Friends & Rivals

#10 - Friends & Rivals

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 30, 2017

Josh discovers Geoff is a Fifa genius and persuades him to take over Joshenham Hotspur for his annual match against his uni frenemy. Kate goes on a date with a dad and ends up competing with his fraudulent ten-year-old for his affection. Owen is landed with a new work colleague who challenges his laid-back approach to life. And when Owen's tips are threatened, he is forced to take decisive action.

star 7.62
21 votes
Stood Up & Sat Down

#11 - Stood Up & Sat Down

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 6, 2017

All Josh wants is a quiet night in with Jonathan Creek and a pizza, but some dreams are too ambitious. First Kate interrupts, having been on the shortest date since, well, her last one. And Owen gets back early from the medical trial he was supposed to be doing all weekend. He calms Josh's concerns by explaining that he not only got the placebo but also the nurse's number. Then, as Josh continues to wait for his pizza, things get worse when Geoff the landlord arrives and tries to nick all their furniture.

star 7.60
20 votes
Close Up & Long Shot

#12 - Close Up & Long Shot

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 27, 2016

Sitcom about flatmates Josh, Kate and Owen, and their annoying landlord Geoff. At a university reunion party, Josh bumps into Abby, a therapist who has spent the last ten years convinced that Josh is infatuated with her. Can he prove to her that he is not? Kate meets an old lecturer who offers her a great opportunity to get her photography career off the ground.

star 7.59
32 votes
Directors: David Schneider
Writers: Josh Widdicombe, Simon Mayhew-Archer, Tom Craine
Homme and Away

#13 - Homme and Away

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 9, 2015

Geoff watches Josh perform an unsuccessful stand-up gig and decides to take it upon himself to help Josh's career. Which means only one thing - a trip to Clacton and an on-stage performance with the Chuckle Brothers. Can Josh cheat Geoff and avoid this humiliating fate? Meanwhile in Clacton, Kate and Owen put their competitive personalities to one side in order to try and win a cuddly toy that just so happens to look like a certain curly-haired Devonian.

star 7.57
28 votes
Fame & Fortune

#14 - Fame & Fortune

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 9, 2017

Josh’s work life receives a boost when his agent gets him a gig supporting a big act on tour. However, Josh struggles to play nice with his rival and ends up snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Meanwhile, Owen starts dating former X Factor star, Diana Vickers. All is going well until Diana gets lined up to appear in the next series of Strictly. When Owen learns about the “curse of Strictly” he starts to panic about their relationship. Kate’s competitive side gets the better of her as she takes on landlord, Geoff, at the 1980s property board game, Hungry Hungry Landlords.

star 7.55
20 votes
Swimming and Kissing

#15 - Swimming and Kissing

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 11, 2015

Josh gets invited to the event of the summer. The only trouble is that it's a pool party and he can't swim. But can Geoff teach him in time? After a date with Owen's friend, Kate receives an unflattering critique of her kissing technique.

star 7.41
69 votes
Teabag and No Sympathy

#16 - Teabag and No Sympathy

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 2, 2015

Teabag, Owen's friend from home, comes to stay and treats the flatmates to a weekend full of 'lad banter'. Which roughly translates to terrorising everyone with a potent mix of alcohol and sexual euphemisms. Meanwhile, Josh's friend Mike is having girlfriend trouble (mainly caused by Josh) and Kate asks Geoff to redecorate her room, with mixed results.

star 7.34
32 votes
The Old Lady & the Swan

#17 - The Old Lady & the Swan

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 23, 2017

The old lady upstairs blackmails Josh into accepting and carrying all her heavy deliveries as it turns out she runs the building like a mob boss. Talented mimic Owen starts to fall for a beautiful American woman who is under the impression he is from Cork rather than Carmarthenshire, leaving him wondering whether he could keep the accent up for the rest of his life. Kate gets roped into helping Geoff nurse a sick bird back to health but doesn't realise quite how big a bird she is saving.

star 7.25
20 votes
Bicycles & Babies

#18 - Bicycles & Babies

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 16, 2017

Kate's yummy mummy friend makes her Godmother to a bawling baby boy - only to seemingly exploit her for free childcare. Owen tries to teach Josh how to use the gym properly, but Josh makes a nemesis in spin class and also lacks the body confidence to use the communal showers. Landlord Geoff has been barred from constantly turning up at the flat to do odd jobs, and this stand-off reveals just how shoddy the plumbing and electrics are.

star 6.94
18 votes