The BEST Episodes of Loaded (2017)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 5, 2021
Network: Channel 4
A comedy drama about friendship, ambition and gluttony... and the peculiar British distaste for other people's success and how money can put even life-long friendships to the test.
#1 - The Expo
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 19, 2017
The gang are proudly looking forward to launching their long-awaited new game at the big expo, but Watto has other ideas. Still reeling from a sudden bereavement, he takes drastic action to save the gang from the corrosive influence of their wealth. And when Leon, Josh and Ewan find out what he's done they're forced to take drastic action of their own. Casey goes on the rampage and unleashes the full force of her fury on Leon. The launch is a disaster. The gang end in complete disarray as long-held grievances surface. Amid the raging chaos beta-male Ewan is offered a surprise promotion. It would seem he's more valuable than anyone ever realised.
#2 - The End of Cat Factory?
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 26, 2017
The gang are in disarray. Ewan finally has what he wanted all along: status and his own office. And there's a surprise opportunity for wealth beyond Ewan's wildest imaginings. But there are strings attached as he finds himself on the horns of an unusual moral dilemma. Josh and Abi are attempting to be a 'normal couple' by pretending that Josh isn't a millionaire. Watto is living on a narrow boat. Now broke, he strikes on the painful realisation that being poor doesn't make him good, just as being rich didn't make him bad. Leon comes to an understanding about the true value of money, and finally resolves his relationship with Casey. But when he uses all his street-smarts to bring the gang back together for one last patch, Josh wonders if it's them or the game he's trying to fix.
#3 - The Red List
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 12, 2017
Two weeks out from Expo and the gang complete the first build of the game; against all the odds it seems they're finally going to deliver on their promises. Leon affords them an unscheduled day off-all apart from Ewan who finds himself shackled to his desk, much to the disgust of his anti-capitalist boyfriend Callum. Josh accompanies Abi to a start-up speed-funding event, only to discover that as a woman in business she has to navigate shark-infested waters. At a loose end, Watto befriends a stray dog and finds an unlikely soul mate. And Leon's initial joy at making it onto the list of the 100 Most Influential People in New Media proves short-lived following a freak accident on a golf course. However his newfound closeness with Casey brings about an unlikely revelation.
#4 - Watto's Mum
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 29, 2017
Watto is ecstatic when his errant mum Pauline arrives back on the scene, seemingly oblivious to her son's multimillion pound fortune and claiming to have made one all of her own. The Gang are initially impressed. But Ewan's growing suspicions lead him to stage an intervention that goes horribly awry. Casey announces that her boss 'the Emperor' is flying to London specifically to hear Josh and Leon's pitch for the new game. Casey's rattled when she learns that they have nothing to pitch, but Abi surprisingly saves the day. Watto, desperate to keep his mum at close quarters, does everything he can think of to make her stay.
#5 - The Boat
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 5, 2017
In a bid to get the gang to focus on the new game, Leon takes them away for a trip on his new luxury yacht. What follows is 24-hours of drugs, murder and sex. Ewan falls for the chef, but tries to play down his wealth by pretending he's a paid employee. Josh discovers that Leon has paid someone to compile a dossier on Abi and finds himself sucked into the deceit. The gang end up run aground, both literally and metaphorically. They're broken. They have nothing, until Watto finds inspiration via an encounter with a Chinese fisherman.
#6 - Josh's Mum and Dad
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 22, 2017
The boys pitch Casey their idea for a new game. Unimpressed, she decides to conduct a full and brutal 'personnel audit' to review what exactly each of them does for the company. In the case of Leon, the results are less than clear. Watto's addictions begin to manifest themselves in peculiar ways. And Josh gets distracted when his parents return early from the cultural world trip he gifted them. His mum Linda has had her eyes opened. Maybe just a little too wide. With a tattoo and a new set of teeth, she's looking at a bright new future; one that may or may not involve Josh's dad Jeff. Josh sets out on a guilt ridden-quest to save his parents' relationship, enlisting 'surrogate son' Leon's help with less-than-helpful consequences.
#7 - Leon’s Teacher
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 15, 2017
New boss Casey arrives from the US for a “flying visit” and immediately fires a rocket up the gang – they need to start developing new content. And fast. But the boys, freshly-minted millionaires, have other things on their mind.
#8 - Lawsuit
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 8, 2017
Following the sale of their company Idyl Hands, four friends and business partners - Josh, Leon, Watto and Ewan wake up to the brilliant/terrifying realisation that they're now multi-millionaires.