The Best Episodes of Moone Boy

Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family in the 1980's.

The Bell-End of an Era

#1 - The Bell-End of an Era

Season 1 - Episode 6

It's Martin's final week at primary school and he wants to leave a mark. Fidelma manages to drop a bombshell.

star 8.40
92 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
The Boyle Wedding

#2 - The Boyle Wedding

Season 2 - Episode 6

Celebration is in the air as St Patrick's Day dawns, but the Moones are having a different kind of party today: Fidelma's wedding.

star 8.16
105 votes
Directors: Ian Fitzgibbon
Ghost Raft

#3 - Ghost Raft

Season 2 - Episode 3

Back in the summer, Martin and Padraic started building a raft. They planned to sail down the river into town, buy ice cream and frolic in the water. But now it's October and the raft still isn't quite finished. So instead, they'll make it a Halloween ghost ship.

star 8.09
100 votes
Directors: Ian Fitzgibbon
Gershwin's Bucket List

#4 - Gershwin's Bucket List

Season 3 - Episode 6

Grandad's childhood imaginary friend George Gershwin, a cool, piano-playing guy, turns up to fulfil his bucket list., Martin takes an unusual approach to his exam revision.

star 8.04
71 votes
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Another Prick in the Wall

#5 - Another Prick in the Wall

Season 1 - Episode 3

Using the battle for the bathroom as an opportunity to catch extra zeds, Martin falls foul of Sinead's pranks when she covers him in make-up while he's asleep. Unable to get to a mirror, Martin heads off to school unaware of his Boy George-esque look...

star 8.03
99 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Bells 'n' Smells

#6 - Bells 'n' Smells

Season 3 - Episode 5

With Dessie, Fidelma and baby Rose back living with the Moones, the choirmaster sets to work on a new business to help him give his family their own home. But does Boyle really need a Catholic book shop? Liam isn't convinced, and starts building an extension in the garden instead, while Martin has his own building project - renovating his new `penthouse'.

star 7.99
77 votes
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Moone Dance

#7 - Moone Dance

Season 2 - Episode 2

It's the dawn of a new era for Martin Moone as he begins secondary school, and while he isn't impressed with his friends' talk about girls, he soon changes his tune when he meets art teacher Miss Tivnan (Amy Huberman), a vision at the blackboard who sparks a romantic rivalry between him and Sean. Meanwhile, Dessie has an important question for Fidelma.

star 7.97
110 votes
Directors: Ian Fitzgibbon
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Handball Duel

#8 - Handball Duel

Season 2 - Episode 4

Like all young lads in the early 90s, Martin wants needs a Sega Mega Drive. Be gone slinky, hello magic machine. But Liam is having none of it: not only is this whole computer thing just a fad, work is slow and money is tight.

star 7.97
97 votes
Directors: Ian Fitzgibbon
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#9 - Godfellas

Season 1 - Episode 5

Fidelma joins the church choir while Martin's confirmation service leads to an epiphany.

star 7.95
94 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Stags and Hens

#10 - Stags and Hens

Season 2 - Episode 5

Could love be in the air when Martin's new classmate and neighbour Majella catches his eye? Father Linehan plans a memorable stag do for Dessie.

star 7.89
94 votes
Directors: Ian Fitzgibbon
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Bunch of Marys

#11 - Bunch of Marys

Season 1 - Episode 2

Martin befriends new boy Trevor in order to dine on his family's regular gourmet meals while Debra is too distracted with political campaigning to feed her youngest child. Ma Moone and her friends hope to incite girl power in the local area by canvassing for politician Mary Robinson, but they're less than thrilled when they're forced to turn to fishy rich man Francie Feeley for funding.

star 7.81
117 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Boylé, Boylé, Boylé

#12 - Boylé, Boylé, Boylé

Season 2 - Episode 1

Martin is appalled when his dad takes the family on holiday during the 1990 World Cup, so he tries to hitch-hike back to Boyle to watch a vital match on home turf.

star 7.79
117 votes
Directors: Ian Fitzgibbon
Dark Side of the Moone

#13 - Dark Side of the Moone

Season 1 - Episode 4

Uncle Danny arrives just in time for Martin's birds-and-the-bees talk with Mum and Dad. Sean seeks solace with other imaginary friends when Martin upsets him.

star 7.78
92 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Men of the Houses

#14 - Men of the Houses

Season 1 - Episode 1

In Boyle, Ireland in 1989, Martin Moone has made a somewhat unusual friend.

star 7.73
177 votes
Directors: Declan Lowney
Unidentified Feckin' Objects

#15 - Unidentified Feckin' Objects

Season 3 - Episode 4

When crop circles are discovered in Boyle, Martin goes UFO-hunting - and ends up telling the local media his donkey has been abducted by aliens. As the town council goes into crisis mode, fearing the gentle image they've created of Boyle will be destroyed, the council and church try to strong-arm Liam into suppressing his son's story. Will he side with Martin or the leaders of Boyle?

star 7.73
70 votes
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Fecks, Lies and Videotape

#16 - Fecks, Lies and Videotape

Season 3 - Episode 3

Martin finds out that every clip played on a TV video out-take show earns £250 - so he and Padraic get hold of a camera and try to film themselves doing something stupid. Meanwhile, the Moone household is bursting at the seams when Fidelma, Dessie and baby Rose move in, leaving Liam at the end of his tether.

star 7.71
78 votes
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Where the Streets Do Have Names

#17 - Where the Streets Do Have Names

Season 3 - Episode 1

Liam and Debra abandon the kids for a romantic break to celebrate their 20th anniversary - but it all threatens to fall apart after a chance encounter with Liam's old flame. Meanwhile, Martin and Padraic are in Dublin, where they soon discover new talents.

star 7.45
86 votes
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The Plunder Years

#18 - The Plunder Years

Season 3 - Episode 2

Padraic finds himself caught in the middle of his warring parents and decides to escape his troubles, leading his worried mum and dad to raise the alarm following his disappearance. Unaware of the chaos he is causing, the lad embarks on a life of crime with the help of Martin. Meanwhile, Crunchie's friends stage an intervention after he resorts to drowning his sorrows.

star 7.39
79 votes
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