The Best Episodes of Not Going Out

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2018

Not Going Out reveals the many childish antics of witty smart aleck Lee among his friends and family in and around London.


#1 - Lucy

Season 7 - Episode 9

Lee spends time in the bar with Toby worrying that the woman of his dreams is drifting further away.

star 8.41
74 votes
Escape Room

#2 - Escape Room

Season 9 - Episode 2

As a surprise for Lee's birthday, Lucy invites the whole family to join them in an escape room.

star 8.23
62 votes
Directors: Nick Wood
Writers: Lee Mack , Danny Peak

#3 - Anna

Season 7 - Episode 4

Lucy aspires to be friends with her posh new neighbours Toby and Anna, but she hasn't reckoned on Lee dragging her back down to earth.

star 8.08
77 votes

#4 - Drunk

Season 5 - Episode 6

After Lucy suffers a mild indiscretion whilst drunk and claims to have no memory of the event, she and Lee embark on an experiment with a bottle of home-made potato hooch to prove once and for all that you can remember what happens when you're mashed.

star 8.07
77 votes
The Wedding

#5 - The Wedding

Season 7 - Episode 10

The will-they-won't-they tension reaches new highs in this epic series finale for Christmas that sees Lucy and Lee in previously uncharted emotional waters.

star 8.06
79 votes
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#6 - Pets

Season 9 - Episode 4

To teach the children to be more responsible Lee and Lucy get a family pet.

star 8.00
47 votes

#7 - Boat

Season 6 - Episode 8

Lee spends a long weekend on his a boat with Lucy, even though she is terrified of water.

star 7.96
72 votes

#8 - Christening

Season 7 - Episode 2

Lee's big mouth has got him and Lucy invited to a christening party thrown by new neighbours Toby and Anna, and now they have no time to find the perfect present for the baby who has everything.

star 7.91
80 votes

#9 - Plane

Season 7 - Episode 8

Flying off on a summer holiday, Lucy and Daisy endure the worst flight of their lives when Lee gets a bad case of the jitters on the plane.

star 7.91
74 votes

#10 - Car

Season 8 - Episode 3

Lee's hopes for a stress-free ferry trip to France with Lucy and the children are dashed when they don't leave enough time for the car journey.

star 7.86
102 votes
Directors: Nick Wood
Writers: Lee Mack, Daniel Peak
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#11 - Donor

Season 7 - Episode 3

When Lucy decides it is time to have a baby, she is surprised to find the whole family taking a personal interest in the conception.

star 7.86
91 votes

#12 - Babysitting

Season 8 - Episode 2

Reluctantly Lucy allows Lee’s father, Frank, to babysit and then wishes she hadn’t.

star 7.85
117 votes
Directors: Nick Wood
Writers: Lee Mack, Daniel Peak

#13 - Pointless

Season 7 - Episode 5

In an attempt to impress Lucy with his intellectual prowess, Lee joins Daisy as a contestant on the TV quiz show Pointless.

star 7.84
86 votes
Marriage Guidance

#14 - Marriage Guidance

Season 8 - Episode 6

If Lee and Lucy’s marriage wasn’t in trouble before they go to Marriage Counselling, it is by the time they leave.

star 7.83
102 votes
Directors: Nick Wood
Writers: Lee Mack, Daniel Peak

#15 - Stolen

Season 9 - Episode 3

A missing toy keyring causes a rift between Lee and Lucy and best friends, Toby and Anna.

star 7.83
47 votes

#16 - Alcohol

Season 7 - Episode 6

Frank's drinking becomes a problem and forces Lee and Lucy to reassess the living arrangements in the flat.

star 7.80
75 votes
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Home Improvements

#17 - Home Improvements

Season 9 - Episode 1

Lucy's father reluctantly allows Lee to help Lucy clear up the builder's mess in their new kitchen extension.

star 7.80
55 votes
Directors: Nick Wood
Writers: Lee Mack , Danny Peak
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Hot Tub

#18 - Hot Tub

Season 8 - Episode 4

Lee and Lucy play Hot Tub Fantasy Date with Anna and Toby, and end up in hot water.

star 7.79
109 votes
Directors: Nick Wood
Writers: Lee Mack, Daniel Peak

#19 - Camping

Season 5 - Episode 3

In a desperate bid to prove his manliness, Lee joins Tim, Daisy and Lucy on a camping weekend in the middle of a dark spooky forest.

star 7.79
78 votes
Directors: Nick Wood
Writers: Lee Mack, Daniel Peak

#20 - Mugging

Season 7 - Episode 1

When Lucy has her handbag stolen from right under Lee's nose, he feels the need to prove his manliness over and over and over again.

star 7.78
90 votes

#21 - Magic

Season 6 - Episode 7

When Lucy's god-daughter is suddenly dumped on her the night before the girl's birthday party, Lucy and Lee have to come up with an appropriate entertainment for fourteen nine-year-olds.

star 7.76
62 votes
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#22 - Surprise

Season 7 - Episode 7

No matter what happens, Lucy's surprise party for her parents' anniversary must remain a secret or it won't be a surprise. So why she tells Lee about it is anyone's guess.

star 7.76
74 votes
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#23 - Romance

Season 8 - Episode 1

After seven years of marriage, Lee and Lucy disagree about the best way to keep the romance alive.

star 7.73
129 votes
Directors: Nick Wood
Writers: Lee Mack, Daniel Peak

#24 - Stress

Season 1 - Episode 4

Lee starts teaching Kate to drive. His (or her) lack of success seems to stress him out and Kate notices. She persuades him to try some yoga and given his track record he doesn't take it seriously. He is banished to have acupuncture while Tim tries his hand at teaching Kate how to drive. He does surprisingly well until Lee admits that he's taking tranquillizers during an increasingly speed fuelled drive in the countryside. Big question...will she pass?

star 7.73
84 votes
Writers: Andrew Collins, Lee Mack
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#25 - Examination

Season 5 - Episode 5

Lucy finds herself working on a Government initiative encouraging men to regularly check themselves for lumps. Eager to please Lucy, Lee follows the campaign's advice and discovers something he wasn't expecting.

star 7.73
74 votes