The BEST Episodes of Not Going Out
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 8, 2019
Network: BBC One
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.
#2 - 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.
#3 - The Wedding
Season 7 - Episode 10
After being pressured by Frank, Lee gets drunk on the night before his and Lucy's wedding, which causes serious problems for Lee and Frank, along with Lucy's father, Geoffrey, after the police find that the ring that belongs to Geoffrey is actually stolen. Will the three of them make it to the church on time for Lee and Lucy's wedding day?
#4 - 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.
#5 - Pets
Season 9 - Episode 4
To teach the children to be more responsible Lee and Lucy get a family pet.
#6 - 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.
#7 - Boat
Season 6 - Episode 8
Lee spends a long weekend on his a boat with Lucy, even though she is terrified of water.
#8 - Stolen
Season 9 - Episode 3
A missing toy keyring causes a rift between Lee and Lucy and best friends, Toby and Anna.
#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.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - Babysitting
Season 8 - Episode 2
Reluctantly Lucy allows Lee’s father, Frank, to babysit and then wishes she hadn’t.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#15 - Bust Up
Season 9 - Episode 7
Encouraged by Anna, Lucy considers whether a breast augmentation is for her.
#16 - 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.
#17 - Pants on Fire
Season 9 - Episode 5
When Lee and Lucy cancel dinner with Toby and Anna at the last moment it opens up a can of worms.
#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.
#19 - 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.
#20 - 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.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - Builder
Season 10 - Episode 7
Lucy takes the kids away to her parents while Lee stays in the house to oversee the building work in their kitchen. Unfortunately, the builder Lee has employed to do the job has an annoyingly relaxed attitude to deadlines.
#24 - Facts of Life
Season 10 - Episode 3
Lee is outraged that the twins have started sex education at school and resolves to teach them everything he knows about the facts of life before Miss Anstis corrupts them.
#25 - Romance
Season 8 - Episode 1
After seven years of marriage, Lee and Lucy disagree about the best way to keep the romance alive.