The BEST episodes of Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners

Every episode of Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners!

Linda Dykes is a compulsive cleaner from North Wales. She loves cleaning so much she's set up her own cleaning agency. Linda believes that compulsive cleaners have a special set of skills that could change the habits of the nation, and so she's teaming up with other obsessive cleaners to help clean Britain's dirty homes and filthy public spaces. Each week these compulsive cleaners are carefully matched with someone whose home is in dire need of a major 'spring clean'.

Last Updated: 12/11/2022Network:Channel 4
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Claire & Sue & Roger and Lynne & Mark & Karl
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8.33
3 votes

#1 - Claire & Sue & Roger and Lynne & Mark & Karl

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/28/2014

Claire can't abide dirt and won't use her cooker to cook. She meets Sue and Roger, two pensioners from Hertfordshire who once lived the rock and roll lifestyle and are now swamped by clutter. Lynne from Luton takes an old-school approach to cleaning. She visits the home of self-confessed bachelor boys Mark and Karl, two football loving buddies who haven't cleaned their house in over 15 years.

Lauren & Sarah and Emma & John
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8.20
5 votes

#2 - Lauren & Sarah and Emma & John

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/22/2016

Lauren from Dunstable helps Sarah sort through ten years of unused toys, clothes and out-of-date food, while germophobe Emma visits John in his cluttered Peak District home.

Claire & Charlie and Andy & Ian
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8.17
6 votes

#3 - Claire & Charlie and Andy & Ian

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/7/2014

London hairdresser Claire, who spends 22 hours a week keeping her one-bedroom flat immaculate, helps out 67-year-old ex-binman Charlie from Hemel Hempstead, who's down to his last clean teaspoon. Andy from Leicester, who likes to clean things in even numbers, meets keen historian and collector Ian, from Colchester, whose two-bedroom house is home to 300 troll dolls.

Jade & Deborah and Lynsey & Scott
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8.00
6 votes

#4 - Jade & Deborah and Lynsey & Scott

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/5/2013

Hygiene-obsessed mother-of-two Jade cleans uninterrupted for six hours every day and goes to great lengths to avoid contact with grease and animal hair. She's paired up with Deborah, whose home in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, has been overrun by six goats, which are free to roam almost everywhere. Meanwhile, mother-of-three Lynsey heads to Blackpool, where newlyweds Scott and Faith are getting by without a kitchen and living among hoards of electrical items.

Richard & Linda, Louise & Michelle
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8.00
4 votes

#5 - Richard & Linda, Louise & Michelle

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/19/2013

Richard from Hastings bleaches and cleans his fridge at least four times a week. He attempts to help dog minder Linda, from Brentwood, Essex, who can have up to ten dogs in her home at any one time. Louise, from Wiltshire, cleans her sink around eighteen times a day and travels to Swindon to help Michelle, who is a hoarder.

Glen & David and Zahra & Jo
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8.00
5 votes

#6 - Glen & David and Zahra & Jo

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/3/2013

Glen spends around thirteen hours each week cleaning his one bedroom flat. He attempts to help David whose collections include around 300,000 books, ten African masks, a strait jacket, three parachutes, 25 military uniforms and a range of magician's props. Zahra vacuums eight times a day and makes her way to Bridgend to help Jo who admits she needs assistance to de-clutter her home.

James & Jodi, Kristy, Kay & Dilip
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7.80
5 votes

#7 - James & Jodi, Kristy, Kay & Dilip

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/20/2013

James helps mum-of-two Jodi, while Kristy, whose nickname is Dettol queen, helps de-clutter the home of Kay and Dillip, and has a revelation about her own cleaning obsession while she does. And the Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners team tackle a park in Tower Hamlets suffering from graffiti and fly tipping.

Louise & Tim and Victoria & Lesley
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7.80
5 votes

#8 - Louise & Tim and Victoria & Lesley

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/26/2013

Louise who spends up to thirty hours each week cleaning her house travels to Portsmouth to help Tim who only gives his kitchen a clean at Easter and Christmas. Victoria meets Lesley, who hasn't given her three bedroom flat a proper clean in nearly nineteen years.

The Guynd
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7.80
5 votes

#9 - The Guynd

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/18/2017

In this episode, the cleaners head to The Guynd, a Regency mansion in north-east Scotland and home to John, the 26th laird. Once a glorious Scottish estate, over the last 20 years The Guynd has been in steady decline - nowadays the grand entrance hall serves as John's workshop for DIY projects and his kitchen is shared with mice. Now, as John grows older, he's starting to think about passing the house on to his son, Elliot, but he worries that his son won't want the burden. With Elliot due to return on a visit, John wants to breathe new life into his family home and throw a grand ceilidh. To help John get The Guynd up to scratch, two obsessive compulsive cleaners are moving in for five days.

Tarbert House, Ireland
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7.78
9 votes

#10 - Tarbert House, Ireland

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/31/2016

Glen from Watford and Caren from Manchester travel to the west of Ireland to help Ursula shift the mess and clutter from the upper floors of Tarbert House.

Alison & Dusty and Helen & Janet
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7.75
4 votes

#11 - Alison & Dusty and Helen & Janet

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/17/2013

Alison, from Stamworth, Lincolnshire was diagnosed with OCD six years ago and spends more than 30 hours a week keeping her five bedroom home spotless. She makes her way to Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, to help Dusty Rhodes. Helen, from East Sussex attempts to help Janet, from Luton, whose passion for haberdashery has taken over the house.

Gemma & Annia and Dai & Michelle
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7.67
3 votes

#12 - Gemma & Annia and Dai & Michelle

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/22/2015

Gemma, who makes her Chihuahuas wear boots indoors, helps single mum Annia, a self-confessed hoarder in Norwich. And Dai meets Michelle and her menagerie.

Richard & Christopher, Michele & Richard
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7.60
10 votes

#13 - Richard & Christopher, Michele & Richard

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/13/2013

Linda's first recruit is 31-year-old Richard Searle, who is obsessed with order, organisation and tidiness. Richard is paired with Christopher Sylvester, a retired antiques dealer whose stone Victorian cottage is overrun with collectibles and bric-a-brac. Linda also recruits germaphobe Michele Murray, who sets off to help Richard Pugh: he hasn't cleaned his flat since he moved in four years ago. And Linda and her cleaning gang head to Leatherhead to help The Pitstop, a drop-in centre for the vulnerable and the homeless.

Kris & Edwina and Fiona & Jenny and Paul
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7.60
5 votes

#14 - Kris & Edwina and Fiona & Jenny and Paul

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/8/2015

Medical scientist Kris spends over 22 hours a week keeping his three bedroom home in Wakefield germ free and he attempts to help single mum Edwina and her teenage daughter Natalie in Derby who haven't deep cleaned their house since they moved in nearly a ten years ago. TOCD diagnosed 41-year-old beauty therapist Fiona from Bedford attempts to help married couple Jenny and Paul in Surrey, whose three bedroom house has become overwhelmed with clothes, toys and games.

Gemma & Jim and Angie & Brian
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7.57
7 votes

#15 - Gemma & Jim and Angie & Brian

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/14/2014

Gemma, from Hertfordshire, cleans for 12 hours a week to keep her two-bed house immaculate, going through two vacuum cleaners a year. Gemma meets Jim, a father of two from Kent, whose love of car boot fairs has left him with a hoard of over10 tonnes of things, including a lot of women's clothing - collected because of Jim's other hobby, cross dressing. The second volunteer is Angie, from Hampshire, who mops the floor of her three bedroom bungalow in Hampshire, on her knees, twice a day. Angie meets widower Brian at his house in Kent, which is also an owl sanctuary and home to 37 owls. Brian's traditional view of cleaning being 'woman's work' is set to be challenged by Angie, if she can overcome her bird phobia first.

Lesley, Tuesday & Sonia and Vinny & Robin
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7.50
6 votes

#16 - Lesley, Tuesday & Sonia and Vinny & Robin

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/29/2013

Mother and daughter Lesley and Tuesday follow a strict routine of scrubbing, bleaching and dusting, so single mum Sonia, from Farnham in Surrey, could do with their help tackling 20 years' worth of clutter - some of which is preventing her from shutting her bathroom door. Meanwhile, gym owner Vinny, from Sheffield, heads to Margate in Kent, where Robin shares his filthy home with six dogs.

Andy & Hayley and Charlie & Antoinette
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7.50
4 votes

#17 - Andy & Hayley and Charlie & Antoinette

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/18/2014

Andy from Reigate, who weeds his patio daily, helps Hayley, who hasn't cleaned her microwave since the 90s. And garden designer Charlie helps Antoinette in Dorset with her clutter.

Christmas Special
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7.50
2 votes

#18 - Christmas Special

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/2/2014

Lynsey, Mark and Amanda show how to make for a tidier, cleaner Yuletide, with good Christmas card management, evenly spaced festive decorations and a bacteria-free Christmas tree

Julie & Ken And Krystal & April
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7.50
2 votes

#19 - Julie & Ken And Krystal & April

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/6/2015

Plumber Julie, whose loo is so clean you can drink from it, helps Ken in Norfolk. And full-time mum Krystal meets April, whose home has become swamped by clutter.

Forcett Hall, North Yorkshire
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7.50
4 votes

#20 - Forcett Hall, North Yorkshire

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/24/2016

Two diagnosed OCD cleaners head for Forcett Hall, a stately home in North Yorkshire where James and Alison's plans to start a B&B are being hindered by junk, vines, and bird poo in the bathroom sink.

Carly & Nesta and Rob & Soo
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7.43
7 votes

#21 - Carly & Nesta and Rob & Soo

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/1/2015

OCD-diagnosed Carly spends up to seven hours a day cleaning her two bedroom flat. She Nesta from Staffordshire, who allows animals the run of her house. Rob cleans his house up to 30 times a day and attempts to help widow Soo and her son Joe, who have amassed a collection of charity shop bargains.

Amanda & Janine and Mark & Avril
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7.40
5 votes

#22 - Amanda & Janine and Mark & Avril

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/11/2014

Amanda from Essex not only works 60 hours a week, but the 31-year-old also spends 20 hours a week on housework. Amanda meets Janine, also from Essex, who is a bit of a hoarder. Full time industrial cleaner Mark, from Leicester, spends more than 80 hours a week cleaning at work and home and has an obsession for colour coordination. He meets 58-year-old unemployed bargain hunter Avril, in Chiswick.

Sarah, Andy & Mikk and Ben & Gerri
star
7.40
5 votes

#23 - Sarah, Andy & Mikk and Ben & Gerri

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/12/2013

Ben spends up to two hours a day cleaning his kitchen hob despite the fact he has only used it once, and doesn't sleep in his bed for fear of creasing the sheets. He heads to Guildford, Surrey, to meet upholsterer and craft enthusiast Gerri, whose home is stuffed with three years' worth of material waiting to be upcycled. Also waging a war on dirt is Sarah, who became obsessed with cleanliness after having her first baby. She travels to Coventry to help brothers Andy and Mikk, but is shocked to find an untidy living room and a wall being used as a dartboard on her arrival.

Natasha & Suzanne and Vijay & Poly
star
7.33
3 votes

#24 - Natasha & Suzanne and Vijay & Poly

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/5/2016

The first cleaner is Croatian-born Natasha, who loves to look for dirt in hidden places and makes sure every inch of her home is perfect. Natasha meets Suzanne to help clean her chaotic two-bedroomed home, which has become overrun with mountains of jigsaws. The second volunteer cleaner is Vijay, who hates clutter and has five vacuum cleaners. Vijay meets jewellery maker Poly in north London in a one bedroomed flat which she hasn't cleaned in years. And Hayley and the team clean out some disgusting cupboards.

Caren & Linda and Jamie & Mick
star
7.25
4 votes

#25 - Caren & Linda and Jamie & Mick

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/21/2014

Caren, from Warrington, cleans for at least four hours a day and her cat is only allowed outside on a lead. Caren meets Linda and her son Matt, who have being living amongst grime for nine years and have out-of-date food from the 1990s. The second volunteer is OCD-diagnosed Jamie, from Somerset, who can't stand any form of clutter, uses so much bleach it burns his eyes and must check the door 16 times before he leaves home. Jamie meets Mick, from North London, who lives in a one bed flat filled with clutter and grime. But getting Mick to let go of his precious belongings is not going to be straightforward.

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