The BEST episodes of Pete Versus Life

Every episode of Pete Versus Life ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Pete Versus Life!

Pete Griffith is basically an average guy. Apart from the lying, selfishness and being a bit of an arse. He's slightly more than average in these departments... But what sets Pete apart is that every move he makes is subject to constant observation, analysis and comment by two TV sport pundits. And they aren't slow to point out the errors of his ways...

Last Updated: 11/30/2022Network:Channel 4
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Frank Leaves Noreen
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9.48
61 votes

#1 - Frank Leaves Noreen

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/28/2011

Pete is back with his ex-girlfriend, Chloe, and is desperate to make a good impression. Unfortunately, Pete's dad, Frank, turns up on his doorstep after deciding that he and Pete's mum should have a break from each other.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
Does Pete Dream of Electric Sheep
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9.41
61 votes

#2 - Does Pete Dream of Electric Sheep

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/9/2011

Pete starts dating a new girlfriend, Tilly, who believes that UFOs are of alien origin. All is going well until Pete discovers that Chloe, 'the one that got away', is going out with his nemesis, Jake.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
Older Woman
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9.33
3 votes

#3 - Older Woman

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/20/2010

When Pete attends an art auction he meets an attractive older lady and they hit it off. He sonn finds that being a toy boy' though results in complications.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
Marriage Of Convenience
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9.00
2 votes

#4 - Marriage Of Convenience

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/27/2010

Pete realises that he's too selfish and decides to turn his life around. His first altruistic act is to agree to a visa marriage.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
The Veteran
star
9.00
60 votes

#5 - The Veteran

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/25/2011

Pete claims that he's been in the army in order to impress Mel, his new girlfriend. Unfortunately for Pete, her brother Tom is a genuine veteran.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
Mum's Cleaner
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8.94
33 votes

#6 - Mum's Cleaner

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/21/2011

It's double trouble for Pete when he is accused of kidnapping an old lady's dog, while pretending to be a heroin addict to try an impress a Polish cleaner.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
The Tennis Player
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8.50
60 votes

#7 - The Tennis Player

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/4/2011

With not much work around, Pete ends up getting a job in a chicken packing factory. Things begin to improve though when his article criticising Britan's seventh best tennis player, Lottie Beaumont, is printed in a national newspaper. The only probelm is though that Pete is dating Lottie.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
A Night at the Light Opera
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8.48
61 votes

#8 - A Night at the Light Opera

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/11/2011

Pete wins some tickets to see the hit musical Mamma Mia! and, after 'acquiring' a lovely leather jacket from a bag outside a charity shop, manages to find a date, Helene. However, Helene is clearly more intelligent than Pete, which doesn't bode well for our intellectually challenged hero.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
Eco Warrior
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8.20
5 votes

#9 - Eco Warrior

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/6/2010

Pete claims that he won't travel on an aircraft end up inadvertently impressing a young lady with his commitment to green issues. Pete realises that he is going to have to make changes to his lifestyle if he wants to sustain the relationship.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
Ollie's Girlfriend
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8.00
30 votes

#10 - Ollie's Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/3/2010

Pete finally gets a decent sports writing job but it's on the basis of a pretend relationship with his best mate's girlfriend. Problems ensue when an office romance blossoms.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon
Fankoo
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6.25
32 votes

#11 - Fankoo

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/13/2010

Jake, a rival and friend of Pete's, reveals an intimate detail about his sex life at a party they are both at. After promising to keep it a secret, Pete ends up telling everyone.

Directors: Simon Delaney
Watch Now:Amazon

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