The BEST Episodes of Single Father

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 20, 2020

Network: BBC One

Dave is facing the seemingly impossible job of bringing up four kids alone after the sudden death of his wife. And things get even more complicated when he falls in love with his wife's best friend, Sarah. Single Father asks how soon is too soon to fall in love again?

Part 4

#1 - Part 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 31, 2010

Matt begs Sarah for another chance to make their relationship work, whilst Sarah anxiously waits to see if Dave will go ahead with the paternity tests. The hearing into Rita's death takes place and the trauma, of reliving Rita's last moments, forces Dave to re-evaluate everything.

star 9.24
106 votes
Part 3

#2 - Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 24, 2010

What exactly did Evie see when she caught Dave and Sarah in bed, and will she tell anyone? Dave has to take Lucy to meet her real father, and Sarah gives Dave an ultimatum that forces him to confront his greatest fear.

star 8.96
76 votes
Part 2

#3 - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 17, 2010

Dave and Sarah are shocked by their passionate kiss; what did it mean? Dave takes refuge in tracking down Lucy's father but uncovers more than he bargained for, and the discovery sparks a course of action that has repercussions for everyone.

star 8.70
107 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Mick Ford
Part 1

#4 - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 10, 2010

When Dave's wife Rita dies suddenly, he finds himself a single father to their four children. Rita's best friend Sarah is also devastated, but offers support to Dave and the family. In the midst of their shared grief, events take a turn that neither Dave nor Sarah could have ever predicted.

star 8.26
145 votes
Directors: Sam Miller
Writers: Mick Ford