The BEST Episodes of Still Game

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2019

Network: BBC One

Still Game is a comedy based around the lives of pensioner pals Jack Jarvis and Victor McDade. It's set in and around a fictional part of Glasgow called Craiglang, and Jack and Victor's home in Osprey Heights. Focusing on the ironies and comedy of old age with humour, tenderness and pathos, these OAPS prove they're still game for anything the world can throw at them.

Seconds Out

#1 - Seconds Out

Season 6 - Episode 4

Boabby the barman and Stevie the bookie vie for the attention of the new pizza girl. Jack and Victor are hell bent on getting a free pizza now that their old pal Winston works there.

star 8.34
82 votes
Heavy Petting

#2 - Heavy Petting

Season 7 - Episode 5

Canine capers are unleashed when Jack and Victor become dogsitters, Winston's jealousy sparks some serious pet one-upmanship, and the heat is on as Isa prepares for the Craiglang Community Bake Off.

star 8.30
159 votes

#3 - Brief

Season 2 - Episode 4

Jack and Victor club together to out-bid Manky Franky to win themselves Danny's old motor. But their new freedom comes at a price, and will Tam, at long last, finally get his come-uppance?

star 8.25
77 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#4 - Swottin

Season 3 - Episode 2

Jack and Vic feel their lives have become routine to the point of redundancy. Does salvation lie in Glasgow University's course in Medicial Proficiency, or will the lure of a 75p pint be too much? Meanwhile, Boaby's losing customers and can't get his hole in a barrel of fannies. Can a quiz night and a lovely new barmaid be the answer to both problems?

star 8.22
76 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill
Who's the Daddy

#5 - Who's the Daddy

Season 4 - Episode 6

A story involving three men and a baby. The trouble is, the baby wants to knock down the Clansman Bar.

star 8.22
69 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#6 - Saucy

Season 5 - Episode 6

Jack and Victor decide to visit Winston in his new home at the seaside town of Finport - but find the local people are even stranger than those in Craiglang. Tam falls in love with his ex-sister-in-law, a former variety star even more careful with her money than he is.

star 8.20
65 votes

#7 - Gadgets

Season 7 - Episode 1

Craiglang's residents can't resist the temptation of the Futuroo catalogue. Meanwhile, Winston prepares for the arrival of his brother, Walter, and Jack needs help after having a long bath.

star 8.20
176 votes
Directors: Michael Hines
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#8 - Hyper

Season 6 - Episode 5

Navid's business is suffering at the hands of the corporate giant Hyperdales and his regular customers loyalty is being put to the test. Meanwhile, Tam is going through some bizarre changes. The drinks are on him!

star 8.20
92 votes

#9 - Scran

Season 2 - Episode 6

The workies on the new building site are generating a lot of money for Craiglang's local economy - all of it flowing into the dubious hands of Vince Gallagher the Clydeside poisoner! Winston has a plan to take things into his own hands. With a major boost of Navid's shop being free while he's away on holiday, a turf war begins. There can be only one winner.

star 8.19
79 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#10 - Wireless

Season 4 - Episode 2

Jack and Victor take up residence in the hospital as DJs. Navid, however, is about to encounter a more pressing problem.

star 8.18
77 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#11 - Dug

Season 2 - Episode 9

Isa's unwelcome husband returns once more. Jack and Victor have a major falling-out: Victor's son John is as distant and uncaring as ever, while Jack has warm tears in his eyes when his daughter Mary in Canada sends him a video tape of her and the weans. Things are compounded when Jack is invited to fly out to Canada to visit. Will Victor end up on the plane, or have our boys finally had enough of one another? And Winston agrees to pose as Isa's fiancé in order to ward off her husband - but how far is he willing to go to maintain the illusion?

star 8.16
43 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#12 - Courtin'

Season 1 - Episode 4

Jack realises how long it's been since his wife died and starts to find new love with a lovely woman in the city centre. But to win the fair lady's heart, a double date is in order. What will Victor do when he sees Barbara's sister, and what will he do when it turns out that all isn't as it seems with Barbara?

star 8.16
94 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#13 - Job

Season 7 - Episode 3

Charity begins at home as Jack and Victor offer a helping hand to Methadone Mick. A parking fine from the past comes back to haunt Winston, and Boabby's award glory goes awry.

star 8.15
179 votes

#14 - Cauld

Season 1 - Episode 3

Winter arrives in Craiglang with a vengeance. Jack and Victor find an old friend of theirs drops dead of the cold - is it time to take part in Winston's nerfarious scheme to steal 'leccy?

star 8.15
109 votes
Writers: Greg Hemphill, Ford Kiernan
The Undrinkables

#15 - The Undrinkables

Season 7 - Episode 2

Jack and Victor discover bootleg hooch all over Craiglang. But where is it coming from?

star 8.14
189 votes

#16 - Shooglies

Season 2 - Episode 7

After an unusually expensive meal, Jack and Victor decide to take a literal trip down memory lane, when they visit a new exhibition in the city centre dedicated to the Glasgow of their childhood. They meet an old friend, Frank McCallum. But is he all that he appears to be?

star 8.14
70 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill
Fly Society

#17 - Fly Society

Season 6 - Episode 2

Jack and Victor get a taste of how the other half live when they are mistaken for two socialites by a couple of rich widows. But the gang from Craiglang are not happy at missing out.

star 8.13
97 votes
Balls Up

#18 - Balls Up

Season 8 - Episode 3

Jack and Victor head to The Clansman, only to find it's Isa behind the bar. Turns out, Boabby has taken up walking football once a week and he's getting match-fit for a very important tournament at the weekend. However, when Boabby's football career is unexpectedly cut short and he's forced out of the game, it's up to Jack and Victor to pull a team together and win a much-needed new pitch for their local community. As a warm up, they play a 'friendly' against the doddery old Claymore pub team but it doesn't quite go to plan. Under the guidance of firm new manager, Isa, the Craiglang team sets about a rigorous Rocky-inspired training regime, employing some interesting new sporting tactics. Meanwhile, Methadone Mick puts himself forward for a key role at the tournament much to the horror of Mrs Greer from the walking football association. However, with no other candidates to choose from, the straight-laced Ms Greer has no option but to take a punt on Mick. With training complete and the oranges quartered, the newly formed Craiglang team prepare for the all-important football tournament, hoping they won't score an own goal.

star 8.13
76 votes
Directors: Michael Hines
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#19 - Doacters

Season 2 - Episode 3

Winston and Tam become love rivals over a gentle, lovely lady at the local library. But which one will win the fair lady's heart? Meanwhile, Jack and Victor are feeling depressed, and there's a new drug on trial at the health centre. They rehearse their scripts for when they get there to convince the doctor, but Jack's 'I'm depressed' face looks more like 'I'm constipated'.

star 8.12
85 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#20 - Ring

Season 4 - Episode 4

Tam finally does the decent thing. He doesn't buy a pint; he decides to get married.

star 8.11
79 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#21 - Oot

Season 3 - Episode 5

Archie (Sylvester McCoy), an old friend of J & V's, finally has to leave the place where he has been secluded for nearly half a century, never going outside. Now the council are knocking his place down, but are Jack and Victor the best guides to the new century? Winston is experimenting with turning his house into a cinema. Looks like the Towering Inferno's on at Osprey Heights...

star 8.11
62 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#22 - Waddin'

Season 1 - Episode 5

Navid is giving out invitations to what promises to be the wedding of the year in Craiglang. They're as rare and desired as Willy Wonka's golden tickets - so why don't Jack and Victor have one? And what are they to do when an old friend - and notorious tapper - 'dies', and the chance to slip back a few items presents itself?

star 8.11
89 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#23 - Buntin'

Season 2 - Episode 8

Navid finds Pete 'the Jakey', Craiglang's answer to Barny Gumball, has been letting himself go, lately. It seems he's been going through the shopkeeper's rubbish for food. Is it, in fact, a giant rat, or is Pete plumbing every further depths of scabbydom? But soon he's seen in The Clansman clean-shaven and wearing a brand new suit. Has someone died, or is Pete suddenly involved in top-secret affairs of the state?

star 8.09
80 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

#24 - Hoaliday

Season 3 - Episode 1

Jack and Victor kick off series 3 in an opening episode that picks up where the last episode of series 2 left off - the boys are flying to Canada to visit Jack's family. The boys are having a time of it - with a belated dose of jetlag - and take in the marvels of Gutbusters, Niagra Falls, Ice Hockey and tacky souvenirs. Soon the time looms for them to come home - or is it? And, back in Craiglang, there's a new man in Isa's life...

star 8.06
77 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill
Big Yin

#25 - Big Yin

Season 3 - Episode 4

The Neds (hooligans) begin a reign of terror in Craiglang. Jack and Victor contact an old friend to come to town and take matters in his giant-sized hands. If they can just keep him away from the Midori... Meanwhile, Winston's taking up a valued place at the local supermarket and suddenly finds that Craiglang has become a fair model for Sing Sing...

star 8.06
63 votes
Writers: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill