Not Going Out Season 13 is to Premiere on BBC One

Status: not renewed yet
Latest Episode: 12/24/2023
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Station: BBC One
Genres: Comedy

Not Going Out is a British television sitcom that has aired on BBC One since 2006, currently starring Lee Mack, Sally Bretton, Finley Southby, Max Pattison and Francesca Newman

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Name Air Dates
Tent Apr 29, 2022

Lee organises a family camping trip in an attempt to bring the generations together. But even though he has remembered to bring his guitar for campfire sing-songs, he's forgotten to check the weather. And when Lucy finds something in the woods that looks very much like a human bone, the unhappy campers cannot wait to leave.

Jury Apr 22, 2022

Lee does jury service and joins eleven other jurors to debate whether the accused is guilty or not. A simple enough task - until Lee decides to put the other jurors on trial.

Front Window Apr 15, 2022

Confined to a wheelchair, his right leg encased in plaster after knee surgery, Lee has too much time on his hands, which he uses to watch the world go by through a pair of high-powered binoculars. He soon realises that all is not well in his neighbour's house opposite. In fact, he's quickly convinced that something despicable is going on.

Friend Apr 8, 2022

Lee makes no effort to talk to other parents in the playground, and Lucy is worried that he is becoming isolated and friendless. She fires him up to go into school and make some new friends. Reluctantly Lee gives it a try. He opens up with strangers and makes friends with another lone male, Keith. But Keith is even less sociable than Lee.

Text Apr 1, 2022

When Lee accidentally sends a rude text about Anna to Lucy, he makes the stupid mistake of sending it to Anna herself. Lee and Lucy now face the impossible task of stealing Anna's phone and deleting the text before she reads it.

Painting Mar 25, 2022

Wendy paints a portrait of Lee's late father, Frank, and gives it to Lee and Lucy as a present. She is expecting them to love it, but that would require the painting to be not just competent but good. Once it's hanging on their wall, Lee and Lucy must contrive to lose the painting without Wendy or Geoffrey noticing.

War Feb 5, 2021

The family visit to the war graves in Normandy gets off to a bad start, and Lucy discovers that her grandfather, Wendy's father, was not the man she thought he was.

Old Acquaintance Jan 29, 2021

When Lee joins Facebook for the first time and is contacted by an ex-girlfriend from 20 years ago, Lucy is annoyed that she cares so much. Her feelings are complicated by the sudden reappearance of a friend from university, with whom she had a brief relationship. Threatened by fond memories from the past, Lee and Lucy start behaving badly.

Carol Jan 22, 2021

When Lee's feckless dad, Frank, announces that he's engaged to be married, Lee cannot believe that any woman would want to marry him. There must be something wrong with her. Lucy invites Frank and Carol to dinner to allay Lee's fears. Carol turns out to be perfect, but now Lee is even more nervous. Frank seems to dote on her. If Carol dumps Frank, Frank will be devastated. Then it will be Lee's shoulder that Frank will cry on, and Lee cannot cope with that. In an effort to find out what Carol is up to, Lee joins Frank's dating app and puts himself forward as a potential date for Carol. If she bites, he will know she's up to no good.

Pub Quiz Jan 15, 2021

To celebrate their anniversary, Lee and Lucy plan a friendly night of quizzing with Toby and Anna in their local pub, but the evening is derailed when neither couple can bear to lose to their partners and the foursome splits into rival teams.

Small Package Jan 8, 2021

Social niceties are stretched to snapping point when Lee and Lucy take in a package for their neighbour and inadvertently discover that it contains an embarrassing object that Lee now has to return. That proves to be easier said than done.

Panto Dec 23, 2021

A family Christmas party turns sour when Lucy announces that she has got tickets to see Jason Donovan in panto. Lee loathes panto, especially given Jason Donovan was Lucy's teenage crush. That night, while Lee and Lucy turn their backs on each other in bed, Lee has an unsettling dream in which he is dressed as Buttons and his whole life has turned into a pantomime. Lucy is Cinderella, Toby and Anna are the Ugly Sisters, Geoffrey is Baron Hardup, and Wendy is the Fairy Godmother - and Prince Charming, the handsome suitor who pursues Cinderella and asks for her hand in marriage, is played by Jason Donovan. Can Buttons keep the fairy-tale couple apart?

Resolutions Dec 30, 2020

With 40 minutes to go until midnight, a New Year's Eve party at Lee and Lucy's house turns sour when family members start making their resolutions.

Driving Home for Christmas Dec 24, 2019

Lee and Lucy pop out on a last-minute Christmas Eve mission, leaving their youngsters in the apparently capable hands of Geoffrey - cutting more of a strict and stuffy Victorian gent than usual - and wife Wendy. Alas, things don't quite go to plan for the outward-bound duo, as a theft and unexpected trip into deep countryside await. Not only that, but there are encounters with an aggressive bull in a field and a terrifying truck driver to endure. Meanwhile, back at home, Lee's lovably feckless father Frank turns up to offer gifts - in his own inimitably festive way. Lee Mack, Sally Bretton and Bobby Ball star.

Halloween Special Oct 30, 2019

It's Halloween and Lee and Lucy take the children out trick or treating. Lee accidentally drops his phone in the porch of a spooky Victorian house and makes the mistake of going back to retrieve it. Once there, he discovers that the house is full of secrets that would be far better left undisturbed.

Builder May 27, 2019

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.

Whodunnit? May 20, 2019

Unable to convince Lucy that he didn't smash Lucy's precious heirloom, a blue and white antique vase that belonged to her grandmother, Lee summons the family to a meeting to flush out the culprit.

Memory May 13, 2019

Lee decides to gatecrash Lucy's favourite television programme and watch it with her. Lucy is not best pleased, especially when Lee can't remember the name of the leading actor.

Schooling May 6, 2019

When Charlie's school gets a bad Ofsted rating, Geoffrey and Wendy offer to pay to send Charlie to Private School, which presents Lee and Lucy with a moral dilemma.

Facts of Life Apr 29, 2019

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.

Holiday Share Apr 22, 2019

Can Lee and Lucy's friendship with Toby and Anna survive a long weekend in a damp cottage in the New Forest?

Parachute Apr 15, 2019

Toby organises a sponsored parachute jump to raise money for a Children's Ward in his hospital. Supportively, Lee, Lucy, Anna and the grandparents all agree to take part, but once airborne will everyone pluck up the courage to jump?

Ding Dong Merrily on Live Dec 21, 2018

With no room for slip ups or mistakes (no pressure then) we join Lee and Lucy live from their festively decorated living room, nervously discussing the Ding Dong Merrily on Live Christmas Spectacular - the Christmas variety show they've been strong-armed into organising to raise money for their children's school. But things are rarely plain sailing for our duo, as they soon come to realise, with an animal impersonator as the only confirmed performer, quality acts are worryingly thin on the ground. Who will Lee and Lucy turn to? Surely Toby and uptight wife Anna can't be roped in? With raw egg juggling and some knife throwing (CUT!) for good measure... what could possibly go wrong?

Bust Up Apr 19, 2018

Encouraged by Anna, Lucy considers whether a breast augmentation is for her.

Lollipop Man Apr 12, 2018

Lee and Lucy object to the school lollipop man handing out lollipops to the kids.

Pants on Fire Apr 5, 2018

When Lee and Lucy cancel dinner with Toby and Anna at the last moment it opens up a can of worms.

Pets Mar 29, 2018

To teach the children to be more responsible Lee and Lucy get a family pet.

Stolen Mar 22, 2018

A missing toy keyring causes a rift between Lee and Lucy and best friends, Toby and Anna.

Escape Room Mar 15, 2018

As a surprise for Lee's Birthday Lucy invites the whole family to join them in an Escape Room.

Home Improvements Mar 8, 2018

Lucy's father reluctantly allows Lee to help Lucy clear up the builder's mess in their new kitchen extension.

The True Meaning of Christmas Dec 24, 2017

It's Christmas Eve, and Lee and Lucy face a possible yuletide disaster when they discover the perfect present they have bought for their children has already been gifted to them by their grandparents.

Enough Mar 3, 2017

Are Lee and Lucy ready for another child?

Marriage Guidance Feb 24, 2017

How will Lee and Lucy's marriage fare after marriage counselling?

Charlie Feb 17, 2017

Lee is worried that Charlie is getting a reputation at school for being the class clown.

Hot Tub Feb 10, 2017

Lee and Lucy play hot tub fantasy date with Anna and Toby, causing them to end up in hot water.

Car Feb 3, 2017

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.

Babysitting Jan 20, 2017

Lucy causes offence by choosing the wrong babysitter.

Romance Jan 13, 2017

After seven years of marriage, Lee and Lucy disagree about the best way to keep the romance alive.

Christmas Shopping Dec 24, 2015

One year on, a heavily pregnant Lucy is three days overdue with their first baby when they find themselves mistakenly caught up in a robbery at the local department store along with Lee's dad Frank dressed asSanta's elf, uber-ditzy friend Daisy, and neighbours Toby and Anna.

Locked in and faced with a dangerous robber wearing a Father Christmas latex mask, they need to come up with an escape plan before things take a turn for the worse.

The Wedding Dec 24, 2014

The will-they-won't-they tension reaches new highs in this epic series finale for Christmas that sees Lucy and Lee in previously uncharted emotional waters.

Lucy Dec 19, 2014

Lee spends time in the bar with Toby worrying that the woman of his dreams is drifting further away.

Plane Dec 12, 2014

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.

Surprise Dec 5, 2014

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.

Alcohol Nov 28, 2014

Frank's drinking becomes a problem and forces Lee and Lucy to reassess the living arrangements in the flat.

Pointless Nov 21, 2014

In an attempt to impress Lucy with his intellectual prowess, Lee joins Daisy as a contestant on the TV quiz show Pointless.

Anna Nov 7, 2014

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.

Donor Oct 31, 2014

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.

Christening Oct 24, 2014

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.

Mugging Oct 17, 2014

When Lucy has her handbag stolen from right under Lee's nose, he feels the need to prove his manliness over and over and over again.

The House Dec 24, 2013

In an effort to create the perfect Christmas for Lucy, Lee invites her parents to join the two of them and Daisy in a snug old house in the country which used to belong to his dear dead aunt. But the Christmas spirit is in short supply when Lucy discovers that the house has not been lived in for years and there appears to be a spooky presence.

Boat May 31, 2013

Lee spends a long weekend on his dad's new boat with Lucy, even though she is terrified of water.

Magic May 24, 2013

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.

Play May 17, 2013

When Lucy's first love reappears on the scene and wants Lucy to star in a romantic play that he has written especially for her, Lee is forced to fight for her attention.

Rachel May 10, 2013

Lee decides that the best way to get Lucy to notice him is to make her jealous. Now all he has to do is find himself a girlfriend.

Conference May 3, 2013

Lee does what he has to do to stop Lucy from flirting with the male delegates at a three-day annual trade conference in order to get herself work.

Therapy Apr 19, 2013

Lee takes advantage of Lucy's new-found skills as a relationship counsellor to patch things up with his father.

Skiing Apr 12, 2013

On a skiing trip to Eastern Europe, Lee, Lucy and Daisy get stuck in a cable car.

Rabbit Apr 5, 2013

When Lucy accidentally runs over a pet rabbit belonging to the daughter of an important client, she needs Lee and Daisy to help cover her tracks.

Drunk May 18, 2012

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 are mashed.

Examination May 11, 2012

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 was not expecting.

Running May 4, 2012

To impress Lucy, Lee starts training for a 10 kilometre fun run, only to injure himself immediately. In an effort to hide the injury from Lucy, he gets himself a secret sports massage, but this just leads to more trouble.

Camping Apr 27, 2012

In a desperate bid to prove his manliness, Lee joins Tim, Daisy and Lucy on a camping weekend in the middle of a dark, spooky forest.

Dads Apr 20, 2012

Lee's lazy weekend is wrecked when his scrounging father turns up unexpectedly. Having just come out of hospital, he needs somewhere to stay for the weekend. Will Lee take on the demanding role of carer?

Band Apr 13, 2012

When Tim joins a band at work and Lucy falls for the lead guitarist, Lee becomes jealous, and decides that if he cannot beat them he should join them.

Life on Mars Bars Feb 10, 2011

Lee dreams of a perfect life with Lucy, but can the reality ever match up?

Fireworks Feb 3, 2011

When an old lady wanders into Lucy's flat and makes herself at home on the sofa, Lee doesn't know what to do with her.

Dancing Jan 27, 2011

Lucy and Tim are distraught. Their parents' thirty-year marriage is at an end, and their father has moved out of the family home... And into Lee's bedroom.

Movie Jan 20, 2011

Lee promises to stop treating Lucy's flat as if he owns it - but not before he has hired it out to a film director.

Debbie Jan 13, 2011

Lee's past catches up with him when a young woman appears on his doorstep and asks for a cup of sugar.

Drugs Jan 6, 2011

After a night spent out clubbing, Tim returns to the flat wearing the wrong coat, and convinces Lee to help him return it to its owner.

Absent Father Christmas Dec 23, 2009

Lee's father turns up at the flat unannounced. This is the man who walked out of the family home when Lee was four, never paid his maintenance and ate Lee's goldfish. Lee wants him out of the flat, but Lucy tells him that the only way forward is to forgive and forget. Unfortunately, Lee's dad's behaviour makes this virtually impossible for Lee to achieve.

Marriage Mar 20, 2009

Lee is horrified when he hears that Lucy is considering marriage to Pavlov, a mechanic from the old Eastern bloc, just so that he can stay in the country. But he is a lone voice in trying to stop it, because one by one, as Lucy's family and friends hear Pavlov's tragic tales of life back home, they are persuaded that he is a perfect match for Lucy.

Speech Mar 6, 2009

Lucy is stressed, as she has to make an important speech at a recruitment conference, and has nobody to help her write it. Sensing an opportunity to impress her, Lee offers his services, which upsets Tim, who also thinks he is the best man for the job.

What started off as a small job soon turns into a competition between Tim and Lee not only to see who can come up with the wittiest lines, but also to establish which of them Lucy likes best.

Neighbour Feb 27, 2009

A new neighbour moves in upstairs, and his constant noise drives Lucy to distraction. She begs Lee and Tim to get him to stop, but neither is man enough.

Tim takes being branded a coward to heart, and rushes off to join a boxing gym. Lee, meanwhile, tries to impress Lucy by confronting the man in his own flat, where he finds himself staring into the eyes of a cold killer.

Party Feb 20, 2009

When Tim and Lee try to organise a party for Lucy's 30th birthday, their ideas of what makes a good party differ widely; Tim likes a few games of charades, while Lee likes a do where there are no competitors for Lucy's attention.

So when she arrives at the party arm-in-arm with another man, Lee makes it his mission to somehow get rid of him without causing a scene.

Amy Feb 13, 2009

Over-excited by the appearance of a lesbian couple in their building, Lee and Tim ask them over for dinner, little realising that their adolescent attempt to get their jollies will backfire when Lucy discovers a side to herself that she never knew existed.

Winner Feb 6, 2009

Lee is insufferably smug when he wins a thousand pounds in a writing competition with an essay entitled Disability in the Workplace.

Lucy is moved to tears when she reads the essay - she had no idea that Lee was so sensitive. Tim, however, is more sceptical, and with good reason; when a journalist turns up to interview the winner, she is expecting to meet a disabled author.

Pregnant Jan 30, 2009

When Lucy announces that she is pregnant, Lee wonders if the father might accidentally be him. He can't bring himself to tell Lucy how he thinks it might have happened, but Tim guesses. He is outraged at the thought of his friend and his sister together, but Lee has already started to warm to the idea of being a dad.

Murder at Christmas Dec 21, 2007

Lee's plan to spend time alone with Lucy at Christmas is threatened by the presence of Tim, Daisy, Tim and Lucy's parents, and even Barbara doing the cooking. All seems to be going well until a murder mystery game brings family tensions to a head.

Gangster Oct 19, 2007

When Guy showers Lucy with expensive clothes prior to whisking her off for a mystery weekend away, Lee becomes suspicious of Guy. After some high-level surveillance, he comes to the conclusion that Guy is gangster.

But Barbara and Tim realise that he is not objecting to Guy just because of his dubious business interests, but also because Lee wants Lucy for himself.

Dating Oct 12, 2007

As Lucy and Guy's relationship intensifies, Lee starts to ponder his lack of a girlfriend and, encouraged by Barbara, tries speed dating. Tim is forced to go on a disastrous date with Barbara in order to prove that he sees her as more than 'the help'.

Art Oct 5, 2007

In an effort to appear as intellectual as Lucy's friends, Lee shows off his 'knowledge' of the art world, holding forth on the subject of an unknown artist who his cleaner Barbara has told him is the next big thing. When Lucy takes his advice and invests a fortune in the artist's work, Lee is left trying to prevent her from finding out the artist is actually a nobody.

Baby Sep 28, 2007

Lucy is worried about the age gap between her and Guy, a concern that increases when Guy turns up to meet her with his grandson in tow. A family emergency means Lee and Tim are left in charge of the baby, and they prove to be less than perfect babysitters.

Librarian Sep 21, 2007

Lee is becoming increasingly riled by Guy's constant presence in the flat, and his distrust of him is fuelled by the discovery that he runs a lap-dancing club.

Meanwhile. Tim finally seems to have found a girl who he really likes, and of whom Lucy approves. The perfect girl... until Tim finds out what she does for a living.

Gay Sep 14, 2007

Tim is worried that he isn't manly enough. Lee is persuaded by Lucy to pretend to be gay in order for her to get closer to a new business acquaintance. Lee discovers there's something in it for him, but doesn't find it easy to keep his blokeish insticts hidden.

Mortgage Sep 7, 2007

Lee's former flatmate Kate has moved back to America, so Tim decides to sell the flat. Faced with homelessness, Lee announces he'll buy the flat himself and sets to work putting off any other prospective buyers, including Tim's sister Lucy. Things get worse when Lucy puts in an offer on the flat and Tim is forced to decide where his loyalties lie.

Caretaker Nov 10, 2006

Lee finally manages to get a job, as a caretaker. But taking up the new post involves moving out of the flat. Kate interviews potential new flatmates including Pete, and Tim sees an opportunity to get back together with Kate. Lee's new boss proves to be a hard taskmaster. So, will Lee stick at the job or throw in the towel and move back in with Kate?

Kid Nov 3, 2006

Kate and Lee are forced to take in a lodger –a surly 14-year-old boy Nicky. Lee's attempts to bond with the teenager prove less than successful, while Tim and Nicky discover they have quite a lot in common. Meanwhile, Kate tries to persuade a carnivorous Great Dane to become a vegetarian with unfortunate results.

Stress Oct 27, 2006

Lee finds himself increasingly stressed out having volunteered to teach Kate to drive. Following Kate's advice, he decides to try yoga - but his technique leaves a lot to be desired. A trip to a local acupuncturist is no more successful, so he resorts to more extreme measures. Meanwhile a drive in the countryside has a dramatic and disastrous conclusion.

Aussie Oct 20, 2006

Ruth, an Australian friend of Kate's, comes to stay and Lee is persuaded to pretend to be Tim. Lee gets a job handing out leaflets at a shopping centre, but soon falls foul of a local youth.

Death Oct 13, 2006

Tim's grandmother dies, bringing him and Kate closer together, much to Lee's concern. He's encouraged to share his thoughts with a therapist, who is not impressed with Lee's inability to have a proper conversation. To add to this there is inappropriate behaviour at the funeral, a furious elderly relative and Tim's new tipple of choice is becoming addictive.

Serious Oct 6, 2006

Lee tries to find his serious side by going on a date with an author, while Kate attempts to discover her lighter side at clown school. Kate's ex-boyfriend Tim tries to patch things up with her by finally apologising for his misdemeanors.

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