Friday Night Dinner

10 Best Episodes of Friday Night Dinner

Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 12, 2023.

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#15 - The Loft (Season 2 - Episode 3)

To get out of cleaning the loft with Dad and Adam, Jonny claims to have dislocated his shoulder. But when Adam discovers he's lying, he threatens to tell mum immediately.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 184 votes.

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#14 - The Carpet Cleaner (Season 4 - Episode 2)


It's Dad's annual hinge oiling evening but when he spills oil on Mum's beloved carpet, it's a race against time to clean it up before she finds out.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 290 votes.

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#13 - The Mercedes (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Sheila Bloom - also known as 'Bitchface' - almost runs Adam over on his birthday. When Dad reveals that he used to have a thing with Bitchface years ago, the boys can't believe it and Mum's not happy.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 204 votes.

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#12 - Mr Morris (Season 2 - Episode 2)


The boys are excited, because Grandma (Frances Cuka) is coming for dinner, and she's bringing her new boyfriend. 'He's not her boyfriend,' says mum, he's her 'male companion'.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 182 votes.

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#11 - The Piano (Season 3 - Episode 5)

Dad has bought a piano, and the world's most sarcastic piano tuner comes round to tune it. Meanwhile, the family spot Aunty Val having an affair. What should they do?

The episode was rated 7.88 from 194 votes.

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#10 - The Date (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Adam comes home to find the house looking immaculate and the table set for five. The doorbell rings and in walks Tanya Green, the girl Mum has been trying to set up with Adam.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 192 votes.

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#9 - The Yoghurts (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Jonny's in a pickle: he wants to split up with his 43-year-old girlfriend/boss, but he's too scared. Grandma offers him some advice, and some dancing lessons in the kitchen.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 202 votes.

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#8 - The Girlfriend (Season 3 - Episode 1)


Adam finally brings a girl home for dinner, but the evening is ruined when the family suddenly have to look after eight-year-old Katie, who has a massive girlie crush on Adam.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 229 votes.

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#7 - The New Car (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Jim has made a cake to celebrate his dog Wilson's birthday, while the family return from a spin in Jonny's new but uncool company car to find something awful has happened to the house.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 204 votes.

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#6 - The Anniversary (Season 3 - Episode 4)


Mum and Dad's anniversary is ruined when Dad paints a portrait of Mum that looks like Margaret Thatcher, Jonny gets a tattoo of a skull, and Jim sleep-walks around their house, causing havoc.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 193 votes.

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#5 - The Mouse (Season 2 - Episode 6)

There's a mouse in the kitchen, Mum's hiding in the shed, Dad's in charge of the cooking, and Jim is delighted when he ends up invited to have dinner with the family.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 179 votes.

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#4 - The Big Day (Season 3 - Episode 6)


It's Grandma's wedding day, and she's getting married to the horrible Mr Morris. The family are distraught, but will Grandma really say 'I do'?

The episode was rated 7.95 from 205 votes.

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#3 - Buggy (Season 2 - Episode 1)

When Jonny finds out that Adam threw his beloved 'Pandy' toy in the bin when he was 11, Jonny swears revenge, threatening to destroy 'Buggy', Adam's old rabbit.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 210 votes.

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#2 - The Fox (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Dad is keeping a dead fox in the freezer in the garage because he wants to get it stuffed. But when Mum needs to use the freezer, Dad enlists Adam and Jonny in a desperate attempt to hide the animal.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 216 votes.

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#1 - The Females (Season 6 - Episode 6)

Adam and Jonny bring their 'females' home to meet the parents. Cue an overexcited Mum and an extremely embarrassing Dad.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 109 votes.

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