Friday Night Dinner

10 Worst 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.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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Friday Night Dinner - S6E1

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

Dad's bought a grotty caravan. Jim's got a new dog. And the boys have new 'females' but can they bear to tell Mum?

The episode was rated 7.71 from 119 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S6E5

#9 - The Cage (Season 6 - Episode 5)


Jim sets up a giant dog cage for Milson in the Goodmans' living room, and Aunty Val's got a hot date with a 'sex robot'.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 105 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S5E4

#8 - Lord Luck (Season 5 - Episode 4)

Dad annoys everyone with his old ventriloquist dummy Lord Luck, while Jonny's recently dumped friend Ben comes for dinner in need of cheering up.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 140 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S5E2

#7 - The Tin of Meat (Season 5 - Episode 2)


Mum's friend Val moves in and causes havoc when she finds that Dad is hiding a tin of 20-year-old meat in his shed.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 163 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S5E3

#6 - The Surprise (Season 5 - Episode 3)

Mum plans her own surprise party which backfires when Dad gets involved. Get ready for the party from hell.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 161 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S1E4

#5 - The Dress (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Mum finds out that Dad didn't throw away his boxes of old magazines. Adam and Jonny are convinced that Mum's friend's daughter has a face like a foot. And Jim's distraught when Wilson goes missing.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 191 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S6E2

#4 - The Plastic Bag (Season 6 - Episode 2)

Dad's obsessed with retrieving a plastic bag from a tree. Jonny's sense of style is out of this world. And Adam discovers hell hath no fury like his Mum scorned.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 112 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S1E3

#3 - The Curtains (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Mum's excited about the new curtains, but the boys and Grandma think they're horrible. Dad drops Mum's beef casserole on the kitchen floor, so Jonny and Adam head to the pub.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 214 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S6E3

#2 - The Au Pair (Season 6 - Episode 3)

The family's cream-tea-obsessed former au pair pays the Goodmans a surprise visit. But there's nothing sweet about this reunion.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 113 votes.

Friday Night Dinner - S1E1

#1 - The Sofabed (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Dad has forgotten that he asked a man off eBay to come and pick up their old sofabed, which gets stuck on the stairs, trapping Mum and Adam upstairs. Will Mum ever get to see Masterchef?

The episode was rated 7.48 from 312 votes.

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