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Air Date: February 23rd, 2013

Series Summary
A bittersweet comedy-drama involves a group of people living on society's margins.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Comedy drama

Episodes

  • Season 2 - Episode 6 May 28, 2014

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    Derek goes on a date with a girl from a dating website; Derek is worried about his dad's health; Geoff nearly ruins things for Derek, but Kev stands up to him.

  • Season 2 - Episode 5 May 21, 2014

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    The Meadway animal rescue centre comes to visit, and for Derek that means playing with Ivor; Kev exercises his artistic talents, winding up Hannah in the process; Derek deals with sad news.

  • Season 2 - Episode 4 May 14, 2014

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    Derek and the Broadhill gang go on a trip to London Zoo; it's Derek's best day ever, meeting giraffes, penguins, aardvarks, and in Vicky's case, the man of her dreams.

  • Season 2 - Episode 3 May 7, 2014

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    Hannah and Tom have happy news; Derek's father goes on a date with Tom's grandmother; matters of the heart are taking a downward turn for Kev and he calls on his brotherf for help.

  • Season 2 - Episode 2 Apr 30, 2014

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    There are some job opportunities at Broadhill, so Kev decides to clean up his act; Vicky's taste in men worries Hannah; a visit from Pete stirs things up for Derek.

ratings & reviews

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  • Gervais has written, produced and directed a thoughtful and thought-provoking dramedy that celebrates everyday heroes and the power of kindness while attacking materialism and the way society often forgets people "just because they're old and poor and weak." Show More

  • The dramedy's first season is alternately nuanced and maudlin, wise and sentimental. You can pick-pick-pick at it--too many metaphors, easy foils, and musical montages--but the whole is greater than the parts, and builds to a reflective, stirring conclusion that is mostly earned. Show More

  • Gervais's efforts to adhere to a coming-of-age formula with a bit of regard for life as it's actually lived are admirable, but his vision is incomplete and often borders on smug. Show More

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