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  • Love and Marriage

    Bill and Ben are the leaders of our comedy family, which is a joke in itself. Bill's mother arrives for a visit, causing Bill to reassess her feelings.

  • Dirty Bowling

    Gary Olsen and Belinda Lang star in the quirky sitcom. Bill finally decides to take her driving test. But what is the secret that Ben is keeping?

  • Dirty Bowling

    Gary Olsen and Belinda Lang star in the quirky sitcom. Bill finally decides to take her driving test. But what is the secret that Ben is keeping?

  • Young at Heart

    Andrew Marshall's brilliant domestic sitcom that reaches the parts others don't. Ben gets an offer Bill can't refuse. And Rona questions her lifestyle.

  • Young at Heart

    Andrew Marshall's brilliant domestic sitcom that reaches the parts others don't. Ben gets an offer Bill can't refuse. And Rona questions her lifestyle.

  • I'm Going Slightly Mad

    Belinda Lang as Bill, still out of work after losing her job, fills her time by reading magazine problem pages, watching Aussie soaps and visiting the DSS.

  • Bedtime for Bonzo

    Off-the-wall sitcom that paved the way for 'My Family'. Jenny and David are mortified at Bill's suggested solution to the problem of Rufus, their flatulent dog.

  • Bedtime for Bonzo

    Off-the-wall sitcom that paved the way for 'My Family'. Jenny and David are mortified at Bill's suggested solution to the problem of Rufus, their flatulent dog.

  • Hormones

    More family comedy with the Porter family who give the Harpers a run for their money in the lunacy stakes. Ben and David are severely affected by a night of video violence.

  • Hormones

    More family comedy with the Porter family who give the Harpers a run for their money in the lunacy stakes. Ben and David are severely affected by a night of video violence.

  • One Night in Bangkok

    The ever-so-slightly surreal sitcom about the far-from-average family. Ben's globetrotting father returns with a surprise in the shape of a young Thai wife.

  • One Night in Bangkok

    The ever-so-slightly surreal sitcom about the far-from-average family. Ben's globetrotting father returns with a surprise in the shape of a young Thai wife.

  • The Skeleton in the Cupboard

    Quirky domestic sitcom, and a popular precursor to 'My Family'. Ben gives Bill some advice on interview technique, and Rona has a confession to make.

  • The Skeleton in the Cupboard

    Quirky domestic sitcom, and a popular precursor to 'My Family'. Ben gives Bill some advice on interview technique, and Rona has a confession to make.

  • Bird on a Wire

    Groundbreaking domestic sitcom that avoids cosy cliches. Bill is beginning to get very bad feelings about Rona's wedding, for which she has organised the catering.

  • Bird on a Wire

    Groundbreaking domestic sitcom that avoids cosy cliches. Bill is beginning to get very bad feelings about Rona's wedding, for which she has organised the catering.

  • Thank Your Lucky Stars

    The quirky family sitcom that never fails to raise a guffaw. David lies seriously ill in the hospital, while Rona, in full bridal gear, is running late.

  • Thank Your Lucky Stars

    The quirky family sitcom that never fails to raise a guffaw. David lies seriously ill in the hospital, while Rona, in full bridal gear, is running late.

  • The Secret Diary of David Porter

    Groundbreaking sitcom, hugely popular in the 1990s, which ran for eight series. A family is a hard place to keep secrets, as David's diary reveals.

  • The Secret Diary of David Porter

    Groundbreaking sitcom, hugely popular in the 1990s, which ran for eight series. A family is a hard place to keep secrets, as David's diary reveals.

  • When the Children Are Asleep

    Fun-packed sitcom from the 90s when 'My Family' was but a twinkle in the eye. Bill and Ben face a night filled with fear, burglary and radio phone-ins.

  • When the Children Are Asleep

    Fun-packed sitcom from the 90s when 'My Family' was but a twinkle in the eye. Bill and Ben face a night filled with fear, burglary and radio phone-ins.

  • Badger's Bend

    Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen star in the family sitcom that's far from cosy. Bill discovers Ben has a serious addiction problem, and Rona makes the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Badger's Bend

    Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen star in the family sitcom that's far from cosy. Bill discovers Ben has a serious addiction problem, and Rona makes the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

    Andrew Marshall's domestic comedy with Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen as mum and dad. Bill and Rona's first job is disrupted by Mother Nature.

  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

    Andrew Marshall's domestic comedy with Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen as mum and dad. Bill and Rona's first job is disrupted by Mother Nature.

  • Beam Me Up, Scotty

    Quirky laughs with the not-so-average family headed by Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen. Bill's business faces closure and Ben is embroiled in a long-running feud.

  • Beam Me Up, Scotty

    Quirky laughs with the not-so-average family headed by Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen. Bill's business faces closure and Ben is embroiled in a long-running feud.

  • Whoopee, We're All Going to Die

    Fondly-remembered comedy with Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen. The Porter family holiday is threatened when Bill's namesake pursues her across America.

  • Whoopee, We're All Going to Die

    Fondly-remembered comedy with Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen. The Porter family holiday is threatened when Bill's namesake pursues her across America.

  • The Parent Trap

    Domestic sitcom but in the words of Mr Spock, not as we know it, Captain. Bill and Ben demonstrate the subtle art of how not to embarrass your daughter.

  • The Parent Trap

    Domestic sitcom but in the words of Mr Spock, not as we know it, Captain. Bill and Ben demonstrate the subtle art of how not to embarrass your daughter.

  • Family Plot

    Quirky domestic sitcom about the 'typical family' - except not! Bill engineers a power cut to encourage an evening of sparkling conversation and culture for the family.

  • Family Plot

    Quirky domestic sitcom about the 'typical family' - except not! Bill engineers a power cut to encourage an evening of sparkling conversation and culture for the family.

  • Fortuosity

    Surreal sitcom from the quirky mind of Andrew Marshall. An alien force is at work, the house is besieged, and there is a noticeable lack of builders in the kitchen.

  • Fortuosity

    Surreal sitcom from the quirky mind of Andrew Marshall. An alien force is at work, the house is besieged, and there is a noticeable lack of builders in the kitchen.

  • Curiosity Killed the Cat

    Confined to her bed with flu and a view through her rear window with a telescope, Bill witnesses some unusual goings on at Rona's house. Very Hitchcock!

  • Curiosity Killed the Cat

    Confined to her bed with flu and a view through her rear window with a telescope, Bill witnesses some unusual goings on at Rona's house. Very Hitchcock!

  • Frenzy

    The classic quirky family sitcom from the 1990s. Jenny is forced to confide in her father when Bill and Rona meet some unexpected visitors from India.

  • Frenzy

    The classic quirky family sitcom from the 1990s. Jenny is forced to confide in her father when Bill and Rona meet some unexpected visitors from India.

  • You Only Live Twice

    From the mind of top comedy writer Andrew Marshall, the unusual sitcom with a quirky side. An unexpected and shocking turn of events causes Bill and Ben to think.

  • You Only Live Twice

    From the mind of top comedy writer Andrew Marshall, the unusual sitcom with a quirky side. An unexpected and shocking turn of events causes Bill and Ben to think.

  • Greed

    Another chance to enjoy the comic chemistry between Belinda Lang and the late Gary Olsen in the family sitcom that wasn't too cosy. Lottery fever hits the Porter household.

  • Greed

    Another chance to enjoy the comic chemistry between Belinda Lang and the late Gary Olsen in the family sitcom that wasn't too cosy. Lottery fever hits the Porter household.

  • We'd Like to Know a Little Bit About You for Our Files

    Bill finds an intriguing clue on a scrap of paper which leads her to the conclusion that her son is dating an older woman.

  • We'd Like to Know a Little Bit About You for Our Files

    Bill finds an intriguing clue on a scrap of paper which leads her to the conclusion that her son is dating an older woman.

  • The Deep

    Belinda Lang stars in the popular sitcom that got more bizarre as it progressed. Bill and Ben look after their next-door neighbours' house. What could go wrong?

  • The Deep

    Belinda Lang stars in the popular sitcom that got more bizarre as it progressed. Bill and Ben look after their next-door neighbours' house. What could go wrong?

  • Mayday

    A touch of Basil Fawlty in the family comedy. A bank holiday turns sour when Clive's German grandmother comes to tea, along with Bill's German-hating mother.

  • Mayday

    A touch of Basil Fawlty in the family comedy. A bank holiday turns sour when Clive's German grandmother comes to tea, along with Bill's German-hating mother.

  • Seven Dials

    More family mayhem with the Porters. What could possibly stop Bill and Ben being on time for David's acting competition? Just about anything I suspect!

  • Seven Dials

    More family mayhem with the Porters. What could possibly stop Bill and Ben being on time for David's acting competition? Just about anything I suspect!

  • The Truth Is Out There

    Quirky family-based sitcom. Rona is in danger of losing her house and only her mother can save it. Unfortunately, she died some time ago - or did she?

  • The Truth Is Out There

    Quirky family-based sitcom. Rona is in danger of losing her house and only her mother can save it. Unfortunately, she died some time ago - or did she?

Episode guide

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    A Christmas special with Britain's least average family. After the Porters see Tina off on a Christmas cruise, stowaways start to appear on the M V Oriana.

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  • 2Point4 Children

    Unwisely, Bill trusts Ben to buy the food for Christmas. Ben reveals they're not having turkey for Christmas dinner, but pork. The trouble is - the meat is still alive!

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    Sitcom with the not so average family. Last year the Porters spent Christmas Day in the middle of a minefield. This year, they decide to play safe and stay at home.

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    Domestic sitcom with the far-from-normal Porter family. They plan to spend a relaxing Christmas in a hotel in the country - but fate has other ideas.

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    Seasonal special of the quirky sitcom. The Porters face the prospect of a funereal festive season as they prepare to visit Bill's mum. Naturally she drives them all mad.

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Series 1

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  • Leader of the Pack

    The very first episode of the sitcom that paved the way for 'My Family' with Bill and Ben, played by Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen, and their not-so-average family.

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  • Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

    Laughs in the sitcom about the not-so-typical family. A mystery man offers Bill, Belinda Lang, a ride on the back of his motorbike.

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  • When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Go Shopping

    Andrew Marshall's off-the-wall domestic sitcom. A late-summer barbecue results in an unexpected conversion to vegetarianism.

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  • Love and Marriage

    Bill and Ben are the leaders of our comedy family, which is a joke in itself. Bill's mother arrives for a visit, causing Bill to reassess her feelings.

  • Dirty Bowling

    Gary Olsen and Belinda Lang star in the quirky sitcom. Bill finally decides to take her driving test. But what is the secret that Ben is keeping?

  • Young at Heart

    Andrew Marshall's brilliant domestic sitcom that reaches the parts others don't. Ben gets an offer Bill can't refuse. And Rona questions her lifestyle.

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Series 2

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  • I'm Going Slightly Mad

    Belinda Lang as Bill, still out of work after losing her job, fills her time by reading magazine problem pages, watching Aussie soaps and visiting the DSS.

  • Bedtime for Bonzo

    Off-the-wall sitcom that paved the way for 'My Family'. Jenny and David are mortified at Bill's suggested solution to the problem of Rufus, their flatulent dog.

  • Hormones

    More family comedy with the Porter family who give the Harpers a run for their money in the lunacy stakes. Ben and David are severely affected by a night of video violence.

  • One Night in Bangkok

    The ever-so-slightly surreal sitcom about the far-from-average family. Ben's globetrotting father returns with a surprise in the shape of a young Thai wife.

  • The Skeleton in the Cupboard

    Quirky domestic sitcom, and a popular precursor to 'My Family'. Ben gives Bill some advice on interview technique, and Rona has a confession to make.

  • Bird on a Wire

    Groundbreaking domestic sitcom that avoids cosy cliches. Bill is beginning to get very bad feelings about Rona's wedding, for which she has organised the catering.

  • Thank Your Lucky Stars

    The quirky family sitcom that never fails to raise a guffaw. David lies seriously ill in the hospital, while Rona, in full bridal gear, is running late.

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Series 3

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  • The Secret Diary of David Porter

    Groundbreaking sitcom, hugely popular in the 1990s, which ran for eight series. A family is a hard place to keep secrets, as David's diary reveals.

  • When the Children Are Asleep

    Fun-packed sitcom from the 90s when 'My Family' was but a twinkle in the eye. Bill and Ben face a night filled with fear, burglary and radio phone-ins.

  • Badger's Bend

    Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen star in the family sitcom that's far from cosy. Bill discovers Ben has a serious addiction problem, and Rona makes the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

    Andrew Marshall's domestic comedy with Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen as mum and dad. Bill and Rona's first job is disrupted by Mother Nature.

  • Beam Me Up, Scotty

    Quirky laughs with the not-so-average family headed by Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen. Bill's business faces closure and Ben is embroiled in a long-running feud.

  • Whoopee, We're All Going to Die

    Fondly-remembered comedy with Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen. The Porter family holiday is threatened when Bill's namesake pursues her across America.

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Series 4

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  • The Parent Trap

    Domestic sitcom but in the words of Mr Spock, not as we know it, Captain. Bill and Ben demonstrate the subtle art of how not to embarrass your daughter.

  • Family Plot

    Quirky domestic sitcom about the 'typical family' - except not! Bill engineers a power cut to encourage an evening of sparkling conversation and culture for the family.

  • Fortuosity

    Surreal sitcom from the quirky mind of Andrew Marshall. An alien force is at work, the house is besieged, and there is a noticeable lack of builders in the kitchen.

  • Curiosity Killed the Cat

    Confined to her bed with flu and a view through her rear window with a telescope, Bill witnesses some unusual goings on at Rona's house. Very Hitchcock!

  • Frenzy

    The classic quirky family sitcom from the 1990s. Jenny is forced to confide in her father when Bill and Rona meet some unexpected visitors from India.

  • You Only Live Twice

    From the mind of top comedy writer Andrew Marshall, the unusual sitcom with a quirky side. An unexpected and shocking turn of events causes Bill and Ben to think.

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Series 5

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  • Greed

    Another chance to enjoy the comic chemistry between Belinda Lang and the late Gary Olsen in the family sitcom that wasn't too cosy. Lottery fever hits the Porter household.

  • We'd Like to Know a Little Bit About You for Our Files

    Bill finds an intriguing clue on a scrap of paper which leads her to the conclusion that her son is dating an older woman.

  • The Deep

    Belinda Lang stars in the popular sitcom that got more bizarre as it progressed. Bill and Ben look after their next-door neighbours' house. What could go wrong?

  • Mayday

    A touch of Basil Fawlty in the family comedy. A bank holiday turns sour when Clive's German grandmother comes to tea, along with Bill's German-hating mother.

  • Seven Dials

    More family mayhem with the Porters. What could possibly stop Bill and Ben being on time for David's acting competition? Just about anything I suspect!

  • The Truth Is Out There

    Quirky family-based sitcom. Rona is in danger of losing her house and only her mother can save it. Unfortunately, she died some time ago - or did she?

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Series 6

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  • Dog Day Afternoon

    Ben lapses into boredom after the football season ends, Jenny's boyfriend sets off to buy a ring and Bill and Rona assist Jenny with her teenage love problems.

  • The Lady Vanishes

    The bonkers Porter family pre-date the equally mad Harpers, with Belinda Lang and the late Gary Olsen as mum and dad. It's Hallowe'en night at the Porters.

  • Vertigo

    The title implies a 'normal' family, but the Porters certainly aren't that. Some uncanny coincidences help Rona to convince Bill of the accuracy of her horoscope.

  • The Trouble with Harry

    Laughs with the not-so-normal Porters. Ben has been pining for one, and the children think they're cute. Could the patter of tiny paws soon be heard?

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    The popular family comedy from the 1990s. Ben's age leads him to apply to join a secret plumbers' organisation known as the Brotherhood of the Plunger.

  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    Laughter-packed sitcom that's not afraid to veer off into the unknown. Ben's mid-life crisis is worsening and Bill inherits a gift.

  • And Now the Screaming Starts

    Leftfield sitcom about modern family life with the unfortunately named Bill and Ben. Ben has disappeared, and Rona has returned from the hospital.

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Series 7

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  • A Perfect Day

    Belinda Lang and the late Gary Olsen get themselves in more bizarre situations in the quirky family comedy. Bill's hope for a day under complete control unravels.

  • When Saturday Comes

    Family sitcom but not as we know it. Ben insists on the whole family following the exact same routine every Saturday to ensure his football team's success.

  • Malcolm X

    Popular, and yet slightly weird, family sitcom from the imagination of `Strange' creator Andrew Marshall. Bill's former boyfriend turns up threatening the family.

  • The Sweet Hereafter

    Andrew Marshall's sitcom about family life that was far from conventional, despite the title! The whole Porter family becomes addicted to a chocolate bar.

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  • When Did You Last See Your Father?

    Comedy with Belinda Lang and the late Gary Olsen as Bill and Ben - Porter that is. Bill's mother reveals a disturbing fact about her late father.

  • The Italian Job

    More domestic mayhem and strange twists of fate in the popular sitcom from the 1990s. An Italian exchange student causes disruption in the Porter household.

  • The Heart Has Its Reasons

    The great Belinda Lang and Gary Olsen as the embarrassingly-named couple. Bill and Ben bid a tearful farewell as Jenny departs for university.

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Series 8

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  • Fame

    Fame eludes the family when Bill deliberately sabotages their only shot at stardom - a screen test to appear as a 'typical family' in a fly-on-the-wall documentary.

  • Enter the Dragon

    Surprisingly surreal domestic sitcom with Gary Olsen and Belinda Lang. The arrival of Bill's mother in the household sends Declan's discipline to rack and ruin.

  • Sticky Fingers

    Domestic sitcom about a suburban family - a kind of warm up for My Family. Jenny brings her new boyfriend home from college for the weekend, much to Ben's annoyance.

  • After the Fox

    Popular family sitcom with Belinda Lang and the late Gary Olsen. Bill and Rona go to France to buy cheap alcohol for a job - but return with more than just wine.

  • Carry on Screaming

    More inspired lunacy with the Porter family in the underrated 1990s sitcom. It is Hallowe'en, and Ben learns something very disturbing.

  • The Millennium Experience

    More domestic mayhem from the suburbs. After all the panic about the millennium, Bill is determined that the night will be a memorable one.

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