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  • The Entertainer

    Superb sitcom starring Dylan Moran as bookseller and misanthrope Bernard Black. Fran takes up the piano, and - keen to delude himself - Bernard falls in love.

  • The Entertainer

    Superb sitcom starring Dylan Moran as bookseller and misanthrope Bernard Black. Fran takes up the piano, and - keen to delude himself - Bernard falls in love.

  • Fever

    More off-kilter goings-on with eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black and his assistant Manny. Bernard is in desperate need of a girlfriend to stop him staring.

  • Fever

    More off-kilter goings-on with eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black and his assistant Manny. Bernard is in desperate need of a girlfriend to stop him staring.

  • The Fixer

    Comedians Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the much-loved bookshop sitcom. To return a favour, Bernard and Manny must teach a psychopath to read.

  • The Fixer

    Comedians Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the much-loved bookshop sitcom. To return a favour, Bernard and Manny must teach a psychopath to read.

  • Blood

    Comedy royalty Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the quirky bookshop sitcom. In search of Michelin stars, Bernard and Manny transform the shop into a restaurant.

  • Blood

    Comedy royalty Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the quirky bookshop sitcom. In search of Michelin stars, Bernard and Manny transform the shop into a restaurant.

  • Nice Change

    Splendidly offbeat sitcom with Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey. Bernard and Manny can't hear themselves argue because of the builders next door. Fran suggests a holiday.

  • Nice Change

    Splendidly offbeat sitcom with Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey. Bernard and Manny can't hear themselves argue because of the builders next door. Fran suggests a holiday.

Episode guide

Black Books

Series 1

Black Books

  • Cooking the Books

    Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the much-loved offbeat sitcom set in a bookshop. Bernard has to fill out his own tax return when his accountant disappears.

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  • Manny's First Day

    Stand-up star Dylan Moran plays the ever-grouchy Bernard Black in the bookselling sitcom. A drunken Bernard offers Manny a job, only to regret it later.

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  • The Grapes of Wrath

    Essential viewing for stand-up fans as comedians Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the quirky sitcom. Bernard and Manny accept a house-sitting job.

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  • The Blackout

    More brusque bookselling with Bernard Black in the offbeat sitcom. A coffee-fuelled Manny is mistaken for a policeman after attempting to thwart a purse-snatching.

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  • The Big Lock Out

    The much-loved bookselling sitcom starring Dylan Moran. The shop gets a new security system that no one can work, and Fran bumps into an old flame.

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  • He's Leaving Home

    Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the quirky bookshop sitcom. When Manny runs away and takes up with a beard-loving photographer, his absence is keenly felt.

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Black Books

Series 2

Black Books

  • The Entertainer

    Superb sitcom starring Dylan Moran as bookseller and misanthrope Bernard Black. Fran takes up the piano, and - keen to delude himself - Bernard falls in love.

  • Fever

    More off-kilter goings-on with eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black and his assistant Manny. Bernard is in desperate need of a girlfriend to stop him staring.

  • The Fixer

    Comedians Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the much-loved bookshop sitcom. To return a favour, Bernard and Manny must teach a psychopath to read.

  • Blood

    Comedy royalty Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the quirky bookshop sitcom. In search of Michelin stars, Bernard and Manny transform the shop into a restaurant.

  • Hello Sun

    Sitcom silliness with everyone's favourite bad-tempered bookseller Bernard Black. Fran tries to discover her inner karma and Bernard finds proof that Manny is mad.

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  • Nice Change

    Splendidly offbeat sitcom with Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey. Bernard and Manny can't hear themselves argue because of the builders next door. Fran suggests a holiday.

Black Books

Series 3

Black Books

  • Manny Come Home

    Dylan Moran stars in the offbeat sitcom. Fran returns from holiday to find that Manny has resigned and Bernard is living amid rotting food and dead badgers.

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  • Elephants and Hens

    Sitcom silliness with bad-tempered, eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard and Manny decide to write their own kids' book and retire on the proceeds.

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  • Moo-ma and Moo-pa

    Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey star in the quirky bookshop sitcom. Manny's parents come to stay and Fran is unhappy about pretending to be his girlfriend.

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  • A Little Flutter

    More from the ever-quotable bookshop sitcom. Bernard becomes unexpectedly addicted to gambling and starts borrowing funds from increasingly scary people.

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  • The Travel Writer

    More sitcom shenanigans with book-selling misanthrope Bernard Black. Manny invites a charming explorer to give a talk at his travel-writing festival.

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  • Party

    Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey bring their comic talents to the world of bookselling. Manny and Fran are determined to go out on a Friday night, but Bernard's not keen.

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