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Season 01, Episode 01 Coming Together

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Mar 18, 1996
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Coming Together Mar 18, 1996 Anna applies for a tenancy at a barristers' chambers and finds her old flame, Miles, on the interview panel. She is tempted to repeat their one-night stand to improve her chances of getting taken on, but Milly warns against it. Having declined his offer of sex, Anna fails to get the job and blames Miles. She decides to get her revenge by moving into the new house he is sharing with Milly and Egg. Milly gets her first outing as a qualified solicitor and finds herself humiliated by an eccentric client. While Warren achieves his life's ambitions by landing a job at the same firm, Egg is left wondering how on earth he ever got chosen.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Happy Families

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Mar 25, 1996
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Happy Families Mar 25, 1996 After landing the job of his dreams, Warren needs a place to live. Anna starts squatting at chambers. Her first case is a housing benefit fraud involving an unlikely couple called Truelove (Keith-Lee Castle) and Delilah (Charlotte Bicknell). Delilah proves to be a head case and a complete liability. Dishonest and manipulative, she flirts with Miles and ends up having sex with him in the toilet. Egg is finding his new job claustrophobic and is irritated by Warren's apparent drive and confidence. He becomes alarmed when he sees the advert for the spare room in the house, but when Warren explains just how grateful he is for his job, a guilty Egg decides he should be invited to move in. Just as Warren is beginning to relax, his brash teenage cousin, Kira, shows up hoping he will get her a job. Terrified that she will find out he is gay and tell his parents, he tries to fob her off. But Kira is made of resilient stuff and gets a job as a temp at his firm anyway. Egg shows further signs

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Season 01, Episode 03 Living Dangerously

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Apr 1, 1996
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Living Dangerously Apr 1, 1996 Egg is invited to work on a medical negligence case. The client, McCleary, has cancer which he believes was caused by experimental drugs he was given as a child. Fascinated by the case, Egg finally begins to take an interest in his work. Milly warns him against becoming too personally involved, but when McCleary commits suicide, Egg is devastated and behaves unprofessionally in front of his boss. Suddenly his work as a lawyer seems utterly meaningless. Delilah has started to create havoc in the house, invading other people's space and ‘borrowing' their things. Warren realizes that she is bulimic and tries to help her, but Delilah takes advantage of his sympathy to rip him off. Miles begins to worry and confesses his concerns to Anna. When she tells him what she really thinks of Delilah, he accuses her of being jealous. After a night out drinking, the friends return to the house to find they have been burgled. The obvious suspect is Delilah.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Sex, Lies and Muesli Yoghurt

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Apr 8, 1996
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Sex, Lies and Muesli Yoghurt Apr 8, 1996 Anna resorts to devious means to get rid of Miles's liability of a girlfriend, Delilah. Warren is trying hard to be sympathetic but loses his cool when his muesli yoghurt keeps disappearing from the fridge. Egg,unable to talk about his crisis at work, feigns a groin strain to avoid having sex with an increasingly frustrated Milly. Meanwhile, at chambers, she is dealing with a burglar claiming to the innocent victim of assault. Miles begins to realize that accepting the fraud case was a big mistake. When his boss suggests he go to his father for inside information, he realizes why he got the case in the first place and feels that he has sold out on all his principles. The tide of opinion finally forces Delilah out of the house. Anna finds a needle in the bedroom. When Warren advises him to get an AIDS test, Miles loses his temper and shows homophobic tendencies..

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Season 01, Episode 05 Fantasy Football

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Apr 15, 1996
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Fantasy Football Apr 15, 1996 Paranoid that he may be HIV positive, Miles is paying for his latest sexual conquest. He apologizes to everyone in the house for his behaviour over Delilah, then like a man on his way to the gallows, he goes with Warren to find Delilah and persuade her to have an AIDS test. Meanwhile, Egg has another emotional outburst at work and threatens to murder the photocopier. Boss O'Donnell suggests he should get some counselling. Initially dismissing the idea, Egg ends up going in desperation to see Warren's therapist. Anna is not getting enough work at the chambers. She goes to a party intending to seduce any solicitors who might supply her with cases, but the interest she gets is not quite what she had in mind.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Family Outing

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Apr 22, 1996
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Family Outing Apr 22, 1996 Warren is having problems keeping his active sex life secret from his over-friendly, indiscreet cousin Kira. His housemates swear not to tell her he is gay but, when she falls out with her step-father and insists on spending more time with him, it becomes too much to bear. Milly is finding Egg's newfound leisure increasingly hard to put up with, especially as he does not seem interested in her any more. She turns to a self-help book for support, but it is Anna who engineers a special dinner to get them in the mood. Miles discovers that his father, Montgomery,knows more than he is admitting about the fraud case, but Miles is put in his place when he tries to persuade him to stand as a witness. Meanwhile, Kira has taken to following Warren on his moonlight walks in the park and when she ‘saves'him,claiming he was being attacked by a man, he decides it is time to come clean. However, back at the house, Warren's soldier brother Dale arrives and Warren knows that it will be a lot more diffi

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Season 01, Episode 07 Brief Encounter

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Apr 29, 1996
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Brief Encounter Apr 29, 1996 Jo is hurt when Anna shrugs off a drunken one-night stand.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Cheap Thrills

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May 6, 1996
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Cheap Thrills May 6, 1996 Milly starts working late with O'Donnell. Egg's father Jerry arrives at the house needing a place to stay. Anna gets drunk and goes wild at the chambers party.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Just Sex

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May 13, 1996
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Just Sex May 13, 1996 Warren meets a biker courier named Ferdy. The two have a great night but Ferdy doesn't want to know Warren the next day. Dale, Warren's brother, can't handle the fact that Warren's gay.

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Season 01, Episode 10 Father Figure

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May 20, 1996
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Father Figure May 20, 1996 Anna sleeps with Jerry. Milly and O'Donnell's relationship begins to become more than professional.

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Season 01, Episode 11 Let's Get It On

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Jun 3, 1996
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Let's Get It On Jun 3, 1996 The House throws a big party to celebrate Jerry getting a publisher for his book. Miles and Anna sleep together.

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