1995 - 2002, Comedy
Barbara Liversidge runs her family with a sharp tongue.

Episode Guide

  • Barbara - Who Shot Barbara? (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Who Shot Barbara?

    After being shot, Barbara lies in Intensive Care, with everyone wondering who pulled the trigger.

  • Barbara - Cottage (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:


    The family celebrates Barbara's 60th birthday at a country cottage.

  • Barbara - Kirsty (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:


    Neil falls for a pizza delivery girl to Barbara's dismay; Ted nurses an injured knee.

  • Barbara - Guy Fawkes (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Guy Fawkes

    Barbara and Ted find out a friend of theirs has been killed, and they are shocked by what they find when they visit her husband.

  • Barbara - Neighbors (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    Barbara suspects her new neighbors have stolen her Christmas tree; Neil resolves to find out why he has been dumped; Martin spends the day with Linda putting up decorations.

  • Barbara - Honeymoon (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Barbara and Ted celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary at the same hotel they spent their honeymoon.

  • Barbara - Baby (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    Linda is devastated to find out she has a problem conceiving; Neil moves in with his messy girlfriend.

  • Barbara - Weekend (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:


    Barbara and Ted make an announcement about their future together; Linda and Martin spend the weekend with friends; Jean and Phil take care of George.

  • Barbara - Crimewave (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:


    Barbara joins the Neighborhood Watch after a crime wave hits her area; Neil regrets taking Martin Pond to a nightclub.

  • Barbara - Valentine's Day (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Valentine's Day

    Ted, Martin and Phil forget to buy Valentine's Day gifts.

  • Barbara - Flood (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    Barbara is surprised when prospective buyers show interest in her waterlogged property; Neil dates an older woman.

  • Barbara - Queenie (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    Ted's mother, Queenie, temporarily stays with him and Barbara after being expelled from another retirement home.

  • Barbara - Sheep (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:


    Barbara and Ted bring their sheep back to the fields; Phil's back aches and Ted's dreams haunt him.

  • Barbara - Wedding (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:


    A pre-wedding party has Jean (Sherrie Hewson) on edge; Ted's (Sam Kelly) former flame, Yvonne, heightens the tension.

  • Barbara - Mate (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    Ted's new friend camps out in front of Barbara's television; Phil has a brush with an angry driver; Martin and Linda look after a dog.

  • Barbara - Sisters (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    The patients like Doreen's replacement a little too much; Barbara (Gwen Taylor) has to fire her own sister (Sherrie Hewson).

  • Barbara - Fox (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Ted gets the chance to be the local football club's mascot; Linda and Martin seek a professional child minder for their son.

  • Barbara - Tyres (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Ted gets a call from "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"; Barbara rages at the number of handicapped parking spaces.

  • Barbara - Christening (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    Martin's (Mark Benton) parents interrupt Linda's (Elizabeth Carling) carefully orchestrated plans for Baby George's christening. With Gwen Taylor.

  • Barbara - Mum (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    Ted's mother escapes from her retirement home, hoping to live with her son, much to Barbara's chagrin.

  • Barbara - Massage (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    Barbara gets treatment for her bad back from Neil's girlfriend Kelly; Jean's health has Phil worried.

  • Barbara - Kids (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    Ted is depressed over his lack of achievement; Martin resorts to desperate measures to get George off to sleep.

  • Barbara - Scattering (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    Barbara and the family head to the Yorkshire moors to scatter her mother's ashes.

  • Barbara - Coffee (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    Barbara (Gwen Taylor) consents to have coffee with a new patient; Ted (Sam Kelly) meets a man who reminds him of himself.

  • Barbara - Friends (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Barbara (Gwen Taylor) goes off on Linda's husband Martin (Mark Benton), and she and her mom stop talking.

  • Barbara - Amour (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    Jean has man troubles; Barbara is sacked from the hospital's society of friends; Ted arrives home covered in green paint; Martin prepares for a night out.

  • Barbara - Rivals (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Ted's taxi is stolen outside a "Star Trek" convention; Barbara and Doreen vie for the attention of a doctor.

  • Barbara - Birthday (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Barbara is upset with the possibility that her daughter may move away because of her husband's new job.

  • Barbara - Job (Pilot)


    Barbara's cake for her sister Jean's birthday resembles Judi Dench; Ted's friend at the Minimart dies; Doreen decides at 58 that she's not too old to bear children.