One Foot in the Grave

One Foot in the Grave

1990 - 2000, Comedy
Victor Meldrew moans and battles his way through his retirement years.
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Episode Guide

  • One Foot in the Grave - Things Aren't Simple Anymore (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Things Aren't Simple Anymore

    Margaret contemplates revenge against the widow who accidentally ran over Victor one rainy night.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Dawn of Man (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Dawn of Man

    Victor decides to take up fishing and comes into contact with primitive mankind.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Threatening Weather (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Threatening Weather

    Victor and Margaret reflect on their lives during a power cut.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Futility of the Fly (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    The Futility of the Fly

    A shop owner's lopped-off finger leads Victor into all sorts of trouble when he tries to get it reattached.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Tales of Terror (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Tales of Terror

    Victor wades through four nightmares, first with a local theater group, then with his new car, digestive troubles and Mildred's accidental death.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Executioner's Song (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Executioner's Song

    A dispute with the Meldrews threatens Patrick's plans for a peaceful birthday.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Exterminating Angel (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Exterminating Angel

    The Meldrews get a new shower; Victor is asked to apply for a new job.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Hole in the Sky (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Hole in the Sky

    Victor's culinary adventure; Victor and Patrick agree to meet.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Rearranging the Dust (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Rearranging the Dust

    While Victor stews during a long wait in the solicitor's office, Margaret recalls their first kiss.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Affair of the Hollow Lady (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    The Affair of the Hollow Lady

    Mrs. Warboys thinks that a wax model of herself makes a fine prize in a local competition.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Only a Story (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Only a Story

    A flood forces Mrs. Warboys out of her flat and into the home of the Meldrews.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Man Who Blew Away (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Man Who Blew Away

    The Meldrews get a chilling phone call; Patrick faces a career move.

  • One Foot in the Grave - One Foot in the Algarve (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    One Foot in the Algarve

    A holiday in Portugal lands the Meldrews in a dingy cell instead of a luxury villa.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Secret of the Seven Sorcerers (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Secret of the Seven Sorcerers

    Mrs. Warboys suspects her husband's affair; Victor worries over a new job.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Trial (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Trial

    Victor spends the day home alone while awaiting a call for jury service.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Warm Champagne (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Warm Champagne

    Margaret shares a reckless dinner with a man she met while on vacation.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Hearts of Darkness (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Hearts of Darkness

    The four friends take a trip to the countryside.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Descent Into the Maelstrom (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Descent Into the Maelstrom

    Victor nurses Margaret back to health after she collapses from exhaustion.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Pit and the Pendulum (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Pit and the Pendulum

    Victor makes a poor choice trying to deal with a neighbor's cherry tree; Greenpeace pickets outside the pet shop.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Worst Horror of All (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Worst Horror of All

    Victor's new job as a hotel doorman has him recalling the blessings of retirement.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Beware the Trickster on the Roof (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Beware the Trickster on the Roof

    Pippa and Patrick have trouble selling their home due to Victor and Margaret's antics.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Beast in the Cage (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Beast in the Cage

    Victor, Margaret and Mrs. Warboys are trapped in holiday traffic.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Broken Reflection (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Broken Reflection

    Victor is not enthusiastic about a visit from his brother in New Zealand.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Dreamland (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Dreamland

    Mrs. Warboys gossips about Margaret; Mr. Swainee invites the Meldrews to see his pigeons.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Monday Morning Will Be Fine (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Monday Morning Will Be Fine

    The Meldrews' house is burglarized; Victor encounters an old school friend who mistakes him for someone else.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Timeless Time (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Timeless Time

    Victor's sleepless night leaves Margaret and their neighbor awake.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Love and Death (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Love and Death

    Victor's weekend at the seashore starts off badly when he discovers a dead seagull in the bathroom.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Who Will Buy? (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Who Will Buy?

    Pippa suspects that Victor has murdered an elderly blind man.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Dramatic Fever (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Dramatic Fever

    Margaret joins a local amateur dramatic society; Victor works on a neglected TV comedy script.

  • One Foot in the Grave - We Have Put Her Living in the Tomb (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    We Have Put Her Living in the Tomb

    Victor loses his patience while staying at his goddaughter's house.

  • One Foot in the Grave - In Luton Airport, No-One Can Hear You Scream (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    In Luton Airport, No-One Can Hear You Scream

    After a horror-filled holiday in Greece, the Meldrews return home to face new calamities.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Return of the Speckled Band (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Return of the Speckled Band

    It's holiday time for the Meldrews; reptiles invade suburbia.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Eternal Quadrangle (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Eternal Quadrangle

    Margaret learns that Victor's new hobby is painting nude women.

  • One Foot in the Grave - I'll Retire to Bedlam (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    I'll Retire to Bedlam

    Victor is convinced he is going insane after being trapped in a shed by a swarm of bees.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Valley of Fear (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Valley of Fear

    Victor gets mugged on a trip to Bluebell Wood to photograph badgers.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Big Sleep (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Big Sleep

    Victor becomes more depressed about his retirement when death seems to enter into his daily life.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Alive and Buried (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Alive and Buried

    Victor, a temperamental 60-year-old, finds it difficult adjusting to his forced early retirement.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Endgame (Special Episode 1997)
    Special Episode 1997:

    Endgame

    A haunted caravan ruins the Meldrews' vacation; Margaret falls ill.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Starbound (Special Episode 1996)
    Special Episode 1996:

    Starbound

    Victor gets surgical aids for his hernia, and deals with a squatter in the garden shed.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Wisdom of the Witch (Special Episode 1995)
    Special Episode 1995:

    The Wisdom of the Witch

    Victor ignores a warning from a local witch to visit Patrick and Pippa.

  • One Foot in the Grave - The Man in the Long Black Coat (Special Episode 1991)
    Special Episode 1991:

    The Man in the Long Black Coat

    A feud with a neighbor escalates after a load of manure arrives on Victor's lawn. Guest star: Eric Idle.

  • One Foot in the Grave - Who's Listening? (Special Episode 1990)
    Special Episode 1990:

    Who's Listening?

    Victor's mistake in ordering from a catalog leads to the delivery of 263 three-foot tall garden gnomes.

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