Waiting for God

Waiting for God

1990 - 2005, Comedy
Diana Trent is determined not to grow old gracefully.

Episode Guide

  • Waiting for God - A Double Wedding? (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    A Double Wedding?

    It's a double wedding and a funeral after a night of heavy partying.

  • Waiting for God - Bungee Jumping (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Bungee Jumping

  • Waiting for God - Bungee Jumping (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Bungee Jumping

    Tom takes up bungee jumping when Diana refuses to marry him.

  • Waiting for God - Harvey the Priest (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Harvey the Priest

    Tom ends up in jail after a driving lesson; Jane grows more religious.

  • Waiting for God - Trouble With Men (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Trouble With Men

    Diana and Jane find that they have men troubles in common.

  • Waiting for God - Diana's Diet (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Diana's Diet

    Diana is told to go on a diet; Harvey takes excessive measures in his quest to secure an elusive golf club membership.

  • Waiting for God - A Royal Visit? (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    A Royal Visit?

    Diana and Tom have vastly different reactions to a proposed royal visit to Bayview.

  • Waiting for God - The Bayview Conservation Society (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    The Bayview Conservation Society

    The Bayview Conservation Society tries to stop Harvey's plans to develop the property.

  • Waiting for God - After the Operation (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    After the Operation

    Tom and Diana don't want Geoffrey staying with them after he finally works up the nerve to leave his wife.

  • Waiting for God - Another Christmas at Bayview (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Another Christmas at Bayview

    Diana directs a Nativity play; Harvey has an accident.

  • Waiting for God - The Conference (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Conference

    Tom develops prostate problems; Diana is invited to represent the elderly at a meeting in Belgium.

  • Waiting for God - Waterworks (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:


    Tom's sudden sexual dysfunction leads Diana to believe that he actually has a new girlfriend.

  • Waiting for God - Sent to Coventry (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Sent to Coventry

    Diana's shenanigans cause Harvey to have a nervous breakdown.

  • Waiting for God - Adult Education (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Adult Education

    Diana and Tom start an art class after the center's are canceled.

  • Waiting for God - The Promotional Video (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Promotional Video

    Diana decides to sabotage a promotional video for the retirement village that stars Tom and Basil.

  • Waiting for God - The Seance (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Seance

    A spiritualist intends to put an end to Diana and Tom's living arrangement.

  • Waiting for God - Shelves (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:


    A bored Tom longs for Diana's return; Jane is upset with Harvey; Diana invites Tom to a fashion show.

  • Waiting for God - Living in Miserable Sin (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Living in Miserable Sin

    Sharing an apartment is not easy for Tom and Diana; Harvey falls for a well-built Nordic aerobics instructor.

  • Waiting for God - Living Together (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Living Together

    Diana and Tom pretend to be a loving couple in an attempt to help a depressed widow.

  • Waiting for God - Financial Difficulties (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Financial Difficulties

    Diana learns that she is flat broke; Tom demands a replacement for his damp living quarters.

  • Waiting for God - Christmas at Bayview (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Christmas at Bayview

    Diana anticipates the Christmas entertainment only to find the fund is empty.

  • Waiting for God - Great Aunt Diana (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Great Aunt Diana

    Diana protests that she is too squeamish when she is needed to help deliver her niece's baby.

  • Waiting for God - Sleeping Pills (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Sleeping Pills

    Diana asks Tom for sleeping pills when she believes she is ill and dying.

  • Waiting for God - Politics (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    Diana launches herself into politics when she decides she needs to broaden her horizons.

  • Waiting for God - Sabotage (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Tom and Diana have to outwit Harvey's building plans and raise money in order to go on holiday.

  • Waiting for God - Scandal (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    Shock waves reverberate through Bayview when Diana is found in Tom's bed.

  • Waiting for God - The Estate Agent (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Estate Agent

    Tom and Diana lock horns with a real estate agent when they decide to help out in the local area.

  • Waiting for God - Harvey's Fiancee (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Harvey's Fiancee

    An unexpected guest and Harvey's fiancee provide Tom and Diana with some malicious fun.

  • Waiting for God - Looking for Work (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Looking for Work

    Tom and Diana decide to get jobs in order to relieve their boredom.

  • Waiting for God - Two Nasty Children (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Two Nasty Children

    After baby-sitting two nasty children, Diana decides it's time to teach them a thing or two.

  • Waiting for God - The Funeral (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Funeral

    Tom and Diana set the local vicar on the path to sanity after he has a nervous breakdown at a resident's funeral.

  • Waiting for God - The Boring Son (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Boring Son

    Tom's son moves in and proves to be a deadly bore.

  • Waiting for God - Young People (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Young People

    Diana is excited about Bayview's visitors; Harvey tries to make Diana leave the retirement home.

  • Waiting for God - Foreign Workers (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Foreign Workers

    There are knife fights on the croquet lawn when Harvey cuts costs by hiring short foreigners.

  • Waiting for God - Glamorous Grannies (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Glamorous Grannies

    Diane bets she can nice in order to win a "Glamorous Granny" competition.

  • Waiting for God - The Hip Operation (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Hip Operation

    Diana may still ruin her niece's wedding even though she is hospitalized with a broken hip.

  • Waiting for God - Tell the Truth (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Tell the Truth

    Tom decides to tell the truth at all times and Diana has to cope with her ghastly niece.

  • Waiting for God - The Thief (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Thief

    Tom takes the rap for a shoplifting charge and Diana takes on his defense.

  • Waiting for God - Daisy Takes Charge (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Daisy Takes Charge

    With Daisy making changes at Bayview, Diana is finally forced to ask about her intentions toward Tom.

  • Waiting for God - The Partition (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Partition

    Tom turns his attention to a new resident after Diana refuses to move in with him.

  • Waiting for God - Counselling for the Dying (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Counselling for the Dying

    Tom and Diana plan to make the Bayview Retirement Home's frequent funerals more like carnivals.

  • Waiting for God - The Helicopter (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Helicopter

    Tom and Diana take a helicopter ride; a politician wants to recruit Diana for his election campaign.

  • Waiting for God - The Psychiatrist (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Psychiatrist

    A psychiatrist declares Tom and Diana mentally sound despite their outrageous claims.

  • Waiting for God - Fraulein Mueller (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Fraulein Mueller

    Bayview's new matron involves Tom in her plot to oust Diana from the retirement home.

  • Waiting for God - The Christening (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Christening

    Tom develops an outrageous plan to blackmail Bayview's management; Tom and Diana disrupt his great-nephew's christening.

  • Waiting for God - Cheering Up Tom (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Cheering Up Tom

    Diana sets out to cheer Tom up after finding him in bed, convinced that he is dying.

  • Waiting for God - A Trip to Brighton (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    A Trip to Brighton

    Tom goes along to read the map when Diana drives her niece's Porsche to Brighton.

  • Waiting for God - Welcome to Bayview (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Welcome to Bayview

    Tom's son and daughter-in-law install him at the Bayview Retirement Village, which he soon disrupts.