Gavin and Stacey

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  • TV-14
  • 2008
  • 4 Seasons
  • 8.2  (21,936)

Gavin and Stacey is a British television sitcom that aired on BBC America from 2007 to 2019. Created by James Corden and Ruth Jones, the show follows the lives of two families: the Shipmans, who live in Essex, England, and the Wests, who live in Barry, South Wales. The show combines elements of romantic comedy and family drama, with a lot of humor and heartwarming moments.

The main characters are Gavin (played by Mathew Horne) and Stacey (played by Joanna Page), who meet by phone while working at their respective jobs. They soon fall in love and decide to meet in person, which leads to the two families coming together for the first time. Gavin is a normal guy who works in the company his dad owns, while Stacey is a sweet girl who works in a small job in Barry.

The two families are very different from each other, and this creates much of the drama and humor in the show. Gavin’s family is more conservative and traditional, with his mum and dad often struggling to understand why Gavin would want to marry someone from Wales. Meanwhile, Stacey’s family is more laid back, with her brother Jason (played by Robert Wilfort) being a particularly eccentric and entertaining character.

One of the major themes of the show is the idea of family, and how important it is to have a supportive and loving group of people in your life. This is reflected in the close relationships between the various characters, including Gavin and Stacey’s friends, Nessa (played by Ruth Jones) and Smithy (played by James Corden).

Nessa and Smithy are a particularly interesting and fun duo, who provide much of the show’s comic relief. They have a long and complicated history, and their on-again-off-again relationship is a constant source of tension and drama throughout the show.

Overall, Gavin and Stacey is a charming and heartwarming show that will make you laugh and cry in equal measure. The characters are all well-developed and easy to root for, and the show’s themes of love, family, and friendship will resonate with viewers of all ages. If you’re looking for a feel-good show that will leave you with a smile on your face, Gavin and Stacey is definitely worth checking out.

Gavin and Stacey is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (23 episodes). The series first aired on August 26, 2008.

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A Special Christmas
8. A Special Christmas
December 25, 2019
Bryn's taken it upon himself to do all the cooking. For Gavin and Stacey, parenthood continues to present them with challenges. And Nessa and Smithy also find differences between themselves.
A Special Christmas
1. A Special Christmas
May 11, 2007
It's Christmas in Barry and Billericay and we're back with the Shipmans and Wests for the festivities. One family member has taken it upon themselves to do all the cooking. Pete and Dawn have a problem. Stacey's not sure whether to go for romance or practicality when it comes to buying presents. Pam forgets an important Christmas Day ingredient and Nessa offers some sound advice. Plus Smithy's Dad is joining the festivities this year, will Smithy Senior get along with the others? Or will his presence ruffle a few turkey feathers?
Where to Watch Gavin and Stacey
Gavin and Stacey is available for streaming on the BBC America website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Gavin and Stacey on demand at Max and Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 26, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (21,936)