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This British sitcom revolves around an almost-30-year-old man who is having trouble keeping his life on track because he keeps making bad decisions. The internal monologue that keeps him second-guessing those decisions forms the basis of the show's funniest scenes. The series ran for three seasons on BBC Three between 2007 and 2011.

4 Seasons, 21 Episodes
October 14, 2010
Cast: Dan Clark, David Armand, Leila Hoffman, Laura Haddock
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How Not to Live Your Life Full Episode Guide

  • Don - a neurotic, single 30 year-old failing to navigate his way through the very basics of life - is back for a final festive special.

  • After seeing the attention Eddie gets in his theatre club's production of "Rain Man", Don decides to join up. The club puts on a tremendous production of "Top Gun: The Musical".

  • Don discovers Brian intends to propose to Sam at his birthday party. The news makes him realize he still has feeling for her. It dawns on him that maybe, just maybe, he has some women issues, so he decides to try out therapy.

  • Don meets a homeless girl in the street begging for money and strikes up a rapport. Whilst out with Sam the next day he confesses to finding her attractive.

  • The gang mistakenly believe Don might be seriously ill. However, when Don discovers this, rather than telling the truth he continues the lie.

  • Don and his boss Jason socialize together for the first time in the form of a double date. The lucky ladies are a couple of incredibly posh girls they met at work.

  • Things are looking up for Don as he has begun to date a sweet girl called Jenny. However her behaviour soon starts to ring alarm bells as her moods swing from adorable to violent in an instant, turning Don into a battered and bruised mess.

  • Don has blown his chances with flatmate Sam and to make matters worse she has a new boyfriend. With no career, Don comes up with an elaborate story about a new job to try to impress her.

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