The Green Green Grass

The Green Green Grass

Season 1 (2005)

In series one Tyler and Marlene are not impressed by their new surroundings and want a swift return to Peckham; Boycie has a run-in with his anti-English neighbour Llewellyn (Alan David); Marlene allows Boycie to buy six cows for the farm, but Elgin turns up with a herd of 300; and Tyler is delighted to learn he has failed all but two of his GCSEs.

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01. Keep on Running

First episode of John Sullivan's comedy series, following the lives of Only Fools and Horses characters Boycie and Marlene. Denzil tells Boycie the infamous Driscoll Brothers are after the supergrass who had them jailed - prompting the car salesman to sell his business and move to rural Shropshire. John Challis and Sue Holderness star, with a guest appearance by Paul Barber.

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02. A Rocky Start

Tyler and Marlene are not impressed by their new surroundings and want a swift return to Peckham, but Boycie warms to the idea of becoming a `gentleman farmer', which seemingly involves doing little work and mingling with the country set. His manager Elgin persuades him to retain all his staff.

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03. The Country Wife

Boycie puts Marlene under pressure to fit in with the locals, so she decides to take up cookery - an idea that does not go down well with her family. She orders her husband to pick blackberries for a pie, causing him to inadvertently trespass on the land of his anti-English neighbour. John Challis and Sue Holderness star.

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04. Hay Fever

Marlene allows Boycie to buy a maximum of six cows for the farm - and is less than impressed when Elgin, Jed and Bryan turn up with a herd of 300. The vet is called out when Rocky the bull fails to take any notice of the females, and Tyler prepares to sit a local private school's entrance exam. John Challis and Sue Holderness star.

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05. Pillow Talk

Boycie struggles to come to terms with the news that his prize bull is gay, and Marlene finds she is missing the noise of the city after suffering sleepless nights. Tyler is delighted to learn he has failed all but two of his GCSEs, thinking he will no longer be accepted at a private school - but his parents have other ideas. John Challis and Sue Holderness star.

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06. Sex and the Country

Marlene discovers the farmhands concocting a virility potion for Rocky the bull, and manages to sneak a dose into Boycie's coffee. Make-up is found in Tyler's room, and his parents are relieved to be told he has a girlfriend - until it transpires she is also his teacher. John Challis, Sue Holderness and Jack Doolan star.

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