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1. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: The Wedding (1986)

Comedy

8.3
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Penny and Vince are planning to get married again but are being held to ransom by Gina. Not only has she 'arranged' for Penny to go back to work in Paris but is refusing to employ Norman or... See full summary »

Director: Sue Bysh | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 18

2. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: After All This Time (1983)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Five years earlier, high-flying secretary Penny Warrender was due to marry bookie Vince Pinner, but he jilted her at the altar. Penny has since had a disastrous marriage to Graham and is ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Linda Hayden, David Neville

Votes: 13

3. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Moving In... and out Again (1983)

Comedy

7.9
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To her mother's annoyance Penny moves into the newly decorated flat with Vince but disaster soon strikes as, due to Penny not locking the door, the flat is burgled and vandalized. A ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 13

4. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Let's Spend the Night Together (1983)

31 min | Comedy

7.6
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Penny and Vince meet in the park and he invites her to dinner at his flat - purely as a friend. The food is awful but the pair get on, Penny describing how her marriage broke down, but she ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis

Votes: 10

5. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Special (1984)

92 min | Comedy

7.6
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In a feature length episode Penny recalls how she first met Vince when he was selling ice creams from a van, their subsequent courtship and the events that led up to his jilting her on her ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Shaun Curry, Ann Lynn

Votes: 13

6. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: I Don't Want to See You Again (1983)

Comedy

7.5
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Penny hopes Vince will ring her so that she can tell him she never wants to see him again but when he fails to call she goes to his betting shop on the pretext of nervously placing a bet. ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Colette Gleeson, Royston Tickner

Votes: 11

7. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: The Witness (1986)

Comedy

7.4
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Some months have elapsed and Gina is attempting to obtain details of Vince's new wine importing business, run in conjunction with Les's Portuguese vineyard, as part of her divorce ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Bysh | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 11

8. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: The Evidence/Or His Bottle Went (1984)

Comedy

7.4
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Penny is summoned to a meeting at a restaurant with Graham, her controlling, patronizing estranged husband. He tells her that he wants her to admit to adultery with Vince to lessen the ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Ann Lynn, Shaun Curry

Votes: 9

9. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Hello Again (1983)

Comedy

7.3
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Vince realizes how much he wants to get back with Penny and decides to brave a visit to her house to supposedly return her handkerchief, knowing that he will not exactly be welcome with her... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 11

10. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Caught on a Shoulder Strap (1984)

Comedy

7.3
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Penny and Vince attend her boss's daughter Sammy's wedding where Vince accidentally gets his cuff link caught up with the bride's dress - leading to a row with Penny and the cancellation of... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 10

11. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Another Man (1984)

Comedy

7.3
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Penny thinks Vince is taking her for granted and decides to teach him a lesson.

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 9

12. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Happy Birthday, Penny (1983)

Comedy

7.2
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Penny's mother Daphne is not pleased when Vince arrives at the birthday tea she and husband Norman have organized for Penny - and even more annoyed when Penny tells her that she and Vince ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 9

13. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Paris (1986)

Comedy

7.2
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Two years have passed. Penny, now in a good job in Paris, meets Vince, who has taken over his father's scrap business, at the top of the Eiffel tower as agreed on their last meeting. They ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Bysh | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 8

14. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Fatherly Advice (1983)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Vince decides to ask his scrap dealer father Les what he should do regarding his relationship with Penny and is surprised at the result given that it is the first time in years that he has ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 10

15. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Back in London (1986)

Comedy

7.0
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Penny returns to work in London and is irate to learn that Vince has been married - though not especially happily - for a while but omitted to tell her in Paris. Invited to his flat she ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Bysh | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, James Lister, Sally Faulkner

Votes: 9

16. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Guilt (1984)

Comedy

6.9
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Penny and Vince meet for a pub lunch but he so annoys her by bringing up the past and telling her that he sold the flat behind her back that she throws a drink over him. Drunk and depressed... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 10

17. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Farewell Holiday (1984)

Comedy

6.8
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Vince tricks Penny into going away on a week's holiday at his family's new Portuguese villa.

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis

Votes: 12

18. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Employment Prospects (1986)

Comedy

6.8
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Things go badly in the divorce court for Vince, with Gina's solicitor vilifying him and a feminist judge giving her control of most of Vince's businesses, including the wine importers - ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Bysh | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 10

19. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Meeting by Chance (1986)

Comedy

6.6
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Having heard that Penny is back from Paris, Vince's wife, the elegant but highly unpleasant Georgina, comes to her office, posing as a client, and summons her to a meeting with herself and ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Bysh | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, James Lister, Colette Gleeson

Votes: 9

20. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Pregnant? (1984)

Comedy

6.5
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Penny is alarmed when she appears to have pregnancy symptoms and, whilst Vince's parents are delighted to think they may have a grandchild, Daphne is anything but, giving her daughter a ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, Ann Lynn

Votes: 8

21. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Juanita (1986)

Comedy

6.5
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Penny tells Vince she is being sent back to work in Paris - probably due to a complaint from Gina, who is now filing for divorce. In their Portuguese villa the Pinners are taken aback to ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Bysh | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 8

22. Just Good Friends (1983–1986)
Episode: Goodbye Again (1984)

Comedy

6.5
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After getting her divorce Penny meets Vince for lunch and he proposes to her, though given his past record she is wary. Furthermore she has the offer of a training course in Paris, so that ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: Paul Nicholas, Jan Francis, Sylvia Kay, John Ringham

Votes: 8


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