Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
This week we will be looking at a show that ran from 2001 – Two Pints of Lager and A Packet of Crisp
Opening Titles / Theme Tune
About the Show
Summary of Plot
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Will Mellor – Gaz
Natalie Casey – Donna
Sheridan Smith – Janet
Kathryn Drysdale – Louise
Ralf Little – Jonny
+The word ‘fuck’ is only allowed to be used once in every series. It always appears in the last episode.
+ The title is a reference to the 1980 hit single “Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Please” by Splodgenessabounds.
+ In the first series, the “Girl’s Pub” is the Mayhew, while the “Boy’s Pub” is the Archer (in subsequent series only the Archer is used), a reference to script editor Paul Mayhew-Archer.
+ There are three different versions of how Jonny and Janet got together. In the first series, Gaz states that Jonny left his previous girlfriend for Janet. In series 2, it’s Janet who left her boyfriend, Andy, for Jonny. In the musical special, they are both single and meet in a nightclub
Donnas Kinky Night In
Janet and Gaz Kiss