Title: My Family
Series: 11
Episodes: 121
First Transmission: 2000

Domestic sitcom following the fortunes of Ben, a misanthropic dentist, and Susan Harper and their children, starring Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker.

Best Episode

Trust Never Sleeps (2001) – Parents Ben and Susan reluctantly agree to let Janey have a party whilst they are away on holiday, but they secretly plan to sneak back.

2nd Best Episode

Ding Dong Merrily… (2002) – Christmastime at the Harpers: Janey comes home with a gift, and Nick has an idea for a holiday business.

3rd Best Episode

Death and Ben Take a Holiday (2001) – Aunt Margaret dies, so Ben has to travel to Leeds for the funeral with Nick. Things take a chaotic turn when they have to share a bed in a hotel! Also, Susan acquires some “flu medicine” from one of Janey’s friends.

4th Best Episode

Parisian Beauty (2001) – A French exchange student creates chaos with the Harper men. Nick takes part in a science experiment. Michael has to sleep in Nick’s room with interesting results.

5th Best Episode

The Last Resort (2000) – Ben takes Susan away for her birthday, leaving Nick in charge.

Worst Episode

Reloaded (2004) – Clip show: Ben and Susan discuss their family in a series of flashbacks.

 

Notes & Comments

Info Updated: 2022-02-18

The data on this page is updated when any major changes occur to episode rankings (which is less common with older series), or when new episodes are added as is the case with current television series.

The overall spread in the rating distribution is equal to 2.0 rating points.

The top-rated episode, Trust Never Sleeps (2001), differs from the second-rated episode, Ding Dong Merrily… (2002), by 4 percent of the overall spread.

The bottom-rated episode, Reloaded (2004), differs from the second bottom-rated episode, Relationship Happens (2011), by 4 percent of the overall spread.

The middle-rated episode is Neighbour Wars (2008).

 

Episode Rating Graph for My Family (2000)

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Serpent’s Tooth (2000)
#2 Pain in the Class (2000)
#3 Droit de Seigneur Ben (2000)
#4 The Last Resort (2000)
#5 Farewell to Alarms (2000)
#6 Death Takes a Policy (2000)
#7 Awkward Phase (2000)
#8 Much Ado About Ben (2000)
#9 All Roads Lead to Ramon (2001)
#10 The Unkindest Cut (2001)
#11 Parisian Beauty (2001)
#12 Trust Never Sleeps (2001)
#13 Death and Ben Take a Holiday (2001)
#14 Driving Miss Crazy (2001)
#15 I Second That Emulsion (2001)
#16 Age of Romance (2001)
#17 Get Cartier (2001)
#18 ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore (2001)
#19 The Last Supper (2001)
#20 Ben Wants to Be a Millionaire (2001)
#21 Breakable (2001)
#22 Absent Vixen, Cheeky Monkey (2002)
#23 Shrink Rap (2002)
#24 Desperately Squeaking Susan (2002)
#25 Of Mice and Ben (2002)
#26 Imperfect Strangers (2002)
#27 The Second Greatest Story Ever Told (2002)
#28 Waiting to Inhale (2002)
#29 Misery (2002)
#30 Auto Erotica (2002)
#31 A Handful of Dust (2002)
#32 The Lost Weekend (2002)
#33 Ghosts (2002)
#34 One Flew Out of the Cuckoo’s Nest (2002)
#35 Ding Dong Merrily… (2002)
#36 Fitting Punishment (2003)
#37 They Shoot Harpers, Don’t They? (2003)
#38 The Great Escape (2003)
#39 Return of the Prodigal Prat (2003)
#40 Owed to Susan (2003)
#41 Deliverance (2003)
#42 Blind Justice (2003)
#43 Friday the 31st (2003)
#44 Sitting Targets (2003)
#45 Loco Parentis (2003)
#46 Canary Cage (2003)
#47 May the Best Man Win (2003)
#48 It’s a Window-Filled Life (2003)
#49 Sixty Feet Under (2003)
#50 Reloaded (2004)
#51 The Mummy Returns (2004)
#52 You Don’t Know Jack (2004)
#53 What’s Up, Docklands? (2004)
#54 Luck Be a Lady Tonight (2004)
#55 First Past the Post (2004)
#56 My Will Be Done (2004)
#57 My Fair Charlady (2004)
#58 The Mouthtrap (2004)
#59 While You Weren’t Sleeping (2004)
#60 Dentist to the Stars (2004)
#61 A Wife Less Ordinary (2004)
#62 The Book of Love (2004)
#63 Going Dental (2004)
#64 Glad Tidings We Bring (2004)
#65 Comic Relief Special (2005)
#66 …and I’ll Cry If I Want To (2005)
#67 Bliss for Idiots (2006)
#68 The Spokes Person (2006)
#69 Dentally Unstable (2006)
#70 Living the Dream (2006)
#71 An Embarrassment of Susans (2006)
#72 And Other Animals (2006)
#73 The Art of Being Susan (2006)
#74 The Heart of Christmas (2006)
#75 The Ego Has Landed (2007)
#76 Four Affairs and a Funeral (2007)
#77 Once More with Feeling (2007)
#78 Dutch Art and Dutch Courage (2007)
#79 Susan of Troy (2007)
#80 One of the Boys (2007)
#81 Abi Ever After (2007)
#82 Breaking Up Ain’t Hard to Do (2007)
#83 Life Begins at Fifty (2007)
#84 Ho Ho No (2007)
#85 The Parent Trap (2008)
#86 Let’s Not Be Heisty (2008)
#87 Cards on the Table (2008)
#88 The Wax Job (2008)
#89 Neighbour Wars (2008)
#90 Can’t Get No Satisfaction (2008)
#91 The Abi Habit (2008)
#92 Have a Unhappy Christmas (2008)
#93 Bully for Ben (2009)
#94 Bringing Up Janey (2009)
#95 A Very Brief Encounter (2009)
#96 The Psyche of Mikey (2009)
#97 A Difficult Undertaking (2009)
#98 Dog Dazed (2009)
#99 It’s Training Men (2009)
#100 The Guru (2009)
#101 Kenzo’s Project (2009)
#102 2039: A Christmas Oddity (2009)
#103 Wheelie Ben (2010)
#104 The Son’ll Come Out (2010)
#105 Desperately Stalking Susan (2010)
#106 The Melbourne Identity (2010)
#107 He’s Just Not That Into Ben (2010)
#108 Slammertime (2010)
#109 Ben Behaving Badly (2010)
#110 Mary Christmas (2010)
#111 Janey’s Choice (2011)
#112 Labour Pains (2011)
#113 Accusin’ Susan (2011)
#114 Germs of Endearment (2011)
#115 Harper v Harper (2011)
#116 Relationship Happens (2011)
#117 ‘Booked (2011)
#118 A Decent Proposal (2011)
#119 Darts All, Folks (2011)
#120 Susan for a Bruisin’ (2011)
#121 A Night Out (2011)