Auf Wiedersehen Pet

ITV (ended 2004)




Episode Guide

    • If I Were a Carpenter
      If I Were a Carpenter
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Dennis, Neville and Oz arrive in Germany looking for work as bricklayers. They find work in Düsseldorf, but as only two bricklayers are needed, Dennis tells Herr Grunwald [the site manager] that Neville is a carpenter so that the trio can stay together. Nev is unhappy with this and nearly chops his hand off.

      Unhappy with having to pose as a carpenter, Neville decides to go home. However, after a night out he wakes to find the name 'Lotte' tattooed on his arm. Without an explanation for Brenda, he decides to stay.moreless
    • Cowboys
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Harry Blackburn; plumber and Country & Western fan arrives at the manor. When he discovers that he and Oz have a mutual passion for C & W, he invites the lads to his local for a beer and a sing-song. The sing-song comes courtesy of Oz who takes to the stage under the name of, Big Willie Osbourne. Back at the manor, the lads go on strike in protest at the low quality building materials being used and Ally's treatment of Dennis. Ally sends some 'strike breakers' to the manor and a fight ensues.moreless
    • No Sex Please, We're Brickies
      No Sex Please, We're Brickies
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Ally offers the lads more work building a swimming pool at his Spanish villa once they complete the renovation of the manor. Arthur Pringle overhears Wayne telling Neville that he didn't import his car legally from Germany. After tipping-off customs & Excise, Wayne's car is impounded. When the lads discover it was Arthur who gave them the tip-off, they leave him a little present.moreless
    • Who Won the War Anyway?
      Who Won the War Anyway?
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Suspended from working, Neville does what any decent man would do: play football. Whilst playing on the site, he spots an unexploded Second World War bomb, cowering over the bomb to prevent it being hit by the digger, Neville becomes a hero.
      Oz on the other hand is public enemy number one and is fired for his attidude rowards the Germans.moreless
    • The Girls They Left Behind
      The Girls They Left Behind
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Telling his wife Marjorie he was going to Germany wasn't a priority for, Oz. She's concerned and in need of cash, so seeks out Dennis' wife to find out where they are. Out in Germany, Oz has been to see a football match, got drunk and has woken up on an aeroplane with English football fans bound for Newcastle. Oz is worried about being late for work, but the thought of seeing his wife is even more worrying.moreless
    • A Home from Home
      A Home from Home
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Wayne's afternoon of passion with Carole has come at a price - for everyone. Arthur has thrown them out of the Barley Mow. With nowhere else to stay, the lads move into the manor. Whilst clearing the cellar, the lads discover an old video cassette, it's a tape of a party at the manor and it's star is a certain Mr Pringle from the Barley Mow.moreless
    • Home Thoughts from Abroad
      Home Thoughts from Abroad
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Bomber gets disturbing news from Mrs Bomber, their daughter Tracy has run away from home. She arrives at the site looking for her dad. The lads look after her after Bomb realises she is in a hut with Wayne and Oz!
    • When the Boat Goes Out
      When the Boat Goes Out
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Work on the site is now complete and the lads are making plans for the future. Dennis has decided to return to his wife back in England. Wayne decides to saty with Christa and the rest decide to return to their native soil too. His plan to spend one last night with Dagmar is ruined after the rest of the lads accidentally burn down the hut.moreless
    • The Alien
      The Alien
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      Magowan is a nasty piece of work, violent and always in trouble. He has few or no friends on the site. After being thrown out of the workers' hostel for breaking a chair over someone's head, he ends up in the hut. None of the lads fancy standing up to him and, with Bomber away, they must think of a way to get rid of him.moreless
    • Love and Other Four Letter Words
      Love and Other Four Letter Words
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Vera arrives in Düsseldorf, she's hoping she and Dennis can save their marriage. Oz and Wayne are more interested in Christa, a secretary in the site office.
    • The Lovers
      The Lovers
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Oz falls in love with a german girl named Uli, but she isn't all that she seems. Meanwhile the lads decide to brighten up the hut with a coat of paint. Rather than buy it, they decide to 'borrow' it from the stores on the site.
    • The Fugitive
      The Fugitive
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      The lads organise a fishing week-end and head out into the German countryside. Along the way they give a lift to an English hitch-hiker. They later discover he's A.W.O.L. from the British Army.
    • Last Rites
      Last Rites
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      The lads have to take Bomber to hospital afet a minor accident at work, whilst there, Dennis and Neville meet a terminally ill ex-patriot from the north east, Hedley. Oz has come up with a money-making scheme and invites Moxey and Barry to join in with his investment plan: exporting hardcore pornography videos back to England. All they need is a way to smuggle the tapes into England. Fortunately (for them) Hedley dies which means there's a coffin to return to England, ideal for concealing the tapes.moreless
    • Suspicion
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Things are going missing from the hut and Missing property in the hut causes distress all around. Which of the the lads is the thief? The finger of suspicion points in one direction after another but each time point in the wrong direction.
    • A Law for the Rich
      A Law for the Rich
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      The lads arrive at Thornley Manor to begin the renovation. They aren't the ones, two policemen from London have arrived, suspicious about the sale of the manor for such a low price. It's not long before the lads attract the attention of the local law when one of the local's see them at the manor. It's also not long before the landlord of the Barley Mow takes a dislike to them - a mutual feeling.moreless
    • Private Lives
      Private Lives
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Dennis and Dagmar plan to spend a quiet week-end at a hotel, but their plans are ruined when Barry and Wayne - who are in pursuit of two Swedish air hostesses, arrive at the same hotel.
    • The Return of the Seven, Part 1
      The Return of the Seven, Part 1
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      In need of help to renovate his house in time for his wedding, Barry reunites the lads when he asks them to help him complete the job in time. Wayne, Dennis, Neville and Bomber arrive. When they return from an eventful night-out in which Barry gets breathalysed and Neville crashes the car belonging to Dennis' boss into a skip, they then find an intruder has found his way into the house; it's Moxey and he's on the run.moreless
    • Another Country
      Another Country
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Thornley Manor is a listed building, so work has to stop until the appropriate planning permission is granted. Whilst at a loose end, the lads find ways to entertain themselves. For Wayne, this involves Arthur's daughter, Carole.
    • The Return of the Seven, Part 2
      The Return of the Seven, Part 2
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Ally Fraser has returned home unexpectedly and Dennis has to return to Newcastle where he meets up with, Oz. Unhappy at not being met at the airport, Ally is even less pleased to find his Jaguar has had a run-in with a skip.
    • For Better or Worse
      For Better or Worse
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Ally sends Dennis back to Newcastle to collect some documents, unknown to Dennis is that this is a pretext to smuggle cash into Spain. A 'tired and emotional' Barry finally puts his foot down with Hazel and takes decisive action regarding their wedding plans.
    • Hasta La Vista
      Hasta La Vista
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      After a short delay, the lads finally set out for Spain, or so they think. Before they do, there's time for an altercation in a local nightclub and for Moxey to go missing. Then the guy who causes Moxey's dissapearance turns up looking for a job and Ally has arranged for him to replace Moxey! Eventually, they fly out posing at tourists sharing a plane with the Spennymoor and District Senior Citizens Society, much to Wayne's disappointment.moreless
    • Scoop
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      The boys are accused of pulling off a bank job in Sheffield, they end up on the front pages of the newspaper back home, much to Ally's annoyance.
    • Law and Disorder
      Law and Disorder
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      The press in Britain have the lads marked down as the Sheffield payroll robbers. In order to prevent their real illegal activity - working in Spain without permission, Ally gives the lads a few days off. Posing as tourists, they hit the beach only to be approached by two journalists. Hazel arrives in Spain to Barry's delight, but her delight turns to disappointment when she realises that Barry really isn't an armed robber.moreless
    • Marjorie Doesn't Live Here Anymore
      It's been so long since Oz saw his wife, he arrives at the flat to discover that she's moved and there are new residents. Keen to see his son, he goes to meet him at school, only to discover that he and Marjorie are soon to leave Newcastle for Milan.
    • Quo Vadis, Pet
      Quo Vadis, Pet
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Barry has a dilemma, which of the lads should he choose as his best man? Ally travels to Switzerland and Tangiers to collect his money, while he's away, Oz takes the opportunity to get close to Vicki. That's not the end of his luck either, his numbers come up in the Spanish lottery.moreless
    • The Accused
      The Accused
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Neville meets a German girl in a bar, she pursuades him to take her home as she has had an arguement with her boyfriend.
      The boyfriend sees this and later asasults her, but she accuses Neville of the assault and the police arrive at the site and arrest him. Brenda phones and Oz accidentally lets out that Nev is in the slammers. German workers from the site decide to help find the real assailant and clear Neville.moreless
    • Bridging the Gap
      Bridging the Gap
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      The lads reunite in Middlesbrough for Oz's funeral, only to be approached by the man himself and he has an 'irresistible offer' of work at home and abroad. They of course still have their problems and most with their lack of money. With Barry it's problems with his marriage to beautiful wife Tatiana. For Moxey, getting himself on the hit list of a Liverpool gangster called Mickey Startup hasn't really made his day, but things don't get much better.moreless
    • Moonlighting
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      Neville's first mission is to get to know Michael works for a pharmaceutical company. As if being suspected of spying isn't bad enough, Michael is also a Manchester United fan. Neville is given a Manchester United shirt in order to pass himself off as a fan to get close to Michael. The things some people will do for their country.moreless
    • Britannia Waives the Rules
      Britannia Waives the Rules
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      After completing work on a house in Russia, the lads celebrate a job well done and look forward to pay day. As they pose for a photograph outside the house, it explodes.
    • A Gift from Fidel
      A Gift from Fidel
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      The lads are sent out into the Cuban countryside to collect an antique bath, a present from Castro to the British Ambassador. Sounds like an easy job, until Barry goes missing…
    • The End of the Affair
      The End of the Affair
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      Pru comes to the aid of Neville after he is kidnapped. Pru explains to Neville that Tarquin has not been entirely honest with him. Oz visits Barry in jail and finds that he's suffering badly. Oz makes a decision that will help Barry, but will damage his relationship with, Ofelia.
    • Bridge Over Troubled Water
      Bridge Over Troubled Water
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      There is trouble all round as the deal to sell the bridge falls through. Oz finds out his son is gay, a hitman is dispatched to find Moxey and an unexpected buyer for the bridge emerges: a Native American from Arizona.
    • Au Revoir, Part 1
      Au Revoir, Part 1
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      As work draws to a close on the Australian embassy in Laos, southeast Asia, the boys are left tired. The constant rioting outside has not helped, but after all, that's the reason the embassy needed tarting up. Wyman has not enjoyed Laos - nothing at all worth pulling. Not that all of the lads have been unlucky in that department; Oz managed to get fruity with a PA from the embassy, but in the course of this romantic liaison he has received a rather embarrassing injury which makes it painful to sit down. As the lads debate their future, a letter arrives from Bomber: he has decided it is time to hang up his trowel for good and settle down with Paulie and Lainie. The lads realise that they are drifting apart as a group and decide to cap of their whole adventure with a blow out in Bangkok.moreless
    • Our Men in Havana
      Our Men in Havana
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      Neville is finding his new role as a British spy a rather nerve-wracking experience. Our man in Havana is desperate to keep his new activity secret from the lads, his suspicious behaviour convinces them he's having an affair with a woman from the British Embassy.
    • Dangerous Liaisons
      Dangerous Liaisons
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      The Cuban's are convinced Barry is a spy after discovering his Russian connections. Oz faces a major blow in his relationship with Ofelia after word comes from the British Embassy that they want his relationship with Ofelia to end.
    • Heavy Metal
      Heavy Metal
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      The foreign workforce arrive and immediately there are problems as half are from Serbia and half are from Kosovo - two countries bitterly divided by the Balkans War. The boys start their roles as gaffers and the bridge begins to come down.
    • A Bridge Too Far
      A Bridge Too Far
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      A Native American appears on the banks of the Tees and wants to buy the bridge, but there is a problem; the boys don't own the bridge. Barry discovers the truth about Tatiana and Kadi's relationship and severs all links with them. The boys fly out to the U.S. with the bridge, but Kadi has left a little going-away present on board for Barry.moreless
    • Another Country
      Another Country
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      The lads find themselves united once more as workers, with a grim little hut for their new home. Barry begins to go off the rails whilst awaiting trial on drugs charges, Neville befriends a prostitute on the road to Las Vegas and Oz is forced into an heroic act of bravery to rescue the bridge project from ruin. Grainger finds out about the bridge project and threatens revenge. Wyman goes missing after an altercation with Oz and the locals in a bar.moreless
    • An Inspector Calls
      An Inspector Calls
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      A police inspector arrives looking for Moxey and a vengeful Grainger puts a spanner in the works with the bridge-build. Dennis negotiates a peaceful solution and Grainger agrees to go to Arizona. The bridge is finally completed - but they have a little surprise planned for Grainger.

    • Au Revoir, Part 2
      Au Revoir, Part 2
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      Barry is missing: taken hostage, his captors demand a ransom of £100,000. When the rest of the lads set out to find him, they meet a man who claims to know where Barry is being held. He drives them into the jungle to find Barry, but it's a set-up and they are all taken hostage.moreless
    • Miami Vice
      Oz, Dennis, Neville and Moxey have just finished work in Venezuela and are in Miami. Moxey discovers a suitcase full of american dollars, so he takes it and leaves his own case behind. Neville isn't too happy as his hairdryer is in the other case, but Moxey assures he will get him another. But Den puts a stop to this as it isn't theres. The lads believe it belongs to a drug dealer, but it turns out it belongs to U2, a popular rock group.moreless
    • Educating Oz
      Dennis has to convince 70 bricklayers to be aware of the dangers of the AIDS disease. But when he goes to the pub he finds Oz at the bar. When Dennis speaks to him Oz won't listen as usual and if Dennis has to convince 70 brickies he has to make Oz aware of the disease too.moreless