My Family

Season 8 Episode 1

The Parent Trap

Aired Thursday 8:30 PM Apr 11, 2008 on BBC
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The Parent Trap
It's Michael's turn to lead the family tradition of dysfunction by getting his girlfriend pregnant.

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  • A great start to the series

    It is time for Michael to continue the Harper tradition of messing up as he gets a girl pregnant. Susan realises that since Michael got a girl preggo and that Janey got up the duff makes Nick the responsible son! Roger is now a part time police officer. The girl that got preggos last name is baker and Ben points out its funny cos her last name is Baker and she has a bun in the oven. Michael wants to marry the girl but just before he does the girls parents enter, forgiving her. The harpers give them a moment to themselves only to find all their stuff has been stolen.moreless
  • Michael Gets His Girlfriend Pregnant, Ben Receives A 49 Inch Tv For A Neighbour And Falls In Love With It.

    It's Michael's Turn In The Harper Family Tradition When He Announces His Girlfriend's Pregnant, He Wants To Marry Her.

    Ben & Susan Meet Nicky (Michael's Girlfriend)'s Parents And They End Up Having A Fight.

    Ben Receives A 49 Inch TV And Falls In Love With It, Despite It Not Being His In The First Place.

    Janey Invites A Boy Called Josh And His Father Over So They Can Talk While The Kids Play Together, But They End Up Fighting About Joshua Being A Bully To Kenzo.

    This Is The New Series Of My Family, I Can't Wait To See The Episode Of It, Brilliant Actors/Actresses!moreless
Adam James

Adam James


Guest Star

Phil Nice

Phil Nice

Mr. Baker

Guest Star

Regina Freedman

Regina Freedman

Mrs. Baker

Guest Star

Tayler Marshall

Tayler Marshall

Kenzo Harper

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (0)

  • QUOTES (5)

    • Janey: How did you and Josh get on?
      Kenzo: (shakes his head) Don't like him.
      Janey: Of course you do.
      Kenzo: (shakes his head) Don't!
      Janey: But mummy likes him.
      Kenzo: You be his friend then!

    • Janey: You have got a girl pregnant! Oh Michael (hugs him) You idiot!
      Michael: Says my wonderful sister who's legs have two different postcodes!

    • Susan: It's just occured to me.
      Ben: What?
      Susan: Janey got pregnant, Michael's got somebody pregnant, that means Nick's the responsible one!
      Ben: Oh God.

    • (Ben answers the door to Roger and Abi, Roger is wearing a police uniform)
      Roger: PC3089, special constable Roger Bailey Jnr at your service!
      Ben: You got a search warrant?
      Roger: (laughing) No.
      (Ben closes the door in their faces)

    • Janey: The best part, he's a single Dad. He has a son the same age as Kenzo.
      Susan: I don't know Janey, a divorcee?
      Janey: No, no, no, it's better than that. She's dead!

  • NOTES (1)

    • Family audience? From this episode onwards the style of comedy is targeted at a more mature audience.. As such this meant the show was given a post-watershed timeslot.