If You're So Clever, Why Aren't You Rich?

Three promising graduates are still underachieving in their 30s.

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
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0101Death Of Hope1995011020100325 (BBC7)
20110221 (BBC7)
20120411 (BBC7)

Stars Richard E Grant and Amanda Root. From January 1995.

From January 1995.

0102The Price Of Success1995011720100401 (BBC7)
20110228 (BBC7)
20120418 (BBC7)

Underachiever Giles woos ex-girlfriend Julia when he flat-sits in Knightsbridge. Stars Richard E Grant. From January 1995.

Underachiever Giles woos ex-girlfriend Julia when he flat-sits in Knightsbridge.

0103Nothing But The Truth1995012420100408 (BBC7)
20110307 (BBC7)
20120425 (BBC7)

Underachiever David makes the most of jury service, while Giles is fighting the law. Stars Richard E Grant. From January 1995.

Underachiever David makes the most of jury service, while Giles is fighting the law.

0104Dog Eat Dog1995013120100415 (BBC7)
20110314 (BBC7)
20120502 (BBC7)

Underachiever Giles hits on a money-making scam, while the DSS worries Judith. Stars Richard E Grant. From January 1995.

Underachiever Giles hits on a money-making scam, while the DSS worries Judith. From 1995.

Underachiever Giles hits on a money-making scam, while the DSS worries Judith.

0105But Is It Art?1995020720100422 (BBC7)
20110321 (BBC7)
20120509 (BBC7)

(05/06)

Just as the arty world opens to Judith, Giles plunges her into a media sleaze pit. Stars Richard E Grant. From February 1995.

Just as the arty world opens to Judith, Giles plunges her into a media sleaze pit.

Stars Richard E Grant.

From February 1995.

0106 LASTEt In Arcadia Ego1995021420100429 (BBC7)
20110328 (BBC7)
20120516 (BBC7)

Episode 06 of 06

Giles and David take Judith to savour rural Cornwall, but trouble soon takes root. Stars Richard E Grant. From February 1995.

Giles and David take Judith to savour rural Cornwall, but trouble soon takes root.

Stars Richard E Grant.

From February 1995.

0201Coochie Coochie1996060620100506 (BBC7)
20120704 (BBC7)

Judith wants a baby and searches for a perfect male, so David and Giles head to the gym. Stars Amanda Root. From June 1996.

Judith wants a baby and searches for a perfect male, so David and Giles head to the gym.

0202Market Forces1996061320100513 (BBC7)
20120711 (BBC7)

Surprised Giles advertises a pie, while Judith and David get unexpected opportunities. Stars Douglas Hodge. From June 1996.

Surprised Giles advertises a pie, while Judith and David get unexpected opportunities.

0203Les Connections Dangereuses1996062020100520 (BBC7)
20120718 (BBC7)

The graduate trio's money worries take a back seat when they set up a romantic dinner. Stars Douglas Hodge. From June 1996.

The graduate trio's money worries take a back seat, when they set up a romantic dinner.

0204Games People Play1996062720100527 (BBC7)
20120725 (BBC7)

Giles can't get a mortgage, David is computer-obsessed and Judith is a corporate Boadicea. Stars Douglas Hodge. From June 1996.

Giles can't get a mortgage, David is computer-obsessed and Judith is a corporate Boadicea.

0205Giles Finds His Station1996070420100603 (BBC7)
20120801 (BBC7)

Compromises needed to pay the phone bill see Judith selling more than kitchen units. From July 1996.

Compromises needed to pay the phone bill see Judith selling more than kitchen units.

0206 LASTChristmas In Hell1996071120100610 (BBC7)
20120808 (BBC7)

Giles is planning to propose to Judith, but then neurotic alcoholic Felicity turns up. Stars Douglas Hodge. From July 1996.

Giles is planning to propose to Judith, but then neurotic alcoholic Felicity turns up.

0301Happy New Year1998052820100617 (BBC7)
20121219 (BBC7)

The London flatmates throw a party, with dates to impress - and a sandwich-maker to mend. Stars Tony Slattery. From May 1998.

The London flatmates throw a party, with dates to impress - and a sandwich-maker to mend.

0302Riot Grrrl!1998060420100624 (BBC7)
20121226 (BBC7)

The three London flatmates Judith, David and Giles enter a writing competition. Stars Tony Slattery. From June 1998.

The three Streatham flatmates each enter a writing competition.

0303Rain1998061120100701 (BBC7)
20130102 (BBC7)

David is terrified that the landlord will find out he doesn't live in the flat alone. Stars Tony Slattery. From June 1998.

When rain pours in through the ceiling of their rented flat in Streatham, David is terrified that the landlord will discover that he does not live alone.

0304 LASTDeath1998061820100708 (BBC7)
20130109 (BBC7)

Giles is filled with joy - Great Uncle Jeremy has died and there is a chance he might inherit.

Giles needs Judith to play his wife at a funeral - he also needs some transport to get there.

Giles needs Judith to play his wife at a funeral - he also needs some transport to get there. With Tony Slattery from June 1998.