The World As We Know It

Comedy about four housemates who seem to be the last people left on Earth.

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Episodes

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01The End1999051119990512
20081105 (BBC7)
20081106 (BBC7)
20110503 (BBC7)
20110504 (BBC7)
20120405 (BBC7)
20120406 (BBC7)
20131209 (BBC7)
20131210 (BBC7)
20150713 (BBC7)
20150714 (BBC7)

Housemates Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail discover they are the last people on Earth.

Housemates Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail discover they are the last people left on Earth. Comedy starring Meera Syal. From May 1999.

Housemates Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail woke up to find they were the last four people left on earth.

Two days later, the implications are beginning to sink in.

02The Election1999051819990519
20081112 (BBC7)
20081113 (BBC7)
20110510 (BBC7)
20110511 (BBC7)
20120412 (BBC7)
20120413 (BBC7)
20131216 (BBC7)
20131217 (BBC7)
20150720 (BBC7)
20150721 (BBC7)

The last five people left on Earth try to elect a head of the household.

The last five people left on Earth try to elect a head of the household. Stars Meera Syal and Simon Greenall. The seemingly last five people on Earth try their hand at democracy.

03Babytalk1999052519990526
20081119 (BBC7)
20081120 (BBC7)
20110517 (BBC7)
20110518 (BBC7)
20120419 (BBC7)
20120420 (BBC7)
20131223 (BBC7)
20131224 (BBC7)
20150727 (BBC7)
20150728 (BBC7)

The last four people on Earth ponder continuing the human race.

The last four people on Earth plus the mysterious stranger ponder continuing the human race. Stars Meera Syal. From May 1999.

The last four people on Earth plus the mysterious stranger ponder continuing the human race..

04Around The World In 80 Hours Or The Bank Holiday Episode1999060119990602
20081126 (BBC7)
20081127 (BBC7)
20110524 (BBC7)
20110525 (BBC7)
20120426 (BBC7)
20120427 (BBC7)
20131230 (BBC7)
20131231 (BBC7)
20150803 (BBC7)
20150804 (BBC7)

It is bank holiday weekend and Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail see no reason to change their usual habits just because the world has ended.

But with the choice of anywhere in the world, where will they go?

The world has ended but Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail still take a bank holiday trip.

The world has ended but Donna, Johnny, Patrick and Abigail still take a bank holiday trip. Stars Meera Syal. From June 1999.

05The Murderer Is In This Very Room1999060819990609
20081203 (BBC7)
20081204 (BBC7)
20110531 (BBC7)
20110601 (BBC7)
20120503 (BBC7)
20120504 (BBC7)
20140106 (BBC7)
20140107 (BBC7)
20150810 (BBC7)
20150811 (BBC7)

The last people on Earth play a murder mystery game, organised by The Stranger.

The last people on Earth play a murder mystery game, organised by The Stranger. Stars Meera Syal and Toby Longworth. From June 1999.

The - seemingly - last five people on Earth go on holiday.

The last people on Earth play a murder mystery game - organised by The Stranger. Stars Meera Syal and Simon Greenall.

Stars Meera Syal and Simon Greenall.

Things have become boring recently, so Johnny holds a video festival to try to entertain everyone.

The Stranger suggests a role-playing game.

06 LASTDonna's Leaving Do1999061519990616
20081210 (BBC7)
20081211 (BBC7)
20110607 (BBC7)
20110608 (BBC7)
20120510 (BBC7)
20120511 (BBC7)
20140113 (BBC7)
20140114 (BBC7)

Will the housemates finally discover what caused the end of the world?

Will the housemates finally discover what caused the end of the world? Stars Meera Syall and Simon Greenall. From June 1999.

The Stranger reveals that the doomsday device was activated by someone inside the house.

Donna is depressed by the whole situation and wants to start afresh somewhere else.

But where will she go?

The housemates' leaving party results in some interesting revelations.