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Comedy series originating from the bestselling Bob Servant books and the BBC Radio Scotland comedy, The Bob Servant Emails. Bob launches his political campaign with controversial results. A radio appearance leads to a home visit from the police and protests from local dog owners. Bob's campaign lies in tatters, but will he make a humbling on-air apology?

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Episode Description

1

Launch Day

Comedy about a Dundee man trying to fuel his ego through politics in the suburb of Broughty Ferry. Bob Servant sees the sudden death of the sitting MP, which results in a by-election, as a chance for him to receive the attention he desperately craves. A radio appearance leads to a home visit from the police and protests from dog owners, leaving Bob's campaign in tatters.

2

A Local Man

The by-election favourite Nick Edwards arrives in town, but Bob is determined to derail him by rallying support for his `Local Man' campaign while in pubs and enjoying a high-society dinner.

3

Women and God

Looking for a campaign boost, Bob courts both the religious vote and the women of Broughty Ferry in a daring twin attack. Can he find himself a girlfriend and turn around his faltering campaign? A romantic date brings unexpected danger.

4

The Media

Bob is determined to seize the limelight when the media descends on Broughty Ferry to cover the by-election. However, his TV interview goes badly wrong and he is forced to enlist his mother, Margo Servant, to help with some much-needed damage limitation.

5

The Debate

Bob is in trouble and he knows it. A by-election debate in front of a live audience is his last chance for glory - but he is running low on ideas to help him achieve the victory he is desperate to gain.

6

Election Day

It is election day and Broughty Ferry is buzzing, while Bob feels dangerously confident after his success in the debate. However, when he and Frank head out on a final `PR blitz', an unexpected confrontation occurs that leaves them both on the run from the police.
Episode Description

1

The Van

Bob and Frank start a new chapter in their lives, selling giant burgers to the Broughty Ferry public. Things go well until a woman and a councillor come between them. With Bob's business plans in disarray, how much longer will their friendship last?

2

Court

Bob lands in court after a fracas with Hendo. Defending himself, with the support of Frank and a washed-up lawyer, Bob finds himself in very precarious position. Will he be able to convince the jury of his innocence?

3

Wedding

When Frank announces that he is getting married, Bob is confident that he will make the best Best Man for a dubious Frank. But when Bob learns that Frank will also be leaving Broughty Ferry, his extreme reaction places the wedding and Frank's future in jeopardy.