Black Books - Season 3 Episodes

Black Books - Season 3

Black Books - Season 3

Bernard Black is back for a third season of his multi-award winning and critically acclaimed comedy. Black Books continues to explore the musing, doing and time-wasting techniques of raddled proprietor Bernard Black, his shy, multi-challenged assistant Manny Bianco and their underachieving friend Fran Katzenjammer. This dubious trio form a family to protect each other from the realities of modern London, but nothing can protect them from each other.

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Episode 1

Manny Come Home

Fran comes back from vacation to discover that Manny has resigned and is now working next door at Goliath Books. Left to his own devices, Bernard has let things slip a little. He is living amid a pile of rubbish, rotting food and dead badgers. Fran wants to get Manny back in Black Books so he can clear up and make her tea, but the manager of Goliath has plans for Manny and no intention of letting him go.

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Episode 2

Elephants and Hens

It's International Children's Book week in Black Books. Bernard and Manny think they can do better than the trash that children are offered these days, so decide to write their own kids' classic. Fran is off for the weekend with her best friends from school at a hen party and she makes a bet with Bernard about how much fun she will have.

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Episode 3

Moo-ma and Moo-pa

Manny puts a bet on the Grand National for Bernard, who claims not to be interested in gambling but immediately becomes addicted to it. Fran, looking for work, needs a short-term job to appear employable. Bernard hires her, putting her up against Manny in competition for sales person of the century to finance his new habit. All the while Bernard is losing more and more money to gambling and borrowing funds from scarier and scarier people.

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Episode 4

A Little Flutter

Manny puts a bet on the Grand National for Bernard, who claims not to be interested in gambling but immediately becomes addicted to it. Fran, looking for work, needs a short-term job to appear employable. Bernard hires her, putting her up against Manny in competition for sales person of the century to finance his new habit. All the while Bernard is losing more and more money to gambling and borrowing funds from scarier and scarier people.

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Episode 5

Travel Writer

Manny is proud of the travel writing festival that he has organized and has invited the famously charming explorer Jason Hamilton to give a talk. Fran soon falls for his twinkling eyes and lavish hair, leaving a jealous Manny raging. Meanwhile, Bernard is more concerned about the rent charges he has to pay to his new neighbour and rather than face a lengthy court case, he hires a professional assassin.

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Episode 6

Party

Fed up with being stuck in the dusty old bookshop on a Friday night, and with the hopes of meeting a delectable young lady at a party, Manny and Fran persuaded Bernard to attend a party. After a night of heavy drinking, a very sloshed Bernard has a nasty surprise waiting for him.