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David Mitchell stars as Stephen, whose father has just died and bequeathed him a pub. After the failure of his career and marriage, he sees it as a chance to reinvent his life. Creator/RobertWebb plays Andrew, who was briefly fostered by Stephen's father as a child. He turns up at the funeral and decides he wants a hand in running the pub. Stephen's mother Ellen (Penny Downie), his sister Cass (Louise Brealey) and his uncle Geoff (Geoffrey [=McGivern=]) are quickly charmed by the new guy. Stephen is resentful and suspicious.

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David Mitchell stars as Stephen, whose father has just died and bequeathed him a pub. After the failure of his career and marriage, he sees it as a chance to reinvent his life. Creator/RobertWebb plays Andrew, who was briefly fostered by Stephen's father as a child. He turns up at the funeral and decides he wants a hand in running the pub. Stephen's mother Ellen (Penny Downie), his sister Cass (Louise Brealey) (Creator/LouiseBrealey) and his uncle Geoff (Geoffrey [=McGivern=]) are quickly charmed by the new guy. Stephen is resentful and suspicious.


David Mitchell stars as Stephen, who has inherited a pub following the death of his father. After the failure of his career and marriage, he sees it as a chance to reinvent his life. Creator/RobertWebb plays Andrew, who was briefly fostered by Stephen's father as a child. He turns up at the funeral and decides he wants a hand in running the pub. Stephen's mother Ellen (Penny Downie), his sister Cass (Louise Brealey) and uncle Geoff (Geoffrey [=McGivern=]) are quickly charmed by the new guy. Stephen is resentful and suspicious.

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David Mitchell stars as Stephen, who whose father has inherited just died and bequeathed him a pub following the death of his father.pub. After the failure of his career and marriage, he sees it as a chance to reinvent his life. Creator/RobertWebb plays Andrew, who was briefly fostered by Stephen's father as a child. He turns up at the funeral and decides he wants a hand in running the pub. Stephen's mother Ellen (Penny Downie), his sister Cass (Louise Brealey) and his uncle Geoff (Geoffrey [=McGivern=]) are quickly charmed by the new guy. Stephen is resentful and suspicious.



* {{Flashback}}: Used as a device to show Stephen and Andrew's different views of the past. We are shown Andrew's fond memories of his time as a foster child. This then contrasted with Stephen's grim memory of the same thing, which is displayed in black and white.

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* {{Flashback}}: Used as a device to show Stephen and Andrew's different views of the past. We are a shown Andrew's a fond memories memory Andrew has of his time as a foster child. This then contrasted with Stephen's grim memory of the same thing, which is displayed shown in black and white.



* PosthumousCharacter: Stephen's father Laurie.

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* PosthumousCharacter: Stephen's father Laurie.Laurie appears in flashbacks.


David Mitchell stars as Stephen, who has inherited a pub following the death of his father. After the failure of his career and marriage, he sees it as a chance to reinvent his life. Creator/RobertWebb plays Andrew, who was briefly fostered by Stephen's father as a child. He turns up at the funeral and decides he wants a hand in running the pub. The rest of Stephen's family his mother Ellen (Penny Downie), his sister Cass (Louise Brealey) and uncle Geoff (Geoffrey McGivern) are quickly charmed by this new guy. Stephen is resentful and suspicious.

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David Mitchell stars as Stephen, who has inherited a pub following the death of his father. After the failure of his career and marriage, he sees it as a chance to reinvent his life. Creator/RobertWebb plays Andrew, who was briefly fostered by Stephen's father as a child. He turns up at the funeral and decides he wants a hand in running the pub. The rest of Stephen's family his mother Ellen (Penny Downie), his sister Cass (Louise Brealey) and uncle Geoff (Geoffrey McGivern) [=McGivern=]) are quickly charmed by this the new guy. Stephen is resentful and suspicious.


Back is a British sitcom that aired on Channel 4 in 2017.

David Mitchell stars as Stephen, the son of a recently deceased pub-owner. Robert Webb plays Andrew, whom Stephen's father briefly fostered.

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The latest outing of Mitchell and Webb, Back is a British sitcom that aired on Channel 4 in 2017.

2017. A second series is in the pipeline.

David Mitchell stars as Stephen, who has inherited a pub following the son death of his father. After the failure of his career and marriage, he sees it as a recently deceased pub-owner. Robert Webb chance to reinvent his life. Creator/RobertWebb plays Andrew, whom who was briefly fostered by Stephen's father briefly fostered.as a child. He turns up at the funeral and decides he wants a hand in running the pub. The rest of Stephen's family his mother Ellen (Penny Downie), his sister Cass (Louise Brealey) and uncle Geoff (Geoffrey McGivern) are quickly charmed by this new guy. Stephen is resentful and suspicious.

!!This work contains examples of:
*AmicableExes: Stephen and Alison.
*ButtMonkey: David Mitchell describes his character as having an "anti-Midas touch": nothing he does or gets involved with ever works.
*TheCharmer: Andrew is always eager to please, and good at it.
*{{Flashback}}: Used as a device to show Stephen and Andrew's different views of the past. We are shown Andrew's fond memories of his time as a foster child. This then contrasted with Stephen's grim memory of the same thing, which is displayed in black and white.
*JerkassHasAPoint: Stephen has a good reason to be suspicious of Andrew. No-one else seems to notice, and Stephen's grouchy behaviour doesn't help.
*PosthumousCharacter: Stephen's father Laurie.

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Back is a British sitcom that aired on Channel 4 in 2017.

David Mitchell stars as Stephen, the son of a recently deceased pub-owner. Robert Webb plays Andrew, whom Stephen's father briefly fostered.

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