Episodes (6)

Cooking the Books
S01E01 · Cooking the Books

Jul 01, 2002

Bernard is struggling to cope with getting down to menial but essential tasks for his book shop, such as the accounts when a chance meeting with a customer, Manny, helps him out. Meanwhile, the owner of the shop next door, enlists the help of Bernard and his customers to find out exactly what an object from her shop is and in doing so misses an important appointment.

Manny's First Day
S01E02 · Manny's First Day

Oct 06, 2000

Bernard wakes up to discover that he has a new employee for his book shop, who infuriatingly has great skill at selling books. While Bernard is reluctant to keep him on, Fran makes her feelings clear on the matter.

Grapes of Wrath
S01E03 · Grapes of Wrath

Oct 13, 2000

After Manny calls a cleaner to the shop, he and Bernard must vacate it. Luckily they are asked to house sit for a friend. Meanwhile Fran goes on an ill-fated date.

The Blackout
S01E04 · The Blackout

Oct 20, 2000

Manny stays up watching 'The Sweeney' and is mistaken for a policeman after chasing a handbag snatcher. Fran and Bernard exchange stories about their previous day, Bernard recalling a disastrous dinner party with old friends who blanked him and Fran telling him about blanking her boyfriend after catching him with another woman.

The Big Lock-Out
S01E05 · The Big Lock-Out

Oct 27, 2000

Following a burglary Bernard buys a sophisticated alarm system which results in Manny getting locked inside the shop and Bernard stuck outside in the rain. Fran is no help as she took her phone off the hook to listen to the sexy man reading the shipping forecast.

He's Leaving Home
S01E06 · He's Leaving Home

Nov 03, 2000

Manny finally gets fed up with Bernard's constant abuse and demands on him so he leaves for a better life. However, he doesn't get far when he meets a man at King's Cross station who wants to make him a star. Meanwhile back at the shop Fran and Bernard are arguing more and more about Manny's departure.


Black Books Season 1 (2000) is released on Jul 01, 2002 and the latest season 3 of Black Books is released in 2004. Watch Black Books online - the English Comedy TV series from United Kingdom. Black Books is directed by Martin Dennis,Graham Linehan,Nick Wood and created by Dylan Moran with Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey. Black Books is available online on fuboTV and The Roku Channel.

As know as:

Книгарня Блека, Black Books, Black Books(English), Black Books(French), Černá kniha(Alternative Title)


United Kingdom



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Assembly Film and Television

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