Jez is horrified by Sarah's return, so he walks out of the flat and asks Mark to tell her that their fling is over. She tells Mark that she has been using and assistant managed the for 18 months. She and her friend want to go out, and Mark unsuccessfully tries to persuade Sophie to stay in. Last appearances of Big Mad Andy, Sarah and Gail. Mark buys a , which Sophie is horrified to find he is carrying whilst on their second date.
Sarah briefly returns, suspecting that Simon is having an affair. Mark and Jez try to protect themselves by using Sophie and Nancy as. He tells Jez about Nancy, and Jez then becomes desperate to get back together with her. They find a key to the flat and let themselves in. Jez tells Mark that he has spent all of the money his mother gave him, resulting in him being forced to find money from somewhere else.
Mark panics about not having enough food and drink for six people. Jez tries to discourage him, but Mark decides to continue. Hans breaks the bathroom door off its hinges when he has difficulty opening it. The band get a gig at a venue called The Fuck Bunker, but they lose their concentration when Barney locks himself in the toilet after Super Hans while in a. Neil melts down after Jez's incompetent life coaching and hits Jez with his paintball gun, before running off.
Mark's doubts over his to Sophie continue whilst he and Jez visit Sophie's unhappily married parents in the countryside for her birthday. With good writing comes the need for good delivery and thankfully the lead two are on the ball. Jez is horrified when he sees Mark his own arm with a knife; Mark says that he is doing it to make Sophie want to look after him. Mark returns to the flat and tells Jez that he's going on the cruise with April. While the court case is ongoing Jez and Carla meet in a café and he is attracted to her - which makes him decide to vote not guilty. Things get even worse for Mark when Saz leaves him for Jeff, and Sophie and Dobby are dancing with other men. Upon arrival, he discovers the burglar, stops him and locks him outside on the flat's balcony.
It goes well, but Steffan arrives and offers Mark a cheque for £15,000 by Steffan to end the campaign. Mark puts webcams in the flat. Several people - including April - arrive for Jez's party. Elena tells Jez that she and Gail are moving to after the wedding. Jez is sleeping in Hans' bath, until he evicts him from the flat. Mark's former boss, Alan Johnson, offers him the chance to go into business with him. Mark, Jez, Nancy, Sophie, Toni, Tony and Gwyn go to the pub, where Nancy surprises Jez when she says their relationship is.
Mark and Dobby tell each other that they will interrail when they both have enough free time. Gog is looking for musicians for an advertisement that he is working on for. Meanwhile, Jez meets her sister — whom he erroneously believes has because she has another sister who has the disease. Johnson wrongly assumes that Big Suze is having sex with Jez and so punches him. Mark, Jez, Dobby and Hans travel to rural Norfolk for the wedding. Mark becomes friends with his new colleague, Daryl - with whom he shares an interest in , attending a together.
Jez makes a move on Sophie, but she decides to have sex with Mark instead. He tries to get information about the position from him whilst playing in — but makes a fool of himself due to his lack of knowledge and ability at the sport. Sophie convinces a reluctant Mark to learn to drive so that he can take her to the hospital. After Johnson sees Mark drinking beer in a pub, he ends Mark's chances of attending the business trip in with Sophie. She sexually propositions Mark, but he declines her advances. Mark tells Jez, Joe and Megan to stay for dinner, to make it convincing to Angus that Mark is holding a dinner party. Mark, although conflicted about becoming a father, is worried that Jeff is becoming a potential rival dad.
He goes along with it to avoid. Mr Rashid holds Jez and Mark in his store room, until they climb out of the window. When all three go to a , Jez brings Toni. Mark is filmed drinking beer in a park in a television report about nuisance drinkers while he and Jez are spying on Sophie and Jeff. Jez is feeling depressed, as he and Super Hans make a living. Jez and Gail get into a rowing boat and Gail accidentally falls into the water.