The Date

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27th September 2002

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The Date is the first episode of the show's first series and therefore spends the first couple of minutes introducing us to the main cast. This episode was broadcast for the first time on the 27th of September 2002.


Steven meets a girl and he asks her out on a date. He finds out that her name is Amanda and she has an awful aunt, who Basil must accompany to Stephen's date. Basil winds up in an unlikely double-date.


  • This marks the first appearance of Stephen, Molly, Dave, Anil and Amanda.
  • Previews of Cakes and The Farm are shown in the character introductions.

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The Basil Brush Show 1x01 The Date

The Basil Brush Show 1x01 The Date