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Pete Versus Life

S2-E6 Does Pete Dream of Electric Sheep

S2-E6 Does Pete Dream of Electric Sheep

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Review

With the possible exception of Tom Hollander and his Rev cohorts, there isn’t a better comic performer on TV right now than Rafe Spall. He makes magic with fairly ordinary scripts, adding his own tics, double- takes and whimpers (I LOVE Pete’s whimpers) and his very own brand of appealing hopelessness.

So it’s a pity this is the last in the current series, though it goes out on a great final two minutes as Pete implodes when witnessing a marriage proposal. This is after he goes out with a half-witted UFO believer called Tilly. And after he goads then picks a fight with a street performer who pretends to be a robot. I’m going to miss you, Pete. You prize berk.

Summary

The journalist begins dating a woman who believes that UFOs are of alien origin, and everything is going well until he discovers Chloe is seeing his enemy Jake. Pete considers a grand gesture to win back his former flame's affections, but also has to contend with a 12-year-old boy being better than him at football. Comedy, starring Rafe Spall and Susannah Fielding. Last in the series.

Cast & Crew

Pete Griffiths Rafe Spall
Manfred David Fynn
Rob Joseph Kloska
Anna Pippa Duffy
Jake Daniel Ings
Chloe Susannah Fielding
Colin King Simon Greenall
Terry McIlroy Ian Kirkby
Tilly Georgia Maguire
Zac Charlie George
Director Becky Martin
Executive Producer Ben Farrell
Executive Producer Andrew Newman
Writer Bert Tyler-Moore
Writer George Jeffries
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