Gap Year
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Gap Year
First Aired: February 23rd, 2017
Status: Ended
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Network: E4
Summary: It’s the story of British lads Dylan and Sean, childhood friends who have drifted apart, who initially set out to backpack through China but end up taking on the whole continent.
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# of Episodes: 8
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# of Episodes I haven't watched: 8
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Season 1
China - The Wall
Episode 1: China - The Wall
Air Date: February 23rd, 2017, 12:00 AM
Summary: Sean is horrified to discover that his best mate Dylan has a secret plan that threatens to derail their 'lads holiday' to China. Things start looking up with they meet two American girls, Ashley and May, and middle-aged hanger-on Greg. But, when old tensions re-surface and create carnage at a music festival on the Great Wall, Sean suddenly finds himself way out of his depth.
China - The Wedding
Episode 2: China - The Wedding
Air Date: March 2nd, 2017, 12:00 AM
Summary: May has to go to a cousin's wedding in Hangzhou, and Ashley insists that Greg and Dylan tag along. The family reunion is not what any of them imagined, as Ashley becomes the unlikely centre of attention. Greg explores a niche business opportunity in Shanghai with Dylan's help. Sean tries to join up with the others by hitching a lift with a pair of creepy newlyweds who think he might be just the thing they need to spice things up.
Vietnam - The Orphanage
Episode 3: Vietnam - The Orphanage
Air Date: March 9th, 2017, 12:00 AM
Summary: May and Ashley decide to do some 'good' by volunteering at an orphanage in rural Vietnam, but May is surprised to discover that volunteering actually involves hard work... Dylan and Sean claim to be travel writers to blag a top room in a luxury hotel. Sean tries to heat things up between him and Ashley with unexpected results. Meanwhile Greg tries to move on from his ex-wife by pursuing a nurse at the orphanage.
Thailand - The Full Moon
Episode 4: Thailand - The Full Moon
Air Date: March 16th, 2017, 12:00 AM
Summary: Greg leads the gang to a legendary Full Moon Party in Thailand, but an unexpected face from the past turns up and threatens to ruin everyone's fun. When May gets a tummy bug, Ashley resorts to desperate measures to ensure May's sickness doesn't affect her and Sean's wild party plans. A moment of unexpected romance provokes Dylan into doing something rash.
Malaysia - The Trek
Episode 5: Malaysia - The Trek
Air Date: March 23rd, 2017, 12:00 AM
Summary: The gang go on a trek and get lost in the jungle. Lauren discovers the truth about Dylan and Ashley, Sean receives some unexpected romantic attention, while Ashley bonds with an off-beat French trekker. Greg gets bitten by a tick, temporarily loses his hearing and gets a bit shouty. With tensions bubbling over, and Greg in emotional meltdown, it's make or break time for the gang.
Kuala Lumpur - The Expats
Episode 6: Kuala Lumpur - The Expats
Air Date: March 30th, 2017, 12:00 AM
Summary: The gang head to Kuala Lumpur to visit Greg's old school friend Jotty. Greg gets a job opportunity too good to refuse. May's decision to sow her wild oats backfires, and Ashley receives some bad news from college. Dylan tries to save his friendship with Sean, while Greg and Jotty face off in an epic, high-stakes squash match.
Penang - The Shoot
Episode 7: Penang - The Shoot
Air Date: April 6th, 2017, 12:00 AM
Summary: The gang sign up to be extras in a Malaysian zombie film and Greg finally gets to fulfil his childhood dream of becoming a policeman. May gets an unexpected opportunity to reconnect with her Chinese roots, while the love triangle between Sean, Ashley and Dylan reaches an explosive climax.
Nepal - The End
Episode 8: Nepal - The End
Air Date: April 13rd, 2017, 12:00 AM
Summary: Dylan is taken to a Buddhist Monastery after a surprise meeting with Sam Bevan, the vengeful travel writer he impersonated in Vietnam. While attempting to liberate Dylan from certain brainwashing, May is subjected to a surprise visit from her mother, Greg looks for some new travelling companions and Ashley and Sean confront their feelings with potentially disastrous consequences for everyone.
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