House Gang Series 1

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House Gang:  Don't Call Me Stupid
Three young flatmates with intellectual disabilities face an emergency! The toilet is overflowing and the kitchen sink is blocked but nobody will come because the landlord never pays his bills.…
House Gang:  Dumped
Realising that Belinda has the best and biggest room in the house, Chloe decides to have it for herself. But Belinda has just been dumped by her boyfriend Scott. Meanwhile,…
House Gang:  Winners
Trev is determined to do well at his swimming trials, even if it means disrupting the lives of everyone in the household. Chloe meanwhile, has learnt that she is a…
House Gang:  Nightmare
It's Saturday night and the gang are getting ready for their Video Movie Marathon, when Scott phones Belinda begging her to give him another chance. Chloe is horrified when Belinda…
House Gang:  Truth of Dare
Robert decides he is sick of being nice, invests in a grunge wardrobe and announces that he's going to be bad. Considering herself the expert in evil, Chloe suggests a…
House Gang:  Sex
When Belinda comes home from her women's group with a Safe Sex board-game, Chloe decides that everybody in the house is unhealthily obsessed with "It". Sex, that is. Trev has…

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