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Family Tree Episode 8 of 8

Bea and Pete decide to spend their last day in California at the beach.

Tom meets Ally again and they decide to spend his last day there together, meeting distant a cousin, Melvin Schmelff, whose grandfather was a famous silent movie cowboy star called Tumbleweed Tim.

As Melvin shows them some classic Hollywood history, Tom gets a panicked phone call from Bea... Monk has gone missing at the beach.

Tom, Ally, Bea, Pete, and Melvin form a search party to find Monk, but Venice Beach is no place for a monkey puppet to get lost.

Al and Kitty throw a farewell party for Tom, which leads to the discovery of some more dark secrets and a turning point in Tom's relationship with Ally.

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30 minutes

Last on

Tue 3 Sep 2013 22:00
BBC Two except Scotland

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Role Contributor
Tom ChadwickChris O'Dowd
Kitty ChadwickCarrie Aizley
Melvin SchmelffBob Balaban
Al ChadwickEd Begley Jr
Pete StupplesTom Bennett
BrandiChristine Bently
Venice Beach WaiterJordan Black
Bea Chadwick and MonkeyNina Conti
Charity VolunteerBrooke Dillman
Rick TillmanMatt Griesser
Dave ChadwickChristopher Guest
Art VendorAlexander Lewis
KimMichael Mantell
Ally KeeleAmy Seimetz
Mike MortonFred Willard
PrincessOlivia Chenery
Young LordJames Rastall
Executive ProducerChristopher Guest
Executive ProducerJim Piddock
Executive ProducerKaren Murphy
Executive ProducerMario Stylianides
Executive ProducerDeborah Oppenheimer
ProducerChristine Sacani
ProducerMegan Murphy
WriterChristopher Guest
WriterJim Piddock

Characters that aren’t so everyday

Characters that aren’t so everyday

“We read somewhere that creating dull characters wasn't as good an idea”