Ben's got a mystery illness and claims to be far too ill to go to school. Auntie Angela's boyfriend dumps her, so the family rally round to cheer her up in the best way they know how. Dad worries that he could be out of a job when his little problem at the school becomes public knowledge, but is Mum's job any safer?
Outnumbered is about a family living in South London, where the parents are "Outnumbered" by their three children. The parents constantly try to keep their children under control, but completely fail to do so. The father, Pete, works at an inner city school as a history teacher, whereas mother, Sue, is a part-time PA.
The three children are eleven-year-old Jake who worries about everything, from worrying about starting at his new school to the world being sucked into a black hole, seven-year-old Ben who constantly lies to his parents and always wants to watch Little Britain, and five-year-old Karen who constantly asks too many questions.
Outnumbered - The Mystery Illness Synopsis and Schedule