17 April 2012 4:27 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

From Not Going Out's flatmate from hell Lee Mack, to Peep Show's Mark and Jez, and the Friends cast – we run down our favourite TV flatmates. Have we missed any out?

Friday nights are fast turning into something of a one-man show for Lee Mack. Not only is he appearing once more with Rob Brydon and co as one of the regular panelists BBC1's Would I Lie to You but he's also back playing a fictionalised version of himself in Not Going Out. In the deliciously silly sitcom, Mack plays an ageing slacker who's got a decent case for claiming to be one of the worst fictional flatmates to have graced the small screen. But he's got stiff competition. The schedules have played host to a gaggle of rent-sharers down the years, but who has done it best? From psychopathic squatters to rib-ticklingly funny roomies, join us as »

- Daniel Bettridge

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