Tim is in a custody battle with his ex-wife, when he quits his job. He applies for a job as a civil servant doing data entry, but discovers during the job interview that he has been offered a job as a trainee spy for MI5.

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 Tim (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Marcus (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 The Examiner (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Caitlin (17 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Chris (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Judith (16 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Moritz (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
Ellie Hopkins ...
 Justine (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Cohen (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
Joseph H. King ...
 Goldstein (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Philip (11 episodes, 2012)
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 Portis (11 episodes, 2011-2012)
Mia Clifford ...
 Mia (11 episodes, 2012)
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 Owen (9 episodes, 2012)
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 Arthur (9 episodes, 2012)
Frank Kauer ...
 Nick Chin / ... (8 episodes, 2012)
Henry Empson ...
 Oliver (8 episodes, 2012)
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Tim is in a custody battle with his ex-wife, when he quits his job. He applies for a job as a civil servant doing data entry, but discovers during the job interview that he has been offered a job as a trainee spy for MI5.

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The building shown as the headquarters of the organization is Freemasons' Hall, the home of the United Grand Lodge of England. See more »

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Featured in The British Comedy Awards 2011 (2011) See more »

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Love British Comedies
31 July 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

As the summary declares, I love British comedies! It is my current understanding that SPY was not renewed for another season. I am not quite certain, but I hope that I am incorrect. Once I discovered this program, I watched all episodes of Season I and II via the internet. I wasn't sure that I would like it, but by episode 2 of Season I, I fell in love with it! I believe that the writers actually were able to bring the characters along with each episode. By the end of Season II, I wanted (want!) more. I would like to see where the characters and relationships would (will!) go. I saw growth in the relationship between Tim and Marcus and hoped that things would only get better between them. Some of the situations I can live without. The crazy behavior of the first therapist (name?) and then the second therapist - Owen is it? That whole situation featuring the custody battle for Marcus and what a mother would do to gain said custody. Overlooking this part of the series, I still love British comedies and hope they bring this back with the same cast! Loved the Examiner and all the characters within MI5!


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