Andy becomes fast friends with Jonathan Ross after making his first chat show appearance. The mother of an ill fan forces him to come and visit her boy at the hospital, so Andy takes Maggie along. Darren is given an ultimatum: arrange a meeting with Robert De Niro or get fired.
- Convinced that he can outgrow his sitcom and agent, Andy becomes detached from his friends in his pursuit of media connections. Andy appears on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and becomes friends with Ross. Despite making excuses, Andy has to agree to visit a boy who is in hospital with cancer. He asks Maggie to go with him. Andy is determined to fire Darren Lamb for incompetence, until Darren tells Andy he has arranged a meeting with his idol Robert De Niro. The meeting clashes with one of Andy's visits to the sick boy, but guilt at the burden he is imposing on Maggie and his suspicion of Darren's promises force him to visit the boy, at the cost of meeting De Niro. Lamb pacifies De Niro with a pornographic biro. At the hospital, Andy receives a call from Lamb to meet up with himself and De Niro at a pub, which he and Maggie accept.