The Responder: I’ll Give You Chris (BBC One, May 26, 2024)

The Responder Series 2

A brand new episode of The Responder’s second season airs on BBC One on Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 9:00 PM. The episode is titled “I’ll Give You Chris,” and it promises an intense and action-packed installment in the series.

In this fourth episode, Chris (Martin Freeman) faces a difficult decision when he obtains Franny’s encrypted phone. He can either hand it over to the drugs squad or return it to the dealer, hoping to calm the situation. As Chris hesitates, Franny Sutton, played by Sunetra Sarker, relentlessly pursues him across the city, having intercepted the secret ENCRO phone. Meanwhile, Rachel (Adelayo Adedayo) tries to protect Steve’s new girlfriend, and Marco (Josh Finan) deals with social services due to his challenges in caring for Adele. Additionally, Casey’s (Emily Fairn) drug addiction and withdrawal symptoms escalate, leading her to steal money from a stranger to fund her habit.

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The episode also features a visit from Ray Mullen (Warren Brown) to Debs (Amaka Okafor), where he reveals his knowledge of her relationship with Franny and their son. Ray’s fixation on Chris intensifies, and he threatens to have Chris fired. Rachel boldly stands up to Ray, throwing a guest’s toast at him.

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“I’ll Give You Chris” explores the intricate web of connections and tensions between the characters. Chris, Rachel, Ray, Debs, Franny, and Casey find themselves entangled in a perilous game, each with their secrets and struggles. The episode raises the stakes as Chris attempts to navigate a way out of this complex situation while battling his personal demons.

The Responder: I’ll Give You Chris airs on Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 9:00 PM on BBC One.

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