The series concluded on 9 November 2011 and consisted of fourteen episodes. It was confirmed in February 2014 that the show would be moving to new channel. Plus, Lydia has another argument with Arg about Mark and Gemma teaches Harry how to drive. Maria agrees to go on a date with Mick before trying to patch things up with Kirk. Gemma continues to flirt with the twins and Mark tells his parents he needs to leave Essex for a while. Ahead of series 2, it was reported that the cast wanted to be paid for starring in the show.
Season 13, Episode 3 October 15, 2014 Season 13, Episode 3 October 15, 2014 The crew are back from Ibiza, and are smack back to Essex with sore heads and sore hearts. Mick draws the line under his brief romance with Maria when rumours surface that she used to be an escort, whilst Joey plans an animal themed pool party. Just as the Wrights had taken Sam to their ample bosom and Mark had finally admitted those non-dates with Sam had been actual dates, Mark got wind of some terrible news. Gemma confides in Frankie about her weight issues and her desire to be thin, whilst Dino and Georgio plan a Greek night in order to cheer her up. Elsewhere Joey and Sam confront each other over their break-up, and Kirk feels awkward following his split with Lauren P.
As Lauren and Sam look up to a tearful Mark, he walks down the stairs to embrace Arg and walks away from the party. Gemma is startled when she takes Harry out for a driving lesson. Sam and Billie had ended up in hospital after suffering a number of injuries. Elsewhere Mick confides in Kirk about feeling lonely, and the girls think Maria is with Mick because of lust rather than love. At the Bonfire party, Mario confides in Lauren G after his breakup with Lucy, and Mark and Arg share an emotional talk.
As the party is in full swing, Mark tearfully stands on the stairs and looks around to his friends. Gemma plans a singles night for all those looking for love leading to awkwardness as Jess and Kirk are matched together as well as Maria and Mick. Arg and Gemma make a pact to get fit, whilst new boys Dino and Georgio settle into the group by turning to the females. Tired of her putting his best friend down all the time, Arg asks Lydia to make more of an effort with Mark. .
Mark and Arg share a tanning session and Joey later helps Arg to change his image, but Arg isn't so sure that Joey's style suits him. Mario and Lucy rage when they discover what Peri has said about their relationship, and Lauren P is jealous to see Kirk flirting with Billi. Mark issues an ultimatum to Sam, but she doesn't feel ready for a relationship with him. Mario plans an Italian family night for Lucy to give her the chance to meet his family, and Carol urges Mark to get closer to Sam much to the annoyance of Lauren G. Lucy finally apologises to Lauren G for her past mistakes. Lydia and Debbie convince Mario that Lucy made a mistake, but its not long before Lucy takes to the stage to apologize. Joey, Lydia and Debbie head to a car boot sale, whilst Harry and his brother Ronnie have a heart-to-heart after working on their fathers flower stall.
After their holiday romance in Ibiza, George has been hanging out with Tom P. It is the last series to include Harry Derbidge, Kirk Norcross, Maria Fowler and Mark Wright having all appeared since the first series. The series heavily focused on the romance of Mark and Sam despite obstacles like their respected exes Lauren G and Joey, the beginning of Lucy and Mario, and Arg and Lydia facing rocky patches in their relationship. This is the first series to include Billi Mucklow, Cara Kilbey, Mario Falcone, Peri Sinclair, twins Dino and Georgio Georgiades and briefly included Mark Wright Snr, the father of Mark and Jess Wright, before he later returned in the sixth series. The Only Way is Essex returned to our screens on Sunday, September 2nd. Sam confides in Billie over her trust issues with Mark and constantly having to look over her shoulder for Lauren G.
Lucy clashes with Peri when they discuss Mario, and Gemma plays nurse to an ill Dino. Lydia rages with Arg once again, this time after he accuses her of bullying Mark. It turned out the cast are only making 32p more than the hourly rate of £5. Seasons 1-20 of The Only Way is Essex are ready to stream on Netflix now. Description The 24th season offers more powerful adventures and different events that we live in differently. Harry invites his new boyfriend round for a meal, and Lauren G meets Mario for the first time.
Mario tells Lucy it will take a long time for him to forgive her, but they will work through it together. The Wright family meal turned out to be the calm before the storm for poor Sam Faiers. Arg hosts a tudor themed party for his birthday where Joey and Jess face an awkward reunion, and Lydia is over the moon by her gift from Arg. Gemma unveils her new image to Harry and Sam, whilst Lauren Pope and Kirk have different feelings about their split. Things take a twist when Lydia, Mario and Lucy interrupt Mark and Arg speaking to other girls in a club where Mark defends himself and tells Mario that he recently slept with his girlfriend.
On the other hand, Diagez seems to be still unusually torn, although he has made clear his feelings during the previous period of the friendship of Chloe and Dan. The thirteenth series was the first to air on the channel, beginning on 8 October 2014. Elsewhere, Joey and Sam also confront their issues, and a group of new faces make their appearances. In the closing moments Jessica kisses Joey, much to the shock of Mark and the rest of the cast. Lauren G announces that she has recently gone back to Mark before having a heart-to-heart with Joey about their exes. Following another argument with Lucy, Mario is determined to get to the bottom of the cheating rumours and asks to meet up with Jess to see the proof.