Sick Note is a British black comedy television series starring Rupert Grint and Nick Frost. It first aired on 7 November 2017 on Sky One. In April 2017, it was reported that a second series had been ordered before the first had aired. It was later made available on Netflix worldwide in November 2018.


When a young man, Daniel (Rupert Grint), is misdiagnosed with terminal oesophageal cancer, due to his incompetent Doctor (Nick Frost), he begins to notice that everyone around him treats him better and he decides not to tell. This leads to more lies and secrets which need to be covered up. Daniel and the Doctor become allies as each have something to gain by maintaining the façade however they then attract the attention of a local Police man who believes Daniel may have been involved in a murder case. As more people become involved the web of lies begin to grow and eventually serious crimes are committed.