The following events occured in the year 2001:
- Josef Slavanski is hired to teach Fran Katzenjammer how to play the piano.
- An ambush by Bernard Black causes Manny Bianco's Dave's syndrome to trigger.
- Danny Spudge learns to read and converts many literary classics into audio books.
- Bernard Black decides to convert Black Books into a restraunt.
- August 11 - Construction starts on converting Nifty Gifty into Goliath Books. Bernard Black, Manny Bianco and Fran Katzenjammer plan their holiday to St. Honoré.
- August 25 - Construction ends on converting Nifty Gifty into Goliath Books. Bernard Black, Manny Bianco and Fran Katzenjammer return from their holiday to St. Honoré.
Behind the scenes Edit
- The British sitcom, Black Books , wins the BAEFTA for Best Situation Comedy and a Bronze Rose at the Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival.
- Tamsin Greig, portrayer of Fran Katzenjammer, gives birth to her second son.
- Bill Bailey, portrayer of Manny Bianco, tours the globe with his hit stand-up comedy show, Bewilderness.