Gogglebox family has very good reason for absence after going missing from multiple episodes
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 25
Gogglebox fans have questioned the absence of a family from the show (Picture: Channel 4)

fans have been left wondering where a family who have appeared on the show for years are .

On the most recent two episodes of the long-running series, .

First joining the show in 2014, dad Tom senior, mum Julie, sons Shaun and Tom junior and daughter Vanessa.

However, fans have questioned their absence over the past two weeks.

Posting on social media, one viewer wrote: ‘Anyone know what’s happened to the Malones? Never the same without them.’

Meanwhile someone else shared: ‘Where’s the Malones? They weren’t on last week’s episode either.’

The Malone’s have appeared on the series since 2014(Picture: Channel 4)

Although the family have missed filming for the past fortnight, they haven’t left the series and are instead soaking up the sun in the United States on an extended holiday together.

Posting a series of snaps on Instagram with his family, Tom Jr. revealed they had been enjoying time at Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida.

‘Malone Family holiday 2024 ❤️,’ he explained.

‘A family holiday was LONG overdue…especially with the additions of my nieces and nephews (even if I did bring some Mancunian rain with me). Swipe to end to see the fun uncle in action.’

Tom Sr. has also given fans a sneak peek into their holiday, posting a selfie with his wife alongside Disney character Goofy.

In another hilarious snap he pulled a face in from of Epcot Centre’s Geosphere – also known as the giant golf ball.

Despite his grim expression, he captioned the post: ‘Happy, happy, happy!’

They are currently enjoying the sights at Disneyworld in Florida (PictureL Julie Malone/ Instagram)

Away from Gogglebox, Tom Sr. is a lorry driver, while his wife Julie has previously worked as a receptionist.

As for their sons, Shaun is a sports coach and has worked with Manchester United’s Under-16s Ability Counts football team, while Tom Jr. is a professional dancer, choreographer, freelance model and TikTok star.

Vanessa has also appeared on the Channel 4 show and works as an NHS nurse.

She also has three children – Brogan, Saoirse and Carsen.

This isn’t the first time the family have missed some episodes of the show – in 2022 they were absent whilst also travelling to Disneyworld.

They also missed a few episodes in 2022 (Picture: Channel 4)

Sharing a video to Instagram in front of Epcot Center, Tom Sr. said at the time: ‘Here we are on holiday. Jesus Christ you wouldn’t feel like you’re on holiday with this lot, I can tell you that.

‘Right, we’re in Florida so we’re not there for the first couple of shows are we.’

Julie jokingly added: ‘I thought it was Blackpool Tower?’

‘I stand corrected, Blackpool Tower!’ Tom added, continuing: ‘See you in a couple of weeks, enjoy the show! Starts without us, but we’ll be back soon.’

Gogglebox airs Fridays at 9pm on Channel 4.