The Two of Us (1981–1982)

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Nan Gallagher, a television talk show host and single mother, needs some help to manage her house. She place an ad in the newspaper for a housekeeper. Robert Brentwood, an English butler, ... See full summary »

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 Robert Brentwood (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Nan Gallagher (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
Oliver Clark ...
 Cubby Royce (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Gabrielle 'Gabby' Gallagher (20 episodes, 1981-1982)
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 Reggie Cavanaugh (16 episodes, 1981-1982)
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Nan Gallagher, a television talk show host and single mother, needs some help to manage her house. She place an ad in the newspaper for a housekeeper. Robert Brentwood, an English butler, answers it. Now he is a bit arrogant and pompous and is not particularly fond of Americans. But nevertheless Nan decides to give him a try and he too, gives it a try. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Really the reverse situation of the source material
21 October 2002 | by (Irving, TX) – See all my reviews

Based on the popular britcom "Two's Company" starring Elaine Stritch, this one reversed the situation by featuring the American boss with a British butler in an American setting. Because a different fish was out of water, the comedy was different. In addition, Nan (Mimi Kennedy) was a talk-show host which provided another source of laughs. Though "The Two of Us" never quite scaled the consistent heights of comedy that the best shows managed, this was often very funny and I wish it had had more time hit its stride. The utterly deadpan Peter Cook was well-used here, and Mimi Kennedy made a good foil for him. I still laugh every time I hear "Let's Twist Again" and think of Peter Cook singing it in his haughty monotone. He is a comedy treasure who is sorely missed.


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