British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »
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 Laura (26 episodes, 1981-1984)
Michael Williams ...
 Mike (26 episodes, 1981-1984)
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 Helen (23 episodes, 1981-1984)
Richard Warwick ...
 Phil (23 episodes, 1981-1984)
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most of the time. Mike sports a perpetual grin. They first meet during a party at the insistence of Laura's younger sister, Helen, and Mike's sweet, inept and endearing character sparks something in the bossy, stubborn, big-softy Laura. They never quite hit it off, but there's something there that keeps them together. Written by Len Massaar

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1 November 1981 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Kuinka isosisko naitetaan  »

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At a party given by her sister Helen (Susan Penhaligon) in the first episode, Laura (Judi Dench) is reading the novel "Bouquet Of Barbed Wire", which had been dramatized for television five years earlier starring Penhaligon. The edition Laura is reading features Susan Penhaligon on the book's front cover and Dench makes a knowing reference to this by peering confusedly at the picture as if to indicate the face in it looks very familiar to her. See more »

Quotes

Harry: [to Mike and Laura] I like you two. You're odd.
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Featured in Judi Dench talks to Richard Eyre (2002) See more »

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A Fine Romance
Written by Dorothy Fields and Jerome Kern
Theme song sung by Judi Dench
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FANTASTIC! LOVE THE TRIALS AND ERRORS OF LOVE, JUST LIKE IN REAL LIFE!!
16 August 2004 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

Whoever wrote "boring" must have been of the wrong age group. I'm 53 and I just loved all the movies (I bought the whole series) because I can relate to it. I loved the one liners! Michael Williams is spectacularly funny - a man without a clue!!

I got the whole set - I know that Amazon.com carries it - it's worth it!!! I also plan on getting the "Good Neighbors" complete set, "To The Manor Born" and "Vicar of Dibley". I LOVE English comedy!


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