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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Despite often saying that Laura is younger than Jane Fonda, Judi Dench is in fact three years older. See more »

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Laura Dalton: [Mike stares at Laura's pajamas] I have a nightie, but it's in the wash.
Mike Selway: No, no, they're fine. I think they're very, uh, very dinky.
Laura Dalton: Dinky?
Mike Selway: It's not my day for words, is it?
Laura Dalton: Oh, Mike, it doesn't matter.
Mike Selway: Well it does, because just for once I'd like to say something that was right.
Laura Dalton: Why?
Mike Selway: Because you'd like me to.
Laura Dalton: Look, if you can get by without the sheer black nightie, I can get by without the words.
[They kiss]
[...]
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Remade as A Fine Romance (1983) See more »

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All of You
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Michael Williams
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Americans will LOVE "Romance"!
22 September 2002 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

"A Fine Romance" is a delightful, gentle comedy that romance afficionados will love. Cleverly written by Bob Larbey, half of the duo that brought us "The Good Neighbors" and wonderfully nuanced performances by Dame Judi and the rest of the ensemble. American Britcom fans will definitely want to check this one out. Even my (non-romantic) hubby was chuckling throughout.


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