Life Without George (1987–1989)

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After her live-in boyfriend of five years had left her, aerobic teacher Jenny gets involved in an on-off relationship with a neurotic estate agent Larry.

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Season:

3 | 2 | 1

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1989 | 1988 | 1987
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Simon Cadell ...
 Larry Wade (12 episodes, 1987-1989)
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 Jenny Russell (12 episodes, 1987-1989)
Ronald Fraser ...
 Harold Chambers (11 episodes, 1988-1989)
Michael Thomas ...
 Ben Morris (11 episodes, 1987-1989)
Campbell Morrison ...
 Sammy (10 episodes, 1988-1989)
Rosalind March ...
 Amanda (8 episodes, 1987-1988)
Cheryl Maiker ...
 Carol (6 episodes, 1988-1989)
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After her live-in boyfriend of five years had left her, aerobic teacher Jenny gets involved in an on-off relationship with a neurotic estate agent Larry. Written by Anonymous

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12 March 1987 (UK)  »

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Likeable, but average
18 February 2004 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

I remember this series well, but suspect it hasn't aged well. Indeed it was never shown at prime time when it was premiered. It's your basic will they/won't they get together with Jenny constantly comparing everyone to a long departed (and never seen) boyfriend 'George', and Larry doing everything he can, in a very shy and unconfident way, to persuade Jenny to take a serious interest in him.

Jenny is played by the always watchable Carol Royale, and Larry is played by the equally watchable Simon Cadell who is doing what he did so well, which is playing likeable, intelligent, yet vaguely incompetent, shy, unconfident fool. Indeed, apart from the looks, he coined this act well before Hugh Grant, and it is a great pity he died so young.

Other than that the other main characters are very forgettable (except perhaps Micheal Thomas who played Ben Morris). It wasn't laugh-out-loud funny, and each episode by itself doesn't stand-up too well, but as a complete series I found it quite likeable at the time. It is very inoffensive, too formulaic and not black enough for my tastes these days.

5/10


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