Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly ... See full summary »
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 Martin Tupper (119 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Toby Pedalbee (119 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Judith Tupper Stone / ... (119 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Jeremy Tupper (119 episodes, 1990-1996)
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 Eddie Charles (105 episodes, 1991-1996)
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Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly looking for dates, but without a clue how to relate to women. Working as a book editor, with a ditsy, headstrong secretary, who cramps his style as often as helping him. The series is crammed full of hundreds of clips from all manner of old films, used as metaphors for Martin's reactions (hence the title); and it is renowned for its use of sexual references, plus, in its early seasons, occasional swearing and numerous scenes of nudity. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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The opening credits began with a television set turning on to display nothing but static. This has since become the generic logo for all HBO Original Series. See more »

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Claire: I'm sorry, is the smoke bothering you?
Martin: Actually, yes.
Claire: Then don't inhale.
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sexy smart and funny
29 January 2000 | by (new york) – See all my reviews

I must say, This has been one of the funniest sexiest comedies for its time. Martin Tupper, book editor and hung up on the ex wife. But persistance pays off, because he did finally get his true love (wife, exwife, wife again) It was great watching him as the funny experienced bachelor that he was. Boy oh boy, did this guy get women or what. What more can you say, the life and times of Martin Tupper will shock and amaze you. Martin, I trully admire you. You are great.


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