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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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »
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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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8 July 1990 (USA)  »

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Drøm videre  »

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John Landis asked Universal Studios if he could make a show out of all the old TV programs that Universal had in its library, a lot of which were anthology shows. He then asked David Crane and Marta Kauffman to come up with a premise. This was the result. See more »

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Gibby: How's the operation?
Martin: What operation?
Gibby: Since you handed in your son's book to your mistress, I assume you got a new pair of balls.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993) See more »

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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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