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British Men Behaving Badly 

Men Behaving Badly (original title)
Two early thirties best friends live together while having completely different personalities. While their girlfriends try to help them take on more responsibilities the boys seldom respond well and usually end up drinking together.
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 Gary (45 episodes, 1992-2014)
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 Dorothy (42 episodes, 1992-1998)
Leslie Ash ...
 Deborah (42 episodes, 1992-1998)
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 Tony (39 episodes, 1992-2014)
Ian Lindsay ...
 George (25 episodes, 1992-1998)
Valerie Minifie ...
 Anthea (25 episodes, 1992-1998)
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This comedy series is all about two mates, Gary and Tony who share a two bedroom home. They are grown men who act like a couple of drunk two year olds, who spend their time either drinking beer at the local Pub, or at home having all MALE conversations on the couch (while drinking beer). Written by Graham Wilson Jr <diex@suburbia.net>

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The series spawned an American version of the same name which starred Rob Schneider and Ron Eldard. The series premiered in the United States on 18th September 1997 and ran for 2 seasons. See more »

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In the early seasons Gary had a driving licence and was shown having hired a car to spy on Dorothy as seen in season 4, episode 2, "Infidelity", and in season 3, episode 2, "Bed" is seen borrowing Dorothy's car to go to the chemist to buy antacid; but by season 6 he can't drive and has never driven, as seen in season 6, episode 3, "Jealousy" See more »

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Tony: [Tony has been trying to tattoo himself with a darning needle] It was going to read "Deborah, I love you", but now I'm just going for "Deb".
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Referenced in Come Fly with Me: Episode #1.1 (2010) See more »

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Men acting excellently
20 August 2000 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This is the best show the BBC has to offer and the best English comedy series besides Fawlty Towers, so I feel and lucky a Dutch TV station finally picked this one up last year (I hope they'll also broadcast them following season).

The show is about Tony (Neil Morrissey) and Gary (Martin Clunes, whom some of you might remember as Richard Burbage in Shakespeare in Love) who live together and as the title of this show suggests they behave badly, actually they are pigs. They are dumb, filthy, insensitive, asocial and they drink a lot. But most of all they are believable, never have I seen a show that is so believable with such ‘extraordinary' people in it. Then of course these two are not alone, they are joint by Gary's and Tony's upstairs neighbour Deborah (Leslie Ash) and Gary's girlfriend Dorothy (Caroline Quentin), who can actually be just as filthy as Gary but only if she feels like it.

This really is a very good show, because the actors are great and it is funny (if you have got the right sense of humour, cause if you don't you might be offended). This a 30 minute gross-out session I just MUST attend every week.


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