My Life and Times (1991– )

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Ben Miller was an elderly man living in a nursing home in the year 2035, who frequently reminisced about his past life in this critically acclaimed series. Each episode was set in a ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
 Ben Miller (6 episodes, 1991)
 Susan (6 episodes, 1991)
 Rebecca Miller (6 episodes, 1991)
 Robert Miller (3 episodes, 1991)
Harriet Medin ...
 Jessie / ... (3 episodes, 1991)
 Daniel Miller (2 episodes, 1991)
Sean Baca ...
 Daniel Miller - Age 11 (2 episodes, 1991)
 Melanie Miller - Age 5 (2 episodes, 1991)
 Young Jessie (2 episodes, 1991)


Ben Miller was an elderly man living in a nursing home in the year 2035, who frequently reminisced about his past life in this critically acclaimed series. Each episode was set in a different year, and detailed Ben's days as a college student, his courtship with wife Rebecca, and other important moments in his life. Written by Marty McKee <>

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24 April 1991 (USA)  »

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(6 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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[opening narration]
Ben Miller: I can't say that I've seen everything but I've seen a lot. I've seen footsteps on the moon and seen myself stumble. I've seen fear and did my darndest not to be afraid. I've survived the nineties and braved the millennium. I've loved and lost and learned to love again. And I've learned that life is an adventure. You have to hold on and let it carry you away. I've let in carry me to me to the year 2035 and I'm here to tell the tale. I'm Ben Miller and this is my life and times.
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A Once in a Lifetime event.
1 October 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Perhaps it was the fickleness of the 90's or the fact that we were actively forgetting the identities of the 70's and 80's but when this show debuted it came off to such great critical acclaim and then like most critically acclaimed shows, it vanished. I am proud to have seen this series. As someone who considers himself a true lover of scifi and not just pulp or space operas this was a vista as open as any epic scifi novel. With the gentileness of one listening to their Grandparents tell stories of their youth and "salad days" we watch as elderly retiree Ben Miller regails all that will listen (including us) of his loves, losses, triumphs and pitfalls. The show was definately ahead of its time. When most scifi shows were exploring space, this one was more concerned with exploring the human condition, of the future and society on family and I think that has made all the difference. This was definately television too good for television.

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