A sitcom about two dreamy roommates in London. Gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell, whose career is going nowhere, and Linda La Hughes, who is about as attractive as a centenary nun, yet has ... See full summary »
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 Linda (19 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Tom (19 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Suze (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
Rosalind Knight ...
 Beryl (13 episodes, 1999-2001)
Brian Bovell ...
 Jez (13 episodes, 1999-2001)
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A sitcom about two dreamy roommates in London. Gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell, whose career is going nowhere, and Linda La Hughes, who is about as attractive as a centenary nun, yet has delusions of romantic love. Written by KGF Vissers

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Gimme, Gimme, Gimme  »

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The shows creator, Jonathan Harvey, appeared in the series three times. As a wedding guest at Tom and Gloria's wedding, as an actor in the sofa advert and as Linda's dream make up artists. See more »

Goofs

The Washomatic sequence in the opening animation is misspelled Washomtic, during the close-up shot of their faces, just above Linda's head. See more »

Quotes

Zippy: Are you pleased to see me?
Linda: Of course I'm pleased to see you Zippy. It's just a shock, I haven't been this shocked since well I gave birth to you. I thought you were wind, I very nearly called you Fart.
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Featured in Sitcom Does...: Friendship (2011) See more »

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Energy is not the word to use.
12 May 2001 | by (Rugby, Warwickshire, England) – See all my reviews

From the first episode right to the last New Year episode i have loved it. Althought Tom Farrell and Linda La Hughes are some of the most disgusting people you could come across they are adorable.

Gimme Gimme Gimme is sent in Kentish Town in London. They are flat mates, Tom being the sissy gay one and Linda being the butch straight one. The series also features three other main characters... Beryl (landlady) and Sues and Jez (The sickeningly in love neighbours. Linda and Tom are constantly hitting on Jez). The is one reoccuring character... Sugar walls, (you now see the actess in Eastenders... so don't hope to see her in this again).

My favourite episode has to be the Millenium night episode. So filled with laughter... the episode ends with both characters passing out... after singing a small rendition of 'Tomorrow' from Annie. Then a large choir bursts in and finishes the episode.

I don't see how people could not enjoy this programme. It is one of the few good comedies that the BBC has come up with in the last 5 years.

If you love crudeness... and God do i... watch this you shall love it. It is a very addictive show.


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