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Coupling (2000–2004)

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Six best friends talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love.

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Series cast summary:
 Steve Taylor (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
 Jane Christie (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
 Susan Walker (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
 Sally Harper (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
 Patrick Maitland (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
 Jeffrey 'Jeff' Murdock (22 episodes, 2000-2002)


On average, men and women think about sex every six seconds. Shorten that to every second, and you've got Coupling. It's more than just a one night stand! When a couple gets together, it's never just the two of them - they also bring baggage - and Susan and Steve are no exception. Their baggage is a crowd of best friends and exes who talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love. Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps... Susan Walker is a beautiful go-getter with an uninhibited attitude who used to date Patrick Maitland, the sextet's charismatic, cocky player, London's king of conquests - a guy who's just too cool to worry about being smart. Attractive Sally Harper is a beauty therapist who is Susan's unashamedly vain best friend, who aggressively battles aging with heavy doses of moisturizer and men - including Patrick. Meanwhile, Steve Taylor, while getting together with Susan, can't seem to shake loose from his vivacious and slightly vacuous ... Written by I'm_So_Sexy

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Many of the early episodes of the third season had to be shot out of sequence to accommodate the fact that Kate Isitt had just had a baby, and so wasn't always available. See more »


Sally: [trying to explain to Patrick what platonic friendship with a woman is] What do you call people you go out with but don't try to sleep with?
Patrick: [beat] Men.
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Remade as Coupling (2007) See more »


Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Written by Osvaldo Farrés, Joseph Davis
Performed by Mari Wilson
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Very, very funny
17 August 2004 | by (Dorset, England) – See all my reviews

Steve Moffat has created a rare thing. A rude sitcom which is actually funny. Most people will say that Richard Coyle steals the show with his fantastical character Geoff, but I personally believe that most of the credit should go to Ben Miles for his interpretation of the character Patrick. When Miles produces just one funny line he steals the show, and the other actors and actresses aren't bad either. Each person who has seen it has their favourite character whether it be statistical Sally, mad Jane, sensible Susan or paranoid Steve. It is virtually impossible not to like this show. I love this show, and I recommend that you should see it today for you will fall in love with it too.

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