My Family (2000–2011)

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Comedy about Ben, a dentist, and his family. They don't exactly get along well.

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 Ben / ... (118 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 Susan Harper (116 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 Michael Harper / ... (115 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 Janey Harper / ... (95 episodes, 2000-2011)
Keiron Self ...
 Roger Bailey / ... (60 episodes, 2002-2011)
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 Abi / ... (59 episodes, 2002-2009)
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British comedy series about the Harper family. Father Ben is a dentist who'd like to see his children move out of the house as soon as possible because all he wants is peace and quiet. His eldest son Nick - who later on in the series does move out - is a complete idiot and a no-good who can't hold on to any of the various jobs he has. Daughter Janey is very shallow and not very picky when it comes to boys while son Michael is way too smart for Ben and doesn't feel the need to communicate much with his father. His curious wife Susan clearly makes all the decisions in the household. Later on in the series Ben gets an assistant at work, goofy and naive Roger, and when Janey finally moves out, no-brainer Abby moves in, while Janey keeps visiting, sometimes bringing along her little son, Kenzo. So much for Ben's peace and quiet. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Both Robert Lindsay_ and Zoe Wanamaker_ criticised the quality of the writing in the show's later seasons. Wanamaker revealed that they both refused to film one script because it was so poor. See more »

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Ben: Mikey, Mikey, Mikey!
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Britains favourite family
15 January 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My Family is the most popular British sitcom of the last decade with millions ignoring the snide remarks and put downs from critics and enjoying the misadventures of the Harper Family.

Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wannamaker carry the show with ease and are supported by and large with great writing. Daniella Denby Ashe and Gabriel Thomson also deserve credit having been a part of the show since it began.

Not every episode is a classic and some of the newer characters brought in like Roger and Alfie have had limited success.

The show although still has its moments but has never really recovered from the departure of Kris Marshall as Nick. The idiot son stole the show in the first few years and I think if fans of the show had a wish it would be for him to return to the family nest.


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