When Susan finds that Janey doesn't trust her, she lets her have a teenage party alone while she is in Oxford with Ben. However the two lose confidence and return, only to be trapped in their bedroom...
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A strait-laced British inspector is transferred to St. Marie Island's police department. Unfortunately, he hates the sun, sea, and sand. In later series, an accident-prone officer heads the Caribbean investigative team.
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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
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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 »
"They also think the acting is crap, but let me remind you that everyone can act its just some people aren't good at it." ------------------- Roughly translated, this reads: "they think the acting's crap, but some people are crap actors". Er, good point.
Why is this show still on TV? Surely there's loads of material that could be shown instead, but is relegated to a later time slot or whatever. I think this show is so contrived and almost completely predictable. It's the TV programme I hate the most! I don't think it I would hate it as much if there didn't seem to be such a fanbase for it, but there inexplicably is. Shame!
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