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 Harper (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)
Siobhan Hayes ...
 Abi Harper / ... (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 »

Quotes

Susan: I have decided to put an end to this madness that is ruining all our lives.
Michael: You're going to kill dad?
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Referenced in Comedy Connections: Geoffrey Perkins (2008) See more »

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Very Good Comedy
6 December 2004 | by (South Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

I just like to say this comedy is quite good as I have got the DVDs for the first 2 series, and I just can't stop watching it.

Its almost as good as The Simpsons (in my opinion anyway) but with a British family.

It's quite funny also, as well as good because a couple of the characters are like me and my brother sometimes.

The kind of acting is good too, the shouting and weird behaviour that are involved, even physical behaviour.

So, if its comedy you like, come and see it next time its on. If not, see something else.


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