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

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Quotes

Ben: [to Abi] You, you're unhinged!
[to Michael]
Ben: You, you're demented!
[to Nick]
Ben: You... you're just you!
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Avoid this show!
19 January 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This so called "comedy" demonstrates how far the British sit-com has fallen in recent years (with a few notable exceptions). The jokes are all very obvious and predictable, with punchlines telegraphed well before they are delivered. My girlfriend enjoys this, but I'm afraid I've not yet been able to sit through an entire episode, try as I might. Being from Australia, I'm not really familiar with the actors other work. I've been told that they are quite famous and well regarded, but I honestly wouldn't employ a single one of them for so much as a haemorrhoid cream advertisement. The two leads chew the scenery as though they're rejects from a bad Christmas pantomime. I'm very angry about the time I have wasted trying to watch this show - do yourself a favour and don't make the same mistake. Avoid!


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