The Lives And Loves Of Fives Friends In The Northern Town Of Runcorn

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 Gaz (79 episodes, 2001-2011)
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 Donna (78 episodes, 2001-2011)
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 Janet / ... (74 episodes, 2001-2011)
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 Louise (71 episodes, 2001-2011)
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 Jonny (56 episodes, 2001-2011)
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The Lives And Loves Of Fives Friends In The Northern Town Of Runcorn

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The title is a reference to the 1980 hit single "Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Please" by Splodgenessabounds. See more »

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There are three different versions of how Jonny and Janet got together. In the first series, Gaz states that Jonny left his previous girlfriend for Janet. In series 2, it's Janet who left her boyfriend, Andy, for Jonny. In the musical special, they are both single and meet in a nightclub. See more »

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Jonny: My daughter will want for nothing. She'll have dollies-a-plenty. And bears but no clowns, they scare me. And on a perfect summer's eve, when the sun dances like... Michael Flatley... after our dinner of spaghetti hoops, we shall run like Billy-ho himself, down to a sea so calm it would make Des Lynam look like a big, scary wolfman. She will be the most cherished little girl in the whole world. My little Ferrari.
Janet: Jonny, I'm not pregnant.
Jonny: Oh thank fuck for that!
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Not quite sure why so many people hate this.
25 April 2002 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

I found the first series unexpectedly funny. The writing is fresh and delightfully obscene! The young writer has had the courage to put lines and topics into a sitcom that have not been used before, but which people make jokes about all the time in real life. The cast, particularly the girls are superb and seem the fit the roles like a glove. So what if the show is a little like Friends, set in Runcorn - so long as it's funny! The show is let down by the laughter track - in an odd reversal of the usual criticism - it is not strong enough. I have been creasing myself with laughter with some lines only to hear silence from the recorded audience. The repeated viewing of the first series was even better - which is always a good sign. I am glad that the Beeb has agreed to a second series despite the criticism.

I have not seen the new series yet but I am looking forward to it coming to terrestrial soon.


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