The series revolves around the store staff as they engage in a daily wisecrack battle with packs of DIY obsessed clients.

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 Mike (12 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Kenny (12 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Rex (12 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Anne (12 episodes, 2003-2004)
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The series revolves around the store staff as they engage in a daily wisecrack battle with packs of DIY obsessed clients.

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2nd best comedy of 2003
19 August 2003 | by (Bristol, England) – See all my reviews

2003 has been a pretty poor year for new British comedies. Many such as "TLC" and "Swiss Toni" have been nothing more than predictable, dull and terribly unfunny. Thankfully "Hardware" came a long. During its 6 episode run it quickly showed it was unpredictable, entertaining and very funny. What made the show so excellent was the character driven plots and witty jokes. It didn't rely on just clever put-downs like so many other programs do, but decent story-lines which were in the same class as "Only fools and horses" and "One foot in the grave". Nye has produced a very fine sit-com, so good I would rank it up a long side the classic "Men behaving badly". Lets just hope ITV produce another series of what is their best comedy for years and the second best of the year (Behind "Early doors").


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