Peep Show (2003– )

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Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.

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 Mark Corrigan (48 episodes, 2003-2012)
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 Jeremy Usborne (48 episodes, 2003-2012)
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 Sophie Chapman (32 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Super Hans (31 episodes, 2003-2012)
Neil Fitzmaurice ...
 Jeff Heaney (20 episodes, 2003-2012)
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Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.

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Welcome to the private world of Jeremy and Mark - two very ordinary weirdos.

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'Peep Show' was originally set to be called 'POV', after the show's Point-of-view perspective. The idea however was scrapped as writers Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain felt that the title would make the show sound 'too gimmicky'. See more »

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20-something comedy with a difference
6 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This unusual UK comedy show followed in the steps of 'Friday Night Armistice', 'Spaced', 'Jam' and 'Smack the Pony' in taking its place in the late-night schedules of Channel 4. Focusing on the deadbeat characters of Mark and Jeremy ('Jez'), flatmates without a hope of succeeding in the world, we see their world through their own eyes and through their own minds. It is a refreshing approach which makes the show funnier, sharper, and more interesting to watch.

Mark (a character not a million miles away from Arthur Dent in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) is hopelessly in love with his office colleague Sophie (Olivia Colman), but naturally he can't make her see that, and in fact he is so rubbish at everything she's unlikely to want him anyway! Jez thinks he's the greatest person in the universe when in fact he is probably as unlikely to be a social success as Mark. His girlfriend Nancy (Rachel Blanchard) is a model-looking girl with strange ideas.

'Peep Show' isn't as off-the-wall as earlier shows which have aired in the same slot but in the two series showed so far, is coming along nicely. It has the usual preoccupations of twenty-somethings at its heart – sex, booze, girls, money, more sex – and David Mitchell and Robert Webb are excellent as Mark and Jeremy.


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