An ex-blue-collar city employee tries to blow the whistle on corruption but when he loses his job over his righteous zeal, he goes from a life of honesty to a life of screwing the system. The whole family adopts this attitude. The whole title of the show is "Les Bougons, C'est Aussi Ça La Vie" Which translates into "The Bougons, This Is Also Life"
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 Paul Bougon (49 episodes, 2004-2006)
Louison Danis ...
 Rita Bougon (49 episodes, 2004-2006)
Claude Laroche ...
 Frédéric Bougon (49 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Paul 'Junior' Bougon (49 episodes, 2004-2006)
Hélène Bourgeois Leclerc ...
 Dolorès Bougon (49 episodes, 2004-2006)
Rosalee Jacques ...
 Mao Bougon (49 episodes, 2004-2006)
Vincent Bilodeau ...
 Chabot (27 episodes, 2004-2006)
Pierre Ebert ...
 Pépère Bougon (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
André Lacoste ...
 Beaudoin (20 episodes, 2004-2006)
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A blue-collar schlob loses his job and decides to dedicate his life to screwing the system, and making life hell for those more fortunate than he is. His family also adopts this mentality. Stolen gasoline, brutally murdered cats and androgynous adopted Chinese children ensue. Written by jpbelang

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The full title of the show "Les Bougons, C'est Aussi Ça La Vie" translates from French to "The Bougons, Life's Also Like That". See more »

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Portrait of a nice loving family - NOT!
2 February 2004 | by (Montréal, Québec, Canada) – See all my reviews

Comedy series about the Bougon family, which are the perfect model family - if your way of life consists of drinking beer all day, cheating on welfare and on your landlord, having a prostitute as a daughter and otherwise coming up with various schemes to make money as long as it doesn't involve an honest paycheck, that is.

The first few episodes of this new (Jan 2004) Radio-Canada TV series have been extremely funny and successful. Its politically incorrect biting satire pokes fun at everything and everyone. The series is quickly becoming a Québec cultural icon


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