Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show.

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Cast

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 Kim Alabaster (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Boyce (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Harriet Schulenburg (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Sue White (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Caroline Todd (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
Pippa Haywood ...
 Joanna Clore (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Alan Statham (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Naughty Rachel (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Guilaume Secretan / ... (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
Lucinda Raikes ...
 Karen Ball (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Macartney (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Martin Dear (18 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dr. Angela Hunter (13 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Lyndon / ... (9 episodes, 2004-2006)
Keir Charles ...
 Oliver (8 episodes, 2004-2006)
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An offbeat comedy from the team behind 'Smack the Pony', set in a hospital, and is very much character-based, with storylines involving a staff liasion officer who hates people, a humourless consultant who thinks he's funny, and a handful of sexual predators and inadequates. Written by lordedmund

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Trivia

The same actress (Rosie Cavaliero) plays both Robbie's teacher in series 1 and Dr. Statham's voice therapist in series 2. See more »

Goofs

When Guy first meets and chats up Emmy, he comments "I must try that again on someone with smaller teeth," suggesting he does not find her particularly attractive. Yet later, she is number one on his league table of women. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Guilaume Secretan: I could happily kill everyone with a baseball cap.
Dr. Macartney: One baseball cap?
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Connections

References Don't Look Now (1973) See more »

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Que Onda Guero
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Performed by Beck
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Fascinating physical & mental comedy
10 October 2004 | by (Windsor, England) – See all my reviews

An instant addiction, the big cast of characters are bizarre but complex enough to be believably human (unlike, say, the support roles in Will and Grace). The way they all *move* is brilliant just on its own - especially the sickeningly smooth Dr Guy (did you see him sucking Dr Martin's shirt at the party?)and Joanna the Manager, a marionette on speed. The dialogue is sharp and very funny (huge team of writers) and on top of all this, there are enough plot lines to make you really care about these hyped-up weirdos, even the radiologist nerd, played by Mark Heap, who in contrast to all geek mythology ever, gets LOADS of sex. Even if the sex is funny enough to make you wince.

So much more witty than the "let's muck about dressed up in women's clothes, har har" style of recent "Little Britain" and "League of Gentlemen".

This is a great direction for British comedy/sit-coms to veer off on. More more!


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