U.S. version of the hit Australian comedy about a dysfunctional mother and daughter relationship.

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 Kath Day (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Kim Day (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Phil Knight (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mikey Day ...
 Craig Baker (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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U.S. version of the hit Australian comedy about a dysfunctional mother and daughter relationship.

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Molly Shannon is only 8 years older than her on-screen daughter Selma Blair. See more »

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Craig Baker: Okay Kimmy I want you to meet someone and I think shes going to make you a lot happier
[calls to Ginger]
Craig Baker: Ginger! Come on Ginger!
Kim Day: [disgusted] Eww you know I hate dogs!
Craig Baker: Wait - You say you hate everything, Kim, that's why it's hard to know what you really hate. Baby I did this for us your not going to be my best friend so I got Ginger.It was your moms idea, she sid
[imitating Kath]
Craig Baker: Craig get a dog
Kath Day: I did not say that!
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Referenced in The Cleveland Show: The Brown Knight (2010) See more »

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Filthy/Gorgeous (Remix)
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Performed by Scissor Sisters
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Has anybody seen the Australian version? Give this show a chance!
11 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked Kath and Kim, the Australian version, and I have two DVD sets which I can't watch in America because of the regional difference in my DVD player. The show is about mother, Kathleen Day, played by Molly Shannon, and her daughter Kimberly, played by Selma Blair. Both are somewhat self-centered, vain, and totally into themselves. The pilot opens up where after 6 weeks of marriage, Kim and Craig have split up because she won't do anything like cook for him. Kim thinks of herself as the trophy wife who doesn't have to do anything but things are done for her. It's part of how her mother Kath have spoiled her. In the Australian version, there was Sharon, an overweight enthusiastic athletic woman, who is Kim's best friend and ally. The show tries to maintain the quality but it's more Americanized for audiences. Kath falls for the guy who runs the sandwich shop and Kim and Craig try to repair their marriage. Now there is a lot of silliness and quirkiness but I say give it time to let them grow on you. You might like this show.


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