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)
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 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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As written on August 15, 2008 in a WENN article, Selma Blair's attire was so tight it cut into her thighs. Also for her role of Kim, Selma had to get hair extensions. See more »

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Kath Day: [blaze] how did you find me?
Phil Knight: You butt called me with your phone
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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.5 (2008) See more »

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Filthy/Gorgeous (Remix)
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Performed by Scissor Sisters
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From someone who hasn't seen the original
23 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have never seen the original version, but when I heard this was a remake, I just had to check out IMDb because I knew there would be the moans of many claiming "the original was better" (the same kind of people who in 1939 said "the book was better" in regards to Gone With The Wind).

I'm sure the original IS better, if not just from the fact that the original is just that: the original. Any kind of reproduction or spin off must be compared to the original as the "true" version.

That being said, I completely understand the disappointment this new version may be to anyone who has seen the old one.

I, however, thought this show has great potential. Again, I'm just going off the 2 episodes I've seen, but there is definitely something there. I kept being reminded of one of my other favorite shows, "Strangers With Candy". Not to say this is nearly as good as SWC, this show does demonstrate some brief moments of wonderfully brilliant sophisticated absurdity.

Although, maybe I just have low standards. Take a look at other network shows on. They're awful. I mean really. I guess I'll just take anything watchable I can...


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