A part-improvised comedy about a couple bringing up their three young children.
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 Pete (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Sue (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Jake (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Ben (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Karen (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
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A part-improvised comedy about a couple bringing up their three young children.

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Although some of the speech is written, a large amount of the interaction (especially between the children) is completely improvised. See more »

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Featured in The British Comedy Awards 2011 (2011) See more »

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Glad I caught this - shame the BBC doesn't advertise it enough.
11 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Outnumbered is a sitcom orientated around family life - it is very accurate and very, very funny. The kid's lines - especially Ben and Karen's, are absolutely hilarious, and are something that a child would actually talk about. It does remind me of life as part of a family - though I'm only 17, I remember asking the kind of questions and explaining how I felt about the situation these children were in when I was their age. It's both realistic and hilarious. I'm glad I found this show, and was lucky to do so - I don't remember seeing any adverts on the BBC for this series. Which is a shame - the BBC have produced a sitcom that is of the same quality of Channel 4's Spaced. I believe it's one of Britain's sitcoms, and destined t be a cult classic, like Spaced. If the BBC showed more adverts for it, they'd have a bigger audience - this is the best show they've produced in years, comedy or otherwise.


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