Outnumbered (2007– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Drama
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 4,516 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 2 critic

A part-improvised comedy about a couple bringing up their three young children.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 18 Jun 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 34 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 49 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Outnumbered" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Outnumbered (2007– )

Outnumbered (2007– ) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Outnumbered.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



5   4   3   2   1  
2014   2012   2011   2010   … See all »
7 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mock the Week (TV Series 2005)
Comedy | Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Dara O'Briain, Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Alexander Armstrong, Ben Miller, Jim Howick
Green Wing (TV Series 2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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

Stars: Sally Bretton, Oliver Chris, Olivia Colman
Teachers (2001–2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Comedy drama that follows the exploits of school staff both inside and out of the classroom.

Stars: Ursula Holden Gill, Gillian Bevan, Lloyd McGuire
My Hero (2000–2007)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Stars: Emily Joyce, Geraldine McNulty, Hugh Dennis
Outnumbered (TV Series 2014)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A news show featuring the top headlines of the day, from pop culture to politics, with a panel of four women vs. one man.

Stars: Sandra Smith, Harris Faulkner, Jedediah Bila
Outnumbered (TV Series 2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Hardworking Drew and Allison Embry are doing their best, juggling careers and the raising of three children. But clearly, the kids have them "outnumbered" and often overwhelmed.

Stars: Ken Marino, Brooke Bloom, Aidan Potter
Out-Numbered (TV Series 2014)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Documentary-style reality series about a small business owner in Los Angeles and his fiancé. Mike struggles to maintain work-life balance while Christina focuses on planning their wedding. ... See full summary »

Stars: Nesta, Christina Birdsall, Stevie
Cuckoo II (TV Series 2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Cuckoo is every parent's worst nightmare - a slacker full of outlandish, New Age ideas.

Stars: Greg Davies, Helen Baxendale, Tyger Drew-Honey
Tyger Takes On... (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Tyger Drew-Honey, Steve Perry
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Stars: Vic Reeves, Dan Renton Skinner, Beth Rylance
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Pete (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
...
 Sue (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
...
 Jake (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
Daniel Roche ...
 Ben (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
...
 Karen (34 episodes, 2007-2014)
Edit

Storyline

A part-improvised comedy about a couple bringing up their three young children.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2007 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Isot ja pienet  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Hugh Dennis' real first name is Pete (short for Peter), just like the character he plays on the show. He uses his middle name Hugh professionally because there was already a Peter Dennis registered with Equity (the British actors' union) when he started his career. See more »

Connections

Featured in Sitcom Does...: Families (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
So innovative, so accurate
30 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

There have been lots of attempts to show the comic side of so called "ordinary life" but they always fall into the trap of trying to create gags, as opposed to reflecting what we all know, which is that real life often throws up comic moments if only you let it. This is exactly what the producers, writers, directors, actors have got together to do. After watching 2 episodes I thought these kids are absolutely brilliant

  • they are being allowed to express themselves with none of the


stiffness that a script would bring about. This is especially true for the young actors but it is also true for the excellent Claire Skinner and Hugh Dennis, and you can see the delight on their faces as they react to the children's spontaneity. It just shows how powerful the technique of improvised and semi-improvised filming can be, and whilst it's not a new device, I personally believe it's greatly underused. We all know about Mike Leigh, Ken Loach, Woody Allen etc, and we constantly hear about great moments which ended up in a film which were the result of some spontaneous improvisation, and yet we steer away from this dangerous approach. I don't want to put writers out of a job, and in Outnumbered we can see once again the originality and creativity of Andy Hamilton's and Guy Jenkin's style, but they appreciate that they are part of a creative team which produces an end product greater than the sum of its parts. Let's use the technique more in 'adult' drama and comedy and not think that it only works where there are cute kids!

A word too about the subject matter itself. It is so extraordinarily well-observed and accurate; I recognise 99% of what's going on on screen. Now I realise that this is a portrayal of one particular life style, and not all the truths are universal ones, but the fact that the choice of family is relatively specific should not lead to it being dismissed as a comedy for the chattering classes, as though that somehow negates its worth.


46 of 48 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
New Series in the pipeline ??? slumdogGal2009
I know I'm on my own, but... andyg35
Karen! baxter_the_pig
Frankie Boyle cameo in Seaon 3 Episode 1 vi6527
They can't keep their hands off, can they? trigger_cairns
New series - thoughts so far? steve_jackson92
Discuss Outnumbered (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page