Reggie Perrin (2009– )

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Reggie Perrin has a cushy job as head of innovation in a men's body care products firm, but philosophically hates meaningless office life. He's equally unhappy with commuting, his dull ... See full summary »

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Season:

2 | 1

Year:

2010 | 2009
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Reggie (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Fay Ripley ...
 Nicola (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Jasmine (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jim Howick ...
 Anthony (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kerry Howard ...
 Vicky (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Nick Mohammed ...
 Steve (12 episodes, 2009-2010)
Geoffrey Whitehead ...
 William (11 episodes, 2009-2010)
Susan Earl ...
 Sue / ... (11 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Chris (10 episodes, 2009-2010)
Wendy Craig ...
 Marion (10 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 David (5 episodes, 2010)
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 Mr. Fox (5 episodes, 2010)
Laurence Howarth ...
 Colin (4 episodes, 2009)
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 Monty (3 episodes, 2009)
Sally Lindsay ...
 Tea Lady (3 episodes, 2010)
Dan Renton Skinner ...
 Chauffeur (3 episodes, 2010)
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Reggie Perrin has a cushy job as head of innovation in a men's body care products firm, but philosophically hates meaningless office life. He's equally unhappy with commuting, his dull marriage, his parents, his colleagues and especially his cry boss Chris. Yet he never does anything about this life, even tends to help his hated significant others out of a pickle. Written by KGF Vissers

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Reggie Perrin: My marriage is like an aircraft's black box. It's mysterious, but completely indestructable.
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I could not be bothered
26 September 2009 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Leonard Rossiter WAS Reginald Perrin and nothing or no-one can change that, not even the great Martin Clunes. When I found out that they were showing a remake of the series, I certainly was curious, but after a few episodes I did not feel the need to watch it any further, although I took a glimpse at the final show (which could not change my opinion). The problem is (as it has been stated by others) that it is just not funny enough and that some of the characters are tedious or irrelevant. For instance Perrin's nerdy assistants. They were a waste of time and effort. And also Fay Ripley's character was not very well developed. Reggie Perrin's fantasies were actually the only things that made me laugh out loud. And that's only 5 % on the whole, isn't it? This comedy show had no drive, no punch and hardly any amusement, although the actors tried to make it work. I certainly hope that there won't be a second series. And instead of remaking a classic success, producers and writers should focus on new ideas. "Reggie Perrin" will not be in my DVD-collection.


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