Life of Riley (2009– )

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Sitcom about the dysfunctional lives of a newly married couple and the children each of them bring from a previous relationship.

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Caroline Quentin ...
 Maddy Riley (20 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Jim Riley (20 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Katy Riley (20 episodes, 2009-2011)
Taylor Fawcett ...
 Danny Riley (20 episodes, 2009-2011)
Patrick Nolan ...
 Ted Jackson (20 episodes, 2009-2011)
Heather Craney ...
 Alison Weaver (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Roger Weaver (11 episodes, 2009-2011)
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Sitcom about the dysfunctional lives of a newly married couple and the children each of them bring from a previous relationship.

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Better than it appears
5 February 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most miscast comedies on television. Apart from the baby, Patrick Nolan gives the most natural performance as youngest son Ted Riley. At times he seems to feel sorry for his older co-stars who struggle to deliver their lines with any degree of conviction. However, when you look beyond the awful acting you find a delightfully funny and quite intelligent script, and you have to wonder what it could be like with a more capable cast. It is not that any of the actors are bad actors; it is just that they do not suit this particular project. It does not flow natural for them. So, the best way to approach Life Of Riley is with few expectations and a belief that the pen can sometimes be mightier than the thespian.


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