The exploits of four friends, who are socially only marginally above what one of them calls "the freaks", are presented as they grow from their late teen years into adults and as they go on... See full summary »
Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.
Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, ... See full summary »
Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers. Next door to Bernard's shop is the Nifty Gifty gift shop run by Fran, ... See full summary »
Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.
I'll agree, the first episode was a little hard to get into, but once you do, its just so clever. Anyone who's been in a very co dependent relationship like this will fall in love.
It's funny because it's true!
The characters all work really well together and I love the fact that they always manage to stay in the flat and never leave it. I kept wondering how they were gonna keep them there and was constantly surprised.
Great real life writing and acting.
I'd definitely recommend it to people who like BBC shows. (not something all Americans will appreciate, but will surely find a way to rip off down the line!)
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