Ollie is a helpless handyman who is somewhat hindered by his lazy, freeloading right-hand-man Darren. This series follows their hilarious capers as the pair leave a trail of destruction after every job.

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 Emma (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Ollie (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Darren (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Liz (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Tony (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 Uncle Phil (7 episodes, 2011-2012)
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Ollie is a helpless handyman who is somewhat hindered by his lazy, freeloading right-hand-man Darren. This series follows their hilarious capers as the pair leave a trail of destruction after every job.

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Quality sitcom teetering on the verge between mainstream and surrealist experimentation
23 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This show has standard ingredients and actors (measured by their credentials thus far) but some how transcends the specifics of its parts. By mutual agreement, the cast and production crew have created something with love and it shows. All on screen are well suited to the piece, they mesh well in the unbelievable yet credible plot strands and whilst the laid back soundtrack comfortably surrounds their antics, the overall effect is that of watching a cast enjoying the joke as each episode blossoms under their collective care. Of particular mention is Naomi Bentley who is entirely smoking - this may be my only subjective opinion on the work. Overall it's lovely. Peace x


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