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Deep in the Hertfordshire countryside, Thaxted Manor Hotel is home to The White House restaurant and its resident head chef Roland White. Roland is now a terminal slacker who relies on best friend and put upon sous chef Bib to do all the hard work for him. With his brigade of staff including restaurant manager Caroline, dippy waitress Kiki , new apprentice Skoose and hotel owner Celia. Roland is facing a difficult choice; to finally go for it and earn that first elusive Michelin star or just hide in his office and settle for the easy life. Written by
Enjoyed this British comedy a great deal and have come to appreciate in particular the comedic talents of Katherine Parkinson, who has appeared in several imports I've liked. I don't understand why Whites only lasted six episodes. The snappy, dry wit is classic, the ability to make small things funny uncanny. Who would think to make a joke out of an eggless omelet? Since I do my viewing on Hulu, I'm able to add them again to my queue and go through them more than once. Whites is good enough to watch more than once -- and unfortunately there aren't that many domestic sitcoms I can say that about. Also unfortunate -- there are only the six episodes.
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