From actor/writer duo James Corden and Mathew Baynton, The Wrong Mans series centers on Sam Pinkett and Phil Bourne, office workers for Berkshire County Council, who have their menial ... See full summary »
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 Sam (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Phil (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Lizzie (10 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Linda (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Noel (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Alan (7 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Len (6 episodes, 2013-2014)
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From actor/writer duo James Corden and Mathew Baynton, The Wrong Mans series centers on Sam Pinkett and Phil Bourne, office workers for Berkshire County Council, who have their menial existence turned upside-down by a chance phone-call and a case of mistaken identity. After being sole witness to a car crash on a desolate country road, Sam answers an abandoned mobile telephone and hears a message that was clearly not meant for him: "If you are not here by 5 o'clock, we will kill your wife". Encouraged by office mail-room delivery boy Phil that they can be the heroes of the hour, the duo soon find themselves plunged into a deadly kidnap situation. The Wrong Mans involves a world of unexpected international conspiracy and intrigue, with the mysterious Scarlett and Stevens and the enigmatic secret agent Walker at the heart of the unfurling chaos. Sam and Phil must dodge bullets and escape explosions in their quest to save not just themselves, but their loved ones and ultimately their ... Written by BBC ad

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Action packed and funny script.
13 October 2013 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Watched the first 3 episodes and left me wanting more.

Is a series about 2 guys put in an outrageous situation after finding a phone. Full of funny moments and good action scenes. The comedy arrives from the situation they are put in and how naively and dumbfounded they manage these. The pace is extremely well done, no filler, just great script that rivals the best of action movies and also the funniest of comedy movies.

The production is great, specially for a British show. Acting is fair, but characters are charismatic enough to get you caring.

Worth watching. Is a top quality beginning of a show.

I give 8/10.


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