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Birds of a Feather 

Not Rated | | Comedy | TV Series (1989–2018)
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Comedy series following the lives of sisters Tracey and Sharon who are left to fend for themselves after their husbands are arrested for armed robbery.
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Comedy series following the lives of sisters Tracey and Sharon who are left to fend for themselves after their husbands are arrested for armed robbery.

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16 October 1989 (UK)  »

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Hallo Mädels!  »

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Trivia

The series five episode "A Brush With The Law" features a reference to the British pop duo, Right Said Fred. In the begining of the episode, Tracey is singing the song "Stick It Out" by Right Said Fred. Both Linda Robson and Pauline Quirke appeared in the music video. See more »

Quotes

[Dorien enters]
Dorien Green: Good afternoon, neighbours.
Sharon Theodopolopoudos: It was, up until now.
Dorien Green: Now, now, Sharon. Fat people are supposed to be jolly; it's a tradition.
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Crazy Credits

The first series opening included Sharon & Tracy walking through spotlights toward the camera and then they were shown sitting on chairs on a rotating platform. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Come Dine with Me: Episode #2.4 (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

What'll I Do
(title music)
Written by Irving Berlin
Arranged by David Snell
Sung by Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson
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For the Brits and the Aussies!
28 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

My rating is really more 7-8 out of ten, I rated higher to substitute the poor reviews that I'm assuming are written by Americans that just don't get the dry, British style humour.

Anyway, this is a cleverly written and funny show. The only real drawback is that it can seem a little saccharine at times, but that's hardly a problem for a series that has seemingly won over generations of fans. This show is a modern classic and will surely be a source of entertainment for future generations to come. Just give it a go! There should be at least one character to sympathize or identify with, no matter your age or creed. Sharon, Dor and Tracy and their respective spouses/children have a myriad of funny adventures mixed in with some heartbreaking tragedy and clever wit. A must see!


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