Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly ... See full summary »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Brian Benben ...  Martin Tupper 119 episodes, 1990-1996
Denny Dillon ...  Toby Pedalbee 119 episodes, 1990-1996
Wendie Malick ...  Judith Tupper Stone / ... 119 episodes, 1990-1996
Chris Demetral ...  Jeremy Tupper 119 episodes, 1990-1996
Dorien Wilson ...  Eddie Charles 105 episodes, 1991-1996
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Cult adult comedy about dreamer Martin Tupper, whose life is full of colourful characters. Divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife, and constantly looking for dates, but without a clue how to relate to women. Working as a book editor, with a ditsy, headstrong secretary, who cramps his style as often as helping him. The series is crammed full of hundreds of clips from all manner of old films, used as metaphors for Martin's reactions (hence the title); and it is renowned for its use of sexual references, plus, in its early seasons, occasional swearing and numerous scenes of nudity. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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English

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8 July 1990 (USA) See more »

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Drøm videre See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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One of HBO's first original series. See more »

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Gibby: How's the operation?
Martin: What operation?
Gibby: Since you handed in your son's book to your mistress, I assume you got a new pair of balls.
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Alternate Versions

When "Dream On" was rebroadcast on the Fox network, episodes were re-edited to remove swearing, tone down the sex, and remove nudity. See more »

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Featured in The Nineties: The One About TV (2017) See more »

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Martin is the man!
1 October 2001 | by BJNSee all my reviews

Brian Benben is great in this show about Martin Tupper, a divorced father in his 40 something. This show is like a sex comedy, a little risque but still being decent. He is always looking for new girls to replace his old love Judith Tupper Stone who he divorced. Of course he can't forget her, she still got her own keys to his apartment. And look out for his secretary Toby, who is NOT the best secretary on this planet.

Always good looking girls on the show including the most sexy woman on TV today, Wendie Malick. If you can't see the show in your local area, check out Wendie on the show "Just Shoot Me!".

It's time Brian Benben got a high profile show on TV again!


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