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Dream On 

Martin Tupper's life is full of colourful characters. He is divorced and living with his growing teenage son, still friends with his ex-wife and constantly looking for dates but without a ... See full summary »
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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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Martin Tupper's life is full of colourful characters. He is 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. He works as a book editor, with a ditsy, headstrong secretary, who cramps his style as often as helping him. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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8 July 1990 (USA) See more »

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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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terrific adult TV comedy !
7 November 2005 | by Scout_oneSee all my reviews

Witty literate sexy well-acted with a "dream" cast & continuously amazing guest stars (everyone who's anyone). Very very funny& and very very clever! No wonder it was overlooked! The prudish hypocrites on network TV can't stand it. Sex on network TV is usually crude, contrived or sneakily suggestive, whereas Dream on's sex was sophisticated and hilarious! I loved the cast and have been rooting for their careers every since. The sad part is how seldom we see Brian Benben. Where is he now - indeed! I loved the TV recollections (actually reminded me of Mystery science Theater's clever quips). Actually, one of the reasons the show is so seldom re-run might have to do with copyright restrictions. MST3K ran into this problem also, and even though they ran for a full 7 years, many episodes still cannot be made into DVDs. Complex negotiations must be completed in order for the films contained within the episodes to be shown. Lawyers! You gotta love em (or not).

Anyway, that could be the reason why dream on seems so "ignored" and why it's so rarely shown. It's too bad, especially because the showing of the clips was done with such creative flair!

I really miss this series and just might have to pick up the DVD!


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