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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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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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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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John Landis asked Universal Studios if he could make a show out of all the old television programs that Universal had in its library, a lot of which were anthology shows. He then asked David Crane and Marta Kauffman to come up with a premise. This was the result. See more »

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Claire: I'm sorry, is the smoke bothering you?
Martin: Actually, yes.
Claire: Then don't inhale.
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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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Referenced in The 18th Annual CableACE Awards (1996) See more »

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Genuinely Brilliant
27 September 2000 | by ccfcSee all my reviews

The best American comedy series ever made. Yet also relatively unknown, probably because of it's explicit subject matter. When it was shown over here it was on at 2 o'clock in the morning, so the audience must have been negligible.

Any synopsis cannot do the programme justice. Martin Tupper, leaning toward lecherous, yet always likeable; his never helpful secretary Toby; his even more lecherous buddy Eddie; his repulsive Australian boss (Rupert) sorry I mean Gibby and finally his emotionally closed off ex-wife Judith, oh yes and his son Jeremy.

Anyway if a repeat is ever showing be sure to watch you'll find it shocking and hilarious. You'll also find that the recent series, Sex and the City, owes more than a little to it.


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8 July 1990 (USA) See more »

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