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British Men Behaving Badly 

Men Behaving Badly (original title)
Two early thirties best friends live together while having completely different personalities. While their girlfriends try to help them take on more responsibilities the boys seldom respond well and usually end up drinking together.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Gary 45 episodes, 1992-2014
...  Dorothy 42 episodes, 1992-1998
...  Deborah 42 episodes, 1992-1998
...  Tony 39 episodes, 1992-2014
Ian Lindsay ...  George 25 episodes, 1992-1998
Valerie Minifie ...  Anthea 25 episodes, 1992-1998
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This comedy series is all about two mates, Gary and Tony who share a two bedroom home. They are grown men who act like a couple of drunk two year olds, who spend their time either drinking beer at the local Pub, or at home having all MALE conversations on the couch (while drinking beer). Written by Graham Wilson Jr <diex@suburbia.net>

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The first two series, (the first starring Harry Enfield, Martin Clunes, Caroline Quentin and Leslie Ash and the second starring Clunes and Neil Morrissey along with Quentin and Ash), were actually produced for ITV who then cancelled the show. The BBC then took over two years later in 1994 for the remainder of the show's run, retaining the series two cast. See more »

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A few times it's shown that Gary and Tony's place has stairs in the background,even though they are in a single story flat. See more »

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Tony: [trying to get Deborah to sleep with him, she is into astrology at the time] I must lie down here in conjunction with you...
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So true, it's scary!!!
11 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is the only comedy series I have ever watched that whether you are male or female you can absolutely relate to.

Either you have done or experienced first hand everything that happens in each episode.

Series 1 with Harry Enfield was fantastic, but when Neil Morrisey replaced him in Series 2 things only got better!

If you have the DVD set (a great investment) then don't forget to check out the outtakes (via the Pub Quiz) - Very funny!

Having read comments from others and external reviews, decided to add a bit more to my comments...

Men Behaving Badly was interesting because it was a show that jumped channels. It started on ITV (only Series 1 I think) and then moved to the BBC. However it was still Pearson TV that were behind it so I'm not sure if the change of channel contributed to the fact that Series 2-6 and Last Orders were better (not only my opinion) than Series 1 or if it was purely better chemistry between the leads plus the public becoming more and more comfortable with them that gave this impression.

In any case, I am only happy that I have never been subjected to the US version of this and I can remember it in its original mode!


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