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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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Simon Nye
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7   6   5   4   3   2   1   Unknown  
2014   1999   1998   1997   1996   1995   … See all »
9 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Martin Clunes ...  Gary 45 episodes, 1992-2014
Caroline Quentin ...  Dorothy 42 episodes, 1992-1998
Leslie Ash ...  Deborah 42 episodes, 1992-1998
Neil Morrissey ...  Tony 39 episodes, 1992-2014
Ian Lindsay Ian Lindsay ...  George 25 episodes, 1992-1998
Valerie Minifie Valerie Minifie ...  Anthea 25 episodes, 1992-1998
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Storyline

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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Comedy

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Trivia

Writer Simon Nye has two cameo roles in the series. The main one is Clive, who films Gary (Martin Clunes) and Dorothy (Caroline Quentin)'s wedding. See more »

Quotes

Neville: [doing a crossword puzzle] Twelve across, five letters, god. That's got to be Jesus, right?
Tony: They're not the same thing, though, are they?
Neville: Yeah, Jesus is the same as God, isn't he? A bit younger.
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Alternate Versions

On the original broadcast, there were no on-screen episode titles (which are rare in British sitcoms), but they have been added to the Video & DVD releases. See more »

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Featured in Comic Relief: The Record Breaker (1999) See more »

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29 August 2005 | by JesXSee all my reviews

A classic example of great brit TV that didn't make the grade when translated into an American sitcom. (You may recall the "Men Behaving Badly" with Rob Schneider, Ron Eldard and Ken Marino which flopped despite a good cast, decent chemistry and desperate reformatting.) I wished it to survive due to my partiality to this original.

The formula is simple: Responsible guy with wacky roommate, relationship humor and sticky situations...but it works splendidly. It's comparable to Dennis' better known "Coupling", which is scripted just a bit tighter, and obviously more attractive. But "MbB" is just every bit as witty while being a little more down to earth and not confined to the sexual humor genre.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(38 episodes) | (4 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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