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Ben Harper, a misanthropic dentist, has little time for most people, including his wife Susan and their children Nick, Janey and Michael.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Robert Lindsay ...  Ben Harper 118 episodes, 2000-2011
Zoë Wanamaker ...  Susan Harper 116 episodes, 2000-2011
Gabriel Thomson ...  Michael Harper 115 episodes, 2000-2011
Daniela Denby-Ashe ...  Janey Harper 95 episodes, 2000-2011
Keiron Self Keiron Self ...  Roger Bailey 60 episodes, 2002-2011
Siobhan Hayes ...  Abi Harper 59 episodes, 2002-2009
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Ben Harper, a misanthropic dentist, has little time for most people, including his wife Susan and their children Nick, Janey and Michael.

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Release Date:

19 September 2000 (UK) See more »

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A Minha Família See more »

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(2 episodes) | (1 episode) | (63 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Both Robert Lindsay and Zoë Wanamaker criticised the quality of the writing in the show's later seasons. Wanamaker revealed that they both refused to film one script because it was so poor. See more »

Quotes

Susan: My mum's like a horror movie. If we all don't stick together, she'll pick us off one at a time.
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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 17 June 2011 (2011) See more »

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A day in the life of the Harpers
18 December 2002 | by stamperSee all my reviews

The Harpers are not what I would call a model family, but I think that they are in a way a realistic family. Of course, the situations are exaggerated, but the basics are very realistic. Just look at Susan's clinging behavior towards college going daughter Janey. Janey thinks her mother is being annoying, while Susan thinks that it is fun if she and her daughter are able to spend some time together. Now not every mom is as goes as far as Susan, but believe me, some parents really know how to break your biscuit. The exaggeration of these and other typical daily events, the great actors and the fact that you see how much the individual family members love to hate each other, make this series a must see. If you enjoy this show, also try Men behaving Badly (UK version) and Fawlty Towers.

9 out of 10


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