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My Family 

Ben Harper (Robert Lindsay), a misanthropic dentist, has little time for most people, including his wife Susan (Zoë Wanamaker), and their children Nick (Kris Marshall), Janey (Daniela Denby-Ashe), and Michael (Gabriel Thomson).

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Fred Barron
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6 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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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 ...  Roger Bailey 60 episodes, 2002-2011
Siobhan Hayes ...  Abi Harper 59 episodes, 2002-2009
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Storyline

British comedy series about the Harper family. Father Ben is a dentist who'd like to see his children move out of the house as soon as possible because all he wants is peace and quiet. His eldest son Nick - who later on in the series does move out - is a complete idiot and a no-good who can't hold on to any of the various jobs he has. Daughter Janey is very shallow and not very picky when it comes to boys while son Michael is way too smart for Ben and doesn't feel the need to communicate much with his father. His curious wife Susan clearly makes all the decisions in the household. Later on in the series Ben gets an assistant at work, goofy and naive Roger, and when Janey finally moves out, no-brainer Abby moves in, while Janey keeps visiting, sometimes bringing along her little son, Kenzo. So much for Ben's peace and quiet. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Trivia

Between the first and second seasons, the house design and layout changed massively. 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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Sharp British Comedy
24 September 2003 | by tim1701See all my reviews

It's not often we brits make a comedy that can travel well, but the universal truths within my family make it travel and will make it timeless to boot, Robert Lyndsy is amazingly dry, and Zoe Wannamaker shines in every episode, the long suffering family head makes us all smile by recognising our everyday problems and life obsticles with great punch and hillarity, US viewers may think this is a flop due to how many episodes there are, but it is far from a flop, UK seasons usually only last 6 episodes, My family is now in its third season with a fourth in production, Not to be missed, i am eagily awaiting the bbc to release this on dvd! well done auntie beeb, more comedys like this please!


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Official Sites:

BBC [UK] | BBC America

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 2000 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Minha Família See more »

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Runtime:

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

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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