Once upon a time, men were men and women were glad of it. Now the sexual revolution has moved the goal-posts, leaving men wondering just what the rules are. Four men are about to have their lives turned upside down.
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Series cast summary:
Don Gilet ...  Johnny Lindo 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Angela Griffin ...  Chantelle 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Diane Parish Diane Parish ...  Lesley Bailey 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Victoria Hamilton ...  Lucy Fry 5 episodes, 2001-2002
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Four black men living in London experience the impact of infidelity and unplanned pregnancies in their lives in different ways. Gus is a successful manager of his family's jeweler and is seeing a black single mother but is tempted by a light skin dancing teacher. Linvall is a photographer who is seeing the white daughter of a washed up rock star while helping out his friend with her son. Beres is happily married with a young daughter, but the cracks begin to show. Johnny meanwhile has a wife and a daughter, but has another girlfriend - both are pregnant. The fallout and the secrets in each man's life gradually come to the boil. Written by Bob the Moo

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Babyfather 2 See more »

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(8 episodes) | (4 episodes)

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Times Gone By
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Not your typical black comedy/drama
21 November 2002 | by desert_babySee all my reviews

I have thoroughly enjoyed this programme & i feel that it goes from strength to strength. The first series really set the basis but the second series has been brilliant. I have been hooked! I think that they could develop Johnny's character a bit because he has been having a bit of a hard time lately, perhaps he deserves it. I think Beres is a bit of a dark horse & i cant wait to see what happens with Gus & his gal!!! This series is dealing with real issues, not what a lot of people see as 'typical' black men with involvement in drugs & men with no jobs. All in all, black comedy/drama doesn't have to be full of pa'tois to entertain & this series just goes to show that.


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