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My Big Fat Greek Life 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2003)
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The continued adventures of the Portokalos family from the film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding", starting when Nia and her husband return from their honeymoon.




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Series cast summary:
Nia Vardalos ...  Nia Portokalos 7 episodes, 2003
Lainie Kazan ...  Maria Portokalos 7 episodes, 2003
Steven Eckholdt ...  Thomas Miller 7 episodes, 2003
Gia Carides ...  Nikki 7 episodes, 2003
Louis Mandylor ...  Nick 7 episodes, 2003
Andrea Martin ...  Voula 7 episodes, 2003
Michael Constantine ...  Gus 7 episodes, 2003
Victoria Adams Victoria Adams ...  Young Nia 7 episodes, 2003


The continued adventures of the Portokalos family from the film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding", starting when Nia and her husband return from their honeymoon.

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Release Date:

24 February 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

My Big Fat Greek Wedding See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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(7 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Nia Vardalos' character changed from Toula, which was her name in My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), to Nia. See more »


Nia: Yes, we have boundaries. And pots and pans.
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Featured in 101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) See more »

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Fun to Watch - and unduly lambasted by viewers !!
29 August 2004 | by nicholas.rhodesSee all my reviews

I saw the original film My Big Fat Greek wedding and thoroughly enjoyed it. I love the subject of culture shock and had a whale of a time. Then I learned from a friend in the USA that they had made a TV series based on the film. I read about it on imdb and the were a lot of very negative comments about this tv series. No matter, I

thought, I will pursue and buy the dvd which I promptly did. And in truth, I certainly don't regret my purchase.

Of course the novelty of the film has worn off by the time we get to look at the series but I found it very pleasant and amusing to watch. Of course I have some minor criticisms, why did they change her name from Toula to Nia, and why wasn't her husband ( the non-greek ) the same man as in the original film. But apart from that, I watched thru the seven episodes of the dvd with a great amount of pleasure and don't understand all these negative criticisms. The actors themselves are an adorable bunch of people and I just love their accents. That alone makes it fun to watch but the plots of each series aren't too bad at all ( of course they're not masterpieces ) but I feel I'll often be putting on this dvd when I need a programme to cheer myself up. So I am giving what I hope to be a very positive review of this series which I think, in addition, will age well in the coming years !

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