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Hardware 

The series revolves around the store staff as they engage in a daily wisecrack battle with packs of DIY obsessed clients.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Martin Freeman ...  Mike 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Peter Serafinowicz ...  Kenny 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Ken Morley Ken Morley ...  Rex 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Susan Earl Susan Earl ...  Anne 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Ryan Cartwright ...  Steve 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Ella Kenion ...  Julie 12 episodes, 2003-2004
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The series revolves around the store staff as they engage in a daily wisecrack battle with packs of DIY obsessed clients.

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

23 March 2003 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Barkácsbolt See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Dad's Army strikes again
8 May 2007 | by adam-1009See all my reviews

What Dad's Army has in common with Hardware? Well, they both are pretty strange kind of comedy series - not really funny, but it's hard to stop watching them...

My problem is that I have huge expectations to each British comedy series and not without reason - besides classics like "Fawlty Towers", "Black Adder" or "Red Dwarf" there were really dozens of great British shows ("Allo Allo", "Yes Minister" or even "2 point 4 children") that I loved, but after them any even slightly good show is going to be disappointing.

And this is what happened with "Hardware" - I was expecting the show to be funny, which was a mistake. It is relaxing, but unfortunately not funny. I watched all the episodes and after each of them I was disappointed that the story was too simple, jokes too flat, situations too predictable, but despite that I still wanted to see next one.

As a show I would give 5/10, but since this suppose to be a comedy series I give that only 2/10 because even "IT crowd" from same years was funnier.


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