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The Worst Week of My Life 

Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
...  Howard Steel 17 episodes, 2004-2006
...  Mel Steel / ... 17 episodes, 2004-2006
...  Angela Cook 17 episodes, 2004-2006
...  Dick Cook 17 episodes, 2004-2006
Janine Duvitski ...  Eve 17 episodes, 2004-2006
...  Fraser 13 episodes, 2004-2006
...  Cassie 7 episodes, 2004
...  Sophie Cook 7 episodes, 2004
...  Ron 7 episodes, 2004-2005
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Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly embarrassing disaster to the next in the week leading up to his wedding. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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An pilot for an American version was ordered by the Fox network in 2005, entitled "Worst Week", which premiered on 22 September, 2008 on CBS, but the series was canceled on 20 May, 2009. See more »

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Remade as Worst Week of My Life (2006) See more »

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This is a comedy. Honest
21 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

Ben Miller has made a whole career out of playing this type of role. The bumbling, well intentioned bloke, who stuffs up quite a bit. He's even playing a similar role in Tesco adverts currently.

Apparently this show was the one that catapulted him into the big time. Goodness knows why. It's basically 'Meet the Parents' but on telly. It was branded as being a 'return to traditional, old fashioned comedy', but I think that's an exaggeration.

There's nothing really to fault about this show. It's funny enough, it passes the time. The writers have never really come up with anything to top it either.

I like Ben Miller, I didn't like this show.


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