Maya struggles to tell Ainsley about Kash. Fearing their relationship may be getting too friendly Gemma fires Duffy. Zara finds a way for Craig to reconnect with his daughter. Andrew has a surprising...
Maybe one of the worst first episodes of any romantic comedy series ever produced. Wooden acting, dumb characters in painfully stupid and awkward setups. London never looked better though so that made it somewhat bearable to watch to see if it could possibly get better (after all, it's based on a very charming 90s movie, so I had hope). Then something happened around episodes 3 & 4 that has made the whole thing an pleasantly worthwhile sit. Ok, I still don't get the lead actress, Nathalie Emmanuel, and her sometimes hastily garbled, barely comprehensible speech and mechanical, dead energy. Who would ever want to date that stone cold b----?! Hard to build an entire series around that. And Brandon Mychal Smith is mostly about as sincere and affecting as a used car salesman. Everyone else kind of carries the day though. I'm looking forward to the next episode so they've somehow won me over. If for no other reason, when are you ever going to see such a positive story about Muslim family values again anyway? Score a big one for cultural diversity! Bravo!
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