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Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.
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Series cast summary:
Jessica Hynes ...  Daisy Steiner / ... 14 episodes, 1999-2001
Simon Pegg ...  Tim Bisley 14 episodes, 1999-2001
Julia Deakin Julia Deakin ...  Marsha Klein 14 episodes, 1999-2001
Nick Frost ...  Mike Watt 14 episodes, 1999-2001
Mark Heap ...  Brian Topp 14 episodes, 1999-2001
Katy Carmichael Katy Carmichael ...  Twist Morgan 10 episodes, 1999-2001
Aida the Dog Aida the Dog ...  Colin 10 episodes, 1999-2001
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Storyline

The adventures of Tim and Daisy who rent a room in Marsha Klein's house under the pretense that they are a couple. Also in the house is frustrated painter Brian. Together with TA fanatic Mike and Daisy's girlfriend Twist the duo get into a series of situations with hilarious results. Written by Paul Hunter

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English

Release Date:

24 September 1999 (UK) See more »

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£160,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Channel 4 commissioned a second season before the first season was even broadcast. See more »

Quotes

Brian: Don't ask her if she wants to talk about it.
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Crazy Credits

The opening sequence of episode 2.7 is a parody of that used on "The Royle Family" (1999), another British comedy series. See more »

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Version of Spaced (2008) See more »

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Possibly the best British show ever!!!
28 January 2005 | by donna3939See all my reviews

Well what can I say??? The man is a genius.

Simon Pegg, Master of Modern Comedy and the gorgeous Jessica Stevenson (yes I did say gorgeous!) have written and starred in what I consider to be the best British comedy ever.

From Colin the lovable dog to Brian the nutty artist who lives downstairs, the script and acting is 5*.

Set in London with a fantastic cast including the hilarious Nick Frost as Mike (later Ed in Shaun Of The Dead along with Simon Pegg as Shaun and Jessica Stevenson appearing in cameo role) and Julia Deakin as Marsha, the permanently drunk landlady who lives upstairs, you know you're in for a great night on the TV.

It was a shame that there was only ever 2 series made however I can understand why it ended when it did.

Best character??? Brian as the somewhat over-emotional artist (Anger, Pain, Fear, Aggression...)

My favourite moments in the series??? Tyres enjoying the effects of the rave culture with the help of various household noises!!!

Best Line (episode 1) Tim : Daisy this is Brian... Daisy : oh hi, Do you rent downstairs?... Brian : Do you mean am I gay?

All In All - ENJOY!!! You Americans don't know what you're missing!!!


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