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Man About The House (ITV, 1973-1976, 40 episodes)
Man About the HouseTwo women (Paula Wilcox and Sally Thomsett) in search of a third flatmate decide to take in a man (Richard O'Sullivan), much to the consternation of their landlord George, and the curiosity of their landlady, Mildred.
Writers: Johnnie Mortimer/Brian Cooke
Marriage Lines (BBC, 1963-1966, 45 episodes)
Men Behaving BadlyGeorge and Kate Starling (Richard Briars & Prunella Scales) are newlyweds in Series 1. Their ups and downs - over money, family, domestic chores and so on - form the basis of the much of the comedy, with the rest stemming from George's yearning to be at the pub with his single colleagues.
Writer: Richard Waring
Men Behaving Badly (ITV then BBC, 1992-1998, 44 episodes)
Men Behaving BadlyNew lads Gary Strang (Martin Clunes) and Dermot (Harry Enfield) share a flat and get up to all sorts of politically incorrect things. Gary's girlfriend Dorothy (Caroline Quentin) and the girl upstairs Debbie (Leslie Ash) played major supporting roles as well as being romantic foils. After Series 1 Dermot was replaced by Tony (Neil Morrissey).
Writer: Simon Nye
My Family (BBC, 2000-2003, 48 episodes)
My FamilyBen (Robert Lindsay) is a dentist who wishes he'd become a doctor. He tries - but often fails - to understand his kids, and cannot wait until they leave home. His wife Susan (Zoe Wanamaker) is a tour guide in a museum, and knows how to get what she wants from her family... wherein lies the humour.
principal Writer: Fred Barron
My Wife Next Door (BBC, 1972, 13 episodes)
My Wife Next DoorFollowing their divorce, George (John Alderton) and Suzie Basset (Hannah Gordon) move to the country to start afresh, only to find they have moved into adjoining cottages.
Writers: Brian Clemens/Richard Waring

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