Six best friends talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love.
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Top Rated TV #144 | 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 Steve Taylor (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Jane Christie (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Susan Walker (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Sally Harper (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Patrick Maitland (28 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Jeffrey 'Jeff' Murdock (22 episodes, 2000-2002)
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On average, men and women think about sex every six seconds. Shorten that to every second, and you've got Coupling. It's more than just a one night stand! When a couple gets together, it's never just the two of them - they also bring baggage - and Susan and Steve are no exception. Their baggage is a crowd of best friends and exes who talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love. Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps... Susan Walker is a beautiful go-getter with an uninhibited attitude who used to date Patrick Maitland, the sextet's charismatic, cocky player, London's king of conquests - a guy who's just too cool to worry about being smart. Attractive Sally Harper is a beauty therapist who is Susan's unashamedly vain best friend, who aggressively battles aging with heavy doses of moisturizer and men - including Patrick. Meanwhile, Steve Taylor, while getting together with Susan, can't seem to shake loose from his vivacious and slightly vacuous ... Written by I'm_So_Sexy

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sex | friend | aging | commitment | 2000s | See All (39) »

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Two's company, three's a crowd... so what do you do with six? See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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1 September 2001 (USA)  »

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Parovi  »

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Nearly every episode has some reference to sf shows/movies or doctor who (of which Steve Moffat later resurrected for tv) See more »

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Steve: This is not, I repeat, *not* an American sitcom!
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Connections

Referenced in Leverage: The Studio Job (2010) See more »

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Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Written by Osvaldo Farrés, Joseph Davis
Performed by Mari Wilson
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I totally disagree with the previous review!
26 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

I totally disagree with the previous reviewer's comments. I found "Coupling" to be hilarious. It was unlike anything I had ever seen before. This person seemed to be totally confused as to the origins of the show. First it is said to be a copy of an American show, then it is stated that it is unbelievable that America wants to make their own version. It is originally a British show. It will tell you that on the special features of the DVD. The special features also include a lovely story about how the concept of the show came about. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, and mine is that "Coupling", while different, is brilliant and should be given a chance by all to form their own opinions of it. By the way, here's an example of the hilarity:

Sally: Mary Kelly thinks you're a complete idiot.

Patrick: Then why does she keep looking at my arse when we're talking?

Sally: She's lip-reading.


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