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Gimme Gimme Gimme 

A sitcom about two dreamy London roommate: gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell, whose career is going nowhere; and Linda La Hughes, who is about as attractive as a centenary nun, yet has ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kathy Burke ...  Linda 19 episodes, 1999-2001
James Dreyfus ...  Tom 19 episodes, 1999-2001
Beth Goddard ...  Suze 14 episodes, 1999-2001
Rosalind Knight ...  Beryl 13 episodes, 1999-2001
Brian Bovell Brian Bovell ...  Jez 13 episodes, 1999-2001
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A sitcom about two dreamy London roommate: gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell, whose career is going nowhere; and Linda La Hughes, who is about as attractive as a centenary nun, yet has delusions of romantic love. Written by KGF Vissers

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English

Release Date:

8 January 1999 (UK) See more »

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Gimme, Gimme, Gimme See more »

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(16 episodes) | (1 episode) | (1 episode) | (1 episode)

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The shows creator, Jonathan Harvey, appeared in the series three times. As a wedding guest at Tom and Gloria's wedding, as an actor in the sofa advert and as Linda's dream make up artists. See more »

Goofs

The Washomatic sequence in the opening animation is misspelled Washomtic, during the close-up shot of their faces, just above Linda's head. See more »

Quotes

Linda La Hughes: Excuse me, will have have sex with me?
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Inspired and hilarious
5 August 2003 | by redefined24See all my reviews

One of the funniest and most original situation comedies ever to come out of Britain. It's coarse and over-the-top, and in the finest tradition of British saucy postcard humor. Replete with broad characterizations (straight female nymphomaniac living with mincing gay man, competing for the affections of straight and happily married black guy living downstairs), over-the-top situations, double entendres, and delicious one-liners, 'Gimme Gimme Gimme' is the inevitable next step for those who loved 'Are You Being Served', the 'Carry On' films, 'Girls On Top' and 'Absolutely Fabulous'.

Pity that other commitments prevented the writer and leads from pursuing the show beyond three seasons of 6 episodes.

Not for the twee, or Cliff Richard wannabes or those who think that it's shot on film and not on videotape, 'Gimme Gimme Gimme' is a must-have for the collection of any lover of camp or no-holds-barred comedy.


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