Men Behaving Badly. Image shows from L to R: Gary Strang (Martin Clunes), Dorothy (Caroline Quentin), Tony Smart (Neil Morrissey), Deborah (Leslie Ash). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.

Men Behaving Badly

BBC One and ITV sitcom about two lads. 42 episodes (6 series), 1992 - 1998. Stars Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin and others.

Men Behaving Badly. Image shows from L to R: Tony Smart (Neil Morrissey), Gary Strang (Martin Clunes). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.

Men Behaving Badly

Gary and his lodger Tony like their alcohol, women and lazing about. Dorothy and Deborah are their long-suffering other halves

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1992 - 1998
Channels
BBC One, ITV
Episodes
42   (6 series)
Starring
Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Leslie Ash, Caroline Quentin, Ian Lindsay, Valerie Minifie, Dave Atkins, John Thomson and Harry Enfield
Writer
Simon Nye
Director
Martin Dennis
Producer
Beryl Vertue

The first series sees Gary, who runs his own burglar alarm company, sharing a flat with mate Dermot. Gary and his girlfriend Dorothy are on the verge of breaking up and Dermot is interested in Deborah, the woman living in the upstairs flat.

Dermot moves on in Series 2 and a new flatmate, Tony Smart, joins Gary. The two are fascinated by girls and lager, whilst Dorothy and Deborah act as their supposed girlfriends, but occasionally take a fancy to other men.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • MBB (Acronym)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 18th February 1992 on ITV
Last new broadcast
Monday 28th December 1998 on BBC One at 9pm
Last repeat
Sunday 3rd November 2019 at 2:25am on Gold

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