- 2000 - 2011
- BBC One
- 120 (11 series), plus 1 Comic Relief special
- Fred Barron
- Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Daniela Denby-Ashe, Gabriel Thomson, Siobhan Hayes, Keiron Self, Kris Marshall, Rhodri Meilir and others
- Fred Barron, Ian Brown, James Hendrie, Andrea Solomons, Brian Leveson and Paul Minett
- Dewi Humphreys, Baz Taylor, Nic Phillips and Ed Bye
- John Bartlett
Ben Harper is a dentist with a cynical outlook on life. He is married to Susan, a control freak who can't cook. They have three children: dosy Nick, shallow Janey and clever Michael.
During the ten series of this sitcom other characters have come and gone. They include Ben and Susan's niece Abi; Ben's dental assistant Brigitte; over-enthusiastic Roger Bailey, a dentist who managed innocently infuriate Ben whenever they met; and Nick's scruffy Welsh friend Alfie Butts.
- First broadcast
- Tuesday 19th September 2000 on BBC One at 8:30pm
- Last new broadcast
- Friday 2nd September 2011 on BBC One at 8:30pm
- Last repeat
- Sunday 6th October 2019 at 6:00pm on Drama