Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
This week we look at a comedy that has been a success on Channel 4 in recent years – Friday Night Dinner
Opening Titles / Theme Tune
Song in opening title – Mike Snow: Animals (Pumps Jumps Up remix)
About the Show
Summary of Plot
Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong. – IMDB
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Tamsin Greg – Jackie
Simon Bird – Adam
Paul Ritter – Martin
Tom Rosenthal – Johny
Mark Heap – Jim
+ Tamsin Greg and Mark Heap have worked together before on the sitcom Green Wing
+ Despite the family having jewish heritage, none of the actors playing them are jewish.
+There was a pilot produced in america by Greg Daniels who created the really successful The Office remake. However it did not go to series.
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