Comedy Clicks – USA Edition – Dharma and Greg

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.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was created by the creator of The Big Band Theory and Two and A Half Men – Dharma and Greg 

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About the Show

Summary of Plot

A free spirited yoga instructor finds true love in a conservative lawyer and they got married on the first date. Though they are polar opposites; her need of stability is fulfilled with him, his need of optimism is fulfilled with her. – IMDb.

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

5 Season

 

Characters:

Jenna Elfman – Dharma Finklestein Montgomery
Thomas Gibson – Greg Montgomery
Joel Murray – Pete Cavanaugh
Mimi Kennedy – Abby O’Neil
Alan Rachins – Larry Finklestein
Mitchell Ryan – Edward Montgomery
Susan Sullivan – Kitty Montgomery

 

 

Trivia

  • The vanity card at the end of the first episode (the producer has added a long text, visible for only a second, at the end of every episode, called a “vanity card”) starts with “Thank you for videotaping “Dharma & Greg” and freeze-framing on my vanity card.” Near the end, it says, “I believe that when ABC reads this, I’m gonna be in biiiig trouble.
  • Writers Chuck Lorre & Bill Prady also collaborated on over 250 episodes of The Big Bang Theory (2007), as well as the Two and a Half Men (2003) episode Two and a Half Men: A Pot Smoking Monkey (2006).
  • Only seasons 1 and 2 are available on dvd, the other seasons have yet to be released
  • Both Jenna Elfman (Dharma) and Mitchell Ryan (Greg’s father) appeared in the comedy movie Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

Clips

Dance

 

Pilot Clip

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