A situation comedy about the comic adventures of a very reluctant country vet, Nick (Alexander Armstrong) who doesn't particularly like animals, in fact he really hates them! However, they ...
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Set during the half-hour before bedtime, this unique series goes behind closed doors to offer a revealing-and very funny-peek at the nighttime conversations between husbands and wives, fathers and sons, and more.
Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly ... See full summary »
A situation comedy about the comic adventures of a very reluctant country vet, Nick (Alexander Armstrong) who doesn't particularly like animals, in fact he really hates them! However, they bring him into constant contact with their mainly female owners whom he tries to woo with outlandish offers, unfortunately without much success.Written by
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This is brilliant comedy. The cast is perfect together, and the premise of a vet who doesn't like animals leads to many laughs. Alexander Armstrong is excellent as Nick, the animal-hating vet, bringing subtle humour out of every line he's given. The comic interplay between him and Doon Mackichan (as the receptionist) appears so natural, and is always hilarious. The other two vets in the practice provide the "weird" factor, completing a great ensemble cast. A lot of work has gone into this series, into the writing, the performing, and the sets (how refreshing to see a comedy set in which the camera can actually move around!) and it pays off.
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