Tag: Married With Children

  • Married For Life
    Married For Life

    After the success of retooling Who’s The Boss? into The Upper Hand, Carlton had a stab at converting another monster US hit for UK screens. And for some reason they chose Married … With Children. I mean, after two hundred episodes (by 1995), the show was doing very well for Fox, but it does seem […]

  • Vinnie & Bobby Are Top Of The Heap
    Vinnie & Bobby Are Top Of The Heap

    Matt LeBlanc’s Less Famous Spin-Off (And Its Spin-Off) This one is spin-offs of spin-offs, and it’s spin-offs all the way down. Top Of The Heap was a spin-off from Married … With Children. After appearing in three episodes of the mother show, Matt LeBlanc found himself starring alongside Joseph Bologna on Fox in April and […]

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s […]

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first […]

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