Tag: Mad About You

  • Loved By You
    Loved By You

    Following on from the lacklustre response to the British remake of Married … With Children, Carlton persisted with their project to remake all of the succesful US sitcoms, next turning their attention to Mad About You. Paul Reiser’s sitcom hadn’t really been seen on terrestrial screens in 1997, and so they renamed it Loved By…

  • Must See TV: Blackout Night
    Must See TV: Blackout Night

    At the height of its Thursday night dominance, NBC was still trying to find ways to grab more viewers. And so they hit upon the idea of a themed night of shows, where all four of the big sitcoms would have a sort of overlapping thing going on. In 1994, they chose a black out…

  • Lisa Kudrow’s Other Sitcoms
    Lisa Kudrow’s Other Sitcoms

    I expect we all know that before Friends, Lisa Kudrow appeared in the sitcom Mad About You as a character called Ursula. Later, Ursula would be revealed as Phoebe’s twin sister in Friends. Kramer also appears in Mad About You, so these kinds of cross-overs were common. The seed for the twin thing was set…

  • SeinRadio

    On the 7th May 1997, Jerry Seinfeld appeared on an episode of Newsradio called The Real Deal. It was sweeps week, I think, and a lot of the NBC shows were having guests from other NBC shows. As you can see that same night had a double bill, and the second episode had a guest…

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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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