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I Want My Wife Back

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Davros Wed 11-May-16 09:15:11

Has anyone else watched this? It is dire, one of the worst things I have seen for ages. I have persisted because I like Ben Miller but I think I will give up

gingerboy1912 Mon 16-May-16 07:22:37

I gave up after two episodes

Davros Mon 16-May-16 14:11:04

ref the Mum thread. Have a look at this one and tell us what you think

Whathaveilost Tue 17-May-16 07:20:18

It is dreadful.

StickyProblem Wed 18-May-16 13:00:48

I had a long train journey so downloaded the first 4 episodes. What a load of sexist dross. The dialog makes Last of the Summer Wine look like Phone Shop! (Was nice to see Javone Prince on the BBC, even if only for 4 seconds.)

Floralnomad Wed 18-May-16 17:28:35

I gave up after the restaurant episode last week , it was dire every week but when you have to actually suspend all belief in reality it's gone too far and I'm pretty sure that if you hit someone over the head in an unprovoked attack that sends than into cardiac arrest that the police would be called ! It's a shame because I like Ben Miller but what with this and the Tesco ads I'm beginning to question his judgement .

gingerboy1912 Wed 18-May-16 21:29:50

I can't believe him or Ruth are doing those cringe worthy tesco adsshock

SlinkyVagabond Wed 18-May-16 21:34:25

I watched episode 1 and thought, this is like some nasty, grubby tale of a controlling, stalker twunt of a h on mn.

CrazyDuchess Wed 18-May-16 21:40:18

Could not get past the second episode - what is the point???

Blondeshavemorefun Wed 18-May-16 21:48:46

It's rather funny

Esp last weeks restaurant episode

RainbowsAndUnicorns5 Wed 18-May-16 21:58:26

I like Ben miller but I can't stand the character, what an idiot. He's just a sort of hapless helpless twat who can't do anything right, annoys me

YoureSoSlyButSoAmI Thu 19-May-16 00:01:38

I like the dog.

Davros Thu 19-May-16 09:15:11

Makes Norman Wisdom look sophisticated and modern!

StickyProblem Thu 19-May-16 11:46:21

It's as though it's based on a 1950s French farce.

My prediction: In the last episode either Bex or Murray will tell all the lunatics to SOD OFF and it will be a big cathartic moment. (Probably Murray, because Bex doesn't say much, why would a 40 year old woman expect to have the tiniest bit of control over her life?)

A normal person would have told all the interfering in-laws, friends, colleagues, book club harpies etc to SOD OFF the first time.

I go to a book club with all women where we don't discuss the book for very long, what an awful portrayal! In fact every single woman in the show is an unsympathetic nightmare.

<damn, I have watched too much of it, I have to finish it now!>

CommunistLegoBloc Thu 19-May-16 18:32:58

Best thing: the dog.

Worst bit: literally everything else about it.

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