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.

This week we look at a comedy that has been a success on Channel 4 in recent years  – Friday Night Dinner

Opening Titles / Theme Tune

Song in opening title – Mike Snow: Animals (Pumps Jumps Up remix)

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot 

Two siblings share their Friday night dinners at their parents home and, somehow, something always goes wrong. – IMDB

Number of Seasons / Episodes 

4 seasons

Characters:

Tamsin Greg – Jackie

Simon Bird – Adam

Paul Ritter – Martin

Tom Rosenthal – Johny

Mark Heap – Jim

Trivia

+ Tamsin Greg and Mark Heap have worked together before on the sitcom Green Wing

+ Despite the family having jewish heritage, none of the actors playing them are jewish.

+There was a pilot produced in america by Greg Daniels who created the really successful The Office remake. However it did not go to series.

Classic Clips 

Tomato Blood 

Your Bath Caught Fire?

He’s Got A Tattoo

 

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