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Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a Christmas special and three final episodes that make up the feature-length "last orders".

The series was filmed in and around Ealing in west London and the final scene of series six was filmed at the Cerne Abbas giant. The setting however is implied to be South London and many references are made to Surrey.

It was produced by Hartswood Films, and Thames Television co-produced the first two series for ITV. They also assisted with production of the third series onwards that aired on the BBC.

After being moved to a post-watershed slot on BBC1, Men Behaving Badly became highly successful. It was voted the best sitcom in the BBC's history at BBC Television's 60th anniversary celebrations in 1996. It also came sixteenth in the Britain's Best Sitcom poll commissioned in 2004 on BBC2. It has also won the Comedy Awards' best ITV comedy, and the first National Television Award for Situation Comedy.

  1. Simon Nye

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Justine Bateman

    Justine Bateman

    Sarah Stretten

  2. Martin Clunes

    Martin Clunes

    Gary Strang

  3. Caroline Quentin

    Caroline Quentin

    Dorothy

  4. Neil Morrissey

    Neil Morrissey

    Tony Smart

  5. Leslie Ash

    Leslie Ash

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Last Season

Season 7

1998 | 3 Episodes

Season 7 of Men Behaving Badly premiered on December 25, 1998.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m

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