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The Inbetweeners obviously struck a chord with a number of folks in the UK, as it scored great ratings for each of its three seasons and spawned two feature films that followed the four gents on vacations to Greece and Australia.—Robert Ham 36.
Still, at its peak, it was an unmistakably engaging and altogether groovy program that more than earned its place as one of Fox’s flagship shows.—Mark Rozeman 35.
Toast of London Original Run: 2012-2015 Creator: Arthur Mathews, Matt Berry Stars: Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan, Harry Peacock, Tim Downie, Shazad Latif, Tracy-Ann Oberman Original Network: Channel 4 Steven Toast is a perfect Matt Berry creation, a pompous, absurd, overbearing AC-TOR!!!
Instead of being overly in-your-face with punchlines, the series relies on its well-defined protagonists for humor, and by introducing new characters and environments in every episode, Lovesick feels more elaborate than your average sitcom, allowing for the occasional surprise (see the episodes “Abigail” and “Phoebe”).
By spanning the protagonists’ storylines over a period of seven years, we get to know the people and circumstances that shaped them into who they are at present.