History Series / Manchild

19th Aug '13 4:55:41 PM gallium
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Rupert Giles is James, and ''EastEnders''' Carol Jackson is Cheryl.
7th Aug '13 1:31:07 PM TVRulezAgain
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* PoisonousFriend: Dirty Dixon, the closest thing this show has to a CompleteMonster, who is interested in nothing but belittling the other four men and trying to turn them against each other.
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* PoisonousFriend: Dirty Dixon, the closest thing this show has to a CompleteMonster, who is interested in nothing but belittling the other four men and trying to turn them against each other.
15th Jul '13 12:52:09 AM Ravenya003
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* ItsAllAboutMe: Terry. The finale captures this perfectly: after buying the family house from his wife because he insists that the family has to have a "base" and an "anchor", he gets a better deal from the estate agent and decides to sell it. And this is ''after'' his son finally begins to warm to him and his daughter starts making plans for the house.

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* LeftHanging: The final episode ended with Gary learning why his son Wayne was being so distant -- he (presumably, given Gary's reaction: "she's only fifteen!") got his girlfriend pregnant. The cancellation of the show meant that it was all left up in the air.
11th Jul '13 11:53:26 PM Ravenya003
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--> ''Timing is everything.''
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--> ''Timing ''"Timing is everything.'' "''

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* ManlyMenCanHunt: Terry firmly believes this, even though he's useless at it. --> ''Timing ''"From time to time, it is everything.'' every man's duty to hunt, to kill."''
11th Jul '13 7:13:18 PM Ravenya003
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* PoisonousFriend: Dickens, the closest thing this show has to a CompleteMonster, who is interested in nothing but belittling the other four men and trying to turn them against each other.
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* PoisonousFriend: Dickens, Dirty Dixon, the closest thing this show has to a CompleteMonster, who is interested in nothing but belittling the other four men and trying to turn them against each other.
11th Jul '13 6:58:29 PM Ravenya003
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* PoisonousFriend: Dickens, the closest thing this show has to a CompleteMonster, who is interested in nothing but belittling the other four men and trying to turn them against each other.
11th Jul '13 6:43:53 PM Ravenya003
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* BiTheWay: Patrick. "I'm not gay, I'm just occassionally a bit bi."
11th Jul '13 6:30:27 PM Ravenya003
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* WomenAreWiser: Very much the case with Gary's wife Cheryl. On getting her advice as to how to deal with Patrick's grief, he asks how she knows.
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* WomanScorned: James cheats on his interior designer and she promptly has his flat destroyed. * WomenAreWiser: Very much the case with Gary's wife Cheryl. On getting her advice as to how to deal with Patrick's grief, he asks how she knows.knows so much.
11th Jul '13 6:06:41 PM Ravenya003
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* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey: Various women pull this one on the men ''all the time'', particularly the one trying to bribe Terry into paying for a boob job.
11th Jul '13 5:52:01 AM Ravenya003
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* CigarChomper: An entire episode revolves around how much the men enjoy smoking cigars.

* GoldDigger: Several of the women in the foursome's lives. * GreenEyedMonster: Terry gets jealous of his ex-wife's new man in an episode aptly titled "Jealousy".

* GoldDigger: Several of the women in the foursome's lives. * GreenEyedMonster: Terry gets jealous of his ex-wife's new man in an episode aptly titled "Jealousy".
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* GoldDigger: Several of the women TheLadette: This trope is referred to by name, and held in the foursome's lives. * GreenEyedMonster: Terry gets jealous of his ex-wife's new man in an episode aptly titled "Jealousy".contempt by Terry.
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