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* WeddingDay: In "The Wedding" Stuart tries to pick up girls (naturally) at a wedding he's been invited to.

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* WeddingDay: WeddingEpisode: In "The Wedding" Stuart tries to pick up girls (naturally) at a wedding he's been invited to.


* {{Catchphrase}}: "Hello, ladies!" and "What are the rules? I don't know what the rules are."



* CountryMatters: While getting pestered by an unruly child at a wedding, Stuart lets slip that "he's like a cunt".



* DidNotThinkThisThrough: Stuart hires a limousine just to impress women, but everywhere he wants to go is located in hard-to-reach areas that a even regular car would have trouble getting to.
* DirtyOldMan: This is Alan's defining character trait.
--> "My granddaughter's friends are super-hot".



* FailureIsTheOnlyOption: Stuart's lack of self-esteem combined with his bad habit of objectifying women make him pretty much hopeless at picking up girls. Even when he finds an attractive woman who is interested in him ("The Date") his insecurities lead him to screw it up.

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* FailureIsTheOnlyOption: FailureIsTheOnlyOption:
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Stuart's lack of self-esteem combined with his bad habit of objectifying women make him pretty much hopeless at picking up girls. Even when he finds an attractive woman who is interested in him ("The Date") his insecurities lead him to screw it up.up.
** Jessica's dreams of being a respected actress never get further than some direct to DVD films and commercials for mundane supermarket goods.


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* MoralityPet: The typically self-centered Stuart is willing to drop everything to cheer up Wade. Jessica gradually shifts into this role as well.


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* NWordPrivileges: Stuart tries schmoozing up to some gay men who work with supermodels. It all comes crashing down when he tries telling a gay joke that uses the word "faggot".


* BritishBrevity: Seven episodes in the first and only season, followed by a TV movie.

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* BritishBrevity: Seven Eight episodes in the first and only season, followed by a TV movie.

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* SelfDeprecation: The show often mock's Stuart's unusual height.


''Hello Ladies'' is a SitCom starring Creator/StephenMerchant, previously best known for his collaborations with Creator/RickyGervais, such as ''[[Series/TheOfficeUK The Office]]'' and ''Series/{{Extras}}''. Here, Merchant plays Stuart Pritchard, a Brit and a freelance web designer who lives in Los Angeles. Christine Woods plays Jessica, an actress who lives in Stuart's guest house who apparently is the only pretty girl in Los Angeles that Stuart hasn't hit on. Merchant's clumsy attempts to pick up girls in the L.A. club scene are the main source of humor. ''Hello Ladies'' premiered on Creator/{{HBO}} in September 2013. It was cancelled after one season, but HBO made TheMovie a year later to tie up storylines.

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''Hello Ladies'' is a SitCom starring Creator/StephenMerchant, previously best known for his collaborations with Creator/RickyGervais, such as ''[[Series/TheOfficeUK The Office]]'' and ''Series/{{Extras}}''. Here, Merchant plays Stuart Pritchard, a Brit and a British freelance web designer who lives in Los Angeles. Christine Woods plays Jessica, an actress who lives in Stuart's guest house who apparently is the only pretty girl in Los Angeles that Stuart hasn't hit on. Merchant's clumsy attempts to pick up girls in the L.A. club scene are the main source of humor. ''Hello Ladies'' premiered on Creator/{{HBO}} in September 2013. It was cancelled after one season, but HBO made TheMovie a year later to tie up storylines.



* FriendsRentControl: That sure is one sweet-ass house that Stuart the freelance web designer lives in.

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* BookEnds: The movie starts with Jessica's 30th birthday party and ends with her 31st.


* BritishBrevity: Seven episodes on order for the first season.

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* BritishBrevity: Seven episodes on order for in the first season.and only season, followed by a TV movie.


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* CasanovaWannabe: And Stuart is terrible at it.
* CharacterDevelopment: Stuart's finally maturing past his superficial obsession with hot women and his desire to be popular, as shown by his rejection of Glenn and Glenn's douchebag movie mogul friend Alan, leads to Jessica getting together with him.


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* HorribleHollywood: When the show isn't getting CringeComedy from Stuart's pathetic attempts to be a pickup artist, it's getting cringe comedy out of Jessica debasing herself for acting jobs. In the movie, after a humiliating audition for a yogurt commercial in which she doesn't even get the part, Jessica quits acting.


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* TheMovie: ''Hello Ladies: The Movie'' aired in November 2014. It tied up dangling storylines.

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* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: In the movie, Stuart's old girlfriend from England calls him up. Stuart tells Jessica the story of how the two of them were dating, and then this obnoxious prick came to work in the office, and a couple of months later Stuart's girlfriend left him for the obnoxious prick.


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* TheCameo: Stuart bothers Creator/NicoleKidman at a party in the movie.


''Hello Ladies'' is a SitCom starring Creator/StephenMerchant, previously best known for his collaborations with Creator/RickyGervais, such as ''[[Series/TheOfficeUK The Office]]'' and ''Series/{{Extras}}''. Here, Merchant plays Stuart Pritchard, a Brit and a freelance web designer who lives in Los Angeles. Christine Woods plays Jessica, an actress who lives in Stuart's guest house who apparently is the only pretty girl in Los Angeles that Stuart hasn't hit on. Merchant's clumsy attempts to pick up girls in the L.A. club scene are the main source of humor. ''Hello Ladies'' premiered on Creator/{{HBO}} in September 2013. It was cancelled after one season.

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''Hello Ladies'' is a SitCom starring Creator/StephenMerchant, previously best known for his collaborations with Creator/RickyGervais, such as ''[[Series/TheOfficeUK The Office]]'' and ''Series/{{Extras}}''. Here, Merchant plays Stuart Pritchard, a Brit and a freelance web designer who lives in Los Angeles. Christine Woods plays Jessica, an actress who lives in Stuart's guest house who apparently is the only pretty girl in Los Angeles that Stuart hasn't hit on. Merchant's clumsy attempts to pick up girls in the L.A. club scene are the main source of humor. ''Hello Ladies'' premiered on Creator/{{HBO}} in September 2013. It was cancelled after one season.
season, but HBO made TheMovie a year later to tie up storylines.


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* EpicTrackingShot: The movie starts with a three-minute shot without a cut, showing Jessica's 30th birthday party in a club.


''Hello Ladies'' is a SitCom starring Creator/StephenMerchant, previously best known for his collaborations with Creator/RickyGervais, such as ''[[Series/TheOfficeUK The Office]]'' and ''Series/{{Extras}}''. Here, Merchant plays Stuart Pritchard, a Brit and a freelance web designer who lives in Los Angeles. Christine Woods plays Jessica, an actress who lives in Stuart's guest house who apparently is the only pretty girl in Los Angeles that Stuart hasn't hit on. Merchant's clumsy attempts to pick up girls in the L.A. club scene are the main source of humor. ''Hello Ladies'' premiered on Creator/{{HBO}} in September 2013.

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''Hello Ladies'' is a SitCom starring Creator/StephenMerchant, previously best known for his collaborations with Creator/RickyGervais, such as ''[[Series/TheOfficeUK The Office]]'' and ''Series/{{Extras}}''. Here, Merchant plays Stuart Pritchard, a Brit and a freelance web designer who lives in Los Angeles. Christine Woods plays Jessica, an actress who lives in Stuart's guest house who apparently is the only pretty girl in Los Angeles that Stuart hasn't hit on. Merchant's clumsy attempts to pick up girls in the L.A. club scene are the main source of humor. ''Hello Ladies'' premiered on Creator/{{HBO}} in September 2013.
2013. It was cancelled after one season.


* ConscienceMakesYouGoBack: In Season 1 finale "The Drive", Stuart has finally made his rendezvous with sexy model Kimberly at a party. He finds out that Jessica has received crushing news--she has lost her job on a network crime drama. Kimberly leads Stuart out to the beach, takes off all of her clothes, and goes swimming in the ocean. Stuart has his dream: a hot model who is pretty clearly going to have sex with him. Instead, he goes home to comfort Jessica.



* WeddingDay: In "The Wedding" Stuart tries to pick up girls (naturally) at a wedding he's been invited to.

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* WeddingDay: In "The Wedding" Stuart tries to pick up girls (naturally) at a wedding he's been invited to.to.
* YourMom: In season 1 finale "The Drive", Stuart, Kives, Jessica, and Wade are driving around Los Angeles as Stuart tries to find Kimberly, the model that's invited him to a party. The others grow impatient.
--> '''Kives''': You're wasting my night, all right? This sucks.
--> '''Stuart''': Oh really, am I? What would you be doing instead?
--> '''Kives''': Your mom.


* HollywoodLaw: Hollywood immigration law. When he is nearly caught snorting cocaine in a club's restroom in "Long Beach", a terrified Stuart says that's he's working in the United States on an H-1B visa and he's screwed if he's busted. The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H-1B_visa H-1B visa]] is a special work visa given by employers--in other words, the kind of visa Stephen Merchat might use to come to America to make ''Hello Ladies''. It is ''not'' for self-employed small business owners like Stuart.

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* HollywoodLaw: Hollywood immigration law. When he is nearly caught snorting cocaine in a club's restroom in "Long Beach", a terrified Stuart says that's he's working in the United States on an H-1B visa and he's screwed if he's busted. The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H-1B_visa H-1B visa]] is a special work visa given by employers--in other words, the kind of visa Stephen Merchat Merchant might use to come to America to make ''Hello Ladies''. It is ''not'' for self-employed small business owners like Stuart.

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* HollywoodLaw: Hollywood immigration law. When he is nearly caught snorting cocaine in a club's restroom in "Long Beach", a terrified Stuart says that's he's working in the United States on an H-1B visa and he's screwed if he's busted. The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H-1B_visa H-1B visa]] is a special work visa given by employers--in other words, the kind of visa Stephen Merchat might use to come to America to make ''Hello Ladies''. It is ''not'' for self-employed small business owners like Stuart.


* BathSuicide: Seen in Jessica's terrible web series ("The Wedding").
* BeYourself: Jessica's advice to Stuart in "The Wedding", after diagnosing his failure to score with women.



* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Stuart. His continuing disappointments and humiliations are a direct result of his own flaws--insecurity, narcissism, a superficial view of women.

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* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Stuart. His continuing disappointments and humiliations are a direct result of his own flaws--insecurity, narcissism, a superficial view of women.women.
* WeddingDay: In "The Wedding" Stuart tries to pick up girls (naturally) at a wedding he's been invited to.


* SitcomArchNemesis: Jessica's is a super-bitchy and apparently more successful actress Amelia (Jenny Slate).

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* SitcomArchNemesis: Jessica's is a super-bitchy and apparently more successful actress actress, Amelia (Jenny Slate).



* TitleDrop: "Hello ladies!" is Stuart's would-be pickup line. (Also the first line of dialogue in the pilot.)

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* TitleDrop: "Hello ladies!" is Stuart's would-be pickup line. (Also the first line of dialogue in the pilot.))
* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Stuart. His continuing disappointments and humiliations are a direct result of his own flaws--insecurity, narcissism, a superficial view of women.

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