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Series / State of the Union

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State of the Union is a BBC Dramedy series by Nick Hornby.

The show follows a married couple's woes, revealed as they rendezvous in a pub just before their weekly marital therapy session.

Starring (Chris O'Dowd) as Tom, and (Rosamund Pike) as Louise.

This show provides examples of:

  • Guys Are Slobs: Tom is a music writer, with a slightly slobby attitude and demeanour.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Of a sort. Tom is a slovenly writer, whilst Louise is a much more attractive doctor.

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