2point4 children (1991)

2point4 children is a 1990s British sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porter family; an average family that is persistently faced with surreal situations and sheer bad luck. The show was originally broadcast on BBC One from 1991 to 1999, and ran for eight series, ending in a special Millennium edition that would be the last due to the death of Gary Olsen, who died from cancer in 2000. The show is now repeated regularly in the UK on Gold, and in Australia on UKTV. The title of the show refers to the once average size of a UK family. There are two children in the Porter family, however Andrew Marshall has indicated that the father, Ben, could be considered almost another child, making up the "point four". The show regularly picked up large audiences of up to 14 million in the early 1990s, with an average of between 6 - 9 million, the final episode was viewed by 9.03 million people. In 1997 a remake of the show debuted in the Netherlands: 'Kees & Co' starring Simone Kleinsma.

Writing:
  • Andrew Marshall

Stars:
Release Date: 1991-09-03
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
themoviedb icon 8.8/10
  • Country: GB
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 40
Idris Elba
Idris Elba
Parachute Instructor
Richard Durden
Richard Durde...
John Crudaal
Pauline Melville
Pauline Melvi...
Babs
David Kelly
David Kelly
Paddy
Gary Olsen
Gary Olsen
Ben Porter
Belinda Lang
Belinda Lang
Bill Porter
Peter Jordan
Peter Jordan
Sven
Annette Badland
Annette Badla...
Dawn
Jay Benedict
Jay Benedict
Bob
Olivier Pierre
Olivier Pierr...
Mr Parrot
Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Oliver Jackso...
David Baker
Georgina Cates
Georgina Cate...
Jenny Porter
Liz Smith
Liz Smith
Bette
Andy Linden
Andy Linden
Eegore
Nathan Constance
Nathan Consta...
Boy band member
Windsor Davies
Windsor Davie...
Uncle Ian
Maggie Ollerenshaw
Maggie Ollere...
Marjorie Atkins
Nina Wadia
Nina Wadia
Sharma
John Cater
John Cater
Mr Tavener
Don Henderson
Don Henderson
Frank
Sharon Duncan-Brewster
Sharon Duncan...
Maureen
Peter Cartwright
Peter Cartwri...
Auctioneer
James Lance
James Lance
Keith
Sandra Dickinson
Sandra Dickin...
Tina
Cate Fowler
Cate Fowler
Elizabeth
Bart Ruspoli
Bart Ruspoli
Fabrizio
Julie Peasgood
Julie Peasgoo...
Pauline
Ian Ralph
Ian Ralph
Dennis
Timothy Bateson
Timothy Bates...
Mr Podd
Victor McGuire
Victor McGuir...
Dr. Brook
Felicity Montagu
Felicity Mont...
Janice
Robert Shannon
Robert Shanno...
Clapper Loader
Jane Horner
Jane Horner
Charlene
Nancy Nevinson
Nancy Nevinso...
Sophie
Annette Kerr
Annette Kerr
Mrs Grimes
Nicholas Hutchison
Nicholas Hutc...
Army Officer
Alex Kew
Alex Kew
Declan
Dominic Brunt
Dominic Brunt
The Petrol Station Attendant
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