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Platypus Man 

Zany sitcom about the host of a cookery show who equates all of life's woes (specifically, his own ineffectual relationships with women) with the problems of cooking dishes.
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Richard Jeni ...  Richard Jeni 13 episodes, 1995
Ron Orbach ...  Lou Golembiewski 13 episodes, 1995
Denise Miller ...  Paige McAllister 13 episodes, 1995
David Dundara David Dundara ...  Tommy Jeni 13 episodes, 1995
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Zany sitcom about the host of a cookery show who equates all of life's woes (specifically, his own ineffectual relationships with women) with the problems of cooking dishes. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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23 January 1995 (USA) See more »

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Braten und Bräute See more »

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Paramount Television See more »
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I loved this show.... Richard Jeni will be missed... :(
12 March 2007 | by HankLewisSee all my reviews

I never missed an episode of this show. It was EXTREMELY FUNNY! All the romantic woes of Richard's characters attempts to mate frequently, but spending most of his time alone were a source of great laughter for me and my then girlfriend. I hope that it comes out on DVD soon.

One of my favorite episodes had to do with the woman he was dating that turned out to have a female lover on the side and was bisexual! I laughed at it because I actually had that experience in real life before and found his response to it very amusing, and so typically neurotic of the Platypus man!!!!

Meanwhile, Richard Jeni's apparent suicide makes this posting rather sad now... He will be greatly missed by his many fans....


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