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'''''About a Boy''''' is a television show adaption of the book [[About a Boy]] originally written by [[Nick Hornby]]. The show was first episode shown on 2014-02-02. The show stars [[David Walton]] as Will Freeman, [[Minnie Driver]] as Fiona Bowa, and [[Benjamin Stockham]] as [[Marcus Bowa]]. It lasted two seasons before it was put out of its misery.
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'''''About a Boy''''' is a television show adaption of the book [[About a Boy]] originally written by [[Nick Hornby]]. The show was first episode shown on 2014-02-02. The show stars [[David Walton]] as Will Freeman, [[Minnie Driver]] as Fiona Bowa, and [[Benjamin Stockham]] as [[Marcus Bowa]]. It only lasted two seasons.
  
I only watched the first two episodes and found the show to be awful. The source material has been hacked to pieces and only basic ideas of it were used in the show, but the biggest problem is, all the seriousness from the book was replaced with basic American situational comedy.
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==Review==
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I have watched the first two episodes, but it was enough to conclude that the show is awful. The source material has been hacked to pieces; only the basic premise is used in the show. The story is now set in California and the characters are all American, except for Fiona. The pilot episode even focuses on the ending of [[About a Boy (film)|the film]], which had nothing to do with the book. These changes could be forgivable if the show was great, but all the seriousness from the book was replaced with basic shallow American situational comedy. Very disappointing.
  
 
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Revision as of 07:44, 4 September 2018

Title card.

About a Boy is a television show adaption of the book About a Boy originally written by Nick Hornby. The show was first episode shown on 2014-02-02. The show stars David Walton as Will Freeman, Minnie Driver as Fiona Bowa, and Benjamin Stockham as Marcus Bowa. It only lasted two seasons.

Review

I have watched the first two episodes, but it was enough to conclude that the show is awful. The source material has been hacked to pieces; only the basic premise is used in the show. The story is now set in California and the characters are all American, except for Fiona. The pilot episode even focuses on the ending of the film, which had nothing to do with the book. These changes could be forgivable if the show was great, but all the seriousness from the book was replaced with basic shallow American situational comedy. Very disappointing.

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