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Complete first series of a high-caliber comedy
"The British Desperate Housewives" TheTelegraph (U.K.)
"Unrestrained brilliance" San Francisco Chronicle
Ah, suburbia! The smell of newly mown grass, the colorful blooms in flowerbeds, the clatter of automatic gunfire .at least, thats how it goes in Little Stempington, a posh London burb where the ladies care more about turf wars than topsoil. They stash Glocks in Tupperware, extort protection money from the Wicker Barn, and peddle black-market estrogen patches at the local pub. When mild-mannered Joyce Hazledine (Amelia Bullmore, Im Alan Partridge) moves to town, she finds herself caught between rival gangs led by Camilla (Anna Chancellor, Four Weddings and a Funeral) and Barbara (Felicity Montagu, Bridget Joness Diary). Joyce soon learns that in this quaint English village, women dont kill timethey kill each other.
In Suburban Shootout, the laughs hit you faster than rounds from an Uzi and the satire packs more punch than a Viagra-laced baked Alaska. You wouldnt want to live in Little Stempington, but youll never want to leave!
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE audio commentaries by cast and crew, behind-the-scenes documentary, and cast filmographies.
contains coarse language and adult situations
Deliciously Dark -- Village Voice
Desperate Housewives wishes it was this good -- San Francisco Gate
Hilarious -- Hollywood Reporter
"A nice combination of "The Sopranos" and "Desperate Housewives"." -- TVShowsOnDVD.com
"Clever, energetic, and wickedly satirical" -- Film.com
"It's fast-paced and furiously funny." -- BostonNOW
Homemaker gang wars? Brilliant. -- The Boston Globe
If you like a lot of action, and shoot em ups, this will please. For me, it wasn't as good as I had hoped, I was hoping for more of a story line. Read morePublished 18 months ago by The Old Man "Steve", Nampa, Id.
this is a hilarious television series from the UK. Its the internal wants and desires of every suburban housewife... kill what they can not stand.Published 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
Sat this originally in N. Ireland. Can't wait for them to release the second season.Published on September 25, 2009 by Miles Jones
My husband and I love the baudy British shows, but this was a disappointment. The storyline is uneven, implausible and the dialog mumbled...no subtitles, unforunately. Read morePublished on August 3, 2008 by Linda Hudson