The Life Doctor (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

The Life Doctor

Channelling of the most irksome of TV lifestyle gurus disappoints

Written by Adam Lawrence and Phil Wang, Lawrence channels the most irksome of TV lifestyle gurus. The premise quickly falls flat as jokes fail to land or are utterly baffling. A stand-out turn by George Potts and some surprisingly witty pre-recorded video skits can’t save this disappointment as it stumbles towards a fittingly pessimistic ending.

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The Life Doctor

  • 2 stars

From winner of Comedy Central and Chortle Awards Phil Wang and Adam Lawrence comes the greatest TV show never shown. Filmed in international British locations and with a cast of hundreds, The Life Doctor was too overwhelmingly brilliant for any mainstream network to take on: 'it's just too overwhelmingly brilliant for us…

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