Black Books

2000, TV Show

A droll Britcom about a hard-drinking, chain-smoking bookstore owner who dislikes customers and has trouble parting with his beloved books.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/15/2004

Bernard Black is back for a third season of his multi-award winning and critically acclaimed comedy. Black Books continues to explore the musing and time-wasting techniques of raddled proprietor Bernard Black, his shy, multi-challenged assistant Manny Bianco and their underachieving friend Fran Katzenjammer.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/5/2002

In season two of Black Books, Bernard is convinced the Manny is mad; Manny worries about the reliability of his magic hot water bottle and uses his underworld connections to help find Fran a job. Under the constant threat from the unfeeling outside world, Bernard, Manny and Fran attempt to maintain the heaven of the bookshop even as their own relentless stupidity pitches them towards mayhem.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 11/3/2000

Meet Bernard Black, a foul tempered and eccentric bookshop owner who loves his books but hates his customers. Manny is Bernard's long-suffering assistant and Fran is the owner of the gift shop next door to Black Books. Black Books explores Manny and Fran's efforts to ensure Bernard has some contact with the outside world and charts the comical consequences of their efforts.

Free | Hulu Aired: 9/29/2000

Black Books follows the antics of the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black (DYLAN MORAN), his long haired and equally long-suffering assistant Manny (BILL BAILEY), and his best and possibly only friend Fran (TAMSIN GRIEG).

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Premiered: 2000, on BBC America
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A droll Britcom about a hard-drinking, chain-smoking bookstore owner who dislikes customers and has trouble parting with his beloved books.

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