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The Upper Hand (ITV, 1990-1996)

The Upper Hand was a British sitcom adapted from the
American sitcom, Who’s the Boss? The Upper Hand premiered May 1, 1990 and ran for
7 seasons (or 94 episodes), ending on October 14, 1996.

Affluent advertising executive Caroline Wheatley (Diana Weston) lives with her mom Laura West (Honor Blackman) and son Tom (William Putlock) in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire in London. Down on his luck former footballer Charlie Burrows (Joe McGann) wants a better life for his daughter Joanna (Kellie Bright). He applies to be Caroline’s housekeeper. Laura talks her into hiring him. The two date other people and deny their feelings for six seasons before marrying for the final seventh season.

All separate seasons as well as a complete series box set are available for purchase.

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