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9 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching New British Sitcom "Catastrophe"

And it's not too late to catch up either, as we're only on Episode 3.

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You might have heard about Catastrophe, a comedy written and starring comedians Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan.

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Catastrophe / Merman and Birdbath Productions / C4

It tells the charming story of two people who meet in a bar.

Then screw constantly for about a week straight.

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And wind up with the woman getting unexpectedly pregnant.

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Here's why you should be watching it:

1. It's an accurate portrayal of modern love.

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Catastrophe / Merman and Birdbath Productions / Via channel4.com

2. It sweetly captures the moment you realise you're going out with someone you quite like.

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3. It also captures how you might say something nice in front of somebody's face...

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...but then REALLY bitch about them after they've left.

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Rob: "She seems nice."

Sharon: "She's a cunt."

4. It also accurately portrays how terrifying it is when a doctor mentions a scary word during a check-up.

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Catastrophe / Merman and Birdbath Productions / Via channel4.com
Catastrophe / Merman and Birdbath Productions / Via channel4.com
Rob: "Statistically it is unlikely to be full cancer." Sharon: "So just a gentle little half-cancer then."
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Rob: "Statistically it is unlikely to be full cancer."

Sharon: "So just a gentle little half-cancer then."

5. It makes you think about all the really quite inappropriate names and numbers on our phones.

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6. And how Americans seem to get excited by the smallest, weirdest things when they are in Britain.

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7. And how when you take someone back to yours for the first time, it's never as sexy as you first think.

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Let's get sexy on the bed oh wait stop there's pizza.

8. Why you shouldn't attempt to kiss a teacher in front of their pupils because they will react like this:

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9. And how quite unsexy and random sex can be.

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If you need another reason to watch, Catastrophe has already been renewed for a second series, so you won't experience that awful thing where you watch all of the episodes of a programme, fall in love with it, then realise it has been horrifically cancelled.

Catastrophe is on Channel 4 at 10pm on Mondays.

You can catch-up on the first three episodes on 4OD.