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Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

It's a well know cliche that sitcoms will have a fat guy with a wife that is way out of his league. And they never do a good job of explaining why she's with him. In fact, the husband acts like an idiot and the wife seems like she can't stand him.

Which Sitcom has the biggest disparity between the fatness of the husband and the hotness of the wife?
for example
Still Standing
Jami Gertz


and
Mark Addy
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

The King of Queens obviously
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

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The King of Queens obviously
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

Betty was hotter than Wilma

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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

The Honeymooners
According to Jim
The Simpsons
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

This is funny because Kevin James actually does have a hot wife.

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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

Funny thing about King of Queens, Leah Remini started hot, then middle of the show was about as big as he was and then lost weight again... Kind of like real life really.
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

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This is funny because Kevin James actually does have a hot wife.
But in real life he's a rich actor. On the show he's a UPS delivery guy.
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

It's to keep perpetuating the ridiculous fantasy that girls are less shallow and care about personality.
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

Originally Posted by Quatermass View Post
The Honeymooners
According to Jim
The Simpsons

Although in According to Jim for the first few seasons the wifes nipples were the major stars.
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

Originally Posted by spainlinx0 View Post
It's to keep perpetuating the ridiculous fantasy that girls are less shallow and care about personality.
This.

Usually the reason they give the hot female character for why they're with the fat slob is "because he makes me laugh" - which is a quality many women always deem important. But we all know that's bullshit since they'll take looks and money any day of the week and twice on Sundays over "funny".
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

If you got rid of the weight requirement, and made it Dork Husband/Hot Wife, I think "Yes, Dear" would win hands down. I'm not ashamed to admit I watched that show more than once, just to see Jean Louisa Kelly.





... ok, maybe I'm a little ashamed to admit that ...
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

Originally Posted by Tscott View Post
If you got rid of the weight requirement, and made it Dork Husband/Hot Wife, I think "Yes, Dear" would win hands down. I'm not ashamed to admit I watched that show more than once, just to see Jean Louisa Kelly.





... ok, maybe I'm a little ashamed to admit that ...


She was hot in "Mr Holland's Opus" and just keeps getting better with age.
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

Originally Posted by FantasticVSDoom View Post
Funny thing about King of Queens, Leah Remini started hot, then middle of the show was about as big as he was and then lost weight again... Kind of like real life really.
That was because she became pregnant during the show. Again, kinda like real life...
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

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That was because she became pregnant during the show. Again, kinda like real life...
Yeah, but she stayed fat for a like 2 years after she had her baby.

... kinda like real life, so I guess you are right.
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

The Bernie Mac Show

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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

the simpsons
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

Originally Posted by TallGuyMe View Post
The King of Queens obviously


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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

The short lived Tracy Morgan Show

Tamala Jones




and Tracy Morgan
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Re: Fat Husband / Hot Wife in sitcoms

Originally Posted by NORML54601 View Post


She was hot in "Mr Holland's Opus" and just keeps getting better with age.
thanks, I was about to confirm that's who that was. I had a crush on her in that movie.
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Hot to be sure, but the Scientology thing kills it for me. FRUIT LOOP!

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