For everyone who appreciates the cozy camaraderie of Friends, the spice of Sex in the City, and the sheer nuttiness of Seinfeld, here's a hip hybrid of all three delivered with an English accent. The candor with which six young charmers (sound appealingly familiar?) deal with their lives and love affairs makes this series a tad edgier than most. NBC just obtained rights to it from the BBC. Obviously, the network decision makers were impressed by Coupling's nomination for Best TV Comedy at the 2001 British Comedy Awards event. About 3 hours. DVD. Simon Says: When asked if the American version of Coupling will require toning down for the stateside audience, producer Sue Vertue (Vicar of Dibley, Mr. Bean) quipped, "We've just done the American pilot. It's as rude as ever, you'll be pleased to know. And actually, very, very like the original!"