My Man Can



Mark Wright and Melanie Sykes


Unaired. SevenOne International for ITV, 2013


Wives stake points on the performance of their husband or partner. A full series was made for ITV, and it has remained locked away in an ITV Vault somewhere, never to see the light of day.


Based on the German show Mein Mann kann.


The official line at the time was that Mark and Mel had "failed to understand the concept of the game", though Mel used an April 2023 Guardian article to suggest that its cancellation was actually due to it falling foul of TV gambling rules.

Web links

Bother's Bar viewing report

See also

Man Versus Beast and The Surjury, which suffered similar fates.


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