When I first started watching "Coupling" I thought that it was a UK/Friends ripoff. Silly old me.
It was a rather witty look at the lives of a group of thirty-somethings who were navigating life and love in modern London.
This was one of the first times that I was exposed to work of Steven Moffatt, whose work I continue to follow until this day. What he was able to do was give each of his 6 main characters their own unique voice and unique perspectives.
The saddest part for me was having to see my characters part without substantial resolution to their character arcs. Unfortunately that was not meant to be. Mr. Moffatt's synopsis posted on a Doctor Who online forum was a nice touch from a showrunner as a tribute to his loyal fans.