odd couple


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odd couple

A particularly unlikely or mismatched pair of people. Though the senator and her running mate are quite the odd couple on paper, the partnership is clearly intended to broaden the scope of her appeal to voters in the upcoming election. We're a bit of an odd couple, all right, but the differences between my girlfriend and I seem to balance each other out.
See also: couple, odd

odd couple

see under strange bedfellows.
See also: couple, odd
References in classic literature ?
They were an odd couple to go driving; but he saw a trunk beside the coachman's legs.
Well you are in for a right one as of Thursday when the Anglo Cypriot Theatre (ACT) will present the comedy classic, The Odd Couple (Female Version) by Neil Simon.
The Edinburgh couple, who perform as Zedd & Saffire, recorded the number in homage to the singer after working with him on his TV show The Odd Couple.
Jack scored a huge hit as good-natured coroner "Quince" after achieving global success as the messy, grumpy half of TV's The Odd Couple from 1970 to 1975.
Summary: Emmy-winning actor Jack Klugman, best known for his starring roles in The Odd Couple and Quincy, M.
WOMEN take the lead as the Priory Theatre in Kenilworth present The Odd Couple - The Female Version.
Festen and The Odd Couple are both at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff from Tuesday until Saturday.
fivelive on this week's to-do list 1 Festen (The Celebration) / The Odd Couple Students at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama are launching two new productions.
Created and written by Howard Overman - give that man a proper second series, for this (like Sherlock and The Great Outdoors) is a mere three-parter - Vexed follows the mixed fortunes of an odd couple of detectives, Jack Armstrong (Toby Stephens) and Kate Bishop (Lucy Punch).
Duncan notes that though Longford and Elizabeth were married for nearly 70 years, they were the consummate odd couple.
They seemed an odd couple at first--one a conservative and established institution, the other a group of energetic disciples of hip-hop culture.
WHAT a wonderful idea it was to revive Neil Simon's 1965 comedy The Odd Couple at the Liverpool Playhouse.
Call a reality TV producer, France's Bastien Salabanzi and Scotland's Ewan Bowman have become HB's newest Odd Couple, signing a lease together a few blocks down from Apples and Geoff In an extremely related story, Ewan is now Flip's new (and first) team manager.
When our odd couple decided to bottle Newman's Own for more than just friends and family, they took on the following mantra: "There are three rules for running a business; fortunately, we don't know any of them.