Simple question. I have seen no reference to why the show is called Rake. The main character is not named anything that even resembles Rake. He does not work for a landscaping company. Does anyone know?
It's a reference to Keegan Deane's character.
In British English, the word 'rake' is used to describe someone who leads an immoral lifestyle.
The show is a remake of a popular Australian series and the title makes perfect sense to viewers over there. Because 'rake' and 'rakish' are words they would commonly use to describe someone like the protagonist.
Actually, the series synopsis contains a hint as to why the title exists. To quote from the U.S. version:
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