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    I haven't seen any English TV for ages but somebody gave me a DVD of this show. Couldn't believe how formulaic it is - it's like one of those American sitcoms written by a committee. They even have canned clapping when somebody tells a particularly "clever" joke. Maybe it's an age thing.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by wurzel View Post
    ... Maybe it's an age thing.....
    Not really. 90% of UK sitcoms are crap. This is one of them. We tend to only remember the good ones. IIRC, the IT crowd was universally panned.
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    I really liked it.

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    Very true to life though.

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    For some more recent(ish) stuff try:

    Peep Show
    The League of Gentlemen
    Psychoville


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    I quite like it, but it is very cliche. I think if they got rid of the woman and the boss and focused to the two main characters it would be much better.

    Father Ted was better

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    Blackadder.. now there's a funny show
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    Quote Originally Posted by chef View Post
    Blackadder.. now there's a funny show
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    I liked the IT Crowd - had me in stitches, eg the japanese visitor when jenny has a rant

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