October 3, 2010
The IT Crowd is hilarious
In an effort to reduce productivity and become more lazy, I’ve taken to exploring new programs on Netflix. I have been watching more shows since we finally purchased a Roku and canceled our cable. One such show is The IT Crowd (affiliate links). Hat tip to Mark for telling me about it.
Set in the London offices of the fictional corporation Reynholm Industries, the show revolves around the three staff members of its IT (information technology) department, comprising two geeky technicians, a genius named Moss (Richard Ayoade) and the workshy Roy (Chris O’Dowd), headed by Jen (Katherine Parkinson), the department’s ‘relationship manager’ who knows nothing about IT.
I have always had a soft spot in my heart for British comedy, maybe because my Mum is a Brit. Yes, that’s how I spell “mom”. Anyone who appreciates slapstick humor, geek culture or comedies about office life will LOVE this show. Here’s a taste…