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The IT Crowd 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2006–2013)
The comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation.
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Deep in the sub basement of the ambiguous company of Reynholm Industries, are not one, but two socially awkward IT guys. Moss, an electronics wizard and overly naive man and Roy, a lazy disgruntled co-worker have to provide support for Reynholm Industries with their inept boss, Jen, who doesn't know the difference between hardware and software. The show revolves around Moss and Roy's antics both at work and out socially, which always ends badly. Written by ME

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Richard Ayoade reprised his role as Moss in the American adaptation of the series. NBC ordered a full season and even began promoting the series for its 2007-2008 season. Although several episodes had been scripted, the chairman for NBC at the time Ben Silverman had the show canceled before filming began as he didn't believe in the show finding success. See more »

Goofs

During the animated intro of the show, while moss is smashing the keyboard with a cricket bat (at least, it looks like one) his wrist watch is on his right arm. but during falling down that ventilation shaft the watch is on his left hand. after the fall rising up his arms he has no watch at all. See more »

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Moss: [after a musical TV ad] Well that's easy to remember! 0118 999 881 999 119 725... 3
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Referenced in Supernatural: It's a Terrible Life (2009) See more »

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Great Brit-com
12 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

The IT Crowd is an absurdist satire of office dramas, featuring those most indispensable of nerds, tech support geeks.

The first thing I noticed watching this series was director Ben Fuller's patience. He has a willingness to let a joke build that evades most television directors. Some jokes are set up in the opening scene and wait until the final segment for the payoff.

The show is further bolstered by great chemistry and timing between stars Richard Ayoade, Christopher Morris, Chris O'Dowd, and Katherine Parkinson. Each actor emits a brave willingness to take their characters to extremes for a laugh.

It's all helped a great deal, of course, if you have a vague notion computer technology and its various sub-cultures, but for the most part, the audience is along for clever dialogue-related humour, not in-jokes.


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