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The IT Crowd (2006)

Failed US pilot of a popular British show about two computer geeks, who work in the IT department of a major company, and their female supervisor who's actually a grifter.
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Credited cast:
Rocky Carroll ... Denham
Shea Curry ... Emily
Jessica St. Clair ... Jen
Joel McHale ... Roy
Richard Ayoade ... Maurice Moss
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Annalee Autumn Annalee Autumn ... Crystal
Tiffany Elle ... Judy
Aykut Hilmi ... Karl / Fitness Instuctor
Rob Reinis ... Barry


Failed US pilot of a popular British show about two computer geeks, who work in the IT department of a major company, and their female supervisor who's actually a grifter.

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3 February 2006 (UK) See more »

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Did You Know?


NBC has been trying to turn The IT Crowd into its next The Office for years. The network first began its troubled love affair when it produced this failed pilot in 2007, one year after the original British version originally aired. Then NBC gave a put pilot commitment to a new version in 2014 that came from Bill Lawrence (Scrubs, Clone High), but that didn't come to fruition either. In 2017, NBC announced it was trying again, but this time it has the backing of the series original creator. Graham Linehan is guiding the latest version of The IT Crowd, which he promised on Twitter would be different from the British series. See more »


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25 October 2017 | by The_nibsSee all my reviews

What is with this need for Americans to recreate British TV shows? Are they really that incapable of understanding a British accent? The script for the pilot is verbatim, the same pilot script from the original British series, save for a few minor word changes. The only major difference is that the American actors that were cast are utterly horrible at delivering their lines. NBC couldn't even come up with their own unique spin off for this awesome series. I'm glad it was never meant to be, it would have been an embarrassment if this somehow managed to pull through. Watch the original The IT Crowd, and if you have difficulty understanding a British accent then turn on the subtitles!

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