The office the complete first series.

BBC ; producer, Ash Atalla ; written & directed by Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant.

Welcome to Wernham Hogg, a suburban paper company where "life is stationery." Critics and fans alike have lauded this hilarious, biting look at everyday office life, told in the mockumentary style of cult comedy classics such as This is Spinal Tap and The Larry Sanders Show. The show revolves around David Brent, (an instant classic character widely compared to Basil Fawlty of Fawlty Towers) the oblivious general manager who instigates petty office rivalries. The wince-worthy Brent still considers himself "a friend first and a boss second...probably an entertainer third." Work is hell...but one man's misery is another man's hilarious home video hit. Welcome to The Office.


Leah YousePosted February 23, 2010

The predecessor to America's hit comedy of the same name, BBC's "The Office" is an inside look into Wernham Hogg, a fictional paper company in Slough, England. Filmed in mockumentary fashion, cameramen chronicle the daily dramas of a small office of ...

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