This IT Crowd pilot for US telly is eerily awful
FANS of the IT Crowd, the British sitcom will enjoy this US pilot for NBC. Whereas the IT crowd was funny, the actors growing into the characters until the jokes seemed easy, the US version, were it not for the canned laughter, could pass for an episode of the Twilight Zone. The language is laced with the threat of an unspoken menace, as if the humans aren’t really human at all.
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