TV The Office: US or UK?

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FRUMPY

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Finished all 9 seasons, couldn't stop watching, it's a fantastic series. Dropped a little in 8 and 9 but ended great.

Dwight and Creed my favorite characters. I'll smash out the UK version now.
In rewatching the US version the last week or two. Just finished season 3. FMD Michael Scott is an awkward bastard. Phyllis wedding is a corker for how awkward he is.

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In rewatching the US version the last week or two. Just finished season 3. FMD Michael Scott is an awkward bastard. Phyllis wedding is a corker for how awkward he is.

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Yep, I don't think I've ever yelled at a character to not do something, and you know he's going to do it before the show has even hinted at it. Brilliant.
 

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Finished all 9 seasons, couldn't stop watching, it's a fantastic series. Dropped a little in 8 and 9 but ended great.

Dwight and Creed my favorite characters. I'll smash out the UK version now.
Creed is just so funny. His best work was when he covered up a massive mistake he made. Quality assurance? From memory.

How can a character with so few lines, be that funny is beyond me?

The actor deserves a lot of credit for his performance.
 
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Creed is just so funny. His best work was when he covered up a massive mistake he made. Quality assurance? From memory.

How can a character with so few lines, be that funny is beyond me?

The actor deserves a lot of credit for his performance.
This is Creed. He is in charge of... something

That is correct.
 

FRUMPY

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Creed is just so funny. His best work was when he covered up a massive mistake he made. Quality assurance? From memory.

How can a character with so few lines, be that funny is beyond me?

The actor deserves a lot of credit for his performance.
Just watched that one today. Classic

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Ok so, I smashed out the UK version, I like the US version better because it was lighter, it was more fun I guess. The UK version was funny but darker, the characters were super depressed, that's what they were going for and they nailed it.

David Brent was hated more than tolerated whereas Micheal was just annoying to most of his employees, most liked him some loved him (Pam, Dwight, Erin)

Glad I watched both, I'm going to watch Parks and Rec after The Expanse.
 

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Finished all 9 seasons, couldn't stop watching, it's a fantastic series. Dropped a little in 8 and 9 but ended great.

Dwight and Creed my favorite characters. I'll smash out the UK version now.
Nearly at the end,its taken me a couple of months to get through all 201 episdoes, though I have seen them all before. I expected 8 and 9 to drop off alot more than they did, to my memory. There is still some very funny stuff in there.
 

mr bagcroft

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Ok so, I smashed out the UK version, I like the US version better because it was lighter, it was more fun I guess. The UK version was funny but darker, the characters were super depressed, that's what they were going for and they nailed it.

David Brent was hated more than tolerated whereas Micheal was just annoying to most of his employees, most liked him some loved him (Pam, Dwight, Erin)

Glad I watched both, I'm going to watch Parks and Rec after The Expanse.
Thats my exact memory of UK v US, about to rewatch the UK, havent even seen all of them at least once so some of it will be new. The US is way more fun lighter and funnier. The Uk, as Id expect, seems to have that kind of English dry morbid dip sh*t not quite funny but amusing schtick going on. Though Gervais outside the office is a gun.
 

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Andy Bernard is such a sh*t character - i know the actor likes to sing but its so out of place on the office - especially every freakin episode. His character is so unrealistic and just annoying the whole time.
 

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Andy Bernard is such a sh*t character - i know the actor likes to sing but its so out of place on the office - especially every freakin episode. His character is so unrealistic and just annoying the whole time.
Yeah I think he was okay at the start and started to get annoying from 7/8/9, He was probably the only character you could see acting whereas the others felt more natural, if that makes sense.
 

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Yeah I think he was okay at the start and started to get annoying from 7/8/9, He was probably the only character you could see acting whereas the others felt more natural, if that makes sense.
Yet he is one of the few to go onto mainstream movie roles. Yeah, go figure?
I like his character myself. The whole trreble acapella thing is pretty funny.
Maybe stretched it out a tad.
 

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Creed is just so funny. His best work was when he covered up a massive mistake he made. Quality assurance? From memory.

How can a character with so few lines, be that funny is beyond me?

The actor deserves a lot of credit for his performance.
It's worth deep diving on the real Creed Bratton. That guy has done it all.
 

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Yeah I think he was okay at the start and started to get annoying from 7/8/9, He was probably the only character you could see acting whereas the others felt more natural, if that makes sense.
Yep he was a good edition in his first few seasons then gradually become annoying to very annoying.
He did play the IVY league douchebag well.

The 'here comes treble' ep is one of his rare good ones in later seasons .
 

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Andy Bernard is such a sh*t character - i know the actor likes to sing but its so out of place on the office - especially every freakin episode. His character is so unrealistic and just annoying the whole time.
It was ruined when he went all SIMP like with Andrea. They replaced his balls with a vagina.

I used to like him when he lost his sh*t and scared the crap out of Jim. That was priceless.
 

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Thats my exact memory of UK v US, about to rewatch the UK, havent even seen all of them at least once so some of it will be new. The US is way more fun lighter and funnier. The Uk, as Id expect, seems to have that kind of English dry morbid dip sh*t not quite funny but amusing schtick going on. Though Gervais outside the office is a gun.
 

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