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The IT Crowd 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2006–2013)
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The comedic misadventures of Roy, Moss and their grifting supervisor Jen, a rag-tag team of IT support workers at a large corporation headed by a hotheaded yuppie.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Chris O'Dowd ...  Roy Trenneman 25 episodes, 2006-2013
Richard Ayoade ...  Maurice Moss 25 episodes, 2006-2013
Katherine Parkinson ...  Jen Barber 25 episodes, 2006-2013
Matt Berry ...  Douglas Reynholm 17 episodes, 2007-2013
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

Channel 4 [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The IT Crowd See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

A fifth series was planned but never came to light. The IT Crowd: The Internet Is Coming (2013) was made instead. See more »

Goofs

During the animated intro, while Moss is smashing the keyboard with a cricket bat, his wrist watch is on his right arm. When they fall down the ventilation shaft, the watch is on his left hand. After the fall, he raises his arms and his watch is gone. See more »

Quotes

Roy: [repeated throughout the series]
[answering the phone]
Roy: Hello, IT. Have you tried turning it off and on again?
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Connections

Featured in Great TV Mistakes (2010) See more »

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Brilliant
5 February 2006 | by bfscr1See all my reviews

"The IT crowd" is an excellent comedy but requires the viewer to watch the second episode rather than base their judgement on the first episode then snub the entire series.

The first episode was a decent attempt to gain the viewers approval however, it was hyped far too much, which made the viewer think that "The IT Crowd" was the next best comedy. When the first episode ended, everyone was disappointed due to the lack of good jokes. There were moments in the first episode that somehow reminded me of the great mind of Graham Linehan who was the writer to "Father Ted" and "Black Books" due to random jokes such as the joke in the credits.

The second episode was almost redemption to the first as the cast and Graham Linehan ultimately revealed their true performance. It was almost surreal and had it's connections to "Father Ted" equally weirdness. There was uncontrollable laughter in a lot of areas of the second episode such as the stress class which delivered powerful comedy that would even make "Father Ted" mediocre.

I give this comedy a round of applause and wish for an encore.


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