The Office

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  1. Kakashi

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    Alright, if you have watched seinfeld, you know that Americans have a GREAT taste in humor.
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Actually Seinfeld didn't pique my interest. Frasier and Becker are lot more fun.
     
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    Man.. Seinfeld is the best.. but i guess i'll respect your opinion.

    I've never watched Becker, and Frasier is good from what i've seen.
     
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    Becker is fawking awesome. He just insults people left, right and centre, and not all the humour is the stereotype of being "loud".
     
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    I've never seen Becker, but if you want a witty show about some guy insulting people, I'd go for House. And IMO Seinfeld is much better than Frasier.
     
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    Yea, House is awesome.
     
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    I always found the idea of house wierd, hugh laurie as a grouchy old man........fine for americans but for us over here we've seen him doing the exact opposite for the rest of his career.

    Still, he is great in it.
     
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    Yea it was unexpected to see him doing a fairly serious role after all that Blackadder and A bit of Fry and Laurie, but he's unexpectedly good in it.
     
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    Its a strange turn but a welcome one, the guy is talented and deserves a great medium for it.

    I'm just hoping they'll get stephen fry in for a cameo...
     
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    It would be nice to see Stephen Fry get in on episode with some ludicrous disease. Not to mention the random banter between him and the now serious Hugh Laurie.
     
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    that would make for the best episde ever.
     
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    House is a great show, imo
     
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    I missed the last episode of The Office for a firefly marathon, what happened in it? Any major plot points?
     
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    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    I just read an article about the difference of American humour and British humour using the Office as an example, as there is an American version based on the British one. I wanted to post it here because I'm curious whether people agree with this or not: