Incrediably funny, inventive BBC Comedy by Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais about the goings-on at the office of a paper company called Wernham Hogg. Gervais plays the inept office manager, David Brent who confuses popularity with good management. Winner of two Golden Globes here in the U.S. and many others abroad.
There is a U.S. version in the works (visible nervousness, cross your fingers on this one), The Daily Show's Steve Carrell (yah!) is set to star in the central role so there is some promise. But watch the UK version first, cause it will always be the original and the best
See the definitive guide to "The Office" www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/theoffice