She Said No, By the Way

    1 October 2004, early afternoon

I just finished watching series 2 of the Office, a thoroughly brilliant comedy by the BBC. Series 2 picks up where Series 1 left off, with the other branch merging with David Brent’s branch, and Tim and Dawn’s almost-a-relationship still in limbo. The infusion of new characters into the mix is really great, and livens the show up. The new head manager Neil Godwin is basically everything David is not, professional, funny and charming. This season seems to really focus on David’s inability to cope with the various changes that have taken place at the office; David is a lot more coarse and angry this season then in the last. The show ends on a very bleak note, and I can see why many people would be upset if the show ended with this series. I need to track down the Christmas Special and that will be that.

I don’t want to rehash what I said about the show earlier, but if you haven’t seen this series, you should definitely watch it. The show is so funny, the cast are absolutely amazing, and the writing is top-notch. I think this has to be one of the best series I have ever stumbled upon.



  1. Of course, I found out after I bought the first set of DVDs that they were going to release the whole thing in one box-set. Bastards.

  2. I just watched some of this at Ram’s and it really is that good. It helps to have worked in an office environment too.

  3. It’s true, I became a huge fan after watching the first episode, and it’s probably the worst of the lot.

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