The IT Crowd

5 New-to-Netflix Streaming Movies and TV Episodes Made for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day can be seen in one of two ways: either it’s a glorious celebration of our nation’s connection to and history with Ireland, or it’s a terrible excuse for binge alcoholics to practice while wearing green and watching a parade. If you’re looking to drown out the bagpipes and the sounds of the Dropkick Murphys, avoid all that Irish nonsense (thanks, 30 Rock) with these five Netflix choices that will bring laughter and maybe tears in equal Irish measure. Check them out after the jump, and follow the title links to watch them right now. … Read More

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Watch the Unaired American Re-make of ‘The IT Crowd’

There are times when ripping off British comedies for American TV audiences really works. See: The Office. Then there are major misfires, like Coupling or AbFab. The fact that NBC decided not to air this American version of The IT Crowd starring Joel McHale and Richard Ayoade (who also played Maurice Moss in the original), is probably a clue as to which of the two scenarios this line-by-line remake falls under, but we’ll let you watch the pilot and decide for yourselves. Perhaps a less faithful adaptation would have been a better idea? … Read More

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Fake Ads for 10 of Television’s Funniest Products

Bringing the mythic media of your favorite television shows to life, Fake Anything showcases fake ads and products inspired by the antics of your most beloved characters. And as expected, their site boasts a few fake testimonials that are good for a laugh — but their clever ad campaigns for shows like Arrested Development, Parks and Recreation, and Seinfeld (Death Blow!) are infinitely more amusing. We’re a little concerned that we’d totally buy Liz Lemon’s “Night Cheese” and enjoy it “while wearing a Slanket,” but once you see the product’s pretty tin packaging you might feel the same way. Hit the break for more TV ad goodies. … Read More

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