Don’t get me wrong: the British version of “The Office” – which starred Ricky Gervais and gave him a worldwide career – was hilarious. It gave a satirical look into mid-level management, clueless office managers, and out-of-touch suburbanites.
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Just like “Absolutely Fabulous,” “The Office” could only truly work in its British incarnation.
Thankfully, no one has successfully made an American version of “Absolutely Fabulous” (although some godless heathens have tried – and failed – at this mortal sin).