History Series / TheITCrowd

14th May '18 6:04:48 AM SweetGeorge
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**** Potentially refuted following the arrival of his ex-wife, Victoria Reynholm.
8th May '18 10:35:20 AM Danzence
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* AbortedArc: The S1 ending. All the main cast get drunk at an office party and end up pairing off to sleep with one another, much to their horrified realization the next morning. It even says ToBeContinued, but is never mentioned again.

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* AbortedArc: The S1 ending. All the main cast get drunk at an office party and end up pairing off to sleep with one another, much to their horrified realization realisation the next morning. It even says ToBeContinued, but is never mentioned again.



** Deconstructed and Reconstructed in "Tramps Like Us". Jen comes to the realization that, as the only thing she does is take care of Moss and Roy and play Guitar Hero, she is wasting her life and potential in a dead end job. Roy points out that idea that he and Moss require babysitting at all is a bit insulting, as they're both grown men. By the end of the episode, however, Moss and Roy prove that they really do need Jen to balance out their lives because they're terrible at coping with real life situations, and Jen finds the feelings of fulfillment in simply being needed by them (as she has no other skills to offer).

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** Deconstructed and Reconstructed in "Tramps Like Us". Jen comes to the realization realisation that, as the only thing she does is take care of Moss and Roy and play Guitar Hero, she is wasting her life and potential in a dead end job. Roy points out that idea that he and Moss require babysitting at all is a bit insulting, as they're both grown men. By the end of the episode, however, Moss and Roy prove that they really do need Jen to balance out their lives because they're terrible at coping with real life situations, and Jen finds the feelings of fulfillment in simply being needed by them (as she has no other skills to offer).
8th May '18 10:33:07 AM Danzence
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* MinorFlawMajorBreakup: Jen dumping Michael for "looking like a magician". And also dumping Peter File for, well, being called ''Peter File''.[[note]]As Moss points out, he should move to North America, where the word is spelled and pronounced ''ped''ophile.[[/note]]

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* MinorFlawMajorBreakup: Jen dumping Michael for "looking like a magician". And also dumping Peter File for, well, being called ''Peter File''.[[note]]As Moss points out, he should move to North America, where the word is spelled and pronounced (incorrectly) as ''ped''ophile.[[/note]]
8th May '18 10:10:18 AM Danzence
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** Jen's pronunciation of [="COMputers"=]. It is sometimes missed by American audiences who might not realize this isn't just the British way of pronouncing it. Just listen to how Moss and Roy pronounce the word, and how Roy cringes every time Jen says it with the accent on the first syllable instead of the second.

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** Jen's pronunciation of [="COMputers"=]. It is sometimes missed by American audiences who might not realize realise this isn't just the British way of pronouncing it. Just listen to how Moss and Roy pronounce the word, and how Roy cringes every time Jen says it with the accent on the first syllable instead of the second.



** Another episode has Moss have a EurekaMoment, in which he decides it would be better to leave his phone in his shirt pocket rather than his back pocket, for easier access. Later in the episode, he leans down to flush the toilet and his phone falls out. Even later in the episode, Moss gets stuck in a toy crane machine while trying to get an iPhone, and it isn't until the end of the episode that Jen realizes she forgot to get him out.
** There is at least one epic, multi-episode brick joke. In the Season three episode "The Speech", Roy and Moss trick Jen into thinking the internet is a black box with a light on it. The prank works so spectacularly well that nine episodes later, in the season five special, she brings out "The internet" again. Roy realizes out loud that they never told her it was a joke.

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** Another episode has Moss have a EurekaMoment, in which he decides it would be better to leave his phone in his shirt pocket rather than his back pocket, for easier access. Later in the episode, he leans down to flush the toilet and his phone falls out. Even later in the episode, Moss gets stuck in a toy crane machine while trying to get an iPhone, and it isn't until the end of the episode that Jen realizes realises she forgot to get him out.
** There is at least one epic, multi-episode brick joke. In the Season three episode "The Speech", Roy and Moss trick Jen into thinking the internet is a black box with a light on it. The prank works so spectacularly well that nine episodes later, in the season five special, she brings out "The internet" again. Roy realizes realises out loud that they never told her it was a joke.



** In the Season three episode "The Speech", Roy and Moss trick Jen into thinking the internet is a black box with a light on it. The prank works so spectacularly well that nine episodes later, in the season five special, she brings out "The internet" again. Roy realizes out loud that they never told her it was a joke.

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** In the Season three episode "The Speech", Roy and Moss trick Jen into thinking the internet is a black box with a light on it. The prank works so spectacularly well that nine episodes later, in the season five special, she brings out "The internet" again. Roy realizes realises out loud that they never told her it was a joke.



** Roy taking his time to [[OverlyLongGag eat his donut and drink his coffee, licking his fingers one by one,]] before answering the phone with [[{{Catchphrase}} "Have you tried turning it off and on again?"]]

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** Roy taking his time to [[OverlyLongGag eat his donut doughnut and drink his coffee, licking his fingers one by one,]] before answering the phone with [[{{Catchphrase}} "Have you tried turning it off and on again?"]]



* OneDialogueTwoConversations: Moss answers Johan's ad believing that he was offering lessons in German cooking; it turns out that due to a translation mixup, Johan is actually [[spoiler:[[BlackComedyCannibalism a cannibal fetishist]] looking to [[ToServeMan cook]] ''with'' someone]]. Eventually they both realize the humor in the situation and watch a movie together instead.

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* OneDialogueTwoConversations: Moss answers Johan's ad believing that he was offering lessons in German cooking; it turns out that due to a translation mixup, Johan is actually [[spoiler:[[BlackComedyCannibalism a cannibal fetishist]] looking to [[ToServeMan cook]] ''with'' someone]]. Eventually they both realize realise the humor in the situation and watch a movie together instead.
10th Apr '18 12:42:44 PM Bisected8
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** "Reynholm vs. Reynholm" has a bunch, including a reference to Douglas's fight with his transsexual ex-girlfriend, Roy testifying about getting kissed on the bottom, and [[spoiler: the return of Richmond.]]

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** "Reynholm vs. Reynholm" has a bunch, including a reference to Douglas's fight with his transsexual transgender ex-girlfriend, Roy testifying about getting kissed on the bottom, and [[spoiler: the return of Richmond.]]



* UnsettlingGenderReveal: DoubleSubverted when, in a B-plot, Douglas embarks on a successful relationship with a post-op {{transsexual}} -- but it comes crashing down when he [[PoorCommunicationKills realises]] that she was saying "I used to be a man," not "I'm from Iran."

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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: DoubleSubverted when, in a B-plot, Douglas embarks on a successful relationship with a post-op {{transsexual}} {{Transgender}} woman -- but it comes crashing down when he [[PoorCommunicationKills realises]] that she was saying "I used to be a man," not "I'm from Iran."
8th Apr '18 6:15:25 PM Mr.French
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* EarnYourHappyEnding: The final episode has the main trio legitimately work towards not screwing everything they do up like the always do to finally find success in life. [[spoiler: Subverted in that they still end up screwing up horribly, but then doubly-subverted when they end up becoming the heads of Reynholm industries and instant billionaires for a completely unrelated reason that none of them had anything to do with.]]

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: The final episode has the main trio legitimately work towards not screwing everything they do up like the always do to finally find success in life. [[spoiler: Subverted in that they still end up screwing up horribly, but then doubly-subverted when they end up becoming the heads of Reynholm industries and instant billionaires for a completely unrelated reason that none of them had anything to do with.]]
8th Apr '18 6:14:05 PM Mr.French
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* ArtisticLicense: A company the size of Renholm Industries would have a larger IT department. In fact, a company one tenth the size would. In this world, all IT does is fix minor computer issues, but in the real world, they are responsible for monitoring and maintaining network infrastructure, tracking and maintaining inventory, keeping track of what users have what system access and/or company hardware, and a whole host of other things. A real IT department for a company that size would, at minimum, have five employees, not including Jen or Richmond, and two or three of them would likely not go and physically repair computers themselves.

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* ArtisticLicense: A company the size of Renholm Reynholm Industries would have a larger IT department. In fact, a company one tenth the size would. In this world, all IT does is fix minor computer issues, but in the real world, they are responsible for monitoring and maintaining network infrastructure, tracking and maintaining inventory, keeping track of what users have what system access and/or company hardware, and a whole host of other things. A real IT department for a company that size would, at minimum, have five employees, not including Jen or Richmond, and two or three of them would likely not go and physically repair computers themselves.



* [[spoiler:DeusExMachina: In the final episode, Roy and Jen become social pariahs and are due to be fired by Renholm. After then screwing up further trying to fix things, Renholm shows up a fugitive, and asks them to take over Renholm Industries while he stays hiding in IT, fixing everything.]]

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* [[spoiler:DeusExMachina: In the final episode, Roy and Jen become social pariahs and are due to be fired by Renholm. Reynholm. After then screwing up further trying to fix things, Renholm Reynholm shows up as a fugitive, and asks them to take over Renholm Industries the company while he stays hiding in IT, fixing everything.]]



** Jen laughs in Roy's face when he tells her about his masseur kissing him on the bottom, but is the only one InUniverse not to take it seriously.

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** Jen laughs in Roy's face when he tells her about his masseur kissing him on the bottom, but is the only one InUniverse not to take it seriously.seriously, and is treated with disgust by the rest of the cast for doing so.



* EarnYourHappyEnding: The final episode has the main trio legitimately work towards not screwing everything they do up like the always do to finally find success in life. [[spoiler: Subverted in they still end up screwing up horribly but then become the heads of Renholm industries and instant billionaires for a completely unrelated reason that none of them had anything to do with.]]

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: The final episode has the main trio legitimately work towards not screwing everything they do up like the always do to finally find success in life. [[spoiler: Subverted in that they still end up screwing up horribly horribly, but then become doubly-subverted when they end up becoming the heads of Renholm Reynholm industries and instant billionaires for a completely unrelated reason that none of them had anything to do with.]]



* ObliquelyObfuscatedOccupation: Renholm Industries.

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* ObliquelyObfuscatedOccupation: Renholm Reynholm Industries.
3rd Apr '18 12:47:00 AM needsanewhobby
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* TheUnreveal: Moss never reveals what the word "tnetennba" means. When asked to use it in a sentence, he says, "Good morning, that's a nice tnetennba."
28th Mar '18 4:34:21 AM Spindriver
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The main characters are Roy (Creator/ChrisODowd), a surly and slovenly comic-book fan who despises his own job and the stupidity of those around him; Moss (Richard Ayoade), a naive and innocently-tactless savant with NoSocialSkills; and Jen (Katherine Parkinson), a twitchy career-woman with absolutely no grasp of technology but a ''smidge'' more social proficiency than the two geeks.

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The main characters are Roy (Creator/ChrisODowd), a surly and slovenly comic-book fan who despises his own job and the stupidity of those around him; Moss (Richard Ayoade), (Creator/RichardAyoade), a naive and innocently-tactless savant with NoSocialSkills; and Jen (Katherine Parkinson), a twitchy career-woman with absolutely no grasp of technology but a ''smidge'' more social proficiency than the two geeks.
21st Mar '18 9:07:12 PM nombretomado
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The series is produced in the classic Britcom mode (as opposed to the more naturalistic style popularised by ''Series/TheOffice'' and ''Series/{{Extras}}''), despite it going out of style in UK television. It has a loyal following and often did pretty well in the audience ratings, running for four seasons. Because the fifth season frequently [[DevelopmentHell hit obstacles]], a final episode was made instead, airing in 2013.

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The series is produced in the classic Britcom mode (as opposed to the more naturalistic style popularised by ''Series/TheOffice'' ''Series/TheOfficeUK'' and ''Series/{{Extras}}''), despite it going out of style in UK television. It has a loyal following and often did pretty well in the audience ratings, running for four seasons. Because the fifth season frequently [[DevelopmentHell hit obstacles]], a final episode was made instead, airing in 2013.
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