The Office is a mockumentary sitcom created by Ricky Gervais. It focuses on the employees of a fictional paper company based in Slough. Since it was first aired in 2001, the show has become a global sensation.
The American version of the series starred Steve Carell and ran from 2005 – 2013, making it longer than the original series! In total, 201 episodes were made for US viewers. The American version is the No. 1 streamed show on Netflix in the United States.
Did you know that ‘The Office' has been reworked in nine different countries? In Germany, the series is called ‘Stromberg', and an insurance firm replaces the paper company. In Sweden, Wernham Hogg is renamed ‘Svensk kontorshygien AB'.
Whichever version of the comedy is your favourite, you're probably looking for more shows like The Office. We have nine fab series and movies similar in feel to the tremendous British comedy from Ricky Gervais. Click on a box below for a full review of each comedy series.