Watch the US version of Peep Show. Well, one of them, anyway

Peep Show is coming to an end in the UK this year, with its final, ninth series starting on Channel 4 on Wednesday. Here’s a trailer, in fact.

Nine series, hey? That’s the kind of popularity that normally makes US format-acquisition specialists salivate. No surprise then that the US is currently developing its own version. Slightly more surprising is that this is their third attempt, the first attempts having died horribly. 

Want to know how horribly? Well, here’s one of them, made so long ago it was saved to a VHS in 4:3 and starred The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki. Don’t say you weren’t warned.

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    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.

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