Thanks to translation, the cult '60s British show The Avengers is known to French viewers as Chapeau Melon et Bottes de Cuir, literally "bowler hat and leather boots", a title which could be misconstrued for a show about bondage tips and foot fetish.
10 Jul 2012
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's crowning achievement has aged with grace, in part because of its short run, but mostly because of its originality.
18 Jun 2012
Did the record breaking Ricky Gervais Show podcast give insight into the real people behind it? Or were they just three more brilliant comic creations?
23 Feb 2012
Comedian Lee Mack believes that realism is the enemy of comedy. But his own series, Not Going Out, proves that the Old-School sitcom is alive and kicking.
16 Jan 2012
With a celebrity guest list the Oscars is envious of, this year's season finalé of The Office carries an equally intriguing question: who will replace Michael Scott?
18 May 2011
This new series realizes the podcast's strong visual potential, even if it ultimately proves that the show works best in a solely auditory form.
16 Feb 2011
The flipside to the comedic realism of The Office is the sometimes shocking vulnerability of its characters.
05 Aug 2010
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