Unable to find a home here in the good ol' U.S. of A., Will Arnett, David Cross and Spike Jonze took their talents across the pond to create "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret," an office sitcom that apparently nobody stateside would finance.
The British Comedy Guide's synopsis of the show reads:
American Todd Margaret bluffs his way into an apparently great job opportunity, heading up the sales team in his employer's London office. All he has to do is sell a dozen container loads of dodgy Korean energy drink before his psychotic boss visits him in a week. Simple. Apart from the fact that he knows nothing about British culture and nothing about sales. He also only has one employee to assist him, Dave, who is perhaps the most wilfully unhelpful employee ever.
Todd's life is further complicated when he lies continuously to cover his ignorance and spectacularly fails to impress beautiful cafe owner Alice. Dave soon takes full advantage of Todd's situation and chaos ensues.
But so you really need to know the concept? Weren't you sold by the names Arnett, Cross and Jonze? If you just can't stand the idea of waiting until it's available on DVD, the folks at Vulture discovered the entire first episode is online, broken into three segments. And take heart, there will be more episodes forthcoming as the show got picked up for a full season.
So now all you have to ask yourself is, do you watch it in sections throughout the workday or blow through the whole thing at lunch?
Here it is -- but be warned, it was made for British TV, where they acknowledge that grownups do in fact use dirty words: