Starts Wed Mar 6, 10pm, BBC4
In-the-know Americans have been banging on about this since 2009 – finally, we get a chance to see what all the fuss is about. A comedy of smalltown bureaucracy and political backstabbing, it stars ‘Saturday Night Live’ veteran Amy Poehler as a hapless local government administrator with vague ambitions for something more out of life. After a shaky start that cleaved a little too closely to the template of ‘The Office’, it has blossomed to become a cult treat to rank alongside ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘Community’.
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