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Spike TV is peering into "Peep Show," handing out a pilot order to the single-camera comedy adaptation of a British series.

"Peep Show" -- from Pangea, the scripted arm of Rdf USA, and British producers Objective -- is a modern-day "Odd Couple" centering on Jeremy (Rob Chester Smith), a slacker with misguided musical ambitions, and Mark (Brad Morris), his uptight, office-drone roommate, who are living together and trying to survive the many unexpected hurdles life throws at them. The stories are told with what is described as a "unique" first-person perspective and voice-over from the characters.

Shooting on the half-hour pilot just wrapped in Chicago.

David Richardson ("The Simpsons") is serving as showrunner/exec producer on Spike's version. Dylan Kidd ("Roger Dodger") directed the pilot from a script by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, writers on the U.K. series. Chris Coelen, Karrie Wolfe, Brian Lenard, John Lynch and the »

- By Kimberly Nordyke

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