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Christoph Maria Herbst ...
 Bernd Stromberg (46 episodes, 2004-2012)
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 Ulf Steinke (46 episodes, 2004-2012)
Bjarne Mädel ...
 Berthold Heisterkamp (46 episodes, 2004-2012)
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 Tanja Seifert / ... (46 episodes, 2004-2012)
Joe Henselewski ...
 Mitarbeiter Müller / ... (34 episodes, 2004-2012)
Andreas Hermann ...
 Mitarbeiter Hermann (31 episodes, 2005-2012)
Prashant Prabhakar ...
 Mitarbeiter Prashant (30 episodes, 2005-2012)
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 Herr Becker / ... (29 episodes, 2005-2012)
Milena Dreißig ...
 Jennifer Schirrmann (26 episodes, 2007-2012)
Martina Eitner-Acheampong ...
 Erika Burstedt (25 episodes, 2004-2007)
Laurens Walter ...
 Lars Lehnhoff (24 episodes, 2005-2012)
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A great conversion of the original format
30 March 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Stromberg is definitely one of the best and funniest shows on German TV.

I have seen both, the British original and the US remake of The Office. Personally i prefer the US version of these two. Don't get me wrong i usually love British humor (Peep Show, Shameless, IT crowd for example are some of my favored shows) but i think the American series has a better 'flow' and the funnier boss character (Michael Scott is as hilarious as Bernd Stromberg).

The humor in the German Stromberg is also probably closer to the American version of the Office. The character of Bernd Stromberg is like a Michael Scott with a German attitude. Both actors are awesome.

A big plus of Stromberg is that it is not really a remake. It is a series for its own only roughly based on the original concept. It perfectly describes the typical German work environment, spiced up with a lot of satire off course.


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