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TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2010–2011)
A manager is sent to India to oversee a staff of customer service representatives.

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Todd Dempsey works at American Novelty Company is in line to be the manager of the call center. But after attending a training seminar, he returns to discover that the Company decided to out source the call center to India. And if Todd wants to be the manager of the call center, he must move to India which he reluctantly does. And he has a hard time adjusting to their customs. And he has to deal with the assistant manager who wants to be manager, so he is doing everything to get rid of him. He meets another American assigned there, Charlie and an Australian whom he leans on. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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23 September 2010 (USA)  »

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A számkiszervezett  »

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Jessica Gower portrayed the role of Tonya, the resident office hottie, in the unaired pilot for the series. She was then replaced by Pippa Black for the remaining episodes. See more »

Goofs

Mumbai is hours ahead of the central United States. In order to operate a call center that takes orders from the US during US business hours, the call center would need to be operating from about 6pm Mumbai time until 7am Mumbai time. In this show it is clear that Mid-American Novelty Call Center in operating during normal daylight hours. The movie that this series is based on actually shows the call center operating during the overnight hours. See more »

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Referenced in 30 Rock: Let's Stay Together (2010) See more »

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Likable office sitcom with a positive attitude
10 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

Never really wanted to go to Mumbai, but this apparent TV sitcom take on a 2006 movie (didn't see it) about a mid-level management type in charge of a new novelty telemarketing office in India gives it an almost college campus-type setting - complete with cafeteria - that almost makes it look like an interesting place to go. The culture clash between mid-stream, midwestern America and the Indian call center employees could've been ugly or boring. This is neither. The light relationship banter, reminiscent of "Better off Ted," keeps the characters interesting, and sets the stage to await further developments. There's obviously a lot more rich cultural material to mine. Have to admit, the novelties are interesting enough that you wonder, if someone is actually selling them somewhere, how much would they be?


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