A comedy centered around the incompetent boss of a German insurance office.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Christoph Maria Herbst ...  Bernd Stromberg 46 episodes, 2004-2012
Oliver Wnuk ...  Ulf Steinke 46 episodes, 2004-2012
Bjarne Mädel ...  Berthold Heisterkamp 46 episodes, 2004-2012
Diana Staehly ...  Tanja Seifert / ... 46 episodes, 2004-2012
Joe Henselewski Joe Henselewski ...  Mitarbeiter Müller / ... 34 episodes, 2004-2012
Andreas Hermann Andreas Hermann ...  Mitarbeiter Hermann 31 episodes, 2005-2012
Prashant Prabhakar ...  Mitarbeiter Prashant 30 episodes, 2005-2012
Lars Gärtner ...  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 comedy centered around the incompetent boss of a German insurance office.

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TV-14
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Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

11 October 2004 (Germany) See more »

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Brainpool,Pro 7 See more »
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16 September 2008 | by Karl SelfSee all my reviews

This may be a ripoff of the original British comedy "The Office", but at least it's a very worthy one. In fact it's one of the best series ever to grace German small screens. Personally I am especially fond of the fact that all the characters are displayed as human, vulnerable, and yet utter bastards, constantly trying to get one over their fellow human being. Never before has stark realism been so entertaining.

However, I must admit that the fact that different instances of this series have been successful in the UK, the US and Germany chills me to the bone. It is unsettling to think that, across different continents and cultures, large parts of mankind are busy nicking boxes of toner from the office supplies cabinet, ogling their female desk-mates and mobbing their hapless, pudgy colleagues just to make themselves look better by comparison. It simply doesn't bode well for mankind.


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