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December 6, 2009

The Most Depressing Show on TV?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Carly J Hallman @ 5:40 am

Is NBC’s The Office the most depressing show on TV? Writer Meghan Keane argues yes.

“Have you watched The Office lately? The NBC series has become a microcosm of how depressing this recession can get—and not just because The Dunder Mifflin Paper company may fold in the next few episodes. That, after all, seems a fitting end for a company based on a business model that stopped being relevant in 1992. Instead, the show has taken the story of a man with a promising future and given him an interminable present.”

It’s so 2009 to have to pop a Xanax before watching your favorite sitcom…


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