Published on March 13th, 2009 | by Sharilyn Johnson


David Brent, meet Michael Scott

Can we say “epic”? The Daily Record reports that Ricky Gervais will reprise his role as David Brent in the American version of The Office. The Record says this will be for the “last episode”, which one assumes means this year’s season finale. No other sources are reporting it yet, but if it’s true, May can’t come fast enough!

And speaking of all things Ricky, even though it’s been circulated heavily on the comedy blogs today, you can never watch this too many times. Enjoy Gervais being naughty on the set of Sesame Street:

About the Author

is the author of the book Bears & Balls: The Colbert Report A-Z. Called "one of the city’s most discriminating comedy critics” by NOW Magazine, Sharilyn has been covering comedy for longer than she cares to admit. She served as the comedy reporter for Winnipeg's Uptown Magazine for five years, and was the host of the radio show Laugh Tracks for three seasons. Her work has also appeared in the Toronto Star, the Winnipeg Free Press, The Apiary, and on CBC Radio's national comedy programs LOL and Definitely Not the Opera.

One Response to David Brent, meet Michael Scott

Back to Top ↑
  • The Colbert Report A-Z

    Third Beat editor Sharilyn Johnson presents the ultimate fan guide to The Colbert Report, available from all major booksellers including amazon.com