NBC is airing an American version of the British comedy The Office, a faux documentary about a seriously dysfunctional workplace. So far, TV critics are saying the NBC version is actually good! But this sentence from a BBC article really grabbed my attention:
In the 1970s, US remakes of well-loved British series Till Death Do Us Part, Steptoe and Son, and Man About the House all became huge hits with American audiences.
But what were the remakes? I found out, thanks to Google (and the BBC): All in the Family, Sanford and Son, and Three’s Company. No kidding.