Mookie4ever wrote:Steve Carell's character is a copy of the UK version David Brent played by the briliant Ricky Gervais. So Michael Scott is not original. But Carell is brilliant too so I voted for him anyways.
Meh. Michael is obviously inspired from David but the character has evolved into something unique. The characters on those two shows shared a lot of characteristics but they aren't carbon copies. Also, the U.S. characters have had a lot more time to be developed further.