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Did The UK Or The US Make Better Versions Of These TV Shows?

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We all know that both the UK and the US produce some amazing shows, but what happens when they both attempt the same series? Choose your fave options below to see how your opinion stacks up against everyone else's!

  1. 1. The US's workplace sitcom The Office was a slightly more heartwarming version of The Office UK. Which one did you prefer?

    NBC / BBC
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1. The US's workplace sitcom The Office was a slightly more heartwarming version of The Office UK. Which one did you prefer?
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    The Office US
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    The Office UK
  1. 2. Both Us & Them and Gavin & Stacey feature two characters from different places who fall in love from a distance. Do you prefer the US's Pennsylvania / New York storyline or the BBC's Wales / Essex plot?

    BBC, FOX
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2. Both Us & Them and Gavin & Stacey feature two characters from different places who fall in love from a distance. Do you prefer the US's Pennsylvania / New York storyline or the BBC's Wales / Essex plot?
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    Us & Them
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    Gavin & Stacey
  1. 3. Veep satirised the behind-the scenes chaos of American political life in pretty much the same way as The Thick Of It did with UK party politics (though the British version had a lot more swearing). Which was better?

    HBO / BBC
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3. Veep satirised the behind-the scenes chaos of American political life in pretty much the same way as The Thick Of It did with UK party politics (though the British version had a lot more swearing). Which was better?
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    Veep
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    The Thick Of It
  1. 4. Do you think the (arguably more competitive) Great American Baking Show can compete with The Great British Bake Off for the title of the most wholesome reality show around?

    ABC, Channel 4
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4. Do you think the (arguably more competitive) Great American Baking Show can compete with The Great British Bake Off for the title of the most wholesome reality show around?
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    The Great American Baking Show
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    The Great British Bake Off
  1. 5. You'll see the troubles that poverty brings in both the US and the UK versions of Shameless — but would you rather watch the drama unfold in Chicago or Manchester?

    Showtime / Channel 4
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5. You'll see the troubles that poverty brings in both the US and the UK versions of Shameless — but would you rather watch the drama unfold in Chicago or Manchester?
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    Shameless US
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    Shameless UK
  1. 6. America's Dancing With The Stars has incredible production and a star-studded cast. How do you think it stacks up to the charm-filled British Strictly Come Dancing?

    ABC / BBC
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6. America's Dancing With The Stars has incredible production and a star-studded cast. How do you think it stacks up to the charm-filled British Strictly Come Dancing?
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    Dancing With The Stars
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    Strictly Come Dancing
  1. 7. Okay, so the US Wipeout and Britain's Total Wipeout use more or less the same obstacle course, but different presenters and editing styles give the shows distinct flavours. What's your preference?

    ABC / TBS / BBC
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7. Okay, so the US Wipeout and Britain's Total Wipeout use more or less the same obstacle course, but different presenters and editing styles give the shows distinct flavours. What's your preference?
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    Wipeout
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    Total Wipeout
  1. 8. The original drag competition RuPaul's Drag Race is known for its glitz, glamour, and jaw-dropping runways, while RuPaul's Drag Race UK is packed full of laugh-out-loud performances. Which is your fave?

    VH1 / BBC
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8. The original drag competition RuPaul's Drag Race is known for its glitz, glamour, and jaw-dropping runways, while RuPaul's Drag Race UK is packed full of laugh-out-loud performances. Which is your fave?
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    RuPaul's Drag Race
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    RuPaul's Drag Race UK
  1. 9. The Apprentice is a popular show in both the US *and* the UK. Both feature a powerful businessman who puts the business skills of ambitious competitors to the test, but do you prefer Alan Sugar's harsh words or Schwarzenegger's dismissals?

    NBC / BBC
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9. The Apprentice is a popular show in both the US *and* the UK. Both feature a powerful businessman who puts the business skills of ambitious competitors to the test, but do you prefer Alan Sugar's harsh words or Schwarzenegger's dismissals?
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    The Apprentice US
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    The Apprentice UK
  1. 10. Britain's Days Like These attempted to recreate the American coming-of-age comedy That '70s Show by using the same characters and basic plot, but with British actors. Which do you prefer to watch?

    FOX / ITV
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10. Britain's Days Like These attempted to recreate the American coming-of-age comedy That '70s Show by using the same characters and basic plot, but with British actors. Which do you prefer to watch?
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    That '70s Show
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    Days Like These
  1. 11. Would you rather binge on the sun-kissed reality TV show Jersey Shore or the down-to-earth Geordie Shore?

    MTV
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11. Would you rather binge on the sun-kissed reality TV show Jersey Shore or the down-to-earth Geordie Shore?
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    Jersey Shore
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    Geordie Shore
  1. 12. Sure, the US business pitching show Shark Tank follows a similar format to the UK's Dragon's Den, but the different cast of investors gives each series a completely distinct tone. What's your fave?

    ABC / BBC
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12. Sure, the US business pitching show Shark Tank follows a similar format to the UK's Dragon's Den, but the different cast of investors gives each series a completely distinct tone. What's your fave?
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    Shark Tank
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    Dragon's Den
  1. 13. The US version of Skins delved into the messiest parts of teenager's lives, but held back on some of the explicit details that the UK version was famous for. Which would be your first choice?

    MTV, E4
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13. The US version of Skins delved into the messiest parts of teenager's lives, but held back on some of the explicit details that the UK version was famous for. Which would be your first choice?
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    Skins US
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    Skins UK
  1. 14. Would you rather hear Demi Lovato's feedback on the American X Factor or Louis Walsh's comments on the UK version?

    Fox / ITV
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14. Would you rather hear Demi Lovato's feedback on the American X Factor or Louis Walsh's comments on the UK version?
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    X Factor US
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    X Factor UK
  1. 15. Although both the US and the UK versions of Love Island feature gorgeous couples competing for a prize (and each other's hearts), differences such as the prize money and the number of contestants sets them apart. Which is your fave?

    CBS / ITV
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15. Although both the US and the UK versions of Love Island feature gorgeous couples competing for a prize (and each other's hearts), differences such as the prize money and the number of contestants sets them apart. Which is your fave?
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    Love Island US
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    Love Island UK
  1. 16. The main actor and writer of the US adaptation Gracepoint were the same as in the UK's original Broadchurch, and while both versions focus on a small town in grief, there are differences in pacing and plotlines. What's your fave version?

    FOX, BBC
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16. The main actor and writer of the US adaptation Gracepoint were the same as in the UK's original Broadchurch, and while both versions focus on a small town in grief, there are differences in pacing and plotlines. What's your fave version?
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    Gracepoint
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    BRoadchurch
  1. 17. British audiences loved the cringe teen comedy Inbetweeners, so it's no wonder that the US tried to recreate its success with their own (significantly toned-down) version. Which would you rather get second-hand embarrassment from?

    MTV / E4

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17. British audiences loved the cringe teen comedy Inbetweeners, so it's no wonder that the US tried to recreate its success with their own (significantly toned-down) version. Which would you rather get second-hand embarrassment from?
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    The Inbetweeners US
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    The Inbetweeners UK
  1. 18. The US Queer As Folk follows the lives of fictional gay characters, just like in the UK original. However the characters' relationships are different between the two, and the UK series errs on the grittier side. Which do you like more?

    Showtime / Channel 4
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18. The US Queer As Folk follows the lives of fictional gay characters, just like in the UK original. However the characters' relationships are different between the two, and the UK series errs on the grittier side. Which do you like more?
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    Queer As Folk US
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    Queer As Folk UK

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