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The Internet Isn't Happy About Another U.S. Remake Of "IT Crowd"

If at first you don't succeed, turn it off then on then off again.

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Another IT Crowd pilot is on its way, Deadline reported.

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So far, Bill Lawrence (Scrubs), Neil Goldman (Community), and Garrett Donovan (Community) are on board as executive producers. Goldman and Donovan will write the pilot.

Unlike NBC's first attempt at a remake, the revival has a put pilot commitment.

Meaning it will air. The first U.S. remake kept Richard Ayoade as Moss and also starred Joel McHale as Roy, Jessica St. Clair as Jen, and Rocky Carroll as Denholm (Denham in the remake).
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Meaning it will air. The first U.S. remake kept Richard Ayoade as Moss and also starred Joel McHale as Roy, Jessica St. Clair as Jen, and Rocky Carroll as Denholm (Denham in the remake).

Some IT Crowd fans aren't pleased with the déjà vu.

Posted before, but here it is again: the IT Crowd US pilot. An astonishing miscalculation on every conceivable level. http://t.co/7NnkUGlS73

AK Lingering Malady@aklingusFollow

Posted before, but here it is again: the IT Crowd US pilot. An astonishing miscalculation on every conceivable level. http://t.co/7NnkUGlS73

9:39 PM - 16 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO *breath* OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO http://t.co/9gfryMznSS

kaitlin thomas@thekaitlingFollow

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO *breath* OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO http://t.co/9gfryMznSS

11:42 AM - 17 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Oh good grief, why is America trying to remake the IT Crowd again? Didn't we learn our lesson the last time?

Theresa@GertieTheDino89Follow

Oh good grief, why is America trying to remake the IT Crowd again? Didn't we learn our lesson the last time?

11:38 PM - 16 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Look, NBC, I don't want to tell you how to do your jobs, but considering how well your last attempt at The IT Crowd went... maybe don't?

Julia Emmanuele@julesemmFollow

Look, NBC, I don't want to tell you how to do your jobs, but considering how well your last attempt at The IT Crowd went... maybe don't?

11:13 AM - 17 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Others firmly believe in the sanctity of the original.

I hope no one watches the U.S. versions of the IT Crowd. Just watch the original on Netflix. It is never going to compare to the original.

Amanda@pettythangsFollow

I hope no one watches the U.S. versions of the IT Crowd. Just watch the original on Netflix. It is never going to compare to the original.

11:06 AM - 17 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Leave The IT Crowd alone, American scum!

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I try to mentally recast The IT Crowd with Americans and I can't because it was right the first time. Sometimes #therecanbeonlyone

Anne Kirn@house_of_darklyFollow

I try to mentally recast The IT Crowd with Americans and I can't because it was right the first time. Sometimes #therecanbeonlyone

11:41 AM - 17 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Even producer Bill Lawrence piped in.

I can tell people truly love IT CROWD by the steady stream of people telling me not to mess it up. Luckily we've got @Glinner on board...

Bill Lawrence@VDOOZERFollow

I can tell people truly love IT CROWD by the steady stream of people telling me not to mess it up. Luckily we've got @Glinner on board...

10:56 PM - 16 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And original IT Crowd writer Graham Linehan linked to some thoughts.

To those wondering about the US IT Crowd, here's an old blog post that'll give you an idea of where our heads are at http://t.co/AG6glUGG9A

Graham Linehan@GlinnerFollow

To those wondering about the US IT Crowd, here's an old blog post that'll give you an idea of where our heads are at http://t.co/AG6glUGG9A

7:25 AM - 17 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some seemed maybe OK with the prospects.

I’ve never seen IT Crowd, but I’ll watch anything @VDOOZER does. Literally anything. Even if I don’t love it.

Mike Jandreau@mikejandreauFollow

I’ve never seen IT Crowd, but I’ll watch anything @VDOOZER does. Literally anything. Even if I don’t love it.

11:47 AM - 17 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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If the U.S. reattempt of remaking IT Crowd doesn't have a woman reading Love & Rockets, I want none of it. http://t.co/7dvR2zQFRM

ComicsGhoul@comicsgirlFollow

If the U.S. reattempt of remaking IT Crowd doesn't have a woman reading Love & Rockets, I want none of it. http://t.co/7dvR2zQFRM

9:06 PM - 16 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

What say you?

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Does it have a chance?