This is a hilarious show. It starts off kind of slow at the
beginning, but then it builds and gets very funny. I liked the first disk
(season) better than the second, but the second had some fairly funny parts as
well. I watched the original series "The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin" in
the 1970's, when I was a kid, and I thought it was really funny. This is a very
There aren't any extras, which is a shame, but at least we have this great show
on DVD. You can't complain too much about that.
The show is basically about a man having a mid-life crisis, but it's mostly just
really funny. If you like "The Office" or Dilbert because of the humor about
office life, then you will love that here, too. You don't have to have worked in
an office, though, or be middle-aged, or married, to appreciate the humor.
There is a fantasy element about the show that is kind of similar to "Family
Guy", too. The humor is nothing like any of the shows I'm mentioning here,
though. It's more like Fawlty Towers or Yes, Minister. Unless you have no sense
of humor, you will enjoy it!
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