The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret. Todd Margaret (David Cross). Copyright: RDF Television / Merman.

The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret

FOX and More4 sitcom about a US executive. 19 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2009 - 2016. Stars David Cross, Spike Jonze, Russ Tamblyn, Jon Hamm and others.

The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret. Image shows from L to R: Alice Bell (Sharon Horgan), Dave (Russell Tovey), Todd Margaret (David Cross). Copyright: RDF Television / Merman.

Pilot

All American David Cross has to do is sell a dozen container loads of dodgy Korean energy drinks to the English public before his psychotic boss visits in a week's time.

Further details

US comedian David Cross plays Todd Margaret, a hapless office drone who flukes his way into a top management job heading up the British division of a US multinational.

All he has to do is sell a dozen container loads of dodgy Korean energy drinks before his psychotic boss, Will Arnett, visits in a week's time. It doesn't help that he knows nothing about the UK or selling things. What's more, he only has one very unhelpful employee to assist him. Needless to say, it doesn't go swimmingly and Todd's spectacular failure to impress beautiful café owner Alice only makes things worse.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 27th November 2009
Time
10:05pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Cross Todd Margaret
Spike Jonze Doug Whitney
Sharon Horgan Alice Bell
Will Arnett Brent Wilts
John Fortune Magistrate (Voice)
Guest cast
Russell Tovey Dave
Kayvan Novak Bomb Disposal Officer
Matt King Taxi Driver
Amber Tamblyn Girl
John Bishop Man at Trivia Machine
Sara Pascoe Woman at Trivia Machine
Writing team
David Cross Writer
Shaun Pye Writer
Production team
Anthony Russo Director
Joe Russo Director
Michael Livingstone Producer
Clelia Mountford Executive Producer
William Webb Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Johnny Marr Composer