The IT Crowd. Image shows from L to R: Roy (Chris O'Dowd), Jen (Katherine Parkinson), Moss (Richard Ayoade), Douglas Reynholm (Matt Berry). Copyright: TalkbackThames.

The IT Crowd

Channel 4 sitcom about a computer support team. 25 episodes (4 series), 2006 - 2013. Stars Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Chris Morris and Matt Berry.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Yesterday's Jam

The unloved, ignored, socially-awkward Roy and Moss make up the I.T. department of Reynholm Industries. Their world is shattered by the arrival of Jen, a new 'relationship manager'.

Further details

Jen, a young woman who knows as much about computers as your average 17th-century farmer, joins socially-awkward Roy and Moss in the basement of Reynholm Industries.

Roy and Moss are annoyed by Jen's obvious lack of computer literacy, while Jen is equally gutted to be exiled to 'middle earth', a dingy basement where the I.T. department is located. However, it isn't long before Roy and Moss realise that a female presence in their team can have its benefits...


Episode double-bill to launch the new series.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd February 2006
Channel 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Chris O'Dowd Roy
    Richard Ayoade Moss
    Katherine Parkinson Jen
    Chris Morris Denholm Reynholm
    Guest cast
    John Willie Hopkins Postman Harry
    Nancy Lodder Office Girl
    Laura Pyper Laura
    Pete Deagle Office Worker
    Writing team
    Graham Linehan Writer
    Production team
    Graham Linehan Director
    Ben Gosling Fuller (as Ben Fuller) Director
    Ash Atalla Producer
    Derrin Schlesinger Producer
    Paul Machliss Editor
    Dennis De Groot Production Designer
    Neil Hannon Composer

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