I didn’t get where I am today…

In a meeting at the mau5trap today I used the phrase “I didn’t get where I am today…” and then had to¬†explain¬†the humor and it immediately struck me that it was an obvious precursor to The Office. Given Ricky Gervais is only 4-years younger than me he’d have definately been influenced by the original 1970’s The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin tv series and the follow-ons. I went looking for a YouTube clip and came across this one. Yes, it’s dated. But the content couldn’t be more relevant. The clip, from a program originally aired in October 1976. Not … Continue reading I didn’t get where I am today…