'The Inbetweeners' introduces TV's most obnoxious character

MTV's comedy "The Inbetweeners" focuses on four boys navigating high school in a hormone-induced haze.They're just above the bottom of the social caste system and consider themselves superior to the kids who can't even get a table at lunchtime. At least they have one another.Premiering Monday, Aug. 20, the show is a takeoff on a British series of the same name, but show runner Brad Copeland ("Arrested Development" "My Name Is Earl") says this series' voice is distinct from the original."It is definitely an Americanization and a different tone," Copeland tells Zap2it. "The crudeness that works with an English version didn't work with the American version."There is, however, a definite level of crudeness; after all, this is a show about teenage boys. The characters are distinct. Will (Joey Pollari) is bizarrely natty for a high-school sophomore, carrying a leather briefcase instead of a worn backpack. He's the new kid, a transfer, a situation Pollari relates...



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