The Job Lot Series 1 Episode 2 (ITV) Review

While fellow new ITV sitcom, Vicious, improved a little bit in its second week, The Job Lot took a couple of steps back. A couple of strong selling points, such as Karl’s frustration over being a graduate in a dead end job and some of the humorous job seekers milling around the place, are missing in this second episode and it’s the weaker for it. The action surrounds an ex-sergeant army recruiter who hits a few nerves around the office. Trish and Angela (and Karl, to some extent) fall head over heels for the eligible bachelor and proceed to fight over his evening plans, and the security guard is instantly threatened by another strong male presence in his work space. The rest of the episode follows the results of these reactions around and, predictably, nobody walks away satisfied. READ MORE...


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