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Outsourced: Season 1 (2010-2011)

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Critic Consensus: This culture-clash sitcom is too mired in unfunny jokes and stereotypical characters to provide much insight into the global marketplace.

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An American manager at a novelties company heads up a call center that's been relocated to India in this comedy series. In the show's only season, first-time manager Todd Dempsy (Ben Rappaport) takes steps to adapt to his new home and workplace, while his employees learn about American culture through the products they're selling. Situations include a sexual-harassment complaint due to a shipment of risqué novelties; interactions between Todd and Asha (Rebecca Hazlewood), an employee facing an arranged marriage; and Todd's decision to keep the office open during an important Indian holiday.

Cast

Ben Rappaport
as Todd Dempsy
Deidrich Bader
as Charlie Davies
Rizwan Manji
as Rajiv Gidwani
Sacha Dhawan
as Manmeet
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Critic Reviews for Outsourced: Season 1

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (8)

Not offensive. Just not particularly fresh or compelling.

October 1, 2010 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Though American tastes are mocked here, too, laughing at your own group doesn't necessarily excuse laughing at others.

October 1, 2010 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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It's just a little novelty.

October 1, 2010 | Full Review…

There is social commentary embedded in the clunky dialogue, but it is conveyed so shakily, its effect is entirely lost.

September 23, 2010 | Rating: 1/10 | Full Review…

The culture-clash premise drowns in a sewer of offensive caricatures and lame jokes.

October 1, 2010 | Full Review…

The problem is that neither plot has a sound foundation.

October 1, 2010 | Rating: 2/10 | Full Review…

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