05/07/2012 14:19 BST | Updated 05/07/2012 14:26 BST

American 'IT Crowd' Pilot Leaked Online (VIDEO)

In 2007, NBC made an American version of The IT Crowd, with original creator/writer Graham Linehan acting as Executive Producer.

The show never made it to air - but now, thanks to the magic of the internets, the pilot has been leaked online in its entirety.

As you'll see, it features original IT star Richard Ayoade reprising his role as Moss, with Community's Joel McHale as Roy, Jessica St. Clair as Jen and Rocky Carroll as Denholm.

So is it really as bad as some are saying, or could a US version of the show have worked? Take a look at the video - quick, before NBC take it down! - and let us know what you think in the comments below.

Oh, and if you're after a direct comparison with the British show - well, you're in luck. Because some clever clogs has done the work for you: