Based on his standup special of the same name which is based on his terrible success rate when it comes to not scaring off attractive women, The Office co-creator Stephen Merchant is striking out on his own for the new HBO comedy series, Hello Ladies. Here, Merchant plays a character based on himself — a sweet but gangly human cartoon of a man seeking love and affection or, at the very least, eye contact in Los Angeles.
Watch the latest trailer and learn from it. You should always be yourself. But a little better-groomed and not talking about your cat’s farts so often.