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David is also trapped in a nasty cycle of self-justification, for nothing makes him more loathsome to others than his insistence on his own goodwill and likability, and nothing requires more acrobatic self-justification than the loathing of others.As the series progresses, the hatred of his coworkers becomes more pronounced, and David’s denial of their hatred becomes increasingly brazen. Returning to the Christmas Special a moment, another scene finds David waiting for a blind date and when an obese woman approaches, he sweats, but after he finds she isn’t looking for him, David says with relief, “I’m waiting for a blind date and I was afraid you were it.” wasn’t really about lying, but presumed a world wherein no one was capable of holding back their most immediate thoughts.In that first year of teaching, I watched the whole series three or four times and studied David Brent for signs of myself— the back peddling, the man pleasing, the overzealous search for new ways to be liked.Several times in the classroom I caught the David Brent stench in my words as I presented myself as the cool teacher, the teacher who referenced popular culture, the teacher who understood the plight of the student.He imagines his workers find him very funny and enjoy his company, while still respecting him and looking up to him as a boss, even a fatherly figure.
Brent is a white-collar office middle-manager and the principal character of the series; he is the general manager of the Slough branch of Wernham-Hogg paper merchants and the boss to most other characters in the series.
and plays catch-up with faces made famous by the BBC2 documentary series.
David has been made redundant, won a hefty lawsuit against Wernham Hogg, then blown most of that money recording a cover of (what he likely believes to be Simply Red’s) “If You Don’t Know Me By Now.” Brent is now on the dating service scene, cold calling ladies he chooses from a list of pictures, and selling cleaning supplies to disinterested office managers.
In the Christmas Special, we see David call a new lady from the dating service menu and introduce himself as someone from BBC2’s .
He is giddy to be recognized, but the woman asks, “You’re not that awful boss?