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In the July 6 issue of BW we told you about the awesomeness that is Misfits, a British dramedy about a group of delinquents who are suddenly blessed/cursed with super powers. We then discovered that Hulu has a number of other British TV favorites available as well.

At hulu.com/brits you'll find more than a dozen of Britain's best including Green Wing, Spaced and The Office. Green Wing (pictured) is a slightly surreal, dark comedy set in a hospital peopled with love-hungry surgeons, insane administrators and a whole host of nutty support staff.

Spaced stars Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) and Jessica Hynes (The Royle Family) as a pair of newly mets who lie about being "a professional couple" to score a cheap flat. Add a gun-happy best friend, an oversexed landlord, an artistic downstairs neighbor (see if you can recognize him in Green Wing) to 20-something ennui and the result is brilliant. You can also find Coupling, a British Friends of sorts that failed miserably as a U.S. adaptation, and the original The Office, the remake of which is one of the most successful TV shows in U.S. history.

Smashing job, England. Cheers.

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