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NBC to adapt Andy Samberg’s BBC comedy ‘Cuckoo’

by Jana Banin, JTA

October 10, 2013 | 11:06 am

Imagine this: A show about a young woman from an average, middle class family who returns home from a year abroad married to a nutty hippie named Cuckoo, played by Andy Samberg. Hilarious, right?

The good news is the show, called “Cuckoo,” already exists on the U.K.’s BBC Three. The great news is NBC has plans to remake it stateside, Deadline reports.

No word on whether the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star will reprise his role in the American version, but you can get a sense of how awesome he is as a drug-loving bohemian right here:

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