Roy ends up becoming obsessed by his latest girlfriend’s family history. Jen tells a massive lie to get some attention.


Roy obsesses about the mysterious death of his girlfriends’ parents, whilst Jen -aided by Moss and an instantaneous translation program- lives the lie of being good at Italian to one-up another woman at the office.

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  • The title refers to Jen’s lie about being able to speak Italian, whilst also referencing the danish movie “Italiensk for Begyndere” (Italian for Beginners) though the 2000 movie and this episode of The IT Crowd do not have any similarities plot-wise.


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