Mindy Kaling's 'House Poor': Mama needs some outdoor furniture

In episode 1 of her new Web series House Poor, The Office‘s Mindy Kaling budget-fakes her own pregnancy with a hoodie and a pillow in an attempt to con her friends into furnishing her new house. What the hell is she gonna do with a giant teddy bear? 

House Poor is just one of 10 original series on Strike.TV, which launched this week but was devised during the Hollywood writers’ strike. Global Warming, starring SNL‘s Kristen Wiig and The Daily Show‘s Aasif Mandvi (with a cameo by Kaling), is also worth a look. Adventures in office microwaving!

If your lingering reaction to House Poor was, "Awww, I miss Busy Philipps" like mine was, don’t miss EW.com’s ‘Freaks and Geeks': Then and Now photo gallery!

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  • Whit

    She is the worst thing about the Office, so this s*cked.

  • Sweet

    This is a rip off from Roseanne.

  • stacy

    Mindy rocks! Sassy, funny and smart!
    Great Ep! I will definately watch the next one.
    Goodbye Kelly Kapor!

  • Fashion Show

    I love her, she is the funniest woman on the Office, hands down.

  • diego

    She’s the new Tina Fey. Love her. Can’t wait for her own show.

  • Nate Revkin

    She’s funnier than Tina Fey. Tina Fey can’t act for sh*t. At least Mindy’s funny.

  • John Q. Publicist

    Take it from all of us here at Rogers and Cowan, Mindy Kaling is the next Tina Fey.
    P.S. Mindy, your monthly retainer is past due. Please remit.

  • Sam W

    Mindy Kaling is 100x more talented than Tina Fey. John Q you are out of your mind.

  • Jimbot

    Mindy Kaling is so much funnier than Tina Fey. Tina Fey is possibly the most over-rated person in Hollywood right now. Fey is an amazing writer but her acting is stiff and frankly, one note.

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  • Bedroom Furniture

    i like Mindy Kaling.. she’s lot more smarter than fey, imho.. i dont think fey is the top rated person in hollywood
    regards,
    http://www.konteaki-furniture.co.uk

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