Greg Poehler on 'Welcome to Sweden' and the expat experience

Will Ferrell is among the many high profile actors who make special appearances in the comedy series, Welcome To Sweden. (Welcome to Sweden/NBC)


Lawyer-turned-actor Greg Poehler joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss his semi-autobiographical sitcom, Welcome To Sweden -- a fish-out-of-water comedy that stars Poehler as a New York accountant who moves to Stockholm to be with his Swedish girlfriend. 

The sitcom, which is already a hit in Sweden, recently made its North American debut. Poehler joins Piya to share the differences between Swedish and American humour, what it's like to work with his older sister Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation, Saturday Night Live), and how his own expat experience differs from the television story.

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