It's no secret that Dwight (Rainn Wilson) is not the most likeable character on The Office. A prime example is the opening moments of Thursday's episode, in which Dunder Mifflin's top salesman threw dirt in the faces of his co-workers — literally — after finding out his beloved aunt died. But that harsh truth didn't stop longtime Office writer and executive producer Paul Lieberstein from crafting a backdoor pilot for a Schrute-centered spin-off titled The Farm, which aired Thursday. Although news broke way back in October that The Farm would not be coming to an NBC schedule near you anytime soon, we present to you three reasons we would have watched....
As a "super fan" who's seen every episode, Jake Lacy knew when he joined The Office that he would be able to do something he had never done before.
"The big special thing is that you can look to the camera," Lacy tells TVGuide.com. "I'm still trying to find a balance because I'm so afraid that every take will look like I'm just staring dead into the camera for 35 seconds. They're like, 'Jake, you can't just look at the camera. You have to look around.' I'm always one foot in, like, this is going really well. And the other foot is, am I completely screwing this up?"
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The Office opened back up for business Thursday, and it looks like business is, once again, good. With series creator and executive producer Greg Daniels at the helm as both the episode's writer and director, the season premiere put a lid on some frustrating plot points from last season and set up several interesting new developments that gave nods to the show's golden years. Who got shocking personal news? Who are the...
After eight years of hilarious pranks, awkward office parties and conference room meetings gone horribly awry, The Office is getting ready to close its doors for good. And from the looks of things, the NBC comedy isn't going quietly (after all, when has anyone done anything quietly at Dunder Mifflin?).
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The upcoming ninth season of The Office will be the show's last, creator Greg Daniels announced Tuesday.
Daniels, who ran the show for its first five seasons and has returned in a day-to-day capacity for what will be the final season, said it was "a difficult decision" to end the show after nine years, but emphasized that his main objective is to provide longtime fans with satisfying conclusions for the main characters.