A single-camera, mockumentary-style comedy following the employees of a paper company in Scranton, Pa.? When the American adaptation of the critically beloved British series The Office debuted on NBC in March 2005, it was a far stretch from the network's glossy, multi-camera powerhouses, like Friends and Will & Grace. Nine seasons and countless "that's what she saids" later, the Scranton party will stop on Thursday, May 16 at 9/8c on NBC.
TVGuide.com spoke to stars Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute), Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly-Halpert), Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin), Oscar Nunez (Oscar Martinez), Kate Flannery (Meredith Palmer), Ellie Kemper (Erin Hannon), Jake Lacy (Pete Campbell), producer and director Ken Kwapis, and executive producers Greg Daniels, Ben Silverman and Mike Schur about The Office's long, strange trip from British underground hit to America's favorite workplace. This is the first in a...
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Fans came from Salt Lake City. They came from Portland (both Maine and Oregon). They came from just a few blocks away. They came to Scranton, Pennsylvania — thousands of them — to pay tribute to the show that made the city a household name: The Office.
Most of the cast of the NBC comedy was on hand for the May 4 all-day event (dubbed The Office Wrap Party), and creator Greg Daniels and some of his crew dished at a behind-the scenes panel held at the University of Scranton.
Love never fails.
It took those three little words to calm The Office's fan base after months of stress, and even anger, over the recent marital troubles of the show's central couple, Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer). After almost a whole season of secrets, fighting, crying and even — eek! — couples counseling, the end of last week's episode flashed back to a beautiful moment from "Jam's" Season 6 nuptials and then flashed back to present day and a passionate kiss.
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However, with three hourlong episodes still to go...
Fans of The Office are in panic mode over Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam's (Jenna Fischer) struggling marriage. But while Scranton's favorite couple may be under serious strain, another on-and-off Dunder Mifflin romance may be heating up...