A mediocre paper company in the hands of Scranton, PA branch manager Michael Scott. This mockumentary follows the everyday lives of the manager and the employees he "manages." The crew follows the employees around 24/7 and captures their quite humorous and bizarre encounters as they will do what it takes to keep the company thriving.Written by
Besides the sales team and the accountants, characters had the following jobs: Creed worked in quality assurance, Meredith works in supplier relations, Toby works in human resources, Kelly works in customer service, and Ryan is a temp for the first two seasons. See more »
The conference room has a table that is too big to easily move through a doorway, yet it comes and goes throughout the series, and is never seen when it's not in the conference room.
The show is filmed in an actual office, the conference room is a real conference room (not a set); so moving the table isn't a movie trick, thus, it only looks like it can't be moved. It's just never shown being moved. See more »
[Jim and Dwight are trying to get revenge on Todd Packer]
I was thinking maybe we could jam his drawers so they only come out two inches, and then that way you could *see* everything in them but you can't get in them.
Does Edgar Allan Poe know about that one? So sinister!
That wouldn't annoy a person at all! What do you - where do you come up with this stuff?
Okay! Alright, well, this isn't my best, but call Froggy101. Say that we're the tour manager for Justin Bieber and...
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Blasphemy! A Brit who likes this version as much as the original!
As a fan of the original "Office" I was, of course, skeptical about the American remake. We have many shining beacons to shows that have bombed badly when transferred across the ocean. However, pinch me I must be dreaming, this version of the show is actually very good. I should also point out that I'm British and, as blasphemous as it might be to my fellow countrymen, I believe that the US version to be every bit as good as the original with excellent casting and smart writing throughout.
The first season was a little spotty, especially when translating the British show verbatim. However, once the writers came up with original story lines and situations the, American, office really took off. The second season was an incredible achievement and is just carrying on where it left off in the third season.
Steve Carell is well suited to the role of Micheal Scott, lending his character a certain pathetic quality that even Gervais's David Brent did not have at times. The supporting cast is equally as good, especially Rainn Wilson as the assistant (to the) general manager, Dwight Shrute. Wilson deserved, at least, an Emmy nomination for his troubles.
If you dismiss the show out of hand then you will definitely be missing out on one of the best shows on TV right now.
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