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A review of last night's "The Office" coming up just as soon as this blog spins off into one about Myles McNutt... As you probably know, "The Farm" was made as a backdoor pilot(*) for a spin-off about Dwight, to star Rainn Wilson and be run by Paul Lieberstein. NBC declined to order "The Farm" to series, and Greg Daniels decided to retrofit it(**) into a slightly more traditional episode of "The Office." (*) TV 101, for those who don't know: a backdoor pilot is a case of turning an episode of a popular series into a test case for a »

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