A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series.
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Series cast summary:
 Dwight Schrute (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Jim Halpert (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Pam Beesly (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Stanley Hudson (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Kevin Malone (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Angela Martin / ... (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Phyllis Vance / ... (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Meredith Palmer (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Creed Bratton (180 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Oscar Martinez (177 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Ryan Howard (168 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Kelly Kapoor (161 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Andy Bernard (152 episodes, 2006-2013)
 Toby Flenderson (142 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Michael Scott (139 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Darryl Philbin (120 episodes, 2005-2013)
 Erin Hannon (102 episodes, 2009-2013)


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 humerous and bizarre encounters as they will do what it takes to keep the company thriving. Written by john_regrut

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A comedy for anyone whose boss is an idiot. See more »




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Release Date:

24 March 2005 (USA)  »

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The Office: An American Workplace  »

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Did You Know?


Bloopers are available on YouTube for almost every season. Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute) finds it especially difficult to maintain character in scenes with Steve Carell (Michael Scott) and John Krasinski (Jim Halpert). On the other hand, Oscar Nuñez (Oscar Martinez) hardly ever breaks character. The few times he does are brought to attention by other cast members in the blooper scenes. See more »


Michael Scott: Close your eyes. Picture a convict. What's he wearing? Nothing special - baseball cap on backward, baggy pants. He says something ordinary like, "Yo, that's shizzle". Okay, now slowly open your eyes again. Who are you picturing? A black man? Wrong. That was a white woman. Surprised? Well, shame on you.
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Referenced in The Dirties (2013) See more »


Written and Performed by Lamar
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well what can i say really!!
22 November 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This show really is outstanding, in fact its the only show i think i can rate as a 10.

From watching the original uk series back in 2001 on bbc TV, i never thought an American remake would stand any ground whatsoever. When the first series aired in the uk it did'nt really make its mark, and unfortunately never caught on. I was disappointed when it disappeared from our screens, and then quickly forgot about it. I thought it had 1 series and crashed and burned. Then one day i was checking out the reviews for evan almighty on IMDb and noticed that steve carel had still been making this show. I had to get hold of it and see it, And to my joy there was 5 series waiting for me. I never get into TV like i have done with this, i ended up watching 10 episodes in a day, i think i did all 5 series in just under 2 weeks. This show is funny, its acted brilliantly, its over the top, totally crazy but totally entertaining. If your ever down just bung on a couple episodes from good old dunder miflin in scranton and you cant go wrong.

Gervais said that 2 series of the office in the uk was enough. And that he did'nt want to take it further. I know he helps on the US version, and i sure he is surprised to see 6 series already of what i can only describe as the best American sitcom of all time!!

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