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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 Dwight Schrute (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Jim Halpert (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Pam Beesly (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Stanley Hudson (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Kevin Malone (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Angela Martin / ... (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Phyllis Vance / ... (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Meredith Palmer (186 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Creed Bratton (179 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Oscar Martinez (176 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Ryan Howard (167 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Kelly Kapoor (160 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Andy Bernard (152 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Toby Flenderson (141 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Michael Scott (138 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Darryl Philbin (119 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Erin Hannon (102 episodes, 2009-2013)
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A remake of the hit 2001 BBC TV series The Office (2001), this is a mockumentary that documents the exploits of a paper supply company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Made up of head chief Michael Scott, a harmlessly deluded and ignorantly insensitive boss who cares about the welfare of his employees while trying to put his own spin on company policy. With an office including the likes of various peers who have their own hangups, The Office (2005) takes a look at the lives of its co-workers: bored but talented salesman Jim, his mildly sociopathic, butt kissing enemy Dwight, mildly righteous receptionist Pam, and indifferent temp Ryan. Written by mystic80

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An NBC comedy not for everyone. Just anyone that works. See more »

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The Office: An American Workplace  »

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Trivia

When John Krasinski (Jim Halpert) got the role of Jim, the first thing he asked the casting director was "did Jenna (Fischer, the actress who plays Pam) get the role?" Similarly, when Jenna got the job, the first thing she asked the casting director was about John getting the role. See more »

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[repeated line]
Michael Scott: That's what *she* said.
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Connections

Spoofed in Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts (2009) See more »

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The Office Theme
Written by Jay Ferguson
Performed by The Scrantones
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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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