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 (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Jim Halpert (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Pam Beesly (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Stanley Hudson (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Kevin Malone (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Angela Martin / ... (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Phyllis Vance / ... (188 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Meredith Palmer (187 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Creed Bratton (180 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Oscar Martinez (177 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Ryan Howard (168 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Kelly Kapoor (161 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Andy Bernard (152 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Toby Flenderson (142 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Michael Scott (139 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Darryl Philbin (120 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Erin Hannon (102 episodes, 2009-2013)
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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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America's stuck in (crossed out) on the office. See more »

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24 March 2005 (USA)  »

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The Office: An American Workplace  »

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Many main and supporting cast members have written episodes of the show. B.J. Novak (Ryan), Paul Lieberstein (Toby) and Mindy Kaling (Kelly) wrote 12 of the 28 episodes over the first and second seasons (albeit separately). (Lieberstein would even go on to direct a fourth season episode, "Money".) Steve Carell (Michael Scott) has written two episodes so far: "Casino Night" (which was the second season finale) and "Survivor Man". One episode (2.8, "Performance Review") was written by Larry Wilmore, who plays Mr. Brown, the diversity instructor. Michael Shur, a seasoned writer, plays Dwight's cousin Mose Schrute. Gene Stupinsky and Lee Eisenberg, two writing partners, play the delivery men in the Valentine's Day episode and others. Greg Daniels, the developer and show runner of the Office, played Michael's neighbor in "Office Olympics" but his scene was cut. See more »

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Michael Scott: I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.
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Referenced in (500) Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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Written and Performed by Lamar
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Mindblowing
7 June 2010 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

I only started seeing this series on this year and i'm on the 6th season already. on the first season i couldn't understand how this could be a good series, the actors were charismatic and the acting were very good but there was almost no story that i could follow and Michael seemed like a very hateable person. on the second season things started to pick up a bit but nothing so special. from the third season to the sixth i got completely hooked because after all there is a story to follow, a very interesting one, and Michael is in fact a genius and that is more evident on the fifth and sixth seasons. if someone believes that Michael does something that goes against the objectives that he has inside the company (even if a lot of times it seems that he does), i'm sure that that person isn't really understanding what's the main philosophy behind Michael's character. it took me 3 seasons to understand Michael Scott and it was because of that, that i didn't liked the series very much, after that, i loved it, and it's my favorite series now. When you do understand all the characters, besides being very entertaining and delightful to watch, it is going to blow your mind sometimes.


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