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The Office -- Retrospective and "Finale" -- Series Finale -- 5/16/13

Old 05-16-13, 03:01 AM
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"THE OFFICE RETROSPECTIVE"

ONE HOUR OFFICE RETROSPECTIVE—Produced by NBC News, the special offers fans an emotion farewell to the beloved characters of “The Office.” The one-hour retrospective includes interviews with writers, producers and actors from the award-winning series. In addition, the special includes favorite moments, and a behind-the-scenes look at the finale.

Season 9, Episodes 24/25: "FINALE"

THE OFFICE SAYS GOODBYE IN ITS ONE HOUR SERIES FINALE—GUEST STARRING MINDY KALING, BJ NOVAK, RACHAEL HARRIS, DAKOTA JOHNSON, JOAN CUSACK, ED BEGLEY JR., MALCOLM BARRETT, MATT JONES, ANDY BUCKLEY, MIKE SCHUR, BOBBY RAY SHAFER—Months after the airing of the documentary, the workers of Dunder Mifflin, past and present, gather for a wedding and a final round of interviews. Mysteries are solved, hatchets are buried, pranks are prunked.




The finale was recently extended to 1:15 and will run from 9-10:15 ET.
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Even though this is a shell of what it used to be, I'll still miss this show.
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Even though this is a shell of what it used to be, I'll still miss this show.
I miss what it once was and will miss the fact I don't have a "must see" sitcom every week anymore. This is the only comedy I've felt compelled to watch on a weekly basis.

I hope it at least goes out in class tonight.
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going to miss my thursday show
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This is the only comedy I stuck with other than Seinfeld... I'll really miss it. The early years were the best comedy on TV maybe ever.
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Finally.

Been watching this show since Day 1 (I remember downloading the pilot months before NBC aired it).
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Prediction: Michael Scott's cameo will be as a guest at Dwight's wedding.
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Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Prediction: Michael Scott's cameo will be as a guest at Dwight's wedding.
As he should be. I'm surprised Dwight didn't mention him more through the years he was gone. Just saying he talked to him or visited him etc.
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Need some help.

Haven't watched much for the past two to three seasons, (basically sometime during Robert California reign), but did watch the recent ep. "Living the Dream" and have some idea what has gone on.

However, I do have questions.
  • what happened to Robert California?
  • why is Angela homeless?
  • Who was the girl kissing Dwight when he got the manager job?
  • What happened with Andy and Erin?
  • Anything major happen to the next tier of characters?

Hopefully that isn't too much. And thanks.
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Re: The Office -- Retrospective and "Finale" -- Series Finale -- 5/16/13

Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Prediction: Michael Scott's cameo will be as a guest at Dwight's wedding.
This. I've been watching since day 1 so I'm fairly excited for this. And I know I'm in the minority, but aside from the Jim / Pam storyline I think these last two seasons have been fairly strong. I'm sad to see it go...but its time.
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Re: The Office -- Retrospective and "Finale" -- Series Finale -- 5/16/13

Originally Posted by Pharoh View Post
Need some help.

Haven't watched much for the past two to three seasons, (basically sometime during Robert California reign), but did watch the recent ep. "Living the Dream" and have some idea what has gone on.

However, I do have questions.
  • what happened to Robert California?
  • why is Angela homeless?
  • Who was the girl kissing Dwight when he got the manager job?
  • What happened with Andy and Erin?
  • Anything major happen to the next tier of characters?

Hopefully that isn't too much. And thanks.
1. David Wallace purchased Dunder Miflin, he fired Robert California and replaced him with Andy.

2. She divorced the rich senator because he came out as gay and she became an emotional mess. Got evicted from the apartment she lived in because of all her cats.

3. A distant relative of his (I think he says like 2nd cousin) and his ex fiance

4. Andy and Erin split because Andy left the office (didn't quit) on a long "soul search" if you will. She wasn't happy that he ditched her for months without contacting her. She also got involved with Pete.
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Re: The Office -- Retrospective and "Finale" -- Series Finale -- 5/16/13

Originally Posted by Pharoh View Post
Need some help.

Haven't watched much for the past two to three seasons, (basically sometime during Robert California reign), but did watch the recent ep. "Living the Dream" and have some idea what has gone on.

However, I do have questions.
  • what happened to Robert California?
  • why is Angela homeless?
  • Who was the girl kissing Dwight when he got the manager job?
  • What happened with Andy and Erin?
  • Anything major happen to the next tier of characters?

Hopefully that isn't too much. And thanks.
It should be mentioned that Jim had a bought with the bottle and was arrested on a DUI.
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What's the status of the mural Pam was working on? Has anything new happened with it since it was vandalized by that crazy warehouse guy?
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Re: The Office -- Retrospective and "Finale" -- Series Finale -- 5/16/13

Originally Posted by madcougar View Post
It should be mentioned that Jim had a bought with the bottle and was arrested on a DUI.
That was a very special episode.

I wonder if my theory that Pete is the Scranton City Strangler and Andy will save Erin and they'll get back together holds any water...
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Originally Posted by madcougar View Post
It should be mentioned that Jim had a bought with the bottle and was arrested on a DUI.
Don't believe this Pharoh, didn't happen.
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Re: The Office -- Retrospective and "Finale" -- Series Finale -- 5/16/13

It's annoying that they're airing the retrospective first. I don't want to see 'behind the scenes' of the episode I'm about to watch. Hurray for PVRs.

Regardless, after all these years it'll be nice to see how this finishes.

It's also going to be strange to see the actors popping up in new shows.
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It's annoying that they're airing the retrospective first. I don't want to see 'behind the scenes' of the episode I'm about to watch.
I don't think it will have any spoilers. They did the same thing for Seinfeld, and it was fine. They're lose more viewers running it AFTER the final episode IMHO.
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Originally Posted by madcougar View Post
It should be mentioned that Jim had a bought with the bottle and was arrested on a DUI.
Also, Jim fondled the new secretary during a business trip to Florida. She quit the next day.
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I haven't watched since early last season but I will likely DVR this.
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Also, Jim fondled the new secretary during a business trip to Florida. She quit the next day.
Sent her back to Jump Street.
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I hope it ends with a flashback to Creed in the 1960s getting high with his Grass Roots bandmates, and one of them saying, "Whoa man, you got some weird ideas about the future..."
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Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Don't believe this Pharoh, didn't happen.
But he did drive after downing an entire bottle of wine at the least, and knocked over Robert California's mailbox in the process.
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Don't believe this Pharoh, didn't happen.
Who are you going to believe? A guy named after a famous terrorist or a guy named after a bad ass cat?
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bad ass cat
Hyphens, dude.
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