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Biggest Announcements From E3

Each June, E3, or The Electronic Entertainment Expo, hosts game developers showing off their latest products. Here are this year’s most exciting announcements:

‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Ringo Starr Announces 26th Beatles Album With New Backing Band

‘Moonbeam Sunday’ Slated For Release On June 16

LONDON—Excitedly informing fans that the iconic pop group was back with more original music, Ringo Starr announced Tuesday that on June 16 he would be releasing a 26th Beatles album titled ‘Moonbeam Sunday’ with an all-new backing band.
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Remembering 'The Office'

The hit NBC show The Office will air its series finale on Thursday. Here is a look back at some of the most unforgettable moments of the show’s nine-year run:

  • Season 1: The first episode, an exact remake of the British version’s premiere, focuses solely on Michael’s inability to get the tea the right temperature and his dreams of being on the telly
  • Season 1: Critics hail the 114th brief glance of withheld, unexpressed infatuation between Jim and Pam in episode 2 as the show’s most poignant
  • Season 2: Four-episode story arc where Dwight learns to format cells in Microsoft Excel
  • Season 2: A love triangle develops between Jim and Pam and Thomas, who was later edited out of the show in post-production
  • Season 3: After running out of episodes of the original British series to adapt, the show begins to reuse plots to old episodes of Dr. Who
  • Season 4: Felix, the wise janitor played by Judd Hirsch, is introduced
  • Season 6: It is revealed the reason Michael hates Toby so much is because he murdered Michael’s entire family in the early ’90s
  • Season 8: Phyllis becomes the 14th character to have a spin-off series with her show, Phyllis’ Daily Routine
  • Season 9: Keeping true to its British roots, the series finale has Jim and Pam getting a divorce and the rest of the cast dying in a warehouse fire

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