Remembering 'The Office'

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Everyone Forgets To Bring Swimsuits To Coworker’s Party

ARLINGTON, TX—While gathered for a party at a coworker’s backyard pool Saturday, out-of-shape colleagues at Shuster, Layne & Associates were struck by the coincidence that they had somehow each forgotten to bring bathing apparel to the fes...

Obama's Second Term Mired In Scandal

President Obama’s second term is off to a rocky start, with the acting IRS chief stepping down, the Justice Department seizing journalists’ phone records, and Republicans continuing to allege a high-level cover-up of the Benghazi attack last S...

Obama Fondly Recalls Frustration Of First Term

WASHINGTON—Saying that those were definitely some good times, a reflective President Obama told reporters Friday that the current scandals plaguing his administration have made him long for the deeply frustrating, often maddening political climate o...

Nation Supposes It's Outraged By White House Scandals

WASHINGTON—Reacting to the number of major scandals currently plaguing the White House, a somewhat confused American populace told reporters Friday that yeah, sure, they’re totally outraged or whatever about what’s currently going on in ...

Every Glass In Grandmother’s Cupboard Visibly Filthy

Sasha Obama becomes suspicious after doing a little digging around on Benghazi, this has to be the year a local miniature golf course goes out of business, and a dude with a knit hat at a party calls beer 'libations.' It's the week of May 17, 2013
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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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