The Funniest Show on Television
Anyone who has ever worked in an office knows how dull and mundane a typical day can play out. NBC’s Thursday night television series The Office shows how interesting and exciting a day in an office could be. The show first aired in 2005 and is based on a British television show of the same title. The first time I watched an episode I knew that I have found myself my new favorite television show. The characters on the show are all so different and humorous in their own ways. The show’s producers and writers do an extraordinary job with their mockumentary style, which is where the characters of the show are often found looking at the camera directly. The Office is for anyone that likes subtle humor; it has its laugh-out-loud scenes and it has its awkward moment scenes. I’ve been a fan from the first episode, and consider The Office to be some of television’s funniest moments.
The cast of characters really makes The Office the great show that it is. The show has great ways in bringing in new characters and developing them in a single season or taking characters that are not the stars in the show but still shown in re-occurring roles and making them shine with their “one-liners.” The four main characters of the show are Michael Scott (Steve Carell), Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson), Jim Halpert (John Krasinski) and Pam Beesly (Jenna Fischer).
Michael Scott is the main character of the series; he is a Regional Manager of Dunder-Mifflin Paper Company, a fictional paper company based out of New York although Michael is in charge of a branch based out of Scranton, Pennsylvania. How Michael was promoted to a position of authority is not known, it’s said he was a great salesman, but as a boss Michael is clueless. Michael is just not the man for his job, which makes it great viewing for the audience while he struggles doing everyday management work. Michael lacks maturity and often considers himself an office comedian of some sort, but...