Meet the gang at Dunder Mifflin, a typical office where the often obnoxious and incompetent Michael Scott leads a zany crew of paper salespeople, accountants, and the adorable receptionist Pam. Over the seasons, new characters were added to the show’s main cast through mergers, resignations, promotions, hirings, and firings. To pass the time in a monotonous work environment, Dunder employees play pranks, plan parties, create the office Olympics, fall in love, and host the annual Dundees. The show ran for nine seasons from 2005 to 2013 and wrapped up with the marriage of Angela and Dwight on the Schrute farm. Here are 15 things You didn’t know about the show!
15. Solidarity Forever
TV fans remember the dreaded writer guild’s strike of 2007, which abruptly halted the production of many beloved shows including The Office. Steve Carell (Michael Scott) was a guild member and would not cross the picket line to film The Office. To avoid the line, he called in sick with enlarged balls.