While these characters normally have the same attitude and perceptions as their British counterparts, the roles have been redesigned to better fit the American show.The show is known for its generally large cast size, with many of its actors and actresses known particularly for their improvisational work.
Set at the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the Dunder Mifflin paper company, the series starred Steve Carell as office manager Michael Scott; also featured in the cast were Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, B. Quite notably, the American version has focused on the rest of the office workers to a far greater degree than the original. (holds up pie chart) "How Michael Spends His Time." You can see we have "procrastinating," and "distracting others," and this tiny sliver here, (points to a pencil thick line) is "critical thinking." I made it bigger.
It started out as a fairly poor Cultural Translation (the pilot was simply the British pilot with the word "jelly" changed to "Jell-o" and with 8 minutes cut out) but soon came into its own as it has moved away from the original's awkward, cringe-inducing brand of humor and towards more of an absurdist style. It's sad, but the saddest part is that the woman was willing to pose for this photograph without a single question as to the artist's intent. Jim: I've been studying Michael for years and I've condensed what I've learned into this chart.
Although Pam's mother previously appeared in the season two episode "Sexual Harassment", the role was recast, The show ranked 17th in the seasonal 18–49 demographic ratings with an average of a 4.0 rating in the demographic.
The viewership was an 18 percent drop compared to the fifth-season premiere, "Weight Loss". viewers (million)" refers to the number of Americans who viewed the episode on the night of broadcast.
The sixth season of The Office aired on Thursdays at p.m. The season was released on DVD by Universal Studios Home Entertainment in a four-disc box set in the Region 1 area on September 7, 2010.
The DVD set contains all 26 episodes, as well as commentaries from creators, writers, actors, and directors on some of the episodes.The season consisted of 22 half-hour episodes, and 2 hour-long episodes to comprise the 26 total episodes of material created.The Office is an American adaptation of the British TV series of the same name, and is presented in a mockumentary format, portraying the daily lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictitious Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.New writers in the sixth season include Daniel Chun, Jason Kessler (who served as script coordinator) and Jonathan Hughes (who previously wrote several of the Office webisodes).Lieberstein served as executive producer and showrunner.Kate Flannery portrays Meredith Palmer, the promiscuous Supplier Relations Representative, writer-actress Mindy Kaling portrays Kelly Kapoor, the pop-culture obsessed Customer Service Representative, writer-actor Paul Lieberstein portrays Toby Flenderson, the sad-eyed Human Resources Representative, Ellie Kemper portrays Erin Hannon, the receptionist and new love interest of Andy.