[Spoiler] Leaves The Office

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  1. Starbreaker

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    James Spader is already ditching the show as CEO Robert California. I really liked his completely bizarre character. I don't think this bodes very well. I wouldn't doubt if Krasinski and Helms followed suit soon.
     
  2. bigdaddy

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    They really should make this the finale season.

    If not than maybe a 13 episode fine season and then do whatever stupid spinoff they want at mid season.
     
  3. trekkiebaggio

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    I don't mind that much, I didn't really care for his character.
     
  4. Admiral_Young

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    They're doing a "Dwight" spin off if I'm not mistaken, and really last season should have been the final season.
     
  5. Mr Light

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    I'm still enjoying the show... but with Dwight and Michael and California gone... and with Jim and Pam frequently barely on the show... it's starting to become a ghost town...
     
  6. Jax

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    If The Office gets another year then it will probably be the last one, Spader was never going to stick around for too long.
     
  7. Guy Gardener

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    Was I the only 0ne who was positively skipping when Creed was put in charge?

    I have always been taught that a good writer abandons their strengths, because that's way too easy a story to tell.
     
  8. Shurik

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    Same with me. He's weird, and not the good kind of weird like Michael Scott was ...
     
  9. the G-man

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    Assuming they don't cancel the show outright, I have to wonder if maybe they won't try to bring back Ray Romano's character, what with "Men of a Certain Age" having been cancelled already.
     
  10. Starbreaker

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    What is everyone's obsession with the Office ending? It's not going anywhere. If it gets cancelled this year or next I will be absolutely astounded.
     
  11. sidious618

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    Cancelled? Not likely? Ending by the choice of the writers? A bit more likely, especially if they go for a spin-off.
     
  12. Spot's Meow

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    Can't say I'm sorry to see him go, I don't like his character much. I think the show will be fine without him. In fact, I don't even miss Michael Scott now that he's gone...he was never one of my favorite characters or a main reason for me watching the show. I've always cared much more for the other characters around the office, so I'm glad they are getting more screen time now.
     
  13. bigdaddy

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    Yeah NBC won't cancel it, the writers might decide it's time to end it once all the characters start leaving.
     
  14. the G-man

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    Is NBC About To Cancel THE OFFICE??:
    • We’re less than two months from NBC’s May 14 upfront, the event at which the network’s fall schedule is revealed, and negotiations have stalled between NBC Universal and key “Office” cast members John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Ed Helms and B.J. Novak, according to Deadline Hollywood.

      In addition, longtime showrunner Paul Lieberstein just revealed he will not continue with “The Office” after this season, preferring to concentrate on “The Farm,” a potential Shrute-centric spin-off starring Rainn Wilson.

      Krasinski (“Big Miracle”), Fischer (“Hall Pass”), Helms (“Jeff, Who Lives At Home”) and Novak (“The Dictator”) all have busy big-screen careers and may be rather less excited about an “Office” no longer run by Lieberstein.

      James Spader will not be back next season as new boss Robert California. Mindy Kaling, who plays Kelly Kapoor, is starring in a pilot she wrote for Fox. If that goes to series, her days at “The Office” will end as well.

      Most importantly, there’s the question of whether NBC wants to pay a lot of big actor salaries for a series that has taken a steep plunge in the ratings since the departure of Steve Carell a year ago.

    Sounds like the Office is on the bubble. Still, can they afford to give up the show as a Thursday night anchor?
     
  15. timothy

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    so true. and if that english woman is replacing james spader I MAY have to stop watching I really hate her.
     
  16. The Borgified Corpse

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    With The Office gone, I'm hoping that would increase the chances for a 4th season of Community. :thumbsup:
     
  17. Geoff Peterson

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    You don't remember "that english woman" from Doctor Who? ;)
     
  18. trekkiebaggio

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    Yeah, especially as she's basically taken the job in exactly the same way as Robert California did.