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Welcome to Dunder Mifflin : the ultimate oral history of The Office  Cover Image Book Book

Welcome to Dunder Mifflin : the ultimate oral history of The Office / Brian Baumgartner and Ben Silverman ; foreword by Greg Daniels.

Baumgartner, Brian, (author.). Silverman, Benjamin, 1970- (author.). Daniels, Greg, (writer of foreword.).

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  • ISBN: 9780063082199
  • ISBN: 9780063217065
  • ISBN: 9780063217041
  • ISBN: 9780063217058
  • ISBN: 9780063082205
  • ISBN: 0063082195
  • ISBN: 0063217066
  • ISBN: 006321704X
  • ISBN: 0063217058
  • ISBN: 0063082209
  • Physical Description: xvii, 444 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Custom House, [2021]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Preface. How did we get here? / by Brian Baumgartner -- "Okay, here's the pitch" : the Office travels across the Atlantic -- "Scranton hot" : casting the lovable misfits of Dunder Mifflin -- "Everything that makes it harder makes it better" : making the pilot -- "Let me tell you why this isn't going to work" : making season one -- "The office needed a billion things to go right" : the emotional roller coaster of season two -- "John and I are not a couple" : the office love stories -- "Inheritors of the history of comedy" : the comedy tropes that inspired and shaped the Office : season three -- "I don't care, fire me!" : Inside the Office writers' room . . . And the writers strike that nearly ended the show : season four -- "The moment that my life changed" : a wedding, new hires (and losses), and other shake-ups : seasons five and six -- "Losing the captain of our ship" : the long goodbye for Michael Scott (and Steve Carell) : season seven -- "Who should be the boss?" : The search for a new Dunder Mifflin regional manager : seasons eight and nine -- "It's a wrap" : the series finale -- "Beauty in ordinary things" : the legacy of the Office.
Summary, etc.:
"The official oral history book of The Office, featuring exclusive interviews with every major player and never-before-seen photos, pulling back the curtain on the absurdity and genius that went in to creating this unstoppable force in American popular culture and why it continues to resonate with audiences today"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Office (Television program : U.S.)
Situation comedies (Television programs) > United States > History and criticism.
Television remakes > United States > History and criticism.
Television actors and actresses > United States > Interviews.

Available copies

  • 12 of 12 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 12 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Webb City Public Library New 791.45 Baumgartner, Brian (Text) 38262300004271 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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