Miss Watching ‘The Office’? Here’s How You Can Relive the Series
The Office aired its final season in 2013, but fans continue to stream the show and celebrate it in other ways. What’s more, The Office‘s fan base continues to grow with each generation. While fans aren’t going to get any new episodes of the comedy, there are still a few ways they can relive all of the joy The Office brought.
Stream Brian Baumgartner’s podcast, ‘An Oral History of The Office’
Brian Baumgartner, who played the lovable Kevin Malone on The Office, created a podcast. He wanted to uncover why so many people continue to stream The Office and find out what makes the show so unique.
Throughout the 12 episodes of his podcast, Baumgartner speaks with his co-stars, producers, writers, editors, and camera crew about their time together. From behind-the-scenes moments to deleted scenes, there’s plenty for fans of The Office to learn listening to An Oral History of The Office.
Watch ‘The Accountants’ on YouTube
After The Office took off, showrunners wanted to give fans even more to enjoy. The Office: The Accountants was a comedy spinoff series that premiered on the web.
When Kevin (Baumgartner), Angela Martin (Angela Kinsey), and Oscar Martinez (Oscar Nunez) discovered $3,000 was missing from the budget, it became their job to figure out where it went.
New webisodes were added to NBC’s website for free on Thursdays when The Office aired. The Accountants only aired from July to September 2006, but despite how short-lived it was, the series won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Broadband Program in 2007.
The Office fans can still enjoy The Accountant webisodes on YouTube.
Rainn Wilson says to ‘read a f*cking book!’
If there’s anything Office star Rainn Wilson wants fans to do, it’s read.
“Listeners, I love you all — thank you for watching The Office,” Wilson said on the final episode of Baumgartner’s podcast. “But there’s so much else to do! Read a f*cking book, people.”
Jokingly, Wilson touted the two books he has written, The Bassoon King and SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions. Baumgartner and other Office stars have also written books, like Jenna Fischer, B.J. Novak, and Mindy Kaling.
Fans who miss The Office can consume all of the books written by previous cast members, including:
- Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling
- Questions I Ask When I Want to Talk about Myself: 50 Topics to Share with Friends by Mindy Kaling
- Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
- The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide by Jenna Fischer
- A Little Help by Jenna Fischer
- My Squirrel Days by Ellie Kemper
- One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak
- The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
- The Alphabet Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak
“Read all these books by The Office cast…and buy our merchandise,” Wilson joked. But seriously, if you’re missing The Office, these anecdotes will serve you well!
Stream ‘The Office’ on Netflix until 2021
Fans can still stream The Office from their Netflix account for the time being. According to USA Today, the streaming service will no longer have the rights to The Office after January 2021.
After that, fans will have to relive their favorite Office memories exclusively from NBC’s streaming service.