The Office For Dummies
What is the office?
The paper that is highlighted during the opening credits is actually a Los Angeles Department of City Planning (zoning) document.
The Office was inspired from the British version starring Ricky Gervais
Ed Helms (Andy) and Brian Baumgartner (Kevin) also attended high school together in Georgia.
The success of The 40-Year-Old Virgin which shot Steve Carell to stardom saved The Office from cancellation after its first season.
Although Dunder Mifflin is a fictitious company, it is recognized by the Scranton Chamber of Commerce because of all the tourism it has given the city.