Last night’s one-hour season finale of ‘The Office’ left us all pleasantly surprised and probably a little bit exhausted from laughing. Today, hung-over from the fantastic super-sized conclusion to the third season, I scoured NBC’s website to find a hair-of-the-dog cure to give me a much needed post-finale fix. The ‘Office’ website offers BJ Novak and executive producer Greg Daniel’s live-blog, Creed’s blog as well as a deleted scene from last night’s episode.
When Creed announced in last night’s episode that he was blogging, I think many of us were eager to see what thoughts and insights Creepy-Creed might be offering up to the world wide web. His blog can be found here.
Here’s a few snippets:
“I got into a car accident yesterday and I just took off. It didn’t look too bad. The guy was making a big deal out of it, but come on – dogs don’t live forever.”
On “The Beach”:
“When we were there, our manager told us to eat hot coals. I thought that was a little bit untoward so I ate a fish. Then a woman I have literally never seen before in my entire life started talking very loudly about something involving Halpert. She was agitated, I’d say. From what I could guess, she was definitely on drugs of some kind, perhaps cocaine, or maybe ‘drines. Also, she is a knock-out. She reminds me of a young Daphne Du Maurier. Also, I stupidly ate the fishbones. I told myself “never again” after the last time, but then you turn around, and bam, they’re in my mouth. I also ate 55 hot dogs in 15 minutes, which is a world record.”
After the finale, BJ Novak (who plays Ryan and also writes and produces for the show) and Greg Daniels got online and live-blogged about the episode with fans of the show. The full blog can be found here.
On Ryan now being Michael’s superior:
“…I think there will be some very funny plots next year involving Michael and Ryan... Their relationship could take on some characteristics of Michael and Jan... I'm sure that's Ryan's fear anyway.”
We reported last week that if Rashida Jones’ pilot wasn’t picked up by Fox, Karen would’ve returned to ‘The Office’ next season. Two endings were shot for the ‘Office’ finale to prepare for either scenario (Karen staying or Karen leaving).
“We did write and shoot an alternate ending, but it differed only in the how it happened, not in what happened.”
On the Season 3 DVD release:
“Yeah, that will come out in September right before we premiere. We are pulling together all the deleted scenes and extras now, finding stuff that wasn't on nbc.com.”