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The Office

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 Alan's TV Shows FUN Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE1. The Office is a Golden Globe, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning American television sitcom airing on NBC and developed by Greg Daniels. It is an American adaptation of the BBC series with the same name.

  • True or False?

2. The show debuted on NBC as a midseason replacement on March 24, 2005. What was the short´┐Żlived sitcom it replaced?

  • Committed
  • Congress
  • Cory In the Middle

3. In January 2004, Variety reported Steve Carell was in talks to play the role. What TV show was Steve Carell a member of?

  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
  • The New Adventures of Maverick

4. Who was cast as the power-hungry sycophant Dwight Schrute?

  • Ben Wilson
  • Rainn Wilson
  • Brian Wilson

5. The British version had been set in Slough, a commuter town on the outskirts of London. Looking for a suitable U.S. equivalent, Executive Producer Greg Daniels what city they he select?

  • Nashua, New Hampshire
  • Utica, New York
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania

6. Westvaco Paper Company is the name of the company that works in the Office.

  • True or False?

7. The Office is presented as a "documentary," and the primary vehicle for the show is that a camera crew has decided to film Dunder Mifflin and its employees, seemingly around the clock.

  • True or False?

8. He is most widely known for playing Jim Halpert on NBC's The Office. Who is he?

  • John Krasinski
  • Brad Hunter
  • Sam Mendes

9. Jenna Fischer best known for her role as Pam Beesly in the U.S. adaptation of The Office. Where was she born?

  • Hollywood, California
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

10. The show's first season had a run of just six episodes, and was filmed on location in an actual office. For the second season, since NBC ordered a full run of episodes, filming moved to a sound stage and built the office to replicate the first season's environment, including plaques and certificates hanging on walls using the names of crew members. Where is the studio?

  • Valley Center Studios, Van Nuys, CA
  • Buena Vista Studios, Glendale, CA
  • Warner Studios, Burbank, CA

Check Your Answers 

  1. True
  2. Committed
  3. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  4. Rainn Wilson
  5. Scranton, Pennsylvania
  6. False. It is Dunder Mifflin Paper Company
  7. False. The style is "mockumentary."
  8. John Krasinski
  9. Fort Wayne, Indiana
  10. Valley Center Studios, Van Nuys, CA

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