The first season of The Office
helped set the tone for the series finding success. NBC
only ordered six episodes for the short first season to test the waters for interest in the show. Executives were unsure if the American audience would want a version of the UK series that found success across the pond. The Office was hit-or-miss in the ratings, but the show was praised enough to get a second season where it started its run as a legendary series.
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We will look at some of the more enjoyable under the radar jokes in the first season. These six episodes showcased the style of humor The Office and other NBC shows would aim to portray. The jokes are often missed due to not being as obvious as the bigger one-liners or bits in the show. Find out just what you