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10 Secret Subplots You Learn From Watching The Office Deleted Scenes

An absolute goldmine.

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The Office is one of the greatest sitcoms of all time, and perhaps more than any other comedy in TV history, an insane amount of extra material was written and shot which sadly ended up on the cutting room floor.

But thanks to the show's home video release, most of the deleted scenes have eventually seen the light of day, and unsurprisingly, many of them are absolute comic gold.

While most of the deleted scenes have minimal impact on the show or its characters, there are nevertheless those which make massive implications for the series, and therefore probably should've been included.

Though fans are divided on whether or not deleted scenes should count as canon, The Office's creator Greg Daniels insists they absolutely should, and that regardless of being cut, these moments are part of the series' mythology - unless they contradict later episodes, anyway.

And so, there you have it. Though what qualifies as a deleted scene has varied over the years as The Office has been re-aired in various territories with some cut scenes re-added, none of these 10 scenes appeared in the show during its original airing, no matter how "vital" they might seem...

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