10 Things You Somehow Missed In The Office

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The Office is truly the gift that never stops giving.

Such was the universally acclaimed production's propensity for sly winks at the audience across the celebrated series' run, audiences are almost guaranteed to see something new on a re-watch that they hadn't noticed previously. It's a beloved staple of The Office's unique style; the level of detail and wit featured within some of the show's more famous Easter Eggs are quite literally staggering.

However, even for the most attentive of fans, some of these touches are so exceedingly subtle that they go missed even after one has chain-watched the show for the nineteenth time. Fortunately for us mere mortals, the hawk-eyed folks at Reddit could have probably found Bin Laden had they been afforded the resources, so needless to say that they have us covered on this one.

Indeed, devoted Redditors have compiled such a colossal list of things audiences normally miss watching The Office that it quite literally beggars belief. It's a testament to the show's enduring legacy that it ended all the way back in 2013 and fans are still finding material they had never noticed before, further staking The Office's claim as arguably the greatest comedy series of all time.

10. St Patrick's Day - A Famous Italian Tradition

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Ireland's most famous day of celebration was typically celebrated with gusto amongst the workforce of Dunder Mifflin's Scranton Branch.

After all, this was an office where the water fountains literally ran green on Saint Paddy's. Michael even risked his job standing up to Jo Bennet, simply to allow his exhausted workforce to leave for a series of debauched post-work celebrations. Needless to say, this is a holiday that the members of Dunder Mifflin Scranton - and the regional manager in particular - took very seriously.

Unfortunately, Michael was as ridiculously misguided as ever in his attempted tribute to the patron saint of Ireland - although one couldn't be blamed in the slightest for missing his latest hilarious gaffe. Upon closer examination of the background of his office in Season Six's Saint Patrick's Day, it becomes apparent that Michael has wheeled out a flag to honor the day - it's just unfortunate that it happens to be the Italian flag.

In defense of the geographically challenged Mr Scott, the two countries' banners do look fairly similar. With that being said, this is Michael we're talking about - there's an exceedingly high chance that he believed Saint Patrick's Day was the national celebration of Italy.

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