The Office

The Office

Season Nine

Book - 2013
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Documentary style television program that follows the comedic exploits of a paper supply company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The complete ninth season.
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2013.
Branch Call Number: FIC Offic
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (ca. 595 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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this series I rate as one of the greatest of TV's, all-time. it's not only comedic; it is intelligent, even subversive, comedy. it features one of the world's most beautiful women (Jenna Fischer)and the strongest supporting cast-- as well as writers, that I have ever seen. the breaking down of the fourth wall does not distract, but adds dimension and depth. bravo bravo bravo!!! what a show! if the mary tyler moore show was the sitcom of the 70s, and the dick van dyke show was the sitcom of the 60s, this is the sitcom of the new millennium. andy, when he comes back, seems like an impression of Michael Scott (Steve Carrell). it is interesting to consider whether the show would have lasted more seasons, had Carrell remained as office manager Michael Scott. His leaving gave other characters a chance to develop more of an arc, and this was not unsuccessful, but there was no longer a star around. Reminds me of, in the world of popular music, when Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty relented, and allowed the other members to write their own songs on one of their later albums. I am not saying there is a direct parallel, but ... perhaps it is of interest to look at the two examples, together.

Jul 18, 2017

Ah, and we’ve arrived to the final season of The Office. The season that was truly nostalgic and made me do a spit take so many times, I’ve lost count. Certainly, this season was much better than season seven or eight. I mean, it was almost as if Steve’s shoes had been filled… almost. But they truly were filled at the end, when he made a cameo at (spoiler alert), Dwight and Angela’s wedding. I mean, how long did we wait for this moment?! It felt like centuries, and after Angela finally telling Dwight that Philip was his son, we couldn’t be happier. I mean, what kind of kid chooses beets over everything else? But overall, a season truly to remember. The interview at the end of the series truly made it feel like a wrap on it. But it wasn’t quite the end. I mean, Pam and Jim moved, Dwight and Angela got married, Michael had to buy multiple phones to hold the pictures of his children with Holly… it was an amazing season overall. I truly couldn’t have asked for a better cast and crew to make me cry and laugh. And remember, if you’re feeling nostalgic after finishing the series (like I was), there are always the blooper reels! @thesoundofcolours of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Season 9 is actually my favourite season of the Office, which is apparently a rather uncommon opinion. However, I loved the way it explored the characters a bit more than it had before, and fully fleshed out all the characters we didn’t really know. The three accountants (Kevin, Angela, Oscar) probably had my favourite bits of character development. I loved the way they resolved the issues they had with each other, no matter how huge the issues were, and united to help each other through tough times. One of my favourite moments of the whole series was when Kevin stood up to Senator Lipton about his mistreatment of Angela and Oscar. I absolutely adored the finale, and I loved how it wrapped up all the characters’ stories and gave a few little details, like Meredith’s college degree and Oscar’s origami. It was a really nice end to one of my favourite shows.
- @freckleface675 of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

lasertravis Sep 24, 2013

I was ready to stick a fork in this series after last season, but this season was great from start to finish and left me very sad that the Office is no more. All nine seasons of this are worth watching, as are the original BBC episodes. Hilarious dialogue and memorable characters and situations. Touching moments. There really is a little something for everyone here except someone who doesn't like comedies. If you have never watched any of this series, for whatever reason, give it a try.

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