13 Reasons "The Office" Is The Best Show Out There

13 Reasons "The Office" Is The Best Show Out There

Why "The Office" has been such a popular show from when it first aired in 2005 to now.
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There is no character in the world like Michael Scott. He's ignorant, offensive and incredibly horrible to work with. However, for some reason we just can't get enough of him. Michael Scott is convinced that all of his employees at Dunder Mifflin, a mid-sized paper company in Scranton, Pennsylvania, are his best friends. He goes out of his way to try and connect with them in a not-so traditional way, and he makes sure he's involved in each of their lives in one way or another. He's gone so far as to invite himself over to Jim's house for a barbecue that he wasn't supposed to know about in the first place. His employees each have their own personalities, causing further conflict within the workplace. There's Jim and Dwight who can't seem to go an episode without getting on each other's nerves in some way, and there's the white collar workers' ongoing feud with the warehouse guys downstairs. No one ever seems to catch a break.

With some of these antics aside, these are 12 reasons "The Office" is the best show to ever air on television:

1. There is no character like Michael Scott on modern television.


Michael Scott, although he's incredibly ignorant and rude, is one of the most kind-hearted characters to date. Although he may seem like a jerk, he's has good intentions for the most part, and he truly is the world's best boss.


2. It's hilarious content is so amazing, that you could watch it over and over again, and still cry from laughter.


Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica anyone? Come on! How was this not one of the funniest scenes in the show?!


3. Jim and Pam. Enough Said.


The whole story of Jim and Pam is probably the most amazing love story of them all. At least we can all agree that Jim and Pam Halpert was the best thing to ever happen thanks to Dunder Mifflin. BRB, crying!


4. It has won over 45 awards for television programming, including an Emmy for outstanding comedy series in 2006.


Yes Pam, we feel the same way! An Emmy Award is almost as good as a Dundee.


5. Dwight K. Schrute


No character is as lovably awful as this guy right here. He's everyone's person to hate at Dunder Mifflin, but we must admit that there are no other characters on television today that can even match up to Dwight's brilliance. I'm sure he would agree.


6. It was one of NBC's highest rated shows.


According to Wikipedia, even when later seasons dropped in ratings, the show was still one of NBC's highest rated shows. In October 2011, it was reported that it cost $178,840 per 30 second commercial, the most for any NBC scripted series.


7. Jim and Dwight


One of the most, main reasons this show has become so popular is because of the relationship between Jim and Dwight. Although they seem to get on each other's nerves most of the time, and most of their screen time involves Jim pranking Dwight, you can't help but love them. We all know that despite what they each say about the other, Jim and Dwight care about each other. It may be way deep down, but it's there, and we see it throughout the show's running.


8. Many actors that we recognize today got their start, or became popular after starring in the show.

Ed Helms, Mindy Kaling, Ellie Kemper, Will Ferrel, Steve Carell, John Krasinski, B.J Novak and many others became a household name after starring and making a guest appearance in this show. This was huge contributor to the growth of Ed Helms and Mindy Kaling's comedic career as well. Just another reason this show is amazing!


9. Jim Halpert


Jim is probably my favorite television character ever. He's handsome, funny, lovable and he's got a great smile! He's the trickster who is also one of the most romantic people on the planet (just ask Pam), and we can't help but love everything about him. When he gave Pam that teapot for Christmas is when I just lost it. Who thinks of something as amazing like that? Not many people, and that's why so many people adore him.


10. Nonsense is always welcome at Dunder Mifflin.


Dunder Mifflin is the place to go if you want some entertainment. There's never a dull moment, unless Jan is around, and you can always count on Michael Scott to make the day run a little less smoothly.


11. It has a huge fan following.


"The Office" is one of the most popular shows on television especially since Netflix has started streaming it for its subscribers. There are tons of fan sites dedicated to this amazing show, and there's tons of fan-made merchandise that you can find off of Etsy to fulfill your fandom needs.


12. It's easy to binge-watch.

With each episode being about 22 minutes without commercials, watching it goes by quickly and you don't have to sit through it for long periods of time. Once you watch the first couple of episodes though, you'll be hooked so you won't even notice how long you've been glued to your screen, which is a good thing.


13. It's one-of-a-kind.

With its unique, mockumentary style of filmmaking, and its quirky characters, "The Office" is a show that will be remembered for all-time. Each person is able to connect with a character in some way, and once you watch the entire show once through, you can't help but keep going back to them. It's funny, satirical and it offers a unique take on television as we know it.


Dunder Mifflin is more than just a mid-sized paper company located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It's a family that, along with the employees, the viewers learn to love.

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When You Give A Girl A Dad

You give her everything
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They say that any male can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad. That dads are just the people that created the child, so to speak, but rather, dads raise their children to be the best they can be. Further, when you give a little girl a dad, you give her much more than a father; you give her the world in one man.


When you give a girl a dad, you give her a rock.

Life is tough, and life is constantly changing directions and route. In a world that's never not moving, a girl needs something stable. She needs something that won't let her be alone; someone that's going to be there when life is going great, and someone who is going to be there for her when life is everything but ideal. Dads don't give up on this daughters, they never will.


When you give a girl a dad, you give her a role model.

If we never had someone to look up to, we would never have someone to strive to be. When you give a little girl someone to look up to, you give her someone to be. We copy their mannerisms, we copy their habits, and we copy their work ethic. Little girls need someone to show them the world, so that they can create their own.


When you give a girl a dad, you give her the first boy she will ever love.

And I'm not really sure someone will ever be better than him either. He's the first guy to take your heart, and every person you love after him is just a comparison to his endless, unmatchable love. He shows you your worth, and he shows you what your should be treated like: a princess.


When you give a girl a dad, you give her someone to make proud.

After every softball game, soccer tournament, cheerleading competition, etc., you can find every little girl looking up to their dads for their approval. Later in life, they look to their dad with their grades, internships, and little accomplishments. Dads are the reason we try so hard to be the best we can be. Dads raised us to be the very best at whatever we chose to do, and they were there to support you through everything. They are the hardest critics, but they are always your biggest fans.


When you give a girl a dad, you give her a credit card.

It's completely true. Dads are the reason we have the things we have, thank the Lord. He's the best to shop with too, since he usually remains outside the store the entire time till he is summoned in to forge the bill. All seriousness, they always give their little girls more than they give themselves, and that's something we love so much about you.


When you give a girl a dad, you give her a shoulder to cry on.

When you fell down and cut yourself, your mom looked at you and told you to suck it up. But your dad, on the other hand, got down on the ground with you, and he let you cry. Then later on, when you made a mistake, or broke up with a boy, or just got sad, he was there to dry your tears and tell you everything was going to be okay, especially when you thought the world was crashing down. He will always be there to tell you everything is going to be okay, even when they don't know if everything is going to be okay. That's his job.


When you give a girl a dad, you give her a lifelong best friend.

My dad was my first best friend, and he will be my last. He's stood by me when times got tough, he carried me when I just couldn't do it anymore, and he yelled at me when I deserved it; but the one thing he has never done was give up on me. He will always be the first person I tell good news to, and the last person I ever want to disappoint. He's everything I could ever want in a best friend and more.


Dads are something out of a fairytale. They are your prince charming, your knight in shinny amour, and your fairy godfather. Dads are the reasons we are the people we are today; something that a million "thank you"' will never be enough for.

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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

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This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.

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Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.

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Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.

3.Bunnicula

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You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.

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You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.

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The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers

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You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.

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The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"

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The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution

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This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi

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Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters

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You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs

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Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.

14.Go-Gurt

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Who knew that putting yogurt in a plastic tube made it taste so much better?

15. Slap Bracelets

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Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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