The Office refers to a British series starring Ricky Gervais and the American series starring Steve Carell.

American Characters

  • Michael Scott: A man-child of a boss. He is very laid-back, but this often starts more problems than it solves.
  • Jim Halpert: The laid-back employee who is actually more competent than he seems.
  • Dwight Schrute: The insane top salesman who is interested in knifes, survival, bizarre fetishes involving authority, and beet farming.
  • Pam Beesly: Jim's girlfriend. For years they had a "will they, won't they" relationship that has resulted now in pregnancy.
  • Ryan Howard: The power-hungry temp with no respect for business laws.