First there was the pilot episode.
That was followed by the network saying, “We’ll give you five episodes to see if there’s anything there.”
What was “there” was one of the quirkiest, most popular TV shows ever – The Office.
Brian Baumgartner played the role of Kevin Malone on the series and has just co-authored a new book Welcome To Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office.
Based on hundreds of hours of interviews with pretty much everyone connected to the show, the book is full of never-before-heard stories and rare photos.
Brian and Jim Monaghan talked about the some of the qualities that made the show so special.