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'The Office' finale: Which guest star would you hire?


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[CAUTION: SPOILERS AHEAD!] After weeks of hype and speculation, The Office’s seventh season has finally drawn to a close. And I’m pleased to announce that in tonight’s finale – which featured guest appearances from a whopping six stars, plus billionaire Warren Buffett – it was revealed that Michael Scott’s replacement will be…

…nobody. Hmm – maybe strike the “pleased” from my previous sentence. I’ll have a lot more to say about this decision in my recap, which will be up in the morning. In the meantime, let’s talk more about those guest stars. All of them had their moments – but if forced to choose, which one would you want to watch each week as Dunder Mifflin Scranton’s new manager?

My choice is pictured above. Even though Jim Carrey didn’t get as much screen time as Spader and co., the revelation that he was the Finger Lakes enthusiast Jim had mentioned earlier in the hour had me laughing long and loud. I’d say the 30 seconds in which Carrey appeared were the funniest 30 seconds of the entire episode. Catherine Tate, though, would be a close second choice; the way she delivered that line about the Thai masseuse (“She’s administering massage if you need it, all right? If you don’, whatever, just talk to her – she’s a person!”) totally won me over.

How about you? Which guest star was your favorite – and, more generally, what did you think of the finale?

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