Steve Carell as Michael ScottMichael Scott will be leaving Dunder Mifflin. It’s official! That is, Steve Carell is leaving The Office. He’s been with the show since the beginning, obviously, and is the center of most of its lunacy. How will the show survive without him?
We won’t find out till we see what the geniuses in the writers’ room come up with so ... in the meantime, here is a quiz: possible exits for Michael, inspired by other high-profile show-leavers. Can you guess what show the plot is really from? Test your TV knowledge.
A) Michael’s plane can be shot down over the Pacific. “There were no survivors.”
B) Michael leaves Dunder Mifflin to write his novel, The Heart Held Hostage.
C) Michael moves to Seattle to live on a houseboat. Later, he’s joined by Julianna Margulies and the twins he fathered.
D) Michael finally “makes the big time” and leaves for the Raleigh, North Carolina, police force.
E) Michael gets eaten by a malevolent tar monster named Armus on the planet Vagra II.
F) Michael leaves and becomes a race-car driver, winning the Grand Prix and socializing with the royalty of Europe. His kid brother takes his place at Dunder Mifflin.
G) Michael leaves to play for the Birmingham Barons minor-league baseball team, but only bats .202 and soon returns to the Bu … er, Dunder Mifflin.
How do you think Michael will leave? Tell us in the comments!
(Answers to the quiz are below. Don’t peek!)
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Quiz Answers: A) M*A*S*H B) Cheers C) ER D) The Andy Griffith Show E) Star Trek: The Next Generation F) Charlie’s Angels G) Michael Jordan’s actual life