Spotify Announces Oral History of The Office Podcast Hosted by Brian Baumgartner (a.k.a. Kevin!)
Nonetheless, the writers didn't go forward with Brian and Pam or her split with Jim, as Krasinski said it would be too "painful" for fans.
"We had to pull the ripcord on it because it was so painful to the fans of the show. John Krasinski said to me, 'Brent, this final season is for the ultra fans of the show. They're the only ones really still left watching, right? This is for them. Jim and Pam splitting up is too painful for them to sustain all the way to the reunion. We have to get them back together immediately.' I was like, 'Wow, we can't allow this beautiful couple to really be like on the verge of divorce. It's too awful for them,' " Forrester said in the book.
The Office follows the employees of the Scranton, Pennsylvania, branch of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company as they are filmed for a docuseries.
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