History Characters / TheOfficeUS

18th Apr '18 9:10:44 PM annette12
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* BreakoutCharacter: His role gets bigger and bigger as the series progresses, even resulting in a PromotionToOpeningTitles in season 6.

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* BreakoutCharacter: His role gets bigger and bigger as the series progresses, even resulting in a PromotionToOpeningTitles in season 6.7.
18th Apr '18 9:08:31 PM annette12
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* PromotionToOpeningTitles: Thanks to the trope below and Ed Helms having a starring role in a [[Film/TheHangover blockbuster comedy.]]

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* PromotionToOpeningTitles: Thanks In season 7, thanks to the trope below and Ed Helms having a starring role in a [[Film/TheHangover blockbuster comedy.]]
18th Apr '18 4:33:19 AM annette12
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* IJustWantToHaveFriends: His stated reason for becoming a salesman, and the reason why he acts the way he does.


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* IJustWantToHaveFriends: His stated reason for becoming a salesman, and the reason why he acts the way he does.
18th Apr '18 4:31:30 AM annette12
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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: One example is Kevin, who originally applied for warehouse worker. Michael hired him as an accountant because he saw something in him. He saw wrong.
** Another example is Todd Packer, who Michael was the only one who saw him as a friend. [[spoiler: Subverted in the episode of the same name, where Michael decides that Todd has gone far enough]].

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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: One example is Kevin, who originally applied for warehouse worker. Michael hired him as an accountant because he saw something in him. He saw wrong.
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wrong. Another example is Todd Packer, who Michael was the only one who saw him as a friend. [[spoiler: Subverted in the episode of the same name, where Michael decides that Todd has gone far enough]].



* StepformSmiler: He likes to act as the funny guy who's always joking around but he's actually a deeply lonely man who DesperatelyCravesAffection.

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* StepformSmiler: StepfordSmiler: He likes to act as the funny guy who's always joking around but he's actually a deeply lonely man who DesperatelyCravesAffection.
18th Apr '18 4:30:43 AM annette12
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* StepformSmiler: He likes to act as the funny guy who's always joking around but he's actually a deeply lonely man who DesperatelyCravesAffection.
15th Apr '18 1:50:29 AM annette12
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* ButtMonkey: After getting with Pam, Jim's awkward moments are played up. He's forced to confront Karen after getting suckered into a prank that backfired. His attempts at leadership expose his similarities to Michael. He makes a bad first impression on Michael's new boss. He accidentally reveals that Pam got pregnant out of wedlock in front of her conservative grandmother. Then there's the snowball fight...

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* ButtMonkey: After getting with Pam, Jim's awkward moments are played up. He's forced to confront Karen after getting suckered into a prank that backfired. He makes a fool of himself while trying to discuss "Angela's Ashes" with Pam's "Finer Things Club". His attempts at leadership expose his similarities to Michael.Michael and make his co-workers turn against him. He makes a bad first impression on Michael's new boss. He accidentally reveals that Pam got pregnant out of wedlock in front of her conservative grandmother. Then there's the snowball fight...
15th Apr '18 1:37:18 AM annette12
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%%* {{Determinator}}

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%%* {{Determinator}}* {{Determinator}}: In "Tallahasee" he tries to make it through a Sabre seminar even though he's in pain from an appendicitis. Later in the day he still tries to give a presentation just a few hours after having an emergency appendectomy.



%%* {{Adorkable}}

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%%* {{Adorkable}}* {{Adorkable}}: After he TookALevelInKindness he becomes more endearing and well-meaning, while still being very eccentric and naive.



* TheCastShowOff: Ed Helms can sing and play a multitude of instruments, all of which are part of Andy's character as well as he frequently likes to demonstrate.



* DumbassHasAPoint: Despite the TookALevelInDumass described below, Kevin regularly drops insightful and astute comments on what's happening in the office. Happens frequently in seasons 8 and 9.

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* DumbassHasAPoint: Despite the TookALevelInDumass TookALevelInDumbass described below, Kevin regularly drops insightful and astute comments on what's happening in the office. Happens frequently in seasons 8 and 9.
15th Apr '18 1:24:52 AM annette12
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** Was engaged to Roy; Jim spent three years in love with her before hooking up; Brian the boom mic guy has a crush on her and so does Toby; Andy and Ryan tried to ask her out; Kevin considers her the hottest woman in the office.

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** Was engaged to Roy; Jim spent three years in love with her before hooking up; Brian the boom mic guy has a crush on her and so does Toby; Andy and Ryan tried to ask her out; Kevin considers her the hottest woman in the office. Michael has also expressed his attraction to her a few times. Creed has stated his desire to see her topless.



** Creed has stated his desire to see her topless.



** Michael has also expressed his attraction to her a few times.



* MsFanservice: Not so much in the first few seasons, but in the later seasons she does start to show some small traits of this. It's mostly minor though.



* IronicName: In spite of her name, Angela is one of the most abrasive and unpleasant people in the office.



%%* NoSenseOfHumour

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%%* NoSenseOfHumour* NoSenseOfHumour: Has little sense of humour and almost never smiles or expresses happiness.



* DumbassHasAPoint: Despite the {{Flanderization}} described below, Kevin regularly drops insightful and astute comments on what's happening in the office. Happens frequently in seasons 8 and 9.

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* DumbassHasAPoint: Despite the {{Flanderization}} TookALevelInDumass described below, Kevin regularly drops insightful and astute comments on what's happening in the office. Happens frequently in seasons 8 and 9.



* {{Flanderization}}: The longer the show's on the air, the dumber he gets. It's hard to reconcile the Kevin of recent seasons as being the same character revealed to have won a World Series of Poker bracelet in season two.



* GeniusDitz: While he's not all that bright and a terrible accountant, he's a talented singer, musician, cook, and basketball player. And he can do relatively impressive math in his head... so long as pies are involved.
** [[spoiler: He also ends up being very successful as a bar owner after he gets fired. Maybe Dwight firing him was better for him in the long run]].

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* GeniusDitz: While he's not all that bright and a terrible accountant, he's a talented singer, musician, cook, and basketball player. And he can do relatively impressive math in his head... so long as pies are involved.
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involved. [[spoiler: He also ends up being very successful as a bar owner after he gets fired. Maybe Dwight firing him was better for him in the long run]].



%%* ManChild

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%%* ManChild* ManChild: He's immature and has a childish sense of humor.



%%* TookALevelInDumbass

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%%* TookALevelInDumbass* TookALevelInDumbass: The longer the show's on the air, the dumber he gets. It's hard to reconcile the Kevin of recent seasons as being the same character revealed to have won a World Series of Poker bracelet in season two.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: Like the rest of the office[[note]]with the possible exception of Michael[[/note]], he does not like Pizza By Alfredo[[note]]whose pizza, according to Kevin, is like "eating a hot circle of garbage"[[/note]].
* FauxAffablyEvil:

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: EveryonelHasStandards:
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Like the rest of the office[[note]]with the possible exception of Michael[[/note]], he does not like Pizza By Alfredo[[note]]whose pizza, according to Kevin, is like "eating a hot circle of garbage"[[/note]].
** A man who is normally unfazed by vulgar acts and has no problem disturbing his coworkers, is creeped out by Dwight pretending to give birth to a watermelon.
* FauxAffablyEvil: EvilOldFolks:
12th Apr '18 1:33:54 PM KizunaTallis
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* ManipulativeBitch: When Jim rejects her advances, she [[{{Gaslighting}} tries to play innocent]] so he won't kick her out. He doesn't believe her and has Dwight care her off.

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* ManipulativeBitch: When Jim rejects her advances, she [[{{Gaslighting}} tries to play innocent]] so he won't kick her out. He doesn't believe her and has Dwight care scare her off.
11th Apr '18 1:26:29 PM KizunaTallis
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(Lindsey Broad)
%%* BitchInSheepsClothing
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: She doesn't return from Tallahassee. It's never revealed if she stayed there, or like Todd Packer, [[spoiler: she was fired]].

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(Lindsey Broad)
%%* BitchInSheepsClothing
->'''Played by:''' Lindsey Broad

A temp meant to fill in for Pam while she was on maternity leave with her and Jim's second child, she stays for a bit, even getting picked for the Tallahassee meeting for Sabre's new retail branch.

* BitchInSheepsClothing: Seems to be nice, but quickly shows a conniving side.
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: She doesn't return from Tallahassee. It's never revealed if she stayed there, or like Todd Packer, [[spoiler: [[spoiler:was fired]].
* ManipulativeBitch: When Jim rejects her advances,
she was fired]].[[{{Gaslighting}} tries to play innocent]] so he won't kick her out. He doesn't believe her and has Dwight care her off.



* TheVamp: Tries to seduce Jim while they're in Tallahassee.



(Chris Diamontopoulos)

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(Chris Diamontopoulos)->'''Played by:''' Chris Diamontopoulos

A member of the documentary crew.



* StalkerWithACrush: Over the course of several years on the documentary crew, he's picked up a torch for Pam. Fortunately he seems to understand quickly that it's not going to happen between them.

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* StalkerWithACrush: Over the course of several years on the documentary crew, he's picked up a torch for Pam. Fortunately However, he seems to understand quickly that it's not going to happen between them.
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