'The Office' Season 7, Episode 16 Recap

 If you didn't think we were starting the arc of episodes that are Steve Carell's farewell tour, then tonight's episode likely convinced you.

Using Michael's long-in-the-works movie 'Threat Level Midnight' as the vehicle, we got to see some of our favorite departed characters come back. It also is a pretty on-point reflection of what Michael Scott was like over the last decade.

But the movie also gave us another glimpse into the new Michael, one that's self-aware, one that knows that a lot of what he does is pretty damn silly. And a Michael who knows he's in the relationship of his life and that's all that really matters.

Luckily, he's leaving just in time. I don't know if I can deal with a self-aware Michael Scott long-term. But it sure has been interesting seeing him grow this season. Read More...



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