'The Office': Will Ferrell arrives in Scranton -- what did you think?


As you may have heard, "The Office" welcomed Will Ferrell to the cast for a guest-starring run on Thursday (April 14). So what to make of the new addition to the Dunder Mifflin staff?On the one hand, it felt like the amount of pre-show hype for Ferrell's guest arc created outsized expectations. On the other, there was a not-inconsiderable amount of worry among the show's devoted fans, who wondered if his presence might unfairly overshadow Steve Carell's departure in a couple of weeks.The good news is that Ferrell fit in quite well with the rest of the cast. While new branch manager Deangelo Vickers has more than his share of quirks, he's not the big, broad character we're used to seeing him play. People who tuned in expecting the "Talladega Nights" version of Ferrell might have been disappointed, but the show's diehards are probably breathing a sigh of relief that Deangelo is pitched at the...



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