Early on, it's revealed that some of the staff have left the Scranton office -- or, in some cases, the city of Scranton -- during the yearlong time lapse between the May 9 episode and the May 16 finale.Kevin and Toby were fired, Darryl moved to Austin for Athlead (now called Athleap), Stanley retired to Florida, and Andy got a job at Cornell.The best question, though, comes from a woman (guest star Joan Cusack) who turns out to be Erin's birth mother.
True to fiscally irresponsible Michael, he’s paying for a second phone number.But they and the rest of the Dunder Mifflin crew come together again to appear as guests of honor at a special Q&A about the PBS documentary.The panel discussion draws quite a few fans, who alternately fawn over Jim and wonder out loud whether Pam is worthy of him. ): “That’s what she said.” PHOTOS: Inside ' The Office': The Stars Look Back on 9 Seasons of Dunder Mifflin Carell had previously indicated he would not return to for the finale, reportedly because he didn't want to overshadow the rest of the cast.It’s every parent’s dream.” But through a voiceover from Pam, we learn Michael does indeed have the kids he’s always wanted.It was one of the luxuries of the finale jumping a year in time, because it's plausible that Pam would come to grips with the notion of leaving Scranton.We also learned the PBS doc was tough for Pam to watch, because it was a reminder of how afraid she once was to take risks and how much time she spent not living the life she wanted.When it comes to relationships, you're only going to be happy if you can be yourself – and find someone who loves you for that.Yes, Jim and Pam could have got together much earlier than they did. If they had got together in Series 2, after the kiss at the Dundies, or in Series 3, after the casino night, Pam would never have been brave enough to firewalk on the company beach day.closed its doors for good on Thursday, May 16, with a moving series finale that saw the beloved Dunder Mifflin staff get the happy endings they all deserved. ) The 75-minute episode was jam-packed with one-liners, tributes, and surprises -- too many to list here -- so to recap, here's a look at five key moments from the NBC comedy's last outing.And to Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, Ed Helms, and the rest of the Dunder Mifflinites: Thanks for the memories.