Followers of the US remake of The Office got a New Yr’s Day shock yesterday (January 1) within the type of a beforehand unseen chilly open.
The five-minute unaired chilly open, which was initially reduce for time from the 2013 sequence finale, marked the present’s transfer from Netflix to NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service.
Within the clip Jim, Pam, a educated black cat, Glenn from the warehouse and his twin brother Ben, and safety guard Hank are all in on an elaborate plan to persuade Dwight that he’s residing in The Matrix.
You’ll be able to see the clip under:
? This isn’t a drill. ? Presenting a never-before-seen chilly open from #TheOffice!
— Dunder Mifflin Peacock (@peacockTV) January 1, 2021
The present’s transfer to Peacock within the US can be set to see the arrival of new “Superfan Episodes”, together with never-before-scene footage and deleted scenes in prolonged cuts of authentic episodes, which can begin in season three with extra to observe in March.
“Having The Workplace again within the NBC household opens up entry to a number of further content material that we initially shot,” Greg Daniels, creator of the US model of the present, mentioned in a press release obtained by Variety.
“The expertise on Peacock ought to really feel like a celebration of The Workplace for followers.”
Whereas the favored comedy sequence has moved to Peacock within the US, the show returned to Netflix in the UK and Ireland yesterday (January 1).
The streaming large teased the information on social media with a quote from the present from Steve Carell’s character Michael Scott, writing: “Oh my god. Okay, it’s taking place! Everyone keep calm. Keep calm! Keep F***ING calm!!”
The actor, who performed Sheldon Cooper within the hit US sitcom, mentioned he was up for a component when the US remake of the Ricky Gervais comedy was first introduced.