‘The Office’: Fans Spot the Clever Knod ‘Community’ Gave to ‘Scott’s Tots’ Episode

by Jeremy Spirogis
Steve Carell as Michael Scott on The Office

The tv sitcom The Office typically cashes in on uncomfortable humor. Fans adore the painfully relatable characters and the persistently humorous storylines. In the ‘Scott’s Tots’ episode of The Office, a complete classroom of highschool seniors receives the devastating information that the complete scholarship they have been anticipating has been revoked. Luckily for one in every of Scott’s Tots that doesn’t appear to be the top of her story. 

‘The Office’ takes place in Scranton, PA

RELATED: ‘The Office’: John Krasinski Broke Character As Jim Halpert in Season 4 But Fans Missed It

The collection is filmed and proven as if it have been an actual documentary, with one digicam following across the staff of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. The characters have amassed a cult-like following of followers who’re drawn to the relatable, if not somewhat awkward, eventualities they face, and likewise the dead-pan humor.

Over the course of 9 seasons, the characters of the Scranton department of Dunder Mifflin overcome all types of workplace and relationship-based points that are cringe-worthy and even uncomfortable for followers to look at. This discomfort is probably going as a result of docu-style, one digicam filming strategies which permit characters to look instantly into the digicam, and seemingly into the eyes of viewers.

Michael Scott promised to pay school tuition for a complete classroom of children

[embedded content material]

Perhaps probably the most cringe-worthy second involves viewers in season six. Michael Scott (Steve Carell) has to inform a complete class of graduating seniors some disappointing information. Ten years earlier, an excessively formidable Michael had promised a complete classroom of third-graders that in the event that they graduated from highschool he would pay their school tuition. Now, having not earned the large wealth he had hoped, he has to return on his phrase. Amidst chants of reward and applause Michael admits to the children he doesn’t have the cash to pay for his or her tuition.

Office followers received’t even watch the ‘Scott’s Tots’ episode

Steve Carell as Michael Scott on The Office
Steve Carell as Michael Scott on ‘The Office’ | Justin Lubin/NBCU Photo Bank

If you’re the sort of one who would love watching a taxidermist or maybe would take pleasure in watching somebody eradicating a splinter from the hand of a small little one, then this episode is for you. But, for many followers of The Office, ‘Scott’s Tots’ is the one episode they can’t sit by way of. Most of us have the identical response as Pam after they notice what’s about to unfold. Pam soberly informs Michael that he has carried out a “terrible, terrible thing.”

While most of The Office is very relatable, and its eventualities level a humorous finger at a few of our most human errors, there’s something about this episode that causes individuals to skip over it if in any respect doable. This is especially astounding contemplating followers of The Office binge-watch the collection over and over.

Bustle tells us that this episode could have some scientific purpose which makes it so unwatchable. To start with, our physique’s chemical response, which we really feel when the anxiousness peaks, goes into overdrive once we notice what Michael is about to do. The build-up of this stress, and the truth that viewers have grown to love Michael over the course of 6 seasons, provides to our emotions of empathy for him as we watch. 

Since we really feel unhealthy for each Michael and the scholars, this episode is especially laborious on the viewers. 

But, one in every of Scott’s Tots was noticed on ‘Community’

Eagle-eyed Office followers noticed one in every of Scott’s Tots on an episode of Community. In truth, there’s a complete Reddit thread dedicated to the concept this younger girl attending Greendale in Community is identical highschool senior who was dissatisfied by Michael Scott.

Fans rejoice the concept she has lastly made it to varsity regardless of being let down financially on The Office.  Various theories provided up by followers record the concept she has made it to Greendale so as to be nearer to Michael Scott and thus have the ability to enact a revenge plot, however most followers are simply blissful to see she’s made it to varsity. No due to Michael Scott. 

Leave a Comment