‘The Office’: Jenna Fischer Used Her Feelings of Missing John Krasinski to Play Pam in Season 3

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly Halpert, John Krasinski as Jim Halpert on

Season Three of The Office takes a flip with Jim (John Krasinski) leaving the Scranton workplace to go to Stamford. That means he’s separated from Pam (Jenna Fischer) and everybody else. Fischer talked about how she used her emotions of lacking Krasinski to play Pam.

Jenna Fischer stated part of her fell for John Krasinski

Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly Halpert, John Krasinski as Jim Halpert on 'The Office'
Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly Halpert, John Krasinski as Jim Halpert on ‘The Office’ | Danny Feld/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images by way of Getty Images

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Pam and Jim had numerous chemistry that helped them work as a pair. Fischer talked about attending to play that character with Krasinski.

“There’s like a real part of me that is Pam, and there’s a real part of him that’s Jim, and those parts of us were genuinely in love with one another,” she stated on Watch What Happens Live. “But, in real life, we aren’t totally Pam and totally Jim. So in real life we’re not like the perfect match.”

Season 2 ended with their characters kissing. But issues modified for season 3.

Jim goes to the Stamford workplace in season Three of ‘The Office’

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Season Three begins with Jim working within the Stamford workplace. He has new co-workers with Karen Filippelli (Rashida Jones) and Andy Bernard (Ed Helms.)

He has a clumsy begin within the new workplace as a result of his pranks don’t go over nicely on Andy. Karen additionally offers him a tough time along with her personal pranks.

Jim doesn’t spend a lot time with the individuals within the Scranton workplace and that’s on goal. He leaves after he tells Pam that he needs to be greater than associates and she or he turns him down.

Fischer used her emotions of lacking Krasinski

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Fischer and Angela Kinsey talked concerning the episode “Gay Witch Hunt” on their podcast, Office Ladies. They described what it was wish to be with out Krasinski.

“I remember it was super weird that we didn’t have him with us for like six or eight weeks,” Fischer stated. Kinsey stated they might typically run into him for a wardrobe becoming or lunch and they’d ask about filming on a special set.

“He was so super gushy about Ed [Helms] and Rashida [Jones] and working over on the Stamford set,” Fischer stated. “He seemed like he was having the best time and again I think I had a little fomo. I was like ‘What’s happening over in Stamford? Why’s it so great over there?’”

The Stamford scenes have been shot on completely different days than the unique solid so that they wouldn’t see one another. Kinsey stated this helped “build the tension.”

Fischer admitted, “Oh Angela, I completely used all of my feelings with John being over on that other set to the character of Pam. Because you really became closest with the people you had the most scenes with because you had to spend so much down time with them and for those whole two first years of the show I was paired with John so often.”

She continued, “He really was my buddy. I spent a lot of time with him and now he was just gone.” It’s a very good factor that Pam and Jim finally reunited.

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