‘The Office’: John Krasinski Thought Jenna Fischer Was Upset Before Their First On-Screen Kiss

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

Fans waited some time earlier than Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer) kissed. The Office then modified after the massive second, however there was numerous work into creating it.

The actors have been very nervous to movie and Krasinski thought Fischer was upset proper earlier than they needed to shoot. Find out the rationale why and extra.

Jim and Pam’s first kiss on ‘The Office’ was in ‘Casino Night’

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Season 2 ended with the episode “Casino Night.” Jim decides to inform Pam that he needs to be extra than simply associates throughout the work occasion.

That doesn’t go over nicely. Pam tells him that she will be able to’t and he should have misunderstood their friendship. After all, she continues to be engaged to Roy (David Denman.) Fischer and Krasinski talked about filming this scene on the Office Ladies podcast.

Krasinski improved the road “Don’t do that” as soon as Pam begins apologizing to him. He additionally cried in a number of takes of the scene.

Fischer informed Krasinski that when he stated “don’t” her abdomen dropped to her abdomen and he or she felt unhealthy. Krasinski laughed, “That’s what I loved. It’s like you’re doing this as Pam and as Jen you’re like ‘So sorry, bro.’”

John Krasinski thought Jenna Fischer was upset

John Krasinski as Jim Halpert, Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly, Oscar Nunez as Oscar Martinez on 'The Office'
John Krasinski as Jim Halpert, Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly, Oscar Nunez as Oscar Martinez on ‘The Office’ | Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank

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The day they shot the kiss wasn’t a standard one. Krasinski admitted that he thought Fischer was upset earlier than their large scene on Office Ladies.

“I also remember you were in your trailer for a while and I also thought you were upset,” he informed Fischer. “Because I was on stage all the time because I was usually around crafting and I had heard you were in your trailer. I was like ‘Is everything OK?’”

He stated later he was informed they have been able to shoot. He was the primary one on set and he was searching for his associates who he normally joked round with to settle his nerves concerning the kiss. The actor couldn’t discover them.

“I was looking for them and I was genuinely crestfallen because then I was really nervous,” Krasinski stated. He was informed to go to the entrance door in all probability to begin the scene and he was “so weirded out.”

Fischer stated she was delivered to the set to rehearse by herself. “And then they said ‘Now we want you to go back to your trailer and not leave until you’re called.’” They additionally particularly informed her to not communicate to Krasinski.

Angela Kinsey, who performed Angela Martin, famous that individuals concerned with the present talked about getting ready for the kiss within the DVD commentary. “They wanted to keep you guys apart. That’s something that they talked about,” she stated.

It could be fairly odd to have your co-star keep away from you proper earlier than an essential scene. The good factor is that large kiss nonetheless labored although the actors have been nervous.

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