The Touching Reason Jenna Fischer Says ‘The Office’ Is ‘Deeply Meaningful’ to Her

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

The forged and crew of The Office created a collection that was equal elements coronary heart and humor and, as Pam Beesly Halpert summed up superbly within the present’s finale, “there’s a lot of beauty in ordinary things.” Jenna Fischer, who performed Pam, defined why the present is “deeply meaningful” to her.

John Krasinski as Jim Halpert and Jenna Fischer as Pam Halpert on 'The Office'
John Krasinski as Jim Halpert and Jenna Fischer as Pam Halpert on ‘The Office’ | Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal through Getty Images

Jenna Fischer defined what made her most proud about ‘The Office’

Over the course of 9 seasons, Fischer’s character noticed some highs and lows however the factor that she’s most pleased with has every little thing to do with what the present means to followers.

During the Sept. 15 episode of An Oral History of The Office podcast, host Brian Baumgartner discussed how folks have embraced the collection over time. When Fischer was requested what concerning the present made her proud, she had a humble and candy reply.

When Baumgartner requested, “What are you most thankful for or proud of?,” Fischer defined, “I am so honored to be a part of something that brings comfort to people and… I get it because I have suffered losses in my life and I have turned to entertainment to get me through.”

“Hearing that people just have it on in the background and that it… it’s just part of their home life as they cook dinner and things like that. That we’re allowed to be in their house like that, it’s just, is deeply meaningful to me.”

Fischer remarked how her preliminary response to being on the present was career-oriented. “All I wanted was a job. I just wanted to be a working actor, that’s all I wanted,” she defined.

She bought a lot greater than she bargained for, nonetheless. “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I would be part of something so special and so meaningful. I try to live up to that responsibility.”

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Pam delivered the proper final line of the collection

In The Office collection finale, the characters got here collectively once more for a documentary Q&A and Dwight and Angela’s wedding ceremony. The authentic co-workers snuck away from the warehouse to the workplace and shared time collectively whereas Creed sang.

Each character had a closing speaking head interview that allowed them to replicate on their years doing the documentary. None was extra touching –—and summed up your complete collection higher — than Pam’s speaking head, the ultimate line of the collection.

“I thought it was weird when you picked us to make a documentary,” Pam says throughout the speaking head interview. “But, all in all, I think an ordinary paper company like Dunder Mifflin was a great subject for a documentary. There’s a lot of beauty in ordinary things. Isn’t that kind of the point?”

In discussing co-creator and showrunner Greg Daniels’ mantra for the present, “truth and beauty,” author and producer Mike Schur shared his ideas on that closing line. “At the very end of the day, [Daniels] sort of laid out his view of why the show mattered for everyone, through Pam,” he defined.

Daniels added, “It’s like saying that real life matters and real people are interesting so I think it was very connected to the whole fabric of the show from the get-go.”

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