[04/28/11 - 03:10 PM]
NBC.com Invites Fans of NBC's "The Office" to Extend a Fond Farewell to the World's Best Boss - Michael Scott (Steve Carell) - With Special Features on Series' Micro-Site
Carell's final episode - an extended 50-minute installment - airs tonight.

[via press release from NBC]


UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - April 28, 2011 - NBC.com allows fans of NBC's "The Office" to extend a fond farewell to the "World's Best Boss" -- Michael Scott (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) -- in a compilation of special features on the Emmy Award-winning series' popular micro-site (http://www.nbc.com/the-office/) as Michael departs Dunder Mifflin in an extended 50-minute episode on Thursday, April 28 (9-9:50 p.m. ET).

In this week's "Farewell to Michael Scott" tribute site, NBC.com offers the following wide array of highlights and opportunities to enhance the viewing experience:

Fans can sign on to NBC Live (http://www.nbc.com/live) during Thursday night's broadcast to engage with other fans, participate in trivia and polls and get exclusive insight in sync with the extended episode of "The Office." NBC Live, sponsored by Cars.com is NBC.com's all-new TV companion application available online and for download on iTunes.

Video and photo highlights of Michael Scott's favorite moments, including: the "Many Faces of Michael Scott," "100 Episodes in 30 Seconds," the best Michael moments from this season and past, Michael Scott's many loves and viewer voting.

Best of Michael, Season 7: From the awkward to the action-packed, and from the bitter to the sweet, Michael Scott's had a year to remember


"Somehow I Manage" -- Michael's guide to being the "World's Best Boss."

Visitors can flip through a slideshow of Michael's last moment moments with his staff, as well as behind-the-scenes pictures of Steve Carell's last day on the set.

An all-new game: "Michael Scott: Finish the Quote" -- where fans can complete their favorite Michael Scott quotes.

Video trivia: "That's What She Said," where visitors can view clips of Michael delivering his famous phrase, then answer questions to whom he directed the quote, as well as when and where.

That's What She Said: Watch our exclusive farewell tribute to Michael Scott's favorite phrase http://www.nbc.com/The_Office/video/thats-what-she-said/1323315/

"Send a Dundie" -- where fans can bestow the ultimate honor to a deserving fan (or themselves) with the all-new Dundie Award creator.

Battle as Dwight or Michael in the all-new "Office Paintball Game."

Watch Michael's final full episodes including the extended full episode of Thursday's "The Office" available on April 29

Catch the music tribute from Michael's staff to their favorite boss

A fan tribute to Michael - visitors can see video of fond farewells to Michael as submitted by other fans and check out goodbye emails from Michael's staff (fans can continue to email their own thoughts).

Fans can also watch as Steve Carell recounts his favorite Office memories to fellow cast member Angela Kinsey in an exclusive interview where he also says "thank you" to "Office" fans.

Angela's Farewell Exclusive with Steve Carell: Online-only! Angela visits Steve Carell in his trailer for an exclusive farewell to his fans


What happens after Michael leaves Dunder Mifflin? Visitors can read it all in Michael's Yahoo Mail inbox.

Fans can also read Michael's final Scranton Newsletter along with more updates from the Dunder Mifflin staff.

In the extended 50-minute version of "Goodbye Michael," Michael (Steve Carell), about to leave for Colorado, wants a day without drama to say his goodbyes to each co-worker. Meanwhile, Deangelo (Will Ferrell) and Andy (Ed Helms) scramble to keep Michael's biggest clients. Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski, Craig Robinson, B.J. Novak, Mindy Kaling, Paul Lieberstein, Oscar Nunez, Brian Baumgartner, Angela Kinsey, Phyllis Smith, Leslie David Baker, Kate Flannery, Creed Bratton, Ellie Kemper and Zach Woods also star.

For embeddable clips and full episodes of "The Office," please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/the-office/.

Please follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/theofficenbc and on twitter at @theofficenbc.

  [april 2011]  


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