It took me a while to start watching The Office when it began to air. I saw an episode every so often and I knew who the main characters were. I didn’t start really watching the show until it was in syndication. After that, I decided that I enjoyed the show enough to pick up the DVD sets. I picked up The Office: Season Six when I found it on sale.
Since this is the sixth season of The Office, the characters are very well developed and situations have been established. The show is a bit different since it is set up like a documentary film crew is filming the employees of a fictional paper company. I don’t remember ever hearing why a film crew was filming them. It is stretching believability a bit that they would still be filming after so long, but it does give the show an interesting set up. The show is funny, though it is a sort of twisted humor that some people won’t appreciate.
The main development in the sixth season of The Office, at least for me, is that Pam and Jim get married. I like that they are happily married and I loved the wedding episode. It had just the right blend of sweet moments and goofy stuff. I know that some people have complained that the show isn’t as good since Jim and Pam got together, but I don’t agree with that at all. I don’t think that a couple has to be kept apart to keep a show entertaining. I’ve stopped watching shows in the past because of that nonsense, so I’m glad it isn’t happening here.
The Office: Season Six is available on DVD and Blu-ray. I picked up the DVD. I really don’t like the case. Two discs are stored on a panel, with one slightly on top of the other one. To make matters worse, the edge of the disc that goes on the bottom has to go under the thing that holds the top disc. This has become my least favorite DVD case because of that. I hope this crappy design isn’t used on future sets of the show.
The Office: Season Six has a decent amount of extras. The show does deleted scenes wonderfully well. They aren’t just random bits that don’t seem to fit with what is in the finished episodes. Instead, they add to them and help to embellish them. The deleted scenes are pretty entertaining. The bloopers are funny and last a decent amount of time.
Overall, I really enjoyed The Office: Season Six and think the DVD or Blu-ray set is worth picking up for fans of the show. I think the series is still entertaining and worth watching.
I did get a review of The Office: Season Six posted on Epinions.
The Office: Season Six