The Office’s Michael Scott and Pam Beesly never dated on the show, but they shared a beloved and comical friendship that always remained platonic.
The Office is one of NBC’s most popular and iconic sitcom series, which ended in 2013 after nine successful seasons.
For seven of those seasons, fans watched as boss and assistant, Michael Scott and Pam Beesly’s friendship and working relationship grew without any romantic affiliation between the two.
What was The Office?
The Office premiered in 2005 on NBC and was an immediate hit with fans. The US version of the sitcom was an adaptation of the originally English sitcom of the same name created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.
The US version was developed by Greg Daniels, and the premise was, “A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.”
The Office: Did Michael Scott ever date Pam?
Before Steve Carell left mid-season seven as the titled character Michael Scott, He found his ultimate love interest in Holly, who he got married to.
However, the power couple of the series was ultimately Pam Beesly and Jim Halpert, played by Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski respectively.
Instead, Michael and Pam shared an odd but beloved friendship which was grounded by their boss-and-PA relationship, which never extended outside of being platonic.
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Who else did Michael Scott date?
Before finding love with Holly, Michael had a few serious relationships that never worked despite the character believing that he was a charmer.
Some of his serious relationships include his on-again-off-again relationship with Jan Levinson. Other memorable relationships were with Pam’s mom, Helene, and married woman, Donna Newton.
Why did Michael leave The Office?
During season seven, Steve Carell marked his last appearance on the show as Michael Scott.
The acclaimed actor decided to leave the show in order to spend more time with his family, due to the demanding schedule of shooting the series and working on other film projects.
What happened to The Office after Michael left?
After Steve Carell left the show mid-season seven, the sitcom continued to run for two more seasons.
Season eight and nine did not feature Michael Scott, which is believed to have contributed to the decision to end the NBC hit sitcom in 2013, with a season finale that saw everyone get their happy ending.
Though The Office’s power couple will always be Pam Beesly and Jim Halpert for fans that watched the entire nine seasons of the sitcom.
The fans had always wanted to see what a romantic relationship between Pam and Michael would look like. However, that never happened, as their relationship remained strictly platonic.