Search

"There’s a moment where if you push them too far, they’ll never come back"

John Krasinski has opened up about a scene that he refused to film in The Office, in which his character Jim cheats on wife Pam.

The actor appeared in the US version of the workplace comedy from 2005 to 2013, during which time Jim and Pam would become a central couple in the show’s storyline and also fan favorites.

However in the show’s eighth season, it was suggested that Jim would kiss a temporary office administrator who takes over from Pam while she is on maternity leave. Upon learning about the plot development, Krasinski refused to shoot the scene.

“That’s the only time I remember putting my foot down,” he said in a new oral history of the show, as reported by Uproxx.

“I remember saying things that I never thought I’d say before, like, ‘I’m not going to shoot it’.

John Krasinski

“My feeling is there is a threshold with which you can push our audience. They are so dedicated. We have shown such great respect to them. But there’s a moment where if you push them too far, they’ll never come back. And I think that if you show Jim cheating, they’ll never come back.”

The show’s creator Greg Daniels agreed to cut the scene upon Krasinski’s insistence, but stands by the idea to this day.

“I feel like that kind of worry was good in terms of the fans’ engagement,” he said.

“I needed to worry them that maybe I was going to give them a bad ending so they were happy when they got a good ending.”

Meanwhile, it’s been reported that Paul Rudd told Steve Carell not to audition for The Office.

The post John Krasinski refused to film ‘The Office’ scene where Jim cheats on Pam appeared first on NME.

9 15 21
Load more comments
  1. EneidaWoodberry
    Eneida Woodberry Everybody can earn $500 Daily... Yes! you can earn more than you think by working online from home. I have been doing this job for like a ADt few weeks and my last week payment was exactly 2537 dollars. See More Info.... Www.Pays11.com
  2. Amara.Scarlet
    Amara Scarlet Yoursomacod.com helps you to provide information about prescription drugs that are prescribed to treat various kinds of diseases. We deliver our services in the United States, USA. To place your order as overnight delivery, you can choose your products and place them at any point in time and get it delivered the next day at your doorstep. PLACE YOUR ORDER ON OUR WEBSITE: yoursomacod.com/ EMAIL: info@yoursomacod.com We ship all orders discreetly worldwide buy subutex online buy hydrocodone online buy suboxone online buy ambien online buy oxycontin online buy roxicodone online buy oxycodone online buy norco online buy valium online buy vicodin online buy methadone online buy soma online buy alprazolam online buy fioricet online buy codeine online
  3. MiasWalters
    MiaWalters I’m making over $7k a month working part time. I kept hearing other people tell me how much money they can make online so I decided to look into it. Well, it was all true and has totally changed my life. This is where i started... Www.webcash1.com
  4. AbbyaGregory
    AbbyGregory I quit working at shoprite and now I make $65-85 per/h. How? I'm working online! My work didn't exactly make me happy so I decided to take a chance on something HAa new… after 4 years it was so hard to quit my day job but now I couldn't be happier. Here’s what I do…>> www.webcash1.com
  5. BerniceGarciaBerniceGarci
    BerniceGarcia If you were looking for a way to earn some extra income every week… Look no more!!!! Here is a great opportunity for everyone to make $95/per hour by working in your free time on your computer from home… I’ve been doing this for 6 months now and last month i’ve earned my first five-figure paycheck ever!!!! Learn more about it on following site…........................ www.Newapp1.com
  6. HelenBergstrom7
    HelenBergstrom Amazing! I've been making $85 every hour since i started freelancing over the internet half a year ago... I work from home several hours daily and do basic work i get from this company that i stumbled upon online... I am very happy to share this work opportunity to you... It's definetly the best job i ever had...Check it out here... www.pays11.com
  7. Muscat.Girl
    Muscat Girl +96893560417 Hi, respectable men ❤️ I,m Sonam Kapoor. This my first time Oman. I'm extremely sweet and normal doll from India 🇮🇳 Let me realize what is your dream and lets get it going together 😜 I am well disposed and take as much time as necessary to get you completely happy with all my sensual abilities 💋💋 If you need invest your energy with truly stunning SEXY MODEL GIRL you welcome 🔥🔥 Do not stand by call me presently to make a booking +96893560417 www.escortmuscat.com/ escortinoman.com/ om.cosmo.pink/ www.pinterest.com/sonalisona96893560417/ callgirllove.tumblr.com/ omanbestservices.blogspot.com/
  8. DanielleEvansDanielleEvan
    DanielleEvans These are 2 pay checks $78367 and $87367. that i received in last 2 months. I am very happy that i can make thousands in my part time and now i am enjoying my life. Everybody can do this and earn lots of dollars from home in very short time period. Your Success is one step away Click Below Webpage….. Just visit this website now.............. bit.ly/30UuQ6l
  9. DeniseJimenezDeniseJimene
    DeniseJimenez THE GREAT JOBS OF USA BOYS GIRLS AND OLDERS I must give my thanks to Ashley, who posted here last week comment About system she uses to earn onlin℮... I've got my first check total of $15550, pretty cool. i Am so excited, this is the first time i Actually earned something. i am going to work even harder new And i can't wait for next week payment. go to home tab For more detail.................. www.Newapp1.com

to add a comment...

Close

Press esc to close.
Close
Press esc to close.
Close

Connecting to your webcam.

You may be prompted by your browser for permission.