The Office 9 Seasons 2009

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Season 6
(224) IMDb 8.6/10
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1. Gossip TV-PG CC

Michael gets caught up in office gossip.

Starring:
Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson
Runtime:
23 minutes
Original air date:
September 17, 2009

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Gossip

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Season 6

Customer Reviews

Discs work great.
M. B.
Sure, the season as a whole, even the good episodes, are far short of the magic found in seasons 2, 3, and 5, and even the very good seasons 1 and 4.
Robert D. Watson
Because it's safe to say that when The Office is good, absolutely nothing else compares.
LastShadow

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170 of 223 people found the following review helpful By 007 on June 22, 2010
Format: DVD
For several years, The Office was easily the funniest and best written comedy on television. Its hard to pinpoint which season is the pinnacle of the series, it may be a tie between seasons 2, 3, 4, and 5. Every one of them is tremendous. Considering season one was barely half of a season, The Office was still fairly young heading into its 6th year, so it was reasonable for fans to expect the same level of high quality comedy we'd been enjoying since the show's inception. Tragically this isn't exactly the case with #6. The season begins with a very promising start that maintains both the energy and the quality of the previous seasons. In fact the entire first half of the season is, for the most part, very well done... but eventually season six dissolves into a mix of mediocre and sometimes, painfully bad episodes (the finale being one of the worst eps in series history).

The biggest problem of season 6 is the massive story arcs. Now, multiple episode storylines have always been a strong point for this series; whether it was the Dwight and Angela affair in seasons 2-5 or the Michael Scott Paper Company in season 5, reccuring plots on The Office were always successful. This is also mostly the case in season 6; the problem is that the show ultimately becomes so reliant on large story arcs that they eventually lose sight of what the foundation of The Office's success had always been: great characters and great comedy. There is a glaringly obvious shortage of stand alone episodes. No matter how many reccuring storylines there were in previous years there was always a large number of classic stand alone episodes (naturally revolving around the hysterical antics of Michael Scott).
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54 of 72 people found the following review helpful By K. Le on September 18, 2010
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I just want to express how ripped off I feel that after buying the entire season 6 of The Office the Halloween open is missing from the episode Koi Pond. I hope that NBC and the creators/actors of The Office read this and realize how they are making their fans feel ripped off. If they were going to remove it from the episode, they should have included it in the deleted scenes. To make matters worse they included a still pic on the menu of Disc 2 just to remind us what we're missing. I tried to see if maybe it was hidden as an Easter Egg but have had no luck. Perhaps if everyone expressed how disappointed they were, Universal will create replacement discs. We are paying for the ENTIRE season of The Office including DELETED and BONUS material. I hate it when organizations complain and get "offended" by things thereby making it impossible for everyone else in the world to enjoy it. I don't care if the American Society for Suicide Prevention was offended by a FICTIONAL character making an inappropriate joke. Newsflash: the Michael Scott character's main purpose on the show is to make inappropriate jokes. It's almost like they were just sitting around waiting to find something to be offended by so they could shove their cause down everyone's throat. Seriously, if someone were actually going to kill themselves they would do it regardless of if they saw an episode of The Office or not. And don't try to say someone might see it and then decide to kill themselves. That's just stupid. If by any means that were true, it would be a Darwin Award. Why not stop there then? Why not omit all the Erin scenes where she says she's been in foster care because that might be offensive to people who were in foster care?Read more ›
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A. White on August 17, 2012
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I think this season is the epitome of hit-or-miss. It seemed like every other episode was either filler or just poorly written. Also, I frequently felt the deleted scenes should've stayed in instead of much of the kept scenes. While this show doesn't have much consistancy in general this season is particularly bad in this area where it seemed almost nothing had any effect in later eps. Don't get me wrong, this season definitely had its moments, but they were few and far between. Many of the jokes were more for shock-value instead of actual humor and Jim & Pam are just plain boring now. The show is still great, but with only about 50% of the eps being good this season (at best) it is clear the show is losing some steam, which is a turning point few shows fully recover from. If you're a big-time fan of the show then I would of course recommend getting this season, but if you're only interested in Jim & Pam's wedding, or some other event that takes place in an ep or two, then just download it/them.
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25 of 34 people found the following review helpful By Charlie Walker on October 4, 2010
Format: DVD
This is another solid season of the The Office, full of great humor. That being said, there's a big reason to save your money here.

NBC decided to cut the cold open from the episode "Koi Pond" for no clear reason. The opening, the halloween haunted warehouse, was probably the funniest of the season. Yet for whatever reason it has been removed from the episode on the disc - even though a clip from halloween is shown on the menu disc. You can actually still stream it the opening in question right on the NBC website. Whether it's backwards censorship or an oversight in the product creation, it's a BIG problem.

Don't buy this - if sales are down for the 6th season dvd/blu ray then maybe they'll include it down the road for a purchase that's actually worth paying for.
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