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Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey

Tales of the Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There

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"The Office BFFs" by Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey is a humorous and heartwarming behind-the-scenes look at the making of the iconic TV show. The actresses share personal anecdotes, favorite moments, and insider info on the beloved characters and their relationships.

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    The Kismet Meeting in The Office Set

    Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey's passion for show business started early—from a young age, they both knew that this was their calling. So, armed with their dreams and the hopes of making it big, they each headed to Los Angeles and started auditioning for various roles. However, it wasn't until 2003 that the big break they were looking for landed on their laps.

    TV producer and director Greg Daniels wanted to bring the British sitcom The Office to American TV. Jenna was asked to audition for the show and eventually got the part of Pam. Angela was also invited to the auditions by none other than Greg Daniels himself, who she was related to by marriage then. Unfortunately, she didn't immediately get cast in the Dunder Mifflin universe until several weeks later when she was called back to try out for another role, Angela Martin of the paper company's accounting department. Angela brought her A-game to the audition and was given the part.

    During this time, Jenna and Angela haven't crossed paths yet. But that changed when they walked onto the set of The Office in Culver City, California on their first day of shooting. Angela found herself sitting right next to Jenna's reception desk, with only a partition separating their workstations.

    Since Jenna was the nearest girl to her on the set, the chatty Angela naturally gravitated toward her. She introduced herself to Jenna and chatted away. This turned into their routine for the next several days and set the stage for their blossoming friendship.

    Unfortunately, because they were doing just the pilot episode, the cast and crew were together for only a week. Once the shooting was done, they had to part ways for almost three months while they wait for the episode to be edited and for NBC to decide whether or not to turn the show into a series.  

    For those three months, Angela and Jenna's friendship had to be put on hold. But like a good old-fashioned cliffhanger, it wasn’t the end of their story, and they were destined to pick things up right where they left off.

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    What is The Office BFFs about?

    The Office BFFs (2022) peels back the curtain on the close-knit friendship of Angela Kinsey and Jenna Fischer from the American hit TV series The Office. It comes complete, not only with their candid time together on and off camera but also with never-before-seen photos featuring the cast and crew of the show.

    The Office BFFs Review

    The Office BFFs (2020) written by Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, is a delightful behind-the-scenes look at the hit television show, The Office. Here's why this book is worth reading:

    • Packed with hilarious anecdotes and never-before-shared stories, it gives fans a deeper understanding and appreciation of their favorite show.
    • The authors' insightful commentary on the show's beloved characters and memorable moments provides a fresh perspective for fans and newcomers alike.
    • Through personal photos and behind-the-scenes tidbits, the book immerses readers in the world of The Office, making it a must-read for any fan.

    Who should read The Office BFFs?

    • The Office fans
    • People curious about the behind-the-scenes friendship of Angela and Jenna
    • Celebrity enthusiasts

    About the Author

    Jenna Fischer played receptionist Pam Beesly in The Office. She later starred in other sitcoms, including Splitting Up Together and You, Me and the Apocalypse. Angela Kinsey played the accounting head Angela Martin in The Office. She later appeared on Tall Girl and Tall Girl 2 on Netflix. Jenna and Angela both host and produce their podcast, Office Ladies. 

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    What is the main message of The Office BFFs?

    The main message of The Office BFFs is about the bond and friendship between Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, the actors behind Pam and Angela on the TV show The Office.

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    Is The Office BFFs a good book? Is it worth reading?

    Definitely! The Office BFFs is a delightful journey into the behind-the-scenes stories of The Office. A must-read for any fan of the show.

    Who is the author of The Office BFFs?

    The authors of The Office BFFs are Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey.

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