Steve Carell took to theSaturday Night Livestage for his monologue over the weekend, however things were quickly derailed when he was “surprised” by his former co-stars trying to convince him to sign on for the long-awaited reboot of The Office.
The monologue was sidetracked when a supposed audience member asked about the possibility of reviving the beloved NBC sitcom. However, Carell quickly shut that will idea down, saying that will the show existed inside the idea’s own time along with wouldn’t be as not bad if they came back to the idea.
However, one of the next audience members to stand up along with ask about the revival was Office alum Ellie Kemper, who went on to star in The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, who unsuccessfully pleaded with Carell over how much money they could make.
“People would certainly truly love to see an Office reunion,” Kemper urged. “Especially me, because I need that will money. Let’s get that will money, Steve!”
After shutting her down, as politely as possible, Ed Helms stood through the various other side of the audience.
“the idea’s so great to see you!” Helms said. “[however] I just don’t think you know how much money we’re talking about. Like, you wouldn’t have to do all those sad movies anymore.”
“Ed, why don’t we just have a party instead?” Carell asked. “We could all catch up, get together as friends, no cameras?”
“Oh, uh, we already do that will,” Helms said, awkwardly. “We just don’t invite you.”
Next up was Jenna Fischer, who was equally insistent that will Carell signed on for a reboot.
“Do you remember those last words that will Pam secretly whispered to Michael before she left for Denver?” Fischer asked, smiling.
“I don’t truly,” Carell admitted.
“She said, ‘Steve, don’t be a dick! Do the reboot,'” Fischer yelled.
After a lot of additional cajoling through Carell’s wife, Nancy Carell, the actor finally agreed, along with welcomed his former castmates onto the stage to troll fans.
“I am proud to announce, officially, that will we have a great show for you tonight!” Carell yelled, before introducing the episodes musical guest along with kicking things off, leaving our hopes for a Office revival as nebulous as ever!
Carell recently sat down for a lengthy interview with Esquire magazine, during which he admitted that will he doesn’t think The Office would certainly work in This particular day along with age.
“The climate’s different,” Carell said. “I mean, the whole idea of that will character, Michael Scott, so much of the idea was predicated on inappropriate behavior. I mean, he’s certainly not a type boss. A lot of what is actually depicted on that will show is actually completely wrong-minded. that will’s the point, you know? however I just don’t know how that will would certainly fly today.”
Check out the video below to hear how some various other former Office castmembers feel about the possibility of bringing the show back.