Quarantine Level: Midnight

The Office is the perfect show to watch when you’re stuck at home. Comprising 9 seasons, most of which aren’t boring (S8 I’m looking at you), The Office is certainly the show to binge when you have plenty of time on your hands.

Throughout the series, Michael Scott’s (Steve Carell) alter ego detective Michael Scarn makes several appearances and by Season 7 we reach the height of his career in ‘Threat Level: Midnight’. 

Most of one episode is dedicated to this fictional story written and directed by Scott himself, and thankfully by the grace of YouTube, we have the privilege of experiencing the entire 20 minute short film starring Michael Scott as Michael Scarn, and James Halpert as Scarn’s arch nemesis, ‘Goldenface’.

Carell ends up departing The Office towards the end of season 7 so this was one of the most creative ways to send him off.


  • Jay Evans


    Jay Evans has spent the last 8 years working as a film editor, 4 of which have been with The Initiative Production Company. In his spare time he enjoys music, comedy, experimental cooking and getting lost in the woods.


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