The typical office, regardless of the country or era, is a prime spot for a television or movie set because it’s so relatable. No matter what kind of job you have now, there’s a good chance you worked in an office at one point, or at least you hear your friends talking about it. An office environment itself can even take on a character role, showing viewers instantly whether the environment is prim and proper, boring, sleek and modern, or a veritable hell hole that drives the characters insane.
It’s the addition to such environment such as gorgeous desktop displays that can suggest the environment is nurturing. However, stark white cubicles where everyone seems to be in mini prisons suggests the opposite. Check out these iconic office characters from the big and small screen and choose your favorite:
1. Michael from “The Office”
Carell adapted the equally mentionable UK’s “The Office” for an American audience perfectly. In fact, every character on the show deserves mention for perfectly mimicking and poking fun at the average office life. While few people (fortunately) had a boss like Michael, it was easy to spot the worst characteristics of your office-mates in his character and everyone else’s. [Read more…] about 4 Iconic Office Characters