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20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About The Office

Following its first showing on 9 July 2001, The Office was nearly cancelled due to low ratings. Thirteen years later and it remains one of the greatest British comedies of all time. 

Here, in tribute, are 20 things you (probably) didn't know about the show. 

(Images: Rex, YouTube & BBC Comedy)

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