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Steve Carell gave “The Office” fans a mini heart attack on Saturday night by rejecting a possible reboot of known sitcom.
Carell returned to host this week’s “Saturday Night Live” episode for the third time, leading to an “Office” association and much speculation that the show would come back to the small screen after more than five years .
During his initial monologue, the comedian was interrupted by an audience who asked, “Will you ever reboot” The Office. “” Cast member Kenan Thompson added: “I also think you should.” “
Carell, who famously played Michael Scott on the beloved show, closed the survey:” It was a good experience, I love all these people but I just do not think it’s the best idea … I do not think that would be as good this time. “
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The people he loves so much – Helper Ellie Kemper, Ed Helms and Jenna Fischer – began to dive
“People would really love to see an” Office “reboot,” Kemper (who played Erin Hannon) said to much applause. “Especially because I need the money, let’s get the money Steve. “
Helms, portrayed Andy Bernard, poked fun on Carell’s dabbles in more serious roles:” I just do not think you understand how much money we’re talking about. Like you would not have to make the sad movies anymore. “
Fischer reminded Carell of the last words, her character Pam Beesly” whispered “in her character Scott when she left Denver.” She said, “Steve Don” t is an (expletive), restart “… Let’s just make it condemned.”
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Even Carell’s family was in a joke. ” We think you should probably do the show … We don & # 39; t You really need to hang up longer, says his wife Nancy Carell, along with their uninterested children Elisabeth and John.
The comedian then raised fans’ hopes at astronomical heights. “Feeling like everyone wants this to happen.” Would you like to see an “Office” reboot? “He asked the audience after joining his fellow stars just before he ripped everyone’s hearts.
“I’m proud to officially announce that we have a good show tonight Ella Mai is here and we’ll be back soon,” he joked.
Fans went on Twitter to comment on the impromptu reunion and the possibility of a reboot:
@MikeClayNFL tweeted: “It was an incredibly amazing spell by SNL / Steve Carrell. For a solid 5 seconds, I thought the office really come back. “
“This mini-office reunion was great,” @Phil_Lewis_ added.
User @ pink_nylon joined: “I love this mini-office reunion so much. I can not handle it!”
Other fans are kept hoping live for a possible restart one day and tell “please.”
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