iHeartRadio + Thrillist

Why 'The Office' is the Perfect Comfort TV Show For a Pandemic

Why 'The Office' is the Perfect Comfort TV Show For a Pandemic

On this week's episode of Thrillist's Best and the Rest, host Wil Fulton surveyed dozens of his friends and colleagues on their current go-to comfort TV show, and the results were (disturbingly) unanimous: everyone is turning to the Office. So in an effort to discover why, Wil speaks with: a media psychologist (named Pam!) to talk about comfort tv in the age of Covid-19 Andy Greene, Senior Writer at Rolling Stone author of The Office: The Untold Story Shea Serrano, NY Times Best-Selling Author, Staff Writer at the Ringer, and the mind behind Conference Room, Five Minutes: Ten Illustrated Essays About the Office  Robert Shafer -- better known as Bob Vance from Vance Refrigeration  Thrillist's Senior Entertainment Writer Esther Zuckerman, who details her picks for shows to binge that aren't the Office If you love the Office, you'll love the episode. If you don't love the Office but wonder why people watch it over and over again, you'll also love this episode. If you think the Office is just OK...I still think you'll like this episode. Everybody wins! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration: 46 min

Release Date:

Share part or all of the audio of this episode