'The Office' Star Mindy Kaling Tweets Her Unused Michael Scott Story Lines
The actress-producer, who wrote and is directing Part 1 of Steve Carell's final episode, has a slew of ideas she regrets not being able to use.
The Office actress Mindy Kaling is feeling a bit down about Steve Carell leaving the office after this season.
So much so that Kaling -- who also produces the NBC comedy and has written and directed episodes -- took to her Twitter account Tuesday to share all the story lines for Carell's character, Michael Scott, that she wishes she would have been able to do.
"This is Steve's last week. I think I'll tweet all the stories I wanted to do with Michael that we never did," tweeted Kaling, who wrote and is directing Part 1 of Carell's last episode.
Among her ideas:
-- "I always wanted Michael Scott to be Tony Scott and Ridley Scott's first cousin. He loved Tony but was 'eh' on Ridley."
-- "There was a full day of pitching on Michael Scott meeting Markie Post at the mall, accomplishing a life-long dream."
-- "Not a story per se, but Michael auditioning for SNL with his characters and @sethmeyers21 gently walking him to the 30 Rock exit was a dream."
-- "Michael gets accused of something and is exonerated because there's footage of him outside The Today Show behind Al Roker."
-- "Michael gets Lasik but can only afford to get it done to one eye. @KenTremendous put a stop to this one." (KenTremendous is the Twitter name of Michael Schur, former writer on The Office who also played Dwight's cousin Mose Schrute. He who now executive produces NBC's Parks & Recreation.)
-- "Michael feels unnappreciated [sic] and does a 'Ms. Nelson Is Missing'-type fake horror boss."
-- After Schur tweeted, "One day, Michael does each job in the office for one hour, and nearly brings Dunder Mifflin down completely," Kaling replied, "I remember that one! I wish we had done when Michael found a stop on the Underground Railroad!"