'The Office': Michael Scott Gets Lasik and Other Story Ideas That Never Made It to TV

By Kevin Fallon

The Office's Mindy Kaling—who not only plays the brilliantly ditzy Kelly Kapoor, but also produces, writes, and occasionally directs the show—tweeted earlier today that this is Steve Carell's last week on set. (Carell, who has played Michael Scott on the series for six seasons, will appear in his final episode sometime in April.)

In honor of Carell's departure, Kaling is tweeting out Michael Scott-centric story ideas that she never got to use. Here are five of the best:

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