A number of the cast; Angela, Creed, Oscar, Phyllis, share their real first name with their characters'.
Ep. 1 The Office: An American Workplace Steve Carell began to watch the original British version until he immediately stopped citing that he did not want to imitate Ricky Gervais' original performance.
Ep. 1 The Office: An American Workplace The American pilot is a near word for word copy of the British TV series.
Ep. 3 Launch Party - Pt 1 & 2 Alfredo's Pizza Cafe is an actual pizza place in Scranton. Pizza by Alfredo is fictional.