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No Spin-Off For Dwight Schrute: Rainn Wilson’s Pilot to Air as Modified Office Episode

It looks like we may never learn the true mysteries of the elusive Schrute Farms.

The Farm, a planned spin-off of The Office starring Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute and focused on the Schrute family’s beet farm, has officially been axed. Nevertheless, Dwight lovers can still catch a peek of the failed pilot since it will air as a modified episode of The Office this season.

“We’re not going to air exactly what it was, because it has certain aspects that were appropriate for a pilot of a new show,” Greg Daniels, the pilot’s writer and former Office big shot, told Zap2It. “We’re going to shoot a little additional material to make it fit into the season more.”

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One good thing about The Farm’s cancellation? Greg hints that since Rainn will be sticking around for The Office’s final season, there’s more hope for Dunder Mifflin’s strangest on-and-off couple, Dwight and Angela.

Are you disappointed to learn that Rainn’s wacky character won’t outlive The Office?

Source: Zap2It, Zap2It

12.27.2012 / 10:08 PM EDT by Sarah Korones
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