In 2007, while millions of people were obsessing over The Office, Steve Carell was obsessing over the outdoorsy survivalist reality TV show, Survivorman.
Carell and his wife Nancy were such huge fans of the reality show that it inspired him to write a Survivorman-themed episode of The Office, aptly titled, “Survivor Man.”
The inspiration behind “Survivor Man”
For those who need a little refresher, this episode finds Michael heading to the woods to rough it because he’s upset that he was left out of a corporate wilderness retreat. Read more…