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An Oral History of The Office was a Spotify Original podcast produced by Propagate Content and hosted by Brian Baumgartner, who played Kevin Malone in The Office. It discusses the origins, struggles and successes of the show, with behind-the-scenes interviews involving the entire cast and crew. It is the first of two podcasts by Baumgartner discussing stories and memories from the show, along with The Office Deep Dive.

Official summary

Fifteen years ago, the American television landscape changed forever with the launch of a new series that struggled initially, but became one of television’s most beloved and enduring comedies. An Oral History of The Office pulls back the curtain on what went into creating this unstoppable force in American popular culture and why it continues to resonate with new audiences today. Hosted by Brian Baumgartner (Kevin Malone) and produced by Propagate Content, the podcast features interviews with the cast and creators from The Office and reveals some never-before-heard stories from the people who were there from the very beginning.


  1. Ok, Here's the Pitch (Idea of a remake)
  2. Ordinary Looking Losers (Casting)
  3. Everything That Makes It Harder, Makes It Better (Pilot)
  4. A Million Things Have to Go Right (Season 2)
  5. John and I Are Not a Couple (Romances)
  6. Mom, We Made It (Other sitcoms)
  7. I Don't Care, Fire Me (Writers Room)
  8. The Moment That My Life Changes (Shake-ups)
  9. When We Said Goodbye to Steve (Steve Carell's exit)
  10. Who Should Be the Boss? (Season 8)
  11. It's a Wrap (Finale)
  12. Beauty in Ordinary Things ft. Billie Eilish (Legacy)

Release schedule

Episode #

Release Date
1 July 14, 2020
2 July 14, 2020
3 July 14, 2020
4 July 21, 2020
5 July 28, 2020
6 August 4, 2020
7 August 11, 2020
8 August 18, 2020
9 August 25, 2020
10 September 1, 2020
11 September 8, 2020
12 September 15, 2020


  • The album cover is supposed to replicate a talking head shot, one of the most common camera shots in the show.