Let’s Overanalyze These Stills From ‘The Office’ Finale

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NBC has released a series of promo stills from the upcoming finale of The Office, and the urge to over-analyze them is just irresistible. Following Vulture‘s mild spoiler, which hinted at a possible wedding, it looks like this will indeed be the case — but who’s getting hitched remains the crucial question. Take a look through the photos below to hazard a guess and hypothesize over what else will be happening to the Dunder Mifflin employees as we bid them our last adieu.

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With marriage counseling and Jim’s new job in Philly keeping them apart, Pam and Jim have been having a rocky time of late. Unfortunately, from their guest seats above, it looks as though they won’t be renewing their vows as speculated. And while they seem happy, smiling couples in photos do not a happy marriage make.

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Is that Dwight Schrute icing a trio of cakes that look set for a wedding tier? If it’s his wedding cake, will he be marrying that farmer chick, or is he finally getting together with Dunder Mifflin’s resident unorthodox Christian, cat-loving employee Angela? Here’s hoping it’s the latter — and after scrutinizing Angela’s face in this photo, it seems reasonable to speculate that on the outside she’s staying her icy, collected self, but on the inside she’s jumping for joy.

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Ah, Jim. It’s hard to complain about a photo of Jim (ever the eco-conscious employee) on a bike, but this tells us NOTHING about the finale except, perhaps, that if he is leaving Pam, he’s doing it on a bicycle. Or he’s cycling towards her, to win her back properly once and for all. There’s a flicker of a smile on his lips, which naturally suggests the latter.

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Ah, one last team-building exercise. This gives away very little, unless this is part of an unconventional and incredibly health-conscious wedding.

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A close-up of Dwight Schrute, because, well, look at that face.

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In what appears to be a promotional panel line-up for their docu-series, the Dunder Mifflin employees look a bit glum here — especially our perpetual celeb wannabe, Andy Bernard. He’s (just about) made it through his first acting gig, but has Andy fallen short of making it big?

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Oh, wait! Now they’re clapping. And even Toby’s expressing a modicum of elation. Perhaps it’s going to be OK. Also, note Pam and Jim’s proximity (though, if body language has taught us anything, her crossed leg suggests otherwise) and Dwight’s “I totally just got married to Angela” face.

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And perhaps Andy really does make it — at least, he appears to have won over some fans as he enters a room full of them. No doubt they’ve fallen in love with him for the same reason viewers grown to endear him: he’s the office’s adorably hapless underdog. Or maybe this is just a shot of Andy daydreaming at his desk again.

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Deep breath. Here’s the last photo from which to glean any information about the finale before the finale — and again, those teasing folks at NBC are meager with what they’re revealing. In this pic, everyone’s out for dinner, it seems, and from Jim’s beautiful grin (oh, and Andy’s, too), it looks like they’re celebrating something. Perhaps Jim’s bike-riding skills? Could it be the last Dundies awards dinner? Or is it a low-key wedding reception? Whatever it is, it’s the last supper. Sigh.