WATCH: Original Auditions from NBC's The Office

The American version of the office ran for 9 season, from 2005 through 2013.  It was inspired by the UK version created by and starring Ricky Gervais.  But if you're a fan, you know all that.

What you might not know is that some of today's noteable actors actually auditioned for, but did not get the roles of Jim, Pam, Kevin and Dwight.  What a different show it could have been. Take a look at these early auditions that include the clips from the people that actually landed the roles.

Did they make the right call? 

With rumors of an Office reboot in the works, it's cool to look back at how it all started.

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