Exclusive: The Office Pits Dwight Against Sopranos Vet Michael Imperioli

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The Office Season 9 Michael ImperioliNow that The Office’s Jim is dividing his time between two desks, obviously Dwight needs a new nemesis, right? (Right.) And TVLine has learned exclusively that that foil is going to be played by none other than Sopranos alum Michael Imperioli!

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As a matter of fact, the actor is taping today in his new role of Sensei Billy, the karate instructor who’s about ready to commit hara-kiri over Dwight’s inimitable “presence” in his dojo. (Dwight, an impossible student? Imagine that.)

Something tells us that, if he isn’t able to get his pupil into a black belt and outta there, there’s a 50/50 shot he’ll throttle Dwight with one.

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Imperioli’s episode is slated to air in the spring.



Comments (7)

  • When are they airing the Dwight’s farm failed pilot?

    Comment by Gerald – February 21, 2013 02:04 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Tonight.

      Comment by Ryan – February 21, 2013 03:37 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • They’re doing an hour long Parks and Rec so no Office tonight.

        Comment by Teag – February 21, 2013 03:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He’ll never do it, but get James Gandolfini in here too!

    Comment by Teag – February 21, 2013 02:59 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Hey, it’s not that far of a drive from NJ to Scranton. Just think of it as another ride to the Pine Barrens :-D

      Comment by Bob – February 22, 2013 07:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I turned to look but it was gone, I cannot put my finger on it now, the child is grown, the dream is gone…

    Comment by Superhero – February 21, 2013 03:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
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    Comment by Luli+ – February 25, 2013 05:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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