Did You Catch This Office Reference In John Krasinski's New Movie?

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A Quiet Place might officially be the movie that proves John Krasinski is more than Jim Halpert — but that doesn't necessarily mean he's left The Office totally behind. The actor has previously told Ellen DeGeneres that he'd be all for returning to NBC for an Office reunion, and in his new horror movie (which he wrote, directed, and starred in), there's a moment that's almost certainly a nod to Jim and Pam (Jenna Fischer).
Krasinski co-stars alongside his IRL wife Emily Blunt, but a moment in the film is practically a shot-for-shot remake of one of fans' favorite scenes of Jim and Pam during the second season of the long-running sitcom: when they share headphones in the parking lot and listen to Jim's new music.
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Fast forward to A Quiet Place, and Lee (Krasinski) and Evelyn (Blunt) find themselves sharing a similar moment. Because they can't play real music for fear of being attacked by mysterious creatures who hunt via sound, the couple share a pair of headphones to slow dance to music only they can hear.
Of course, there are some key differences, like the fact that Jim and Pam aren't married in the original scene — they aren't even dating yet. Also, they aren't living in fear of their home and family being demolished by a pack of demogorgon spin offs. But because we know Krasinski has such a soft spot for the show that rocketed him to stardom, it's not out of the question to think he may have snuck a little tribute to Dunder Mifflin in one of his biggest post-Office projects to date.
Decide for yourself — A Quiet Place is in theaters now!
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