A Season 9 episode of The Office, “Dwight Christmas,” is being edited for streaming to remove a scene in which a character appears in blackface.
According to Variety, the scene will be taken out of the episode while the series streams on Netflix and remain out when The Office switches streaming homes, over to NBCUniversal’s platform Peacock, in 2021.
The show’s creator Greg Daniels issued the following statement:
“The Office is about a group of people trying to work together with mutual respect despite the inappropriate actions of their boss and assistant manager,” said Daniels. “The show employed