But the one, obvious choice has never been discussed. The comedian America loves the most could easily fill the shoes of Michael Scott.
And now he's available.
He has name recognition.
He has sitcom history, with guest spots including 'Til Death, Becker, and Married...with Children.
He's been in some of America's most beloved films, including Aladdin, Aladdin: The Return of Jafar, and Aladdin and the King of Thieves.
And he has what matters most for an NBC sitcom star, a history at SNL.
It's time to bring Gilbert Gottfried to Scranton.