‘The Office’ honors Nathan Robinson

During Thursday night’s closing credits for the episode ‘Local Ad,’ the words “In Memoriam Nathan Robinson” appeared below a video of a young man playing ‘The Office’ theme song on the piano.

Nathan was a high school freshman who lived in Newton, MA and loved playing the piano and watching ‘The Office.’ He died last month due to complications from the flu.

Here is the video that was shown during the closing credits:

Read more about Nathan below.



  1. :( Thanks for the video link! His piano playing was beautiful. Rest in peace, Nathan.

  2. Very classy move by the producers of the Office. Rest in Peace Nathan. You were very talented.

  3. I am so glad that, by this memorium, those of us who did not know Nathan have been made aware of this very special person. He clearly made the world a better place and my heart goes out to his family and friends.

  4. What a heartbreaking story. Thank you for letting us know the story behind the dedication.

  5. Could there be a sadder thing on here? That’s so sad. Poor kid. That sure was a classy move.

  6. That was such a wonderful and heartfelt tribute to such a special kid. It is a testament to how much the show values their fans. These types of moments solidify my love for The Office.

  7. Nathan was a great kid. Really sweet. I didn’t really know him as well as I know my closest friends, but we’re still all keeping him in our thoughts. Luckily, I had the chance to hear him play the Office theme in person. I’ll miss that.

  8. What a fascinating young man. My condolences go out to Nathan’s family. I wish them comfort.

  9. I am praying for his family, as I know what they are going through. Thank you Robinson family and NBC for sharing him with us.

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