21 Weird Little Details You Never Noticed While Watching The Office

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2. The people who played Andy's parents also got recast by the time they made their second appearance.


In season four, Andy’s parents visited briefly for his proposal to Angela in “Goodbye, Toby.” But then they returned in season eight for Andy's garden party at Schrute Farms and it looked like he got adopted by an entirely different couple. The first pair of actors were uncredited for their minor roles, but the second couple was played by Stephen Collins and Dee Wallace.

If you want to get into even more detail regarding this continuity problem, there was also the issue of Andy's father's name. His dad was first introduced as Andrew Bernard, but after his first appearance his name suddenly changed to Walter.