When a 30-minute comedy series takes on television's dreaded character coupling, bad things happen. Throw in a couple of children, and there's almost no chance of making it through. But that's exactly what The Office did - and then some.
Somehow perfecting this sometimes dubbed "series killer," not only has Pam and Jim's relationship been more enjoyable than ever, we enjoy seeing them with two children - even more than just the one.
Used only when it naturally fits within the story, Pam and Jim's family have become a wonderful supplemental nugget of entertainment - one that future series could learn from.