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The Office episode about herpes?

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Did anyone see The Office episode all about herpes this week? When Michael first came out with that coldsore I thought oh no....here goes. For a comedy show doing a herpes episode though, I thought it wasn't half bad. It would have been nice if they would have talked about the stats and how common it is etc, but overall they could have done A LOT worse. What did you think?

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