Why was The Office season 9 so bad?

I just finished watching The Office (the whole series) for the first time and season 9 had a few good episodes and I enjoyed the addictions of Pete and Clarke. I just thought most of the episodes were either just stupid and not as funny as when Steve Carell was on the show or just extremely boring. Also I hated the... show more I just finished watching The Office (the whole series) for the first time and season 9 had a few good episodes and I enjoyed the addictions of Pete and Clarke. I just thought most of the episodes were either just stupid and not as funny as when Steve Carell was on the show or just extremely boring. Also I hated the fact that they kept showing the mic and camera crew. The Office has been one of my favorite shows I have ever watched but season 9 was just not very good compared to how awesome the rest of the show was.
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