We still remember every single detail of Pam and Jim’s Niagara Falls wedding on The Office. But as it turns out, the hourlong installment almost had an entirely different ending.
In honor of the 10th anniversary of the episode, titled “Niagara,” Entertainment Weekly sat down for an interview with director Paul Feig, executive producer Greg Daniels and Mindy Kaling, who wrote, executive produced and starred as Kelly Kapoor in the NBC sitcom.
While discussing Jim and Pam’s wedding, Feig admitted that the original script didn’t have a happy ending. In fact, it included Pam’s ex-boyfriend Roy (David Denman) riding in on a horse to object the nuptials.
“[Roy] rides into the church on a horse to sweep Pam off her feet like a knight in shining armor and declares, ‘I have an objection,’” Feig said. “And she’s like, ‘What are you doing? No, I want to get married.’ She sends him away, so he has to ride his horse back out of the church. But then, in an absolute insane thing, they had this crazy ending where Dwight [Rainn Wilson] gets the horse and rides it into the falls.”