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A large portion of the current season (I think it's season 9), Andy (Ed Helms) was sailing a boat to the Bahamas. He was out of the show for a number of episodes (around 8) which is unusual for The Office.

What was the reason for Ed Helms' absence from the show?

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Ed Helms took time off to shoot Hangover 3.

The reason for his absence, which is explained on the show as Andy and his brother taking a boat trip to find themselves, is that the actor has been hard at work on some film projects including “The Hangover Part III.”

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Ed Helms...has been noticeably absent now for weeks while off shooting The Hangover 3;

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