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It's Take Your Daughter to Work Day at Dunder Mifflin, and Michael, who's uncomfortable around kids, is pleasantly surprised when he becomes a hit with them. He tries to impress his new pint-sized posse by showing them a video of him as a “child star” (more…)
It's Michael's birthday (which he proudly shares with actress Eva Longoria), but nobody in the office seems to care---except for Dwight. Meanwhile, Kevin waits to hear from his doctor about whether or not he has cancer. This upsets the staffers, but none m (more…)
When half a joint is found on company property, Dwight dons his Lackawanna County volunteer deputy sheriff's uniform (complete with badge) and launches an investigation. He brings in a professional drug tester---a turn of events that makes Michael nervous (more…)
Michael's highfalutin attempts to resolve conflicts in the office only serve to stir up petty differences and forgotten arguments among his employees, causing bedlam and tumult at Dunder Mifflin. Also, the workers get their ID photos taken; and (some) staf (more…)
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, creators of the British version of “The Office,” penned this episode, in which Michael discovers that a new employee is an ex-con. Michael ultimately gets rattled when his staff begins equating the office with prison (more…)
Conclusion. Party-planning tensions continue to spike, resulting in two rival Christmas bashes. Meanwhile, Michael's romantic problems escalate; and Michael goes out drinking with Jim and the equally power-hungry Dwight. Harold Ramis directed the holiday e (more…)
The Dunder Mifflin warehouse is converted into a full-blown gambling hall for the Scranton Business Park's casino night. But things get dicey for Michael when he ends up with two dates for the event, or, in his words, “two queens.” Meanwhile, Pam searc (more…)
With Dwight in tow, Michael heads to Philadelphia for an important office-supply convention. After meeting with Jan, Michael plans to spread brotherly love by having a party in his room for fellow conventioneers. Meanwhile, Ryan goes out on a double date-- (more…)
Michael returns from his Jamaican vacation a relaxed and revitalized man, but that quickly changes when a spicy vacation photograph makes its way around the office. Meanwhile, Jim and Karen have an argument---with Pam caught in the middle of it all.
Michael pushes his desk jockeys to pair up and hit the road for sales-call duty. Meanwhile, Angela misses a crucial deadline, so her secret boyfriend, Dwight, tries to cover for her; and surprising news comes Karen's way. Andy: Ed Helms. Karen: Rashida Jon (more…)
Oscar (Oscar Nunez) returns from vacation pondering his future at the office. Meanwhile, power-hungry Andy (Ed Helms) exploits recent events to inch closer to Michael; and Jim colludes with Pam and Karen to trick someone in the office---but the target's no (more…)
To celebrate Phyllis's wedding shower, Michael heeds the terrible advice of his boorish bud Todd Packer (David Koechner) and brings in two performers---Ben Franklin and a stripper. Meanwhile, Karen corners Pam about her romantic history with Jim.
An office power play ensues when ultraserious Angela, offended by Michael's various antics and his inefficient leadership, leans heavily on Dwight to make a push for Michael's job. Meanwhile, Pam puts on a lunchtime fashion show; and Jim's attempts to play (more…)
The crew prepares for Phyllis' nuptials, but the blushing bride regrets appointing Michael to an important job at the event after various things go embarrassingly wrong. Meanwhile, Phyllis' decorations cause Pam to reflect on her own aborted wedding; and D (more…)
Michael is invited to be a guest speaker at Ryan's business school. Back at the office, Dwight goes batty trying to catch a bat, and Pam invites her colleagues to her first art exhibit. Joss Whedon, creator of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” directed the e (more…)
Michael and Jan attend a party at a Dunder Mifflin bigwig's home, where they finally go public with their heretofore hushed romance. While at the party, Jim meets Karen's ex. And the rest of the office dwellers are also in a partying mood, as they head out (more…)
Dwight takes new full-timer Ryan (B.J. Novak, who also wrote the episode) out on his first sales call, but he puts the novice through a series of demanding tests and challenges, not to mention an unnecessary excursion to the Schrute family beet farm. Meanw (more…)
Michael suggests that his desk jockeys support Kelly (Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the episode) by taking in Indian culture and flavors at the Hindu Festival of Lights celebration. Meanwhile, work becomes a drinking game at the Stamford branch. Andy: Ed He (more…)
For safety-training day at Dunder-Mifflin, Michael and Dwight attempt to expose all workplace dangers to the staff. Meanwhile, Andy (Ed Helms) returns to the office ranks after his anger-management training, intent on starting anew with his coworkers.
- Birth Name: Benjamin Joseph Manaly Novak
- Birth Place: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
- Profession: Actor, Writer, Comedian