Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Christmas Party

YANKEE SWAP!!! Everyone gathered around the Christmas tree for secret santa on December 6, 2005. Nameplates, baby posters, keychains, old shirts, ipods, ovenmitts and paintball lessons all waited under the tree. Thank goodness for Vodka!

Writer: Michael Schur
Director: Charles McDougall

There aren't a lot of ha-ha-has with the ho-ho-hos at the office Christmas party after Michael suggests swapping secret Santa gifts. Michael then tries to lift spirits by introducing spirits---namely, vodka shots. Meanwhile, Jim gives Pam a sweet present. - TV Guide

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 9 - E-mail Surveillance

On November 22, 2005 Jim threw an awesome BBQ at his home and finally got Pam in his bedroom. Take it easy, she was just looking at his old year books!

Writer: Jennifer Celotta
Director: Paul Feig

Big Brother invades the office when Michael gains access to his employees' e-mails and begins spying on their correspondence. Also, Michael's ego is bruised when he's not invited to an afterwork party; and Pam suspects that love is blooming between Dwight and Angela. - TV Guide

"E-Mail Surveillance" News Items:
Interview with Omi Vaidya (Sadiq), Interview with Ken Jeong (Bill from Improv Class)

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Performance Review

Everyone lined up on November 15, 2005 for their performance review with Michael. Some were more happy than others for this to happen.

Writer: Larry Wilmore
Director: Paul Feig

Michael convenes with his employees for their performance reviews, but he's much more concerned about his own boss's review of him. Meanwhile, the gang plays along when Dwight thinks it's Friday instead of Thursday. - TV Guide

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 7 - The Client

We all wanted our baby back baby back baby back ribs on November 8, 2005 as Jan and Michael shared dinner with Tim Meadows. Then they shared a little more in the parking lot. All while we witness the birth of Agent Michael Scarn.

Writer: Paul Lieberstein
Director: Greg Daniels

Michael is a surprising asset in helping Jan woo a client. But while he's out, staffers find and act out his screenplay. - TV Guide

Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 6 - The Fight

On November 1, 2005 Kevin told Michael to "sweep the leg" as Michael and Dwight fight it out in Dwight's dojo. We also learned, that if you like a girl, don't lift her into the air infront of all of your co-workers. She won't like that - or you. Until you give her a bag a sour cream and onion chips anyway.

Writers: Gene Stupinsky & Lee Eisenberg
Director: Ken Kwapis

After Dwight karate punches Michael, Jim sets up a lunchtime rematch at Dwight's dojo, where Pam becomes annoyed by Jim's friendliness. - TV Guide

"The Fight" News Items:
Interview with Lance Krall (Sensei Ira)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Halloween

It's a spooky time on October 18, 2005 when the office celebrates Halloween. Sith lords, cats, superheroes and of course a three-holed Jim were all amazed when Michael made downsizing happen.

Writer: Greg Daniels
Director: Paul Feig

Halloween becomes more frightful as Michael agonizes over an order to fire someone before day's end. - TV Guide

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 4 - The Fire

On October 11, 2005 Ryan nearly burned down the office while making a cheesy pita. We also learn the true feelings of many employees as we play "Who Would You Do".

Writer: BJ Novak
Director: Ken Kwapis

During a fire evacuation, Michael tries to convey 10 rules of business to Ryan; and Jim promotes “psychologically revealing conversations.” - TV Guide

Tuesday, October 4, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Office Olympics

October 4, 2005 we saw the gang all compete in many events for some fancy yogurt lids on paperclip chains. We had the birth of flonkerton and dunderball!

Writer: Michael Schur
Director: Paul Feig

While Dwight helps Michael buy a condo, Jim runs the games of the office olympiad, time-killing contests played with office supplies. - TV Guide

"Office Olympics" News Items:
Fan Site Conference Room

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Sexual Harassment

It's easy to abide by the company's sexual harassment rules unless, of course, Pam's mom comes to visit the office on September 27, 2005.

Writer: BJ Novak
Director: Ken Kwapis

Michael fears a review of the company's sexual-harassment policies will curb the conviviality that he believes exists in the office. - TV Guide

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Office Scranton Schedule

Here's a reminder of some of the planned activities (more to come!):
- Al Roker live with The Today Show from the University of Scranton (Friday, October 26, 7 a.m.)
- The Office Convention kick-off at the Radisson (5 p.m. Friday, October 26)
- Street Festival (Saturday, October 27)
- Office Olympics (Saturday, October 27)
- Favorite character Halloween party (evening of Saturday, October 27)
- Bloggers' Breakfast (Sunday, October 28)
- Dunder Mifflin Stockholders Meeting presented by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce (Sunday, October 28)
- Closing ceremonies and Dundee award presentations (Sunday, October 28)
- Wardrobe display featuring a sampling of outfits worn by the cast
- Screenings of episodes all weekend long at local theaters
- Downtown guided trolley tours of 'familiar' Scranton sights
- NBC Store locations, including very special surprises

Office Convention Cast Attending

The following cast members have been confirmed to be attending the Convention in Scranton this October.

[Updated: 10/22/07 - 7:15PM]

Ed Helms (Andy), Paul Lieberstein (Toby), Craig Robinson (Darryl), Andy Buckley (David Wallace), Melora Hardin (Jan), Angela Kinsey (Angela), Bobby Ray Shafer (Bob Vance), Leslie David Baker (Stanley), Brian Baumgartner (Kevin), Creed Bratton (Creed), Kate Flannery (Meredith), Mindy Kaling (Kelly), Oscar Nunez (Oscar), Phyllis Smith (Phyllis).

Also attending: Greg Daniels, Writing Staff, The Scrantones

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

"Dundies" Official Description / Discussion

NBC has released the story line for September 20th's episode entitled: "Dinner Party".

I'm posting it in the comments section, so if you want to look - go click HERE.

I'll be adding descriptions of all the episodes eventually for us to DISCUSS, so start looking for links on the episodes and chime in with your thoughts on all of them! Sound good? GOOD!

If you don't want to know - stay away and then come back after the episode ends to share your thoughts!

Season 2 - Episode 1 - The Dundies

On September 20, 2005 we all won a tiny dundie, unfortunately only Ryan could win the Hottest in the office.

Writer: Mindy Kaling
Director: Greg Daniels

On employee awards night, Michael writes and emcees the show and picks the winners---but doesn't pick up the tab. - TV Guide

"The Dundies" News Items:
Interview with Christopher T. Wood (Chili's Manager)

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Hot Girl

On April 26, 2005 a hot girl came to sell purses in the office and she is - Enchanting!

Writer: Mindy Kaling
Director: Amy Heckerling

The competition for attention is stiff after Michael lets a comely handbag vendor set up shop in a conference room. - TV Guide

"Hot Girl" Official Description / Discussion

NBC has released the story line for April 26th's episode entitled: "Hot Girl".

I'm posting it in the comments section, so if you want to look - go click HERE.

I'll be adding descriptions of all the episodes eventually for us to DISCUSS, so start looking for links on the episodes and chime in with your thoughts on all of them! Sound good? GOOD!

If you don't want to know - stay away and then come back after the episode ends to share your thoughts!

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Basketball

Jim is a baller and he and the Office guys take on the warehouse folks on April 19, 2005. Can Michael play? No - no he can't. HOWEVER, he is better than Stanley.

Writer: Greg Daniels
Director: Greg Daniels

Michael captains his handpicked basketball squad against a team from the warehouse, where Pam's boyfriend Roy works. - TV Guide

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

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Season 1 - Episode 4 - The Alliance

On April 12, 2005 we learned that the best place to hide is taped in a large cardboard box in the warehouse. Do I think it's a good idea? Absolutely I do.

Writer: Michael Schur
Director: Bryan Gordon

Dwight proposes an alliance with Jim to combat downsizing; Michael forces Pam to create a birthday party to improve morale.

Tuesday, April 5, 2005

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Health Care

Hotdog fingers and killer nano-robots became a national crisis on April 5, 2005. Don't even get me started on spontaneous dental hydroplosion.

Writer: Paul Lieberstein
Director: Ken Whittingham

Michael promises a surprise to distract the troops from Dwight's dictatorial choosing of a cut-rate health-care plan.

Friday, April 1, 2005

Baby Schrute Photo

Come on people, check the calendar before believing all you read!! :)

Love ya! Mean it!


Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Diversity Day

On March 29, 2005 one of the finest displays of uncomfortableness in the Office was shown to us as we discovered diversity. It's something for tomorrow because today is almost over.

Writer: BJ Novak
Director: Ken Kwapis

Despite creating the need for a diversity seminar, Michael feels he's the best candidate to run one, which he does after the facilitator leaves. - TV Guide

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Pilot

On March 24, 2005 we began our love affair with the people of Dunder Mifflin Paper in Scranton, PA. It was eerily like that paper company in England, but there was no David - there was Michael. There was no Tim there was Jim. Dawn was gone, but here was Pam.

Writers: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Greg Daniels
Director: Ken Kwapis

Workplace shenanigans at a paper-supply company focus on a clueless incompetent (Steve Carell) who, in the opener, lies to his charges about rumors of downsizing. - TV Guide