Friday, December 12, 2008

Happy Holidays From W.B. Jones

(Thanks to Barry Sigismondi for this message to the fans!)

Princess Unicorn Shirts!

Her horn can pierce the sky!

Get your Princess Unicorn doll shirt today before they're all gone! You'll be a hit with your little girl if she unwraps a Princess Unicorn t-shirt on Christmas day. Maybe then she'll forget about that dang pony she asks for every single year.

Get yours HERE!

Happy Holidays from Scranton Area Chili's Manager

(Thanks to Christopher T. Wood for sending this in to SBO!)

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Moroccan Christmas

It's time for the annual "The Office" Christmas Episode!

Original Air Date: Dec 11, 2008
Writer: Justin Spitzer
Director: Paul Feig

A CHRISTMAS PARTY IN MOROCCO -- Phyllis' (Phyllis Smith) Moroccan-themed holiday party goes up in flames when Meredith's (Kate Flannery) hair catches on fire and Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) is forced to deal with the accident. Meanwhile, Dwight (Rainn Wilson) corners the market on the hottest toy of the Christmas season.

Moroccan Christmas News Items:
Preview Video, Princess Unicorn, Two-Minute Replay, Jim's Blackbelt Video, NBC Photo Album, Watch Entire Episode Online

Deleted Scenes: 1, 2

SBO Exclusives: TwoCents Recap & Review, Fan-Site Conference Room

Exclusive Office Christmas Cards From:
WB Jones (Barry Sigismondi), Chili's Manager (Christopher T Wood)

The Office Conference Room – "Moroccan Christmas"

Welcome back to The Office Conference Room, a forum for some of your favorite Office Fan Sites to submit their TwoCents in the days immediately following a new Office episode.

In addition, YOU, the fans, can join in on the fun! ScrantonBranchOffice has a discussion going about the most recent episode, Moroccan Christmas, where you can give your very own TwoCents about the episode! To visit that forum, click HERE.

On to the Conference Room... and "have yourself a merry little Moroccan Christmas!"

[Last Updated: 12/12/08 at 3:00 PM] Rachel
Favorite Moment: Dwight's wrapped desk in the cold open and Michael throwing a pen at Toby's head.
Favorite Quote: "Really Andy? It Christmas and your singing about nudity and France?" -Angela
Overall Episode Grade: B

Nette's Layouts: Nette
Favorite Moment: My favorite moment has to be when Michael was dragging Meredith in to the hospital! lol
Favorite Quote: "In the Schrute family we believe in a five-fingered intervention. Awareness. Education. Control. Acceptance. And punching." -Dwight
Overall Episode Grade: A

MTT: Jenny
Favorite Moment: Jim's prank on Dwight. I so miss seeing Jim's great pranks!
Favorite Quote: "I caught Angela having sex with Dwight." -Phyllis
Overall Episode Grade: B+

Fancy New Beesly: Laura Ann
Favorite Moment: Meredith's hair catching fire & Dwight blowing it out with the fire extinguisher.
Favorite Quote: "Are you taking requests? Please stop." -Jim
Overall Episode Grade: C- Erin
Favorite Moment: The cold open (Dwight's "desk" is wrapped)
Favorite Quote: "In the Schrute family, we believe in a five fingered intervention. Awareness, education, control, acceptance, and punching."
Overall Episode Grade: A-

Webisodes - The Outburts - Behind The Scenes Photo Album

NBC has posted some fun behind the scenes photos from the most recent sent of webisodes. Click HERE to go check them all out.

Moroccan Christmas - Watch Online Here

Moroccan Christmas - Photo Album

NBC has posted a bunch of fun photos from last night's episode. Click HERE to see it.

Moroccan Christmas - Deleted Scene #1

Moroccan Christmas Video Highlight - Jim Has a Blackbelt in Wrapping

Moroccan Christmas - Two-Minute Replay

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Moroccan Christmas - Recap & Review

The Office
"Moroccan Christmas"

Original Air Date: 11 Dec 2008

Shannon - Two Cents Staff Writer

This year’s Christmas party is a bust, of course. Phyllis oversteps her boundaries with Angela, Meredith gets drunk and sets her hair on fire, and Dwight corners the market on this year’s hottest toy. Just another Christmas at the office!

Continue Reading...

Princess Unicorn!

They have a site for Serenity By Jan why not for Princess Unicorn?

Click HERE to learn everything you wanted to know about Princess Unicorn - and probably a lot more than you wanted to.

It also gives you the tools to YOUnicorn yourself!

Special Broadway Prices for Melora Fans!

Want to be in the audience for Melora Hardin's "Talkback Tuesday" performance of Chicago on January 6th? Well, have we got some ticket deals for you!

For ticket discounts only available to fans of Melora, visit and enter the code: CHWNT94

To lean more about "Talkback Tuesday," visit our post here...

See you on the Great White Way!

Thank you Erin (, for the info!

New Kate MySpace Blog!

Kate Flannery is very excited about the recently announced Golden Globe nominations for the Office!

Her new MySpace blog also says that she needs your help! She needs fan comments on her TVguide blog to be able to keep writing it! So go and comment! Now!

Read the full MySpace blog from Scranton's resident redhead here...

Thanks for the info Katie!

Webisodes - The Outburst - Episode #4

Golden Globe Nominations

It's award season folks. As announced by Rainn Wilson and a few other celebs, the 66th annual Golden Globe award nominations include some Office love.

Nominees for best comedy series are "30 Rock," "Californication," "Entourage," "The Office" and "Weeds."

Nominees for best performance by an actor in a television series - comedy or musical are Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Steve Carell (The Office), Kevin Connolly (Entourage), David Duchovny (Californication), and Tony Shalhoub (Monk).

Office alum getting some GG Love: The nominees for best supporting actress are Amy Adams ("Doubt"), Penelope Cruz ("Vicky Christina Barcelona"), Viola Davis ("Doubt"), Marisa Tomei ("The Wrestler") and Kate Winslet ("The Reader").

Question for Rainn, Anyone?

Got a question for Rainn Wilson?

Well, Extra will be sitting down with him (along with Brooke Shields, Terrence Howard, and Elizabeth Banks) after they announce the 2009 Golden Globe nominations tomorrow morning...

...and they will be taking YOUR questions!

For more information and to submit your question, go here...


Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The Surplus - Deleted Scene #3

The lovely Angela Kinsey has posted a new blog on her MySpace page with some fun, behind-the-scenes happenings!

Check out her random list of tidbits from on-set here...

Thanks for the info, Katie! You're the best!

Another Post, Another Nomination...

The Producers Guild of America announced its 2009 nominees, including the Office for Best Comedy Series

The PGA awards will be presented Jan. 24 at the Hollywood Palladium. For more information, visit the Variety press release here...

Ed Helms, Zombie

Seriously, Ed Helms IS everywhere!

Meet Glen, one of the walking dead living among us. But really, he's just a regular guy trying to fit in... cut him some slack, OK?

Be sure to check out Chapters 2 and 3 and!

Talkback Tuesdays - Send in your Questions!

"The Broadway company of CHICAGO is pleased to announce details for the January installment of 'Talkback Tuesdays,' the new monthly series offering a post-show discussion and audience Q&A session with members of the cast."

Melora Hardin will be in the hot seat on January 6th. For more information, visit or go here...

But the really good news? Erin over at will be in the audience that night and wants YOUR questions! Here's what she has to say:

"If you have a question about Melora that revolves around the show, send that baby in. Send it to I will pick one question. Just one. And ask it as a member of the audience (If they pick me. But....I have a feeling they will definitely pick me. Just a hunch). Include your name and where you are located, too. So I can say it with the question."

Thank you Erin!

Hearty Bowl Contest

"There she is. Jan Levenson. First thing in the morning. Love to start my morning with a hearty bowl of Jan."

From the lovely people over at comes the Hearty Bowl Contest. Create a Jan-centric item, take a picture of it, and email it on to Plain and simple.

For the complete rules and a look at the prizes, go here...

Thanks, Erin, for the heads up!


WGA Nominations

Congratulations Office Writers! The Office has received a Writers Guild of America (WGA) nomination for Best Comedy Series.

Winners will be honored at the 2009 Writers Guild Awards on February 7th in both New York and Los Angeles.

For more information go here...

Ed is Everywhere.

Is Ed Helms in EVERY web-based program? We think so. Exhibit A: Children's Hospital, a web series that "follows the lives, loves, and laughs of a hospital staff."

A very dysfunctions hospital staff, we might add.

To watch Ed in this creepy, creepy show, visit the Children's Hospital.

Kate does "Something"

To show her support for the Protect Seals Campaign, Kate Flannery (and several other stars including the New Kids on the Block) teamed up with the Humane Society of the United States to create the following video.

For more information, visit

Get you morning cup of Rainn

Rainn Wilson (along with Brooke Shields, Elizabeth Banks, and Terrence Howard) will be up bright and early tomorrow to announce the nominations for the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards live from the Beverly Hilton.

To get your Rainn fix, and for more information, visit

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

"The Office" Getting Some Ratings!

In adults 18-34, "The Office" ranked #3 among all primetime programs this week, behind only "Grey's Anatomy" and "Desperate Housewives." Season-to-date, "The Office" is the #2 primetime program in adults 18-34, behind only "Grey's Anatomy." Also ranking among the top 20 programs for the week of December 1-7 in adults 18-34 were "NBC Sunday Night Football" (#6), "30 Rock" (#9), "Heroes" (#11) and "The Biggest Loser" and "Law & Order; SVU" (#19, tied). (Note: weekly program rankings exclude football overruns, post-game and pre-game telecasts).

On Thursday, "The Office" ranked #1 in its tough time period in key male demographics and #2 in adults 18-34 and other measures. In adults 18-49, "The Office" pulled within one tenth of a rating point of "CSI" in the race for #2 and finished within two shares of slot leader "Grey's Anatomy."

Moroccan Christmas Preview

The Surplus - Deleted Scene #2

Monday, December 8, 2008

Melora Gift Ideas!

Don't know what to get your local fan of Melora Hardin? Well, the lovely people over at have come up with a great list of all things Melora... from tickets to see her in the Broadway production of Chicago to candles from Serenity by Jan.

To see the complete list, go here...

A special thanks to Erin, proprietor of, for the heads-up!

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