Friday, April 17, 2009

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Heavy Competition

On April 16, 2009 somebody is in for some Heavy Competition!

Original Air Date: April 16, 2009
Writer: Ryan Koh
Director: Ken Whittingham

Dwight's (Rainn Wilson) loyalty to Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carrell) is tested when he finds a new hero in Charles (guest star Idris Elba). Meanwhile, Andy (Ed Helms) tries to provide for all of Jim's (John Krasinski) emotional needs.

Click HERE to discuss "Heavy Competition".

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"Heavy Competition" Recap & Review

The Office
Heavy Competition

Original Air Date: Apr 16, 2009

Thomas Nikl – Associate Staff Writer

It starts off with a lot of cheese puff balls being thrown around and into each other’s mouths! Ok, it was actually pretty cool- I bet it took 100 takes to get all those scenes right! How will the Michael Scott Paper Company fare this week? Come and find out!

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

The Office Conference Room – Heavy Competition

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! Right here on ScrantonBranchOffice, we have a discussion going about the most recent episode, Heavy Competition, where you can give your very own TwoCents! To visit that forum, click HERE.

On to the Conference Room... where we’re experiencing some Heavy Competition!

[Last Updated: 04/18/09 at 11:15 AM] Rachel
Favorite Moment: The cheese puff cold open and close... they must have had a total blast filming all of that!
Favorite Quote: "I spent a month putting that Rolodex on his Blackberry, which he now uses as a nightlight." -Pam
Overall Episode Grade: B+

Bears Beets Battlestar Galatica: Liz
Favorite Moment: Jim throwing his lunch on the ground and kicking it.
Favorite Quote: "It's like a girl says she'll make out with you but her boyfriend's waiting around the corner with a pee-filled balloon." -Michael
Overall Episode Grade: A

Office News: Jackie
Favorite Moment: When Jim kicks his lunch and stomps on it with anger. The look on Andy's face is priceless.
Favorite Quote: "I got hit in the face with a pee filled water balloon" -Michael Scott
Overall Episode Grade: A

Bob Vance Fans Unite: Diane Sparkles
Favorite Moment: Andy coming up with the cost for performing at Jim & Pam's wedding.
Favorite Quote: "It's not a dress code, it's a death sentence." -Dwight
Overall Episode Grade: A-

Michael Scott Paper Company - Deleted Scene #3 & #4

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

It's Tax Day!

Happy April 15th, everyone!

Do you know who loves this day? Accountants, that's who!

And who are some of the most beloved accountants ever? Well, Entertainment Weekly has made another slide-show list. I'll give you one guess who's on it.

To view the list, go here...

Melora Tunrs out the Lights

As mentioned in her MySpace blog (and our post about said blog), Melora Hardin is not in want of work.

New York Magazine reports that the actress will star in the new FX drama Lights Out as an orthopedic surgeon and wife of a former heavyweight boxer now working as the shake-down man for a bookie.

To read more about the show and Melora's involvement, visit the article here...

YOU, Melora, and Miley!

Melora Hardin has posted a MySpace blog with updates on where you can see her next...and don't worry- she's everywhere!

Look for Melora as pediatric osteopath, Theresa, in the new FX Series "Lights Out"!

Also upcoming are the April 17th opening of "17 Again", the opening of "Hannah Montana: The Movie", as well as the May 8th internet release of Melora's collaboration with her husband, "YOU".

Click here for more information about "YOU".

To read Melora's blog, click here.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Funny Ladies

What is it with Entertainment Weekly and lists?

The latest... a list of the 25 Funniest Actresses in Hollywood. Two Dunder Mifflin employees made the cut.

To view the slide-show list, go here...

Sunday, April 12, 2009

"Michael Scott Paper Company" Review

The Office
Michael Scott Paper Company

Original Air Date: Apr 09, 2009

Thomas Nikl – Associate Staff Writer

We just left off with Michael getting new office space in the same building as Dunder Mifflin. The episode starts off with Michael unveiling the new office- and we’re treated to new opening credits with scenes of the Michael Scott Paper Company gang. Ok, let's see how Michael and his Dream Team can work together!

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"Dream Team" Review

The Office
Dream Team

Original Air Date: Apr 09, 2009

Thomas Nikl – Associate Staff Writer

As you may recall, Michael and Pam have left Dunder Mifflin to start The Michael Scott Paper Company. See how things turn out on their first days on the job!

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