Friday, May 1, 2009

Season 5 - Episode 25 - Casual Friday

Get our your fancy jeans! April 30, 2009 is Casual Friday!

Original Air Date: April 23, 2009
Writer: Anthony Farrell
Director: Brent Forrester

Michael has to mediate a dispute within his new sales team. Meanwhile, trouble brews in the office when several employees take the term "casual" Fridays too loosely.

Click HERE to discuss "Casual Friday".

Casual Friday News:
NBC Photo Album, Watch Episode Online,

SBO Exclusives: Recap & Review, Fansite Conference Room

Deleted Scenes: 1, 2

"Casual Friday" Recap & Review

The Office
Casual Friday

Original Air Date: April 30, 2009

Shannon - Associate Editor

This week Michael, Pam, and Ryan are back. Michael has a meeting and invites everyone to say whatever they want, but basically he wants everyone who didn’t follow him to his new company to grovel in forgiveness. The staff is upset that Pam and Ryan are coming back as salespeople and that they’re keeping the clients they stole.

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Office Conference Room – Casual Friday

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 Casual Friday, where you can give your very own TwoCents! To visit that forum, click HERE.

On to the Conference Room... and don’t worry – it’s Casual Friday!

[Last Updated: 05/01/09 at 3:00 PM] Rachel
Favorite Moment: The Meredith Casual Friday outfit debacle… and all the pixelization it required.
Favorite Quote: "I am not to be truffled with." –Michael (followed closely by Darryl’s "What did I tell you about building forts in my warehouse?")
Overall Episode Grade: B+

Bob Vance Fans Unite!: Diane Sparkles
Favorite Moment: Michael trying to punch his way through the hoop.
Favorite Quote: "Close your mouth dear, you look like a trout" –Phyllis
Overall Episode Grade: A

Nette's Layouts: Nette
Favorite Moment: My favorite moment was when Kevin spilled his chili.
Favorite Quote: "Don't fall in love with me kid." -Meredith Palmer
Overall Episode Grade: B

Office News: Jackie
Favorite Moment: When Pam got the salesman job and high-fived Jim
Favorite Quote: "You don't understand clothing, Toby! You're dressed like this amorphous blob of khaki" -Andy Bernard
Overall Episode Grade: B

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Chat with Melora!

TheOfficeChat is sponsoring a little convo with Melora Hardin on Tuesday, May 12th at 7pm PST (10pm EST).

Melora will be asked questions submitted by fans, and then the chat will open up so that YOU can ask her questions yourself!

There will also be a Nifty Gifty Giveaway during the chat! For more information, please visit TheOfficeChat or NettesLayouts (the brand-new parent company of OfficeChat) or go directly to the announcement here...

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Special Screening and Q&A of 'Away We Go'

On May 8th, Back Stage and Focus Features are sponsoring a special Los Angeles screening of John Krasinski's new film Away We Go.

After the screening, a special question and answer session will feature John, along with the film's director Sam Mendes (American Beauty) and co-star Maya Rudolph (Saturday Night Live).

The screening will take place on Friday, May 8, 2009 at the Linwood Dunn Theater (1313 Vine St., Hollywood, CA). The screening begins promptly at 7 p.m. To RSVP, please call 818-777-3534... seating is first come, first served.

For more information, visit

BBC’s The Office Goes For An Adult Swim

Adult Swim today announced it has acquired the legendary hit BBC comedy, The Office, from BBC Worldwide.

Both seasons of the two-time Golden Globe Award-winning series will begin airing on Adult Swim this summer. Adult Swim will also air The Office Christmas special.

Today’s announcement to add The Office comes on the heels of the addition of the BBC hit The Mighty Boosh, a deal also done with BBC Worldwide, which had its Adult Swim debut March 29.

Adult Swim airs nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT).

[photo: bbc america]

The State of Motherhood

In an effort to supply simple solutions to make moms' lives easier, Splenda brought together a group of mom-experts and celebrity moms to discuss the things that affect moms across the country every day. The discussion facilitator was none other than our very own celebrity baby-mama, Melora Hardin.

To read all about the round-table discussion on the Splenda Website, go HERE...

Ricky Gervais Wrote A Book?

He sure did. A four-volume children's book series, as a matter of fact.

"Flanimals" encompasses a world inhabited by 50 species of creatures so ugly and misshapen they become cute and endearing.

And what's better? Universal-based Illumination Entertainment has announced it will create a 3-D animated feature based on "Flanimals" with Gervais voicing the lead character and Matt Selman (The Simpsons) writing!

"It will be great to play a short, fat, sweaty loser for a change," Gervais said. "A real stretch."

For more information, read the entire Variety article HERE...