The Office: Episode 158 – Welcome Party

The Writer – Steve Hely Directed by – Ed Helms A brief synopsis – Andy and Erin make their way back from Florida with a stopover in southern Pennsylvania to break up with Jessica.  Nellie is down after her move into town.  Robert orders the group to throw a party for her. The best line – Andy (with Erin … Continue reading The Office: Episode 158 – Welcome Party

The Office: Episode 156 – Last Day in Florida

The Writer – Matt Sohn Directed by – Robert Padnick A brief synopsis – When Robert California reveals he hates Nellie's business plan, Jim has to work against Dwight to keep him from getting fired. Andy learns that Erin is not going to return to Scranton.  Darryl and Toby compete with each other to get the big cookie … Continue reading The Office: Episode 156 – Last Day in Florida

The Office: Episode 155 – Test the Store

The Writer – Brent Forrester Directed by – Mindy Kaling A brief synopsis – Dwight is put in charge of opening the store and things go about as well as expected.  Andy gets beat up by a little girl, bringing up a need for Toby to give a demonstration about self-defense, which gets Andy in between Kelly and Toby. … Continue reading The Office: Episode 155 – Test the Store

The Office: Episode 153 – Tallahassee

The Writer – Daniel Chun Directed by – Matt Sohn A brief synopsis – Dwight competes with Packer and other Dunder Mifflin coworkers trying to impress Sabre special projects president, Nellie Bertram.   Nothing can stop him, even appendicitis.  Andy finds a liking for reception. The best line – Dwight (reading the wall in Jim's room … Continue reading The Office: Episode 153 – Tallahassee

The Office: Episode 152 – Special Project

The Writer –  Amile Gillette Directed by – David Rogers A brief synopsis – Dwight and Andy debate while deciding which employees will go with Dwight on a special project that he is assigned to in Tallahassee.  Pam, meanwhile, is back from maternity leave, only to be upstaged by Angela, who is back after 4 days, and … Continue reading The Office: Episode 152 – Special Project

The Office: Episode 150 – Pool Party

The Writer –  Owen Ellickson Directed by – Charles MacDougall A brief synopsis – A depressed Robert California over the prospects of losing his Playboy Mansion at under market value takes Kevin's advice and throws an office pool party there.  Erin decides to try towin Andy back after hearing something from Meredith.  To do this, she makes … Continue reading The Office: Episode 150 – Pool Party

The Office: Episode 149 – Trivia

The Writer –  Steve Hely Directed by – B.J. Novak A brief synopsis – Andy tries to make a group out of Oscar entering a trivia contest, while Dwight heads to Florida to pursue other opportunities within Sabre. The best line – Robert: Alligators are dinosaurs Dwight. You know that right? Dwight: Mmmm, it's complicated. 2nd best line … Continue reading The Office: Episode 149 – Trivia

The Office: Episode 148 – Christmas Wishes

The Writer –  Mindy Kaling Directed by – Ed Helms A brief synopsis – Andy bends over backwards to try and make everyones' Christmas wishes come true, which leads to awkwardness when he hear's Erin's wish.  Dwight and Jim's teasing goes too far for Kathy's liking.  Andy's subsequent command makes a bigger issue. The best line – … Continue reading The Office: Episode 148 – Christmas Wishes

The Office: Episode 147 – Mrs. California

The Writer –  Dan Greaney Directed by – Charlie Grandy A brief synopsis – Robert makes Andy practice both sides of nepotism...a lot.  Dwight opens a gym in the building, and Daryl tries to make use of it to impress Val. The best line - Andy: What I wouldn't give for one of Phyllis' classic room clearing farts right … Continue reading The Office: Episode 147 – Mrs. California

The Office: Episode 146 – Gettysburg

The Writer –  Robert Padnick Directed by – Jeffrey Blitz A brief synopsis – In hopes of motivating the group, Andy decides to take them to Gettysburg.  Those who stay behind are subject to Robert's quest for originality. The best line – "I thought you said you weren't going to look back." Dwight to Andy, walking away … Continue reading The Office: Episode 146 – Gettysburg