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The Office is a comedy set in a paper sales company Dunder Mifflin. Shot in a mockumentary style the show follows the exploits of regional manager Michael Scott whose excruciating behaviour can make life difficult for his fellow employees. NBC 2005-???

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Season 8

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1 The List New branch manager Robert California has become ne...
New branch manager Robert California has become new Sabre CEO with Andy as his branch manager. Erin gets left with Robert's note book and sees a list of his employees' names written in two columns. Everyone becomes concerned over what the list means and when Robert takes one group to lunch the other group become paranoid. Pam is pregnant (with a boy) as is Angela.
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2 The Incentive Robert comes in to the office and tells Andy to do...
Robert comes in to the office and tells Andy to double the growth in sales. Andy doesn't know what to do and comes up with a lame incentive system. Jim pushes him to come up with more tempting offers and Andy foolishly offers to have a tattoo put on his butt as a prize. The office rallies together and achieves the points they need in one day.
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3 Lotto The entire warehouse crew win the lottery and quit...
The entire warehouse crew win the lottery and quit their jobs. Darryl, no longer part of their lottery pool, is thrown into a deep funk. He refuses to hire new people and asks Andy to fire him. Andy keeps pushing him to get back to work and snap out of it. Jim, Dwight, Erin and Kevin take on the warehouse duties and make a horrible mess of them.
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4 Garden Party Andy throws a garden party to impress his parents ...
Andy throws a garden party to impress his parents and Robert California. Dwight hosts it at his farm and hopes to use this opportunity to expand into the upscale party market. Jim publishes a fake book about garden parties to trick him into silliness.
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5 Spooked Andy frets over whether his Halloween party will b...
Andy frets over whether his Halloween party will be cool enough for Robert California. California is more interested in discovering the fears of his employees. Erin is upset to think that Andy isn't happy with her efforts in organising the Halloween party and struggles to make it scarier or sexier. Jim is unhappy to see that Pam still believes in ghosts.
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6 Doomsday Robert tells Andy to cut out the mistakes the bran...
Robert tells Andy to cut out the mistakes the branch keep making. Dwight comes up with a method of holding the whole office to account which everyone sees as a "Doomsday Device." When five errors trigger it Dwight leaves the office condemning them all to potentially be fired. Jim is dispatched to distract Robert while Pam leads a team to the Schrute Farm to talk Dwight down. Meanwhile Gabe and Darryl are both attracted to Val from the Warehouse.
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7 Pam's Replacement Pam is worried about her own attractiveness now th...
Pam is worried about her own attractiveness now that she is pregnant. Her replacement, Cathy, is young and attractive but Jim says he doesn't think so. Pam becomes irritated by this and asks Dwight to help her prove Jim is lying. Meanwhile Andy, Darryl and Kevin have a jam in the warehouse and are joined by Robert California.
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8 Gettysberg Andy tries to inspire the office into seeing their...
Andy tries to inspire the office into seeing their work like a war by taking them to Gettysburg. About half go with him and find the visit uninspiring and tiring. Gabe is confused for an Abraham Lincoln impersonator. The other half of the office are given a surprise visit by Robert California who is impressed by some of Kevin's ideas.
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9 Mrs. California Robert rushes into the office and tells Andy (in f...
Robert rushes into the office and tells Andy (in front of Jim) to not hire his wife. He then brings his wife, Susan, into the office and suggests that Andy find a role for her. Andy tries his best not to hire her but under relentless pressure from Robert he finally does. Andy asks the rest of the office to be mean to her which leads her to become suspicious. Meanwhile Dwight opens a gym in the building and pushes Darryl to join.
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10 Christmas Wishes Andy dresses up as Santa and grants holiday wishes...
Andy dresses up as Santa and grants holiday wishes for the rest of the office. He invites his girlfriend Jessica to the Christmas party and Erin is clearly upset about it. She gets drunk and reveals too much of her true feelings to Andy. Robert, also recently heartbroken, tries to comfort her. Darryl invites Val to the party and she misunderstands quite how fancy the occasion will be. Andy tells Jim and Dwight that their pranks are bothering Cathy. He threatens to hand their bonus over to the other if they are caught pranking again.
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11 Trivia Dwight wants a new job managing printer sales so h...
Dwight wants a new job managing printer sales so he heads to Florida to see Robert California. Andy is desperate to meet Robert's sales quota even if it means raising it outside of the office. When Oscar tells him about a thousand dollar prize at his bar trivia contest Andy drags the whole office there to win the money.
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12 Pool Party Robert is trying to sell his house. He bought it t...
Robert is trying to sell his house. He bought it to be a bachelor pad but ended up sharing it with his wife. Kevin suggests that they use it one last time to have a party. The whole office is invited and brings their swim gear. Andy's mum really likes Jessica and gave him a family ring to propose to her with. He doesn't plan to use it yet and then loses it at the party. Meredith tells Erin that Andy might still care about her. Erin enlists Dwight to make Andy jealous. Jim tries to leave early.
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13 Jury Duty Jim is welcomed back to the office after a week of...
Jim is welcomed back to the office after a week of jury duty. He admits to the camera that he actually took four days off. When Dwight uncovers the truth he tries to get Jim fired and the rest of the office are angry at the deception. Jim brings Pam and his children into the office to elicit sympathy. Meanwhile Angela gives birth prematurely and Oscar leads a small group to the hospital to see her. The child looks very healthy and full grown and Angela is forced to admit that she conceived the baby out of wedlock.
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14 Special Project Andy tells an excited Dwight that he is to lead a ...
Andy tells an excited Dwight that he is to lead a team down in Florida. Dwight carefully selects his team but Andy wants to change things. Dwight announces the revised team to the office in order to create dissent. It works and everyone is invited to make a pitch for why they deserve to go. Robert California also texts Jim, telling him to come.
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15 Tallahassee Dwight leads his taskforce into their meetings des...
Dwight leads his taskforce into their meetings despite suffering from appendicitis. The leader of special projects Nellie Bertrum organises the meetings while Dwight is wheeled off to hospital. Back in Scranton Andy has to cover the receptionist's desk.
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16 After Hours At the office Andy and Pam lead everyone in an eve...
At the office Andy and Pam lead everyone in an evening of order checking for the Tallahassee staff. Val's boyfriend Brandon brings them some food and accuses Darryl of sending flirtatious texts. Down in Tallahassee Dwight is desperate to be named VP and considers sleeping with Nellie when Packer seems to be headed down that route. Meanwhile Jim tries to have a quiet night in his room but Cathy comes in to "hang out."
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17 Test the Store Dwight takes charge of the opening of the new Sabr...
Dwight takes charge of the opening of the new Sabre store and has assigned everyone their duties. Ryan is supposed to give a big presentation but freaks out and runs away. Dwight begs Jim to take his place. Back in Scarnton Andy defends Pam from some mean kids and gets a black eye for his trouble. He claims it was a gang of thugs and asks Toby to teach everyone self defence.
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18 Last Day in Florida Erin begins working for the elderly Irene and tell...
Erin begins working for the elderly Irene and tells Andy that she isn't coming back. Darryl and Toby are selling cookies on behalf of their daughters. Kevin is their goldmine and he begins to make them do tasks to win his favour. Robert confides in Jim that he plans on dismissing the pitch for Sabre stores and that Dwight will be fired as a result. Jim tries everything he can think of to stop Dwight from giving his presentation to the board.
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19 Get the Girl Nellie arrives in Scranton as Andy reaches Florida...
Nellie arrives in Scranton as Andy reaches Florida. She seizes his office and Robert lets her. She sets up some performance evaluations and Jim tells everyone to refuse. When she offers every one raises they all agree to follow her (except Jim). In Tallahassee Andy declares his love for Erin who says they aren't meant to be together.
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20 Welcome Party Andy and Erin drive home via Jessica’s family ca...
Andy and Erin drive home via Jessica’s family cabin to break up with her. Andy tells everyone there that he is gay to avoid a scene. At the office Robert goes out of his way to make Nellie feel welcome. He assigns Dwight and Jim to help her move in while the rest of the office plan a party for her. They all resent her and so plan a party that she will hate.
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21 Angry Andy Andy and Erin return but Nellie won’t relinquish...
Andy and Erin return but Nellie won’t relinquish her new office. Andy turns to Robert but he is tempted by the thought of sex with Nellie and lets the confusion continue. That night Andy is so stressed that he can’t have sex with Erin. She confides in Dwight about this and he tells Nellie. She organises a staff meeting to discuss impotence. Erin verbally lashes out at Nellie and Andy follows suit, putting his hand through the wall again. Meanwhile Pam sets Kelly up with her paediatrician Ravi. Ryan is jealous and tries to win her back.
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22 Fundraiser Angela’s husband Robert is sponsoring a fundrais...
Angela’s husband Robert is sponsoring a fundraiser for a dog charity and Robert California buys a couple of tables for the office. The Senator is a little too friendly to Oscar and he confides his suspicions to Jim and Pam. Andy comes with Erin and pretends he isn’t still upset over being fired. Dwight mistakes the silent auction for a guessing game.
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23 Turf War Robert gets wildly drunk and makes an obscene phon...
Robert gets wildly drunk and makes an obscene phone call to Nellie. He also closes the Binghampton branch with no warning. Their clients are therefore up for grabs and Jim and Dwight are making lots of phone calls. One big client called Prestige are claimed by a salesman from the Syracuse branch, Harry Jannerone. Robert refuses to decide who has priority and Andy, who is hanging out at the office, seizes his opportunity. He races to Prestige and grabs the client for himself.
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24 Free Family Portrait Studio Andy dresses up as a janitor and begs Nellie to le...
Andy dresses up as a janitor and begs Nellie to let him clean the office. It’s all part of his delicious plan to be present when David Wallace arrives to announce he has bought Sabre. His friends worry about him though and his plan is ruined when David is late and then Nellie convinces him to let her stay on. Robert California makes a deal with David and heads off. Meanwhile Dwight stages an elaborate free photo shoot in an attempt to get some DNA from Angela’s baby.
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