Top 10 Episodes of The Office
WIth next weeks series finale looming over my head like a guillotine. I figured it would be best to honour The Office the best way I know how…with a cheap, under-seen, half-assed top 10. Of course I am just kidding. The Office has been one of favourite television shows ever since I can remember and its finale is weighing heavily on me. I know that a lot of you out there may be frustrated with its direction since Steve Carrell’s exit. However, I am one of the few who has stuck around through the good and bad and I hope there are more of you like me. While the seasons since Carrell’s exit have not been as fruitful, the characters remain potent. Now, before I start tearing up, let’s get into the top 10.
Honourable Mentions: “Garage Sale” Michael proposes to Holly, Season 7: Episode 19, “The Coup” Also known as the Call of Duty episode, Season 3: Episode 3, “Happy Hour” The date Mike episode, Season 6: Episode 21.
10: “Christmas Party” Season 2: Episode 10.
Highlights: Yankee Swap and the entire office gets drunk.
9: “Cafe Disco” Season 5: Episode 27.
Highlights: Michael teases Kevin with a non-existant cookie, Dwight accidentally slaps Michael in the head, and Jim and Pam almost get married.
8: “Booze Cruise” Season 2: Episode 11
Highlights: Guest appearance by Amy Adams, Michael causes panic claiming the boat is sinking, and Dwight thinks he is steering the boat.
7: “Dinner Party” Season 4: Episode 13.
Highlights: Jim tires to ditch Pam and Michael and Jan’s epic fight.
6: “Beach Games” Season 3: Episode 23.
Highlights: Pam’s assertive speech, Stanley sumo wrestling Jim, Andy floating helpless in a sumo suit on a lake, and Dwight laying down on hot coals.
5: “Fun Run” Season 4: Episodes 1 and 2.
Highlights: Jim and Pam admit they are dating, Michael hits Meredith with his car, and Michael vomits fettucini alfredo.
4: “Niagara” Season 6: Episodes 4 and 5.
Highlights: Pam and Jim finally get married, the employees of Dunder Mifflin dance, Dwight accidentally kicks his date in the face.
3: “Goodbye, Michael” Season 7: Episode 22.
Highlights: The entire cast could hardly act due to actual tears off screen and Michael’s goodbyes with Jim and Pam.
2: “Stress Relief” Season 5: Episodes 14 and 15.
Highlights: Dwight purposely locks the entire office in the building and convinces them there is a fire, Dwight cuts the face off of a CPR dummy and wears it.
1: “The Job” Season 3: Episodes 24 and 25.
Highlights: Michael, Jim, and Karen interview for a job in New York, Jan gets fired and does not go quietly, and Jim finally asks Pam out on a date.
“I’m sorry, what was the question?”