The Office co-stars and best friends, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, are doing the ultimate The Office re-watch podcast for you. Each week Jenna and Angela will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind the scene stories that only two people who were there, can tell you.
1:00:55This week we’re breaking down Night Out. In pursuit of finding the love of his life, Michael clup-hops with Ryan and Dwight in New York City. Meanwhile, the rest of the Dunder Mifflin crew gets locked in the parking lot. Terry Carnation, host of the podcast Dark Air, reads today’s episode summary and we hear from Noel Petok on what it was like to play Ryan’s friend, Troy. Angela gives us the history of the slow clap, Kate Flannery sends in an audio clip about what it was like getting hit in the head with that football and Jenna gives great advice on how to avoid a UTI. So pour yourself a glass of wine and sink into a hot bath because you deserve this episode. Listen to Dark Air with Terry Carnation: https://www.stitcher.com/show/dark-air-with-terry-carnation
1:02:34This week we’re breaking down Chair Model. After a disastrous dinner party, Michael is single and finds himself falling in love with a chair model from an office supply catalog. Meanwhile Kevin and Andy fight to get their parking spaces back from a construction project by confronting the Five Families. We hear from Paul Faust who actually played himself as one of the heads of the Five Families. Jenna spots a sparkling Michael accessory, Creed Bratton gives theories on why the character Creed was trying to score three office chairs, and Angela reveals something pretty special about the chair she’s been using to record Office Ladies. You totally should listen to this episode, no shortn’t about it. Check out Paul Faust’s Survival Kits at 1800Prepare.com
Happy Spring Break and A Look Back on Booze Cruise with Greg Daniels
1:23:55It’s Spring Break and what better way to enjoy the week off than with Booze Cruise!? Take a trip down memory lane to when Jenna and Angela sat down with living legend Greg Daniels (The Office, Upload, Star Force). Jenna, Angela and Greg break down this episode together and Greg brought his own notecards! They chat about creating the U.S. version of The Office, Brenda from corporate, and Greg shines a light on the Kelly to Mindy transition. This episode is jam-packed with info and fun insights, so wait to do your snorkel shots until the episode is over y'all!
1:39:49This week we’re breaking down Dinner Party! Michael finally outsmarts Jim and Pam forcing them to come over to his condo for dinner. Steve Carell reads this week’s summary, and we hear from Melora Hardin, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Ed Helms, Beth Grant and director Paul Feig on what it was like to be a part of this infamous episode. The ladies also discuss the writer’s strike, which scene was the hardest to get through without laughing and a gassy car incident. So put that Osso Buco in the oven, turn off your tiny plasma TV and curl up on your bed bench to enjoy the behind-the-scenes magic of this amazingly cringey episode.
1:07:20This week we’re breaking down The Deposition. When Jan sues Dunder Mifflin, she brings in Michael as a witness which to no surprise, doesn’t go well. Back at the office, Kelly smack talks Pam when Jim loses to Darryl at ping pong. Angela shares how her kitchen table has been turned into a ping pong table, Jenna looks up the difference between “trash talk” and “smack talk” in the Merriam Webster dictionary and the ladies discuss a missed storyline simply labeled “Dwight gets stuck in the wall”. So grab your paddle Seemiller style ‘cause we’re serving up all the spin serves with this episode. Check out actress Valeri Ross’ bio: https://www.valeriross.com/bio
1:02:46This week we’re breaking down Survivor Man. When Michael is excluded from Ryan’s corporate camping trip, Michael ventures out into the woods and goes on his own solo camping adventure. Meanwhile, Jim tries to consolidate the office’s birthdays. The ladies break down Dwight’s menagerie of weapons, they talk about using tiny potatoes for bird eggs and Angela gets personal about birthday cakes. This episode is like a montage of birthday celebrations and you’re invited!
52:18This week we’re breaking down Branch Wars. When Karen tries to poach Stanley to come work for the Dunder Mifflin Utica branch, Michael, Dwight and Jim, against his will, slap on some fakey ‘staches and go to Utica to prank Karen. Meanwhile back at the office, it’s the Finer Things Club! Adam Jamal Craig (NCIS: Los Angeles) sends in clips to share his experience of playing Rolando, the Utica receptionist. The ladies share their love of looking at strangers’ wedding photos, Angela does a deep dive on Manet painting Monet and Jenna shares having a Finer Things Club reunion lunch where unlike the episode, Ed Helms was allowed to join. So put on your berets, don’t pop popcorn and enjoy this episode!
1:12:35This week we’re breaking down Local Ad. Director Jason Reitman sends in clips about his experience directing this great episode. The ladies talk about Michael getting the entire office to shoot their own Dunder Mifflin commercial, as Dwight deals with his breakup with Angela by retreating further into his Second (Second) Life. Jenna does a deep dive on earworms, the ladies make crossover connections that all seem to lead to the TV show, Monk, and Angela shares why she had to be superimposed onto the rooftop scene. So if you don’t hate being titillated, break me off a piece of that Fancy Feast and enjoy this ep!
Revisited with Randall Einhorn
1:16:42This week we’re taking a Second Drink of the second half of Season 3. To kick off this Revisited, we are joined by cinematographer and director, Randall Einhorn! Randall discusses what it was like to shoot The Office, direct episodes and the invention of the pooty scooty. Afterwards, Jenna and Angela answer more fan questions and go over everything we missed from Back from Vacation to The Job. We learn about a Spam museum, we hear from Jackie Debatin who played Elizabeth the Stripper, and we have some Keanu Reeves crossover with The Office. This second drink is so good, you won’t want to miss out.
Money Part 2
1:04:26This week we finish breaking down Money. Jenna and Angela geek out over fancy porta potties as we watch Michael DECLARE BANKRUPTCY in an effort to deal with his money problems. We’re also introduced to a new office couple, Kelly and Darryl. Jenna and Angela discuss the hardest word to spell as a new parent, Jenna gets on a panty line soapbox and Angela discovers a dark truth involving John Wick. This is another great episode for whoever loves Office Ladies. Or is it whomever?