It’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!
More episodes from "Office Ladies"
A Look Back on Grief Counseling
1:20:41As Jenna and Angela prepare for Season 5 of The Office, Office Ladies takes a look back at Grief Counseling. This episode starts off with some real life bird trouble, and we get some special audio treats from Mindy Kaling and the episode writer herself, Jen Celotta. Then we dig into chip rankings, we clear up a fan theory around Ed Truck’s death, and we find out who’s been moving the conference table. Finally, we get a writer’s room deep dive on Dwight’s absorbed twin speech, and Jenna learns to not touch melons in France. Amen! Audio excerpt courtesy Penguin Random House Audio from Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling, narrated by the author. © 2011 by Mindy Kaling, ℗ 2011 Penguin Random House LLC
Goodbye Toby, Part 2
1:05:32This week we finish breaking down Goodbye Toby. During Toby’s goodbye party, Michael tries to get closer to Holly but finds himself being pulled back to Jan after discovering some big news that involves a pro tennis player. Meanwhile, an unexpected proposal happens. Jenna and Angela give Toby a “Show Bible Goodbye”, Angela shares how she almost didn’t make it to set for a very important scene and a couple of Michael’s parody songs are brought to life! This episode is so special you won’t want to say goodbye to it. Toby on the other hand... I mean, who does he think he is? Parody songs performed by Joshua Snyder and Jordan Duffy.
Bonus Episode: Monday Motivation
44:51Today is an extra dose of Office Ladies for your Monday! The theme is “What keeps you motivated and moving?” Jenna and Angela break down their friendship, what led them to make this podcast and how Office Ladies comes together each week. This episode is jammed packed with daily rituals that help get the ladies through their week, more Office casting stories and even a best friends quiz! Kick your week off right with this Monday Motivation episode.
Goodbye Toby, Part 1
53:25Today we’re breaking down Goodbye Toby. To kick off this two part episode, Paul Lieberstein sent in audio clips to talk about what it was like to write himself off the show and introduce Holly Flax, played by Amy Ryan. When Toby has his last day at Dunder Mifflin, Michael insists on throwing him a huge going away party. Angela Martin scoffs at the idea, so Phyllis steps in. While breaking down Pratt Institute, Jenna ends up quoting her own book, The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide. Creed chimes in about his famous “quabity assuance” scene and Angela learns the difference between “hot to trot” and “fired up”. This episode is cruisin’ for a bruisin’, so listen up! Link to Jenna’s book, The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide: https://www.amazon.com/Actors-Life-Survival-Guide/dp/1944648224
57:25Today we’re breaking down Job Fair. Michael, Pam, Oscar and Darryl set up a booth at Valley View High School’s Job Fair in hopes of finding a new intern. Jim, Andy and Kevin golf with a potential client. Jenna and Angela speculate what a crossover episode between The Office and Monk would have been like, a fan gives a theory on why Pam skipped volleyball during PE and the ladies reveal which Office castmember is really good at golf. We’d never tell this to its face, but this is a wonderful and gifted episode. Listen to Stephen and Lori Saux' Down Syndrome Parenting and Advocacy podcast, If We Knew Then: https://ifweknewthen.com
Did I Stutter?
52:19This week we’re breaking down Did I Stutter? When Stanley snaps at Michael, Michael must stand up for himself as Stanley's manager. Meanwhile Dwight buys Andy’s car, and Pam has to forgo contact lenses and wear her backup glasses to work. Angela rocks her original Did I Stutter? shooting draft, Jenna does a deep dive on Mad Libs and the ladies reveal The Office writing staff’s mantra: “small, real, relatable”. This is a wonderful episode that definitely doesn’t sound like noise coming out of an ugly scientist.
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.