This week we’re breaking down the first part of Lecture Circuit! To help improve sales across all the Dunder Mifflin, Michael and Pam travel to different branches and attempt to give helpful lectures. Meanwhile, Jim and Dwight have taken over the Party Planning Committee and they do their best to make Kelly happy after forgetting her birthday. The ladies talk precision driving vs fakey driving, Jenna points out suitcase acting and Angela does a deep dive on the candy, Mounds Bar. This ep is so good, you’re going to half-heartedly throw candy in the air and drone, “It is your birthday.” “Office Ladies” Merch: https://www.podswag.com/collections/office-ladies “It is Your Birthday.” Wrapping Paper “It is Your Birthday” Gift Bag Set
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1:01:57This week we’re breaking down “New Boss”. Michael’s 15th Anniversary work party gets thwarted by the new, no-nonsense Vice President of the Northeast Region, Charles Miner, played by Idris Elba. The ladies dish some fun fast facts about Idris, Angela explains what she thinks a petting zoo at Burning Man is and Jenna addresses a couple “fan mail flurries” on how long Michael has actually worked at Dunder Mifflin and Jim’s "number two" position. This episode is an extremely attractive one, so put on your tuxedo and enjoy! Listen to Idris Elba’s song “Fudge”: https://djmag.com/news/idris-elba-has-released-new-house-track-fudge
Golden Ticket with Rainn Wilson
1:20:07This week we’re breaking down “Golden Ticket”, and Rainn Wilson calls in to give an in depth interview about his experience playing the eccentric, unforgettable Dwight Schrute. When Michael’s Willy Wonka inspired “golden ticket” idea backfires, Michael tries to get Dwight to take the blame. Angela tells a story about her dad winning a pink car, Rainn reveals a mysterious white peacock that’s moved into his yard and Jenna shares a great product idea a friend and her came up with in school that involves a baster. So enjoy this episode during your daily power stroll! Check out Rainn Wilson’s podcast, “Metaphysical Milkshake”: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/metaphysical-milkshake-with-rainn-reza/id1566052074
1:11:55This week we’re breaking down Blood Drive! Michael throws a Lonely Hearts Club party at the office for Valentine’s Day, hoping the woman he met earlier at the blood drive shows up. Meanwhile Jim, Pam, Phyllis and Bob Vance (of Vance Refrigeration) go on a double date that ends in Phyllis needing to chug a bunch of water. Katie Aselton sends in clips on what it was like to play the mysterious glove girl, Jenna does a deep dive on blood drives, and Angela discusses the new controversial trend of solo moons. This episode is so great, it’s going to inspire single people to hop back into the marina and get hit by cupid’s sparrow. Check out the book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6493208-the-immortal-life-of-henrietta-lacks Read more about Solo Moons - “Until Honeymoons Do Us Part”: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/13/fashion/weddings/until-honeymoon-we-do-part.html
Lecture Circuit, Pt 2
1:00:14This week we finish breaking down Lecture Circuit. Pam and Michael make a detour to visit Holly at the Dunder Mifflin Nashua branch only to encounter her new boyfriend, AJ. Angela Martin sold her engagement ring from Andy to buy Princess Lady, a fancy cat, and now has to intervene with her other cats to make sure Princess Lady is bonding appropriately. We hear clips from guest star, Rob Huebel, on what it was like to play AJ, Angela gives us a breakdown of the cat licking scene and Jenna reveals who wrote the Holly letter she read on Michael’s behalf. This episode is so good, you’re gonna ask for more “Office Ladies” at your work birthday, instead of an hour of napping or an hour of TV. Friend Zone with Rob Huebel and Paul Sheer: https://www.twitch.tv/friendzone The Fan Connection: https://www.fanconnectionmovie.com/the-fans Cat Tongue Pacifier Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_beJnlTeTk
Lecture Circuit, Pt 1
1:09:45This week we’re breaking down the first part of Lecture Circuit! To help improve sales across all the Dunder Mifflin, Michael and Pam travel to different branches and attempt to give helpful lectures. Meanwhile, Jim and Dwight have taken over the Party Planning Committee and they do their best to make Kelly happy after forgetting her birthday. The ladies talk precision driving vs fakey driving, Jenna points out suitcase acting and Angela does a deep dive on the candy, Mounds Bar. This ep is so good, you’re going to half-heartedly throw candy in the air and drone, “It is your birthday.” “Office Ladies” Merch: https://www.podswag.com/collections/office-ladies “It is Your Birthday.” Wrapping Paper “It is Your Birthday” Gift Bag Set
Stress Relief, Pt 2
51:05This week we finish breaking down “Stress Relief”. In a continued effort to relieve the office’s stress, Michael demands a comedic roast of himself; meanwhile Pam, Jim and Andy finish watching the very saucy film, “Mrs. Albert Hannaday”, starring Jack Black, Cloris Leachman and Jessica Alba. Jenna does a deep dive on Cloris Leachman, the ladies share stories of acting on a sitcom vs a single camera comedy, and Angela reveals that Angela Martin’s comedic inspiration is Jeff Foxworthy. Then “The Office” writer’s assistant, Nate Federman, sends in a clip sharing his cameo experience as the young man Jack Black catches passionately kissing Cloris Leachman. So sit back, relax and get ready to scream, “Boom Roasted”! Check out Rick Overton’s comedy special, “Set List”: https://www.comedydynamics.com/catalog/rick-overtons-set-list/
Stress Relief Pt 1
1:13:20This week we’re breaking down “Stress Relief”! To kick off this two-part episode, the ladies break down one of the most famous cold opens of “The Office”, featuring clips from Rainn Wilson, Oscar Nuñez, Brian Baumgartner and cinematographer, Randall Einhorn. When Dwight stages a fake fire, Stanley has a heart attack and Michael goes into overdrive to protect Stanley. The ladies reveal how much went into this episode that premiered right after SuperBowl XLIII, which includes Angela walking us through everything that went behind “Save Bandit!”. Jenna points out the use of a montage that was unusual for the show and we rock out to the Bee Gee's “Stayin' Alive”, which giving CPR to its beat actually saves lives. So keep away from Michael so you can be stress free and relaxed while you listen to this very epic episode.
Prince Family Paper
55:18This week we’re breaking down Prince Family Paper! When David Wallace asks Michael and Dwight to go undercover and scout out a family-owned paper business, Michael’s conscience gets to him. Meanwhile back in the office, everyone debates whether Hillary Swank is hot or not. (The ladies may get on a soapbox or two for this one.) Jenna does a deep dive on Hillary Swank, the ladies delve into all the creative production work that went behind building and shooting the Prince Family Paper company, and Angela shares a funny blooper where a cast member got bits of smoked almonds spit on them. So congratulate yourself for getting up and putting on clothes today, we think that’s hot and totally deserving of this fun episode.
A Look Back on Conflict Resolution
1:03:02This week we’re taking a look back on Conflict Resolution. This is the episode where Oscar and Angela feud over the babies playing jazz poster, Jenna shares some amazing insights on the talking heads, both ladies talk about magazine photoshoots with their cats, and we discover whose names are on the plaques hung all around Dunder Mifflin. The ladies also wonder if ‘save the dates’ are worth the trouble, and then we get into Michael’s conflict resolution style, along with some major Pam sass. Finally, we talk about all the hilarious pranks Jim has played on Dwight, and discuss that office group photo. This episode is definitely a “win, win, win”!
1:11:18This week we’re breaking down The Duel! When Michael tells Andy that Angela and Dwight are having an affair, Andy and Dwight challenge each other to a duel for Angela’s hand! Jenna does a deep dive on duels, Office writer Ryan Koh calls in to share a behind-the-scenes racing accident, and Angela breaks down all the fakey items used to create the duel scene. There’s also talk of a casting sheet filled with cat headshots! And Jenna may have worn something in real life that Meredith wore in this episode… So enjoy The Duel! And remember, always keep an eye out for a Prius slowly trying to crush you.