This week we’re breaking down “Sabre” and the director of this ep, John Krasinski, sends in clips to share what it was like directing this very big episode. Dunder Mifflin has been acquired by the printer company, Sabre, and it’s CEO is the very powerful, no nonsense Jo Bennett played by Kathy Bates. This is also the episode that introduces Gabe Lewis played by Zach Woods! Angela talks about a “Save David Wallace” fan campaign, Jenna gives us everything we want to know about those special prop scissors used in the cold open and the ladies share about the real life inspiration behind that “bathroom moment” when Jim and Pam tour a local daycare. So have you ever tasted a rainbow? Because we think this episode might remind you of just that.
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1:11:42This week we’re breaking down “Happy Hour.” Oscar wants to spend more time with Matt from the warehouse, so he puts together a Dunder Mifflin Happy Hour at Sid & Dexter’s. Pam tries to sneakily introduce Michael to her single friend but when he finds out, “Date Mike” appears. Meanwhile, Dwight attempts to break his childbearing contract with Angela when he reconnects with Isabel. “The Office” cinematographer, Matt Sohn, sends in clips on what it was like to direct this episode including shooting most of the episode outside of the typical office location, Jenna gives a deep dive on the origin of Happy Hour and Angela points out one of Angela Martin’s most famous memes. We know you’ll enjoy this episode because “Hi. I’m Happy Hour. Nice to meet me. How do you like your eggs in the morning?”
56:29This week we’re breaking down “New Leads.” Sabre’s no cap on commission policy has gone to the sales team’s heads, and to get them under control, Michael hides the new leads which accidentally end up in the Scranton dump. Writer and director of the episode, Brent Forrester, sends in clips about working on this episode, Jenna breaks down how they made and shot the landfill scenes, and Angela gives Jenna and Sam a garbage quiz. So enjoy this episode, and may it make you believe that just as there can be hope in a frame, there can be hope in a dump.
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St. Patrick’s Day
1:13:18This week we’re breaking down “St. Patrick’s Day.” Michael learns to put his need for friendship aside to confront Jo Bennett for keeping the office late on St. Patrick’s Day. Meanwhile Darryl gets promoted when he shares a great shipping idea, and Erin and Andy have their first date despite Erin feeling under the weather. Kate Flannery sends in a clip about participating in the real Scranton St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Jenna shares a story about meeting Molly Shannon when she was first starting out in Hollywood, and Angela shares some fun candy bag alts as to why Angela Martin is anxious to get off work. So pour yourself a glass of green water, take a seat at your mega desk, and enjoy this episode!
The Delivery, Pt 2 with Lee Kirk
1:33:00This week, we’re breaking down the second part of “The Delivery, Pt 2.” Pam is having trouble breastfeeding Cece, and back at the office, Michael is playing matchmaker to Erin and Kevin, making Andy jealous. We have a special guest today! The ladies chat with Jenna’s husband Lee Kirk, who played Clark the Lactation Consultant. Jenna’s sister also sends in a clip about what it was like having The Office baby named after her daughter, we find out what special holiday this episode was shot on, and we hear another interesting fan theory about the Scranton Strangler. So enjoy this great episode, we promise it’s much better than the chemistry between Kevin and Erin.
The Delivery, Pt 1
1:03:00This week we’re breaking down the first part of “The Delivery.” Jim and Pam’s baby is on the way! Pam is having “contraptions” at work but insists on holding off on going to the hospital until after midnight so her health insurance will cover an extra day. Meanwhile, Dwangela is back when Dwight realizes he must have a child of his own and sparks a contractual agreement with Angela Martin. Angela uncovers a deleted Creed runner, Jenna shares the YouTube video that inspired Andy’s Evolution of Dance moment that also involved some very noisy pants. So enjoy this episode while you eat your second lunch, or perhaps your first dinner, or maybe even an Ultra Feast! Check out Judson Laipply’s Evoltuion of Dance video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMH0bHeiRNg
“The Office BFFs” Book Q&A
59:40This week is a special episode of “Office Ladies,” Jenna and Angela answer fan questions about their brand new book, “The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There.” The ladies talk about how they came to write the book which included finding a perfect system that worked for their different writing styles. And the ladies share another part of their audiobook! Have you grabbed your copy yet? Because the book is here!! Link to AudiobookLink to Book, Ebook, Audiobook
Chapter 1 from “The Office BFFs” Audiobook
41:49Surprise! Jenna and Angela are giving you Chapter 1 from their audiobook, “The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There”! Take a listen and get excited for the official release on May 17th. Thank you for being an “Office Ladies” fan! Link to AudiobookLink to Book, Ebook, Audiobook
The Manager and the Salesman
1:09:28This week we’re breaking down “The Manager and the Salesman.” Sabre CEO Jo Bennett, played by the Kathy Bates, visits Dunder Mifflin only to discover there are two co-managers, Michael and Jim. She gives them the ultimatum that there can only be one manager. Meanwhile it’s Valentine’s Day and Andy confuses Erin by giving Valentine’s Day cards to everyone in the office, including a pretty romantic one to Kelly. Fans send in some great continuity catches, Jenna shares how the cast and crew worked with the two Great Danes, including a particularly invasive stunt with Ed Helms, and Angela makes beet vodka in honor of Dwight. So grab your Sabre handbook and Jo Bennett’s autobiography, because this is another great episode.
1:42:02This week we’re breaking down “Sabre” and the director of this ep, John Krasinski, sends in clips to share what it was like directing this very big episode. Dunder Mifflin has been acquired by the printer company, Sabre, and it’s CEO is the very powerful, no nonsense Jo Bennett played by Kathy Bates. This is also the episode that introduces Gabe Lewis played by Zach Woods! Angela talks about a “Save David Wallace” fan campaign, Jenna gives us everything we want to know about those special prop scissors used in the cold open and the ladies share about the real life inspiration behind that “bathroom moment” when Jim and Pam tour a local daycare. So have you ever tasted a rainbow? Because we think this episode might remind you of just that. Check out Yaki Margulies on Twitter/Instagram @yakimargulies
1:00:29This week we’re breaking down “The Banker.” Since Dunder Mifflin is being sold, an investment banker visits the office to talk with HR, a.k.a. Toby. And what do ya know? It’s a clip show! Actor David Costabile (“Breaking Bad”, “Billions,” “The Wire”) sends in clips about his experience playing the banker, Eric Ward. Jenna breaks down the history of clip shows on television, Angela gives a list of the most popular books people read while on the toilet and we also learn the Top 5 “Office” quotes that fans loved up to the airing of this episode. So knit a sweater for a kitten and find out why this was the only clip show episode of “The Office.”