The Best Episodes of The Office (US)

Last Updated: Oct 4, 2018

A fresh and funny mockumentary-style glimpse into the daily interactions of the eccentric workers at the Dunder Mifflin paper supply company. This fast-paced comedy parodies contemporary American water-cooler culture.

Finale

#1 - Finale

Season 9 - Episode 23

Months after the airing of the documentary, the workers of Dunder Mifflin, past and present, gather for a wedding and a final round of interviews. Mysteries are solved, hatchets are buried, pranks are prunked.

star 9.07
1,077 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Greg Daniels
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A.A.R.M.

#2 - A.A.R.M.

Season 9 - Episode 22

Jim convinces Dwight that he needs to choose someone to act as an Assistant to the Assistant Regional Manager; the two subsequently hold tryouts for the position. After her daycare turns away her child, Angela is forced to bring her kid to work. Andy auditions for "The Next Great A Cappella Sensation".

star 8.52
945 votes
Writers: David Rogers
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Goodbye, Toby (2)

#3 - Goodbye, Toby (2)

Season 4 - Episode 19

Toby leaves Dunder Mifflin, and Michael plans a huge goodbye party... out of joy. Angela refuses to help with it, so Michael turns to Phyllis. Dwight and Meredith harass Holly, their new HR representative.

star 8.49
312 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Paul Lieberstein, Jen Celotta
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Goodbye, Michael

#4 - Goodbye, Michael

Season 7 - Episode 22

Michael wants to have a drama-free day at work on his last day before moving to Colorado. Meanwhile, Deangelo Vickers and Andy Bernard scramble to retain Michael's biggest clients.

star 8.40
875 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Greg Daniels
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Casino Night

#5 - Casino Night

Season 2 - Episode 22

In the season finale, Dunder-Mifflin holds a Casino Night in the warehouse to benefit charity. While Michael faces the task of juggling two dates, Jim is forced to ponder the reality of transferring to the Stamford branch and what that means for his relationship with Pam.

star 8.33
1,028 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Steve Carell
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Niagara (2)

#6 - Niagara (2)

Season 6 - Episode 5

Andy suffers an unfortunate accident, while Pam and Jim suffer from pre-wedding jitters.

star 8.32
671 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Greg Daniels, Mindy Kaling
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Garage Sale

#7 - Garage Sale

Season 7 - Episode 19

The office holds a garage sale in the warehouse. Michael decides to propose to Holly, and runs into trouble thinking of how to do it well.

star 8.24
860 votes
Directors: Steve Carell
Writers: Jon Vitti
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Livin' the Dream

#8 - Livin' the Dream

Season 9 - Episode 21

Andy attempts to get enough strength to quit his job and pursue his dream as an actor. Dwight finally receives his black belt in karate from his new sensei. Jim returns to Scranton and spends time with Pam.

star 8.22
939 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
Writers: Niki Schwartz-Wright
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Stress Relief

#9 - Stress Relief

Season 5 - Episode 13

Dwight must makes amends with the office after his fire safety seminar goes awry; Michael tries to get his employees to relax; Andy becomes convinced that Pam and Jim are film gurus.

star 8.22
994 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
Writers: Paul Lieberstein
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Broke

#10 - Broke

Season 5 - Episode 23

Michael's new company struggles to make early morning deliveries while the office tries to get their expense reports in on time after Angela enforces Dunder Mifflin's policy.

star 8.20
835 votes
Directors: Steve Carrell
Writers: Charlie Grandy
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The Job

#11 - The Job

Season 3 - Episode 23

A job opening at Dunder Mifflin's corporate offices has Michael, Jim, and Karen in New York City competing against one another, leaving Dwight in charge of the Scranton branch.

star 8.20
915 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Michael Schur, Paul Lieberstein
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Niagara (1)

#12 - Niagara (1)

Season 6 - Episode 4

The Dunder Mifflin staff head to Niagara Falls for Jim and Pam's wedding, with the understanding that her pregnancy is a forbidden discussion topic, but Jim's slip of the tongue prods Michael to attempt damage control.

star 8.09
901 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Greg Daniels, Mindy Kaling
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Gay Witch Hunt

#13 - Gay Witch Hunt

Season 3 - Episode 1

On the heels of Casino Night, Michael inadvertently outs a gay employee; Jim adjusts to his promotion, new office, and life without Pam.

star 8.06
1,174 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Greg Daniels
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Goodbye, Toby (1)

#14 - Goodbye, Toby (1)

Season 4 - Episode 18

Toby leaves Dunder Mifflin, and Michael plans a huge goodbye party... out of joy. Angela refuses to help with it, so Michael turns to Phyllis. Dwight and Meredith harass Holly, their new HR representative.

star 8.05
620 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Paul Lieberstein, Jen Celotta
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Company Picnic

#15 - Company Picnic

Season 5 - Episode 26

At the company picnic, Michael and Holly are reunited for the first time since their split. The rest of the staff competes in games, such as the volleyball tournament.

star 8.04
822 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Jennifer Celotta, Paul Lieberstein
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Threat Level Midnight

#16 - Threat Level Midnight

Season 7 - Episode 17

Michael screens his action film Threat Level Midnight to the office after eleven years of writing, shooting, re-shooting, and editing. The film features Michael as Agent Michael Scarn, Dwight as Scarn's sidekick, and Jim as archnemesis "Goldenface," as well as several people from Michael's past.

star 8.04
835 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: B. J. Novak
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Cafe Disco

#17 - Cafe Disco

Season 5 - Episode 25

Michael decides to open a cafe-disco in his old office. Pam and Jim are planning a secret trip.

star 7.99
822 votes
Writers: Warren Lieberstein, Halsted Sullivan
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Dinner Party

#18 - Dinner Party

Season 4 - Episode 13

Out of excuses, Jim and Pam join Jan and Michael for a dinner party. Things get complicated when Andy and Angela are asked to join, and Dwight's jealousy gets the best of him.

star 7.98
861 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg
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Beach Games

#19 - Beach Games

Season 3 - Episode 22

Michael is being considered for a position in corporate, but also plans a day of "Survivor" like competitions while the office workers visit Lake Scranton. Pam is not asked to join in on any of the competitions and is forced to sit and watch Jim and Karen have fun.

star 7.98
890 votes
Directors: Harold Ramis
Writers: Jennifer Celotta, Greg Daniels
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After Hours

#20 - After Hours

Season 8 - Episode 16

A power play unfolds in Tallahassee when Dwight and Todd Packer compete to become Nellie's vice president. Meanwhile, Jim receives an unwelcome visitor, and Andy forces the Scranton staffers to work late.

star 7.97
825 votes
Writers: Halsted Sullivan, Warren Lieberstein
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Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager

#21 - Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager

Season 7 - Episode 24

Dwight takes charge of the office and immediately imposes his will on the staff. Gabe hopes to get back together with Erin.

star 7.97
796 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Justin Spitzer
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Classy Christmas (2)

#22 - Classy Christmas (2)

Season 7 - Episode 12

Michael could not be happier when Toby has to take a leave of absence and corporate sends Holly Flax to cover for him. Pam is forced to do a second Christmas party after Michael wants the party to be on the day Holly returns to Scranton. Meanwhile, Jim regrets agreeing to a snowball fight with Dwight

star 7.96
571 votes
Directors: Rainn Wilson
Writers: Mindy Kaling
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A Benihana Christmas

#23 - A Benihana Christmas

Season 3 - Episode 10

In a special one hour Christmas episode, Michael sends out an inappropriate photo Christmas Card which lands him in hot water with his girlfriend Carol (guest star Nancy Walls). Andy (guest star Ed Helms) takes Michael out drinking, with Dwight (Rainn Wilson) and Jim (John Krasinski). Tensions on the party planning committee between Angela (Angela Kinsey), Pam (Jenna Fischer) and Karen (Rashida Jones) results in two rival parties being thrown.

star 7.95
1,040 votes
Directors: Harold Ramis
Writers: Jennifer Celotta
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The Injury

#24 - The Injury

Season 2 - Episode 12

When Michael burns his foot with his George Foreman mini-grill, he requires the entire office staff to work around his new injury. When the workers aren't so keen on obliging, Michael gets angry and calls in a man in a wheelchair to put out the message that disabled people are people too. Meanwhile, Dwight acts stranger than usual, acting really nice and helpful towards Pam. It isn't until the end of the day when everyone realizes that the car accident Dwight was in earlier that day gave him a concussion (but was overshadowed by Michael's dramatization of his own burn), and Jim and Michael immediately take him to the hospital. Needless to say, Michael doesn't appreciate the extra attention that the doctors and nurses pay Dwight.

star 7.94
1,120 votes
Directors: Bryan Gordon
Writers: Mindy Kaling
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Classy Christmas (1)

#25 - Classy Christmas (1)

Season 7 - Episode 11

Michael could not be happier when Toby has to take a leave of absence and corporate sends Holly Flax to cover for him. Pam is forced to do a second Christmas party after Michael wants the party to be on the day Holly returns to Scranton. Meanwhile, Jim regrets agreeing to a snowball fight with Dwight.

star 7.93
821 votes
Directors: Rainn Wilson
Writers: Mindy Kaling
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