The BEST Episodes of The Office (US)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 9, 2019

Network: NBC

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 9.06
1,270 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Greg Daniels
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 8.48
1,105 votes
Directors: Brent Forrester
Writers: David Rogers
Goodbye, Michael

#3 - 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 8.44
1,039 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Greg Daniels
Goodbye, Toby (2)

#4 - 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 8.42
443 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Paul Lieberstein, Jen Celotta
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 8.34
1,271 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Steve Carell
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
841 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Greg Daniels, Mindy Kaling
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 8.26
1,025 votes
Directors: Steve Carell
Writers: Jon Vitti
Stress Relief

#8 - 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 8.25
1,198 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
Writers: Paul Lieberstein
Broke

#9 - 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 8.22
1,033 votes
Directors: Steve Carrell
Writers: Charlie Grandy
The Job

#10 - 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 8.21
1,118 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Michael Schur, Paul Lieberstein
Livin' the Dream

#11 - 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 8.17
1,080 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
Writers: Niki Schwartz-Wright
Gay Witch Hunt

#12 - 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 8.09
1,415 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Greg Daniels
Niagara (1)

#13 - 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
1,098 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Greg Daniels, Mindy Kaling
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 8.08
780 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Paul Lieberstein, Jen Celotta
Dinner Party

#15 - 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 8.05
1,053 votes
Directors: Paul Feig
Writers: Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg
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 8.05
1,001 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: B. J. Novak
Company Picnic

#17 - 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 8.05
1,006 votes
Directors: Ken Kwapis
Writers: Jennifer Celotta, Paul Lieberstein
Beach Games

#18 - 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 7.99
1,085 votes
Directors: Harold Ramis
Writers: Jennifer Celotta, Greg Daniels
Cafe Disco

#19 - 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 7.98
1,006 votes
Directors: Randall Einhorn
Writers: Warren Lieberstein, Halsted Sullivan
Classy Christmas (2)

#20 - 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 7.95
704 votes
Directors: Rainn Wilson
Writers: Mindy Kaling
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 7.95
945 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Justin Spitzer
Women's Appreciation

#22 - Women's Appreciation

Season 3 - Episode 21

When Phyllis gets an unexpected eyeful from a flasher. Michael decides to take the women of the office on a special outing. Meanwhile, Dwight and Andy work to track down the flasher.

star 7.94
1,050 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: Lee Eisenberg & Gene Stupnitsky
The Negotiation

#23 - The Negotiation

Season 3 - Episode 18

Michael and Darryl head to Dunder Mifflen headquarters to lobby for a pay increase. Meanwhile, Jim must deal with the consequences of Pam's confession to Roy.

star 7.93
1,098 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
Writers: Michael Schur
A Benihana Christmas

#24 - 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 7.93
1,275 votes
Directors: Harold Ramis
Writers: Jennifer Celotta
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 7.92
970 votes
Directors: Rainn Wilson
Writers: Mindy Kaling