The Office (US)

The WORST episodes of The Office (US)

Every episode of The Office (US) ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of The Office (US)!

A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.

Last Updated: 8/28/2022Network: NBC
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The Banker
star
6.99
2733 votes

#1 - The Banker

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/21/2010

A banker representing a potential buyer comes to the Scranton branch to interview the H.R. department before the sale goes through.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
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Get the Girl
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7.20
2786 votes

#2 - Get the Girl

Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/15/2012

Andy makes a game-changing decision and takes a road-trip odyssey in the name of romance. Elsewhere, Nellie arrives at the Scranton branch and sets out to seize the manager position.

Directors: Rainn Wilson
Todd Packer
star
7.21
3411 votes

#3 - Todd Packer

Season 7 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/24/2011

Traveling salesman Todd Packer comes to Dunder Mifflin looking for a desk job in the office. However, the office is unsure if they want him to work there due to his previous behavior. After dealing with computer problems, Andy confronts office administrator Pam to get a new computer.

Directors: Randall Einhorn
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Here Comes Treble
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7.33
2462 votes

#4 - Here Comes Treble

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/25/2012

It's Halloween in the office and Andy invites his college a cappella group to perform, which leads to a confrontation with his frenemy Broccoli Rob. Meanwhile, Dwight finds evidence that a madman is loose in the office and tries to track him down, and the first meeting of Jim's new job causes a fight with Pam.

Directors: Claire Scanlon
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Pilot
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7.33
5765 votes

#5 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/24/2005

A documentary crew arrives at the offices of Dunder Mifflin to observe the employees and learn about modern management. Manager Michael Scott tries to paint a happy picture, while sales rep Jim fights with his nemesis Dwight and flirts with receptionist Pam.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
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Sabre
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7.37
2777 votes

#6 - Sabre

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/4/2010

Michael hates the changes that Dunder Mifflin's new owner is implementing, so he turns to David Wallace for advice. Jim and Pam find the perfect day care center, but Jim's mistake threatens to ruin the interview.

Directors: John Krasinski
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Christening
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7.38
3062 votes

#7 - Christening

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/4/2010

Pam and Jim prepare for Cece's baptism. When Cece goes missing, Jim fears Angela has taken her.

Directors: Alex Hardcastle
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Jury Duty
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7.39
2774 votes

#8 - Jury Duty

Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/2/2012

Jim returns from jury duty, only to have to deal with Dwight's pesky questions about the details of the case. Elsewhere, Angela and her senator beau welcome their baby.

Directors: Eric Appel
Viewing Party
star
7.40
3132 votes

#9 - Viewing Party

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/11/2010

An ostracized Michael does all he can to sabotage Gabe's party while Angela requests sex from Dwight.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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The Seminar
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7.40
3275 votes

#10 - The Seminar

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/27/2011

Holly and Michael turn Andy's business seminar into an improv challenge. Erin and Gabe compete in a board game battle.

Directors: B.J. Novak
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Roy's Wedding
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7.40
2640 votes

#11 - Roy's Wedding

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/27/2012

A toast at Roy's wedding leads to Pam and Jim searching their relationships for buried secrets. Dwight reacts to Nellie's mandatory charity initiative.

Directors: Matt Sohn
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Gettysburg
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7.40
2906 votes

#12 - Gettysburg

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/17/2011

Andy decides to motivate and inspire everyone by taking them on a field trip to Gettysburg. Some people in the office stay behind and Robert California asks them to come up with Dunder Mifflin/Sabre's next big idea.

Directors: Jeffrey Blitz
Lotto
star
7.41
2908 votes

#13 - Lotto

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/6/2011

The entire warehouse staff quits after winning the lotto, leaving Andy and Darryl to scramble for replacements while several of the office workers get a taste of the warehouse life.

Directors: John Krasinski
The Inner Circle
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7.41
3225 votes

#14 - The Inner Circle

Season 7 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/5/2011

When Deangelo plays favorites, his management style is exposed.

Directors: Matt Sohn
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Diversity Day
star
7.43
4461 votes

#15 - Diversity Day

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/29/2005

A consultant arrives to teach the staff about tolerance and diversity but Michael insists on imparting his own knowledge. Meanwhile, Jim struggles to keep hold of a lucrative contract extension.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
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Ultimatum
star
7.43
3176 votes

#16 - Ultimatum

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/20/2011

Michael prepares himself for the good or bad news about Holly and her boyfriend. In an effort to be an "awesome" office manager, Pam decides to put up a resolution board for everyone to post their New Year's resolutions.

Directors: David Rogers
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The Sting
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7.43
3178 votes

#17 - The Sting

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/21/2010

When a competing sales associate steals a Dunder Mifflin client, Michael, Jim and Dwight decide to set up a sting to find out his sales secrets. Andy decides to start a band after finding out a friend from college has a successful music career.

Directors: Randall Einhorn
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The Chump
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7.44
2701 votes

#18 - The Chump

Season 6 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/13/2010

Michael is surprisingly cheerful after learning some bad news about Donna. The new parents, Pam and Jim, have trouble staying awake in the office. Meanwhile, Angela takes matters into her own hands when Dwight refuses to honor their contract.

Directors: Randall Einhorn
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Training Day
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7.46
3247 votes

#19 - Training Day

Season 7 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/14/2011

The new manager, Deangelo Vickers, has everyone hoping to make good first impressions: Andy finds himself awkwardly typecast while Jim and Pam worry that they've come on too strong. Only Dwight is apathetic about the new leader.

Directors: Paul Lieberstein
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Fundraiser
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7.47
2551 votes

#20 - Fundraiser

Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/26/2012

Unemployed Andy crashes a fundraiser for the Senator and winds up adopting twelve disabled dogs. Dwight discovers that winning an auction means losing money, and Darryl teaches Nellie how to eat a taco.

Directors: David Rogers
Couples Discount
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7.48
2332 votes

#21 - Couples Discount

Season 9 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/7/2013

The staffers pair up as faux couples to score a Valentine's Day discount at a mall. Erin tells Pete that she'll break up with Andy when he returns, but Pete has his doubts. Jim and Pam socialize with the documentary's soundman.

Directors: Troy Miller
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Test the Store
star
7.49
2848 votes

#22 - Test the Store

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/1/2012

The Florida contingent puts the final touches on the new Sabre store, with Dwight preparing a theatrical presentation in his continuing bid to impress Nellie. Back in Scranton, a red-faced Andy arrives at work with a humiliating injury.

Directors: Brent Forrester
Sex Ed
star
7.49
3152 votes

#23 - Sex Ed

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/2010

Michael, believing he has herpes, contacts all his ex-girlfriends, including Jan and Holly. Andy tries to play on Erin’s compassionate side by holding a sex education meeting for the office.

Directors: Paul Lieberstein
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Doomsday
star
7.49
2940 votes

#24 - Doomsday

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/3/2011

Dwight installs a Doomsday device that will fire employees if they make too many mistakes in order to help efficiency.

Directors: Troy Miller
China
star
7.50
3257 votes

#25 - China

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/2/2010

After reading an article about China growing as a global power, Michael decides China must be stopped before they take over the US. Everyone in the office complains about Dwight's building standards and Pam threatens to move Dunder Mifflin to a new building.

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