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The title card for the UK version (upper), and US version (lower).
.The Office is the title of several television mockumentary/situation comedy shows.^ Actually, it’s the title of the recent episode of ‘ The Office’ TV show .

^ Reply No_More_Mr_Nice_Guy [#2369] “‘The Office’ is the Most Depressing Show on Television”: I just find it one of the more boring, just after Mad Men.
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^ Meghan Keane: ‘The Office’ is the Most Depressing Show on Television .
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.The original version of The Office was aired in the United Kingdom, created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.^ The Invention of Lying: 'Ricky Gervais is the Darwin of the multiplex romcom' 2 Oct 2009: The Office and Extras creator's directorial debut is a high-concept movie that posits religion as a huge con.
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Now over four years after the US version debuted, itself a spinoff of Ricky Gervais’ British version, the franchise is now set up all over the world, with French, German, French-Canadian and even Chilean versions all on the air.
  • 'The Office' Back For More Web Work, Early Look at 'Subtle Sexuality' 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC news.tubefilter.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's critically lauded comedy The Office is to be remade for an Israeli audience - the sixth foreign version of the show.
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

It starred Gervais as the boss and main character. .Initially broadcast on BBC Two on 9 July 2001, the show ran for fourteen episodes – two series of six, plus a two-part Christmas special.^ But yea, I must say that he had to show some courtesy to the show as he won two Emmy Awards, one in 2006 and 2007 each, for working in this Comedy series.

^ With this week's shutdown of the show's production, instead of six weeks of "Office" remaining, there are only two.
  • Season Pass on Variety.com 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC weblogs.variety.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We’ve already seen two other Christmas themed episodes of ‘The Office’ TV show and it was the third one.

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International versions

A French adaptation of the series, titled Le Bureau, began in May 2004 on Canal+.[1] The German series Stromberg used The Office as a basis, but did not secure official rights. .Following legal action, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant were listed in the credits as having "inspired" the series.^ Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's critically lauded comedy The Office is to be remade for an Israeli audience - the sixth foreign version of the show.
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

.Gervais stated that he "can't go into details but, yes, there was an agreement reached and we are very happy with it".[2] In November 2004, a Brazilian show on the Globo channel, Os Aspones, was also heavily modeled on the series' format.^ However, the show has developed into a critical and ratings hit for NBC and is now nearing the end of its fifth series, with a deal for repeats of the show to go into syndication nearly completed.
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^ I was worried that the show was going to turn into "The Jim and Pam Show."
  • 'Office' gives us wedding to remember – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ After Dwight and that girl supposedly 'did it' and he treated her very poorly and she stormed off.....there was a scene later in the show showing them dancing down the aisle in the church 'together'.
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.In the US, NBC created a US version, which premiered on March 24, 2005. Other than the pilot episode, the scripts for the US version are original and not adaptations from the UK version, although some scenes, specific jokes, general story ideas, and characters are based on the original.^ Prior to last night's episode, the only other "silent scene" was the reveal of Pam's pregnancy.
  • The Watcher: 'The Office' wedding: A shindig worth the trip to Niagara Falls 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I’ll be basing this entire article on the American version of the show, which is more fully developed than the original British version, though the original is perhaps more satisfyingly bleak.
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^ The US “Office” had a damned good run, I’m not one of those tiresome bores always saying the UK version was better bla bla shut the fuck up.
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.The US version stars Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, B. J. Novak and Rainn Wilson.^ John Krasinski and Steve Carell can't control the giggles in this blooper from the set of The...
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^ With their powers combined...Steve Carell stars in this painfully funny office sitcom....
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.Now in its sixth season, The Office has won numerous awards, including 2006 Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, 2006 Peabody Award, 2006 AFI Honor, Producers Guild Award, Writers Guild Award, SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy, Ace Eddie Award for editing and a Television Critic's Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy.^ One thing which I forgot to write is that The Office is in Emmy Awards nomination list in the category of best comedy series.

^ But yea, I must say that he had to show some courtesy to the show as he won two Emmy Awards, one in 2006 and 2007 each, for working in this Comedy series.

^ The US "The Office" ceased to be funny mid-Season 4 and now it's getting into SNL territory.
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.The fifth adaptation, the French-Canadian / Quebec's La Job, had its TV debut on January 11, 2007. The lead character in this version is called David Gervais, a cross of Ricky Gervais, and his character, David Brent.^ Gervais played himself in the office, not David Brent.
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Obviously his 11 O'Clock Show stablemate Sasha Baron Cohen has slipped his mind, but then again, all this quote shows is the "character" David Brent didn't take much 'acting' on the part of Gervais...
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Even though Ricky Gervais said that it was originally never written with an international audience in mind the humour is so brilliant and the characters are so universal – everyone has terrible bosses.
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

It is produced by Anne-Marie Losique.
In July 2006, it was reported in the Hollywood Reporter that BBC Films was considering a feature-length version of The Office for cinematic release [3].
.In 2007, the Office format was licensed to MumboJumbo,[4] a computer game company.^ BBC Worldwide, the corporation's commercial arm, has licensed the show to an Israeli company, July August Productions, which will make 15, 25-minute episodes of The Office.
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Claudia Danser, vice-president for format licensing for BBC Worldwide, said that the next region of global expansion for The Office could well be Eastern Europe.
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

.In October 2007, they released a game based on the characters from the US version of the TV series.^ I think the writers performed one of the most elusive magic tricks in TV: they had a wedding and I still care about what happens to the characters that got married.
  • The Watcher: 'The Office' wedding: A shindig worth the trip to Niagara Falls 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ October 12th, 2009 10:16 am ET I have watched every episode of the US version of The Office, and to say the wedding was the best is a stretch, to say the least.
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^ James October 14, 2009 at 12:08 am Great article but seriously the American version is garbage.
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.In January 2008, Variety reported[5] that the BBC had licensed a remake of The Office for Chilean television with a premiere in May.^ Posted: January 28, 2009 Description: Television sitcom, The Office, gets the porn parody treatment.
  • The Office XXX Porn Parody | SPIKE 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 January 2009 November 2008 October 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 February 2008 Blogroll .

^ Weekly progress reports of regional directors and attorneys at Baltimore, Kansas City, and Philadelphia, January- May 1942.
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In July 2008, ABC News reported[6] a version of the British television show will be created in Russia.
In 2009, Ricky Gervais said "there's also been some interest from India for a remake" and that "Steve [Merchant] and I were thinking of being more involved in that one" as "a billion people must make for quite good viewing figures". [7]In addition, The Office is also going to be remade in Israel [8]

Counterparts

Item British original U.S. version French version
(Le Bureau)
German version
(Stromberg)
French- Canadian version
(La Job)
Chilean version
(La Ofis)
Firm Wernham Hogg
Slough branch
(Paper Merchant)
Dunder Mifflin
Scranton branch
(Paper Merchant)
Cogirep
Villepinte branch
(Paper Merchant)
Capitol-Versicherung AG
(insurance)
Les Papiers Jennings
Côte-de-Liesse branch
(Paper Merchant)
Papeles Lozano
Santiago Centro
(Paper Merchant)
Regional
Manager
David Brent
(Ricky Gervais)
Michael Scott
(Steve Carell)
Gilles Triquet
(François Berléand)
Bernd Stromberg
(Christoph Maria Herbst)
David Gervais
(Antoine Vézina)
Manuel Cerda
(Luis Gnecco)
Assistant
to the Regional Manager
Gareth Keenan
(Mackenzie Crook)
Dwight Schrute
(Rainn Wilson)
Joël Liotard
(Benoît Carré)
Berthold "Ernie" Heisterkamp
(Bjarne Mädel)
Sam Bisaillon
(Paul Ahmarani)
Cristian Müller
(Mauricio Dell)
Senior Sales
Representative
Tim Canterbury
(Martin Freeman)
Jim Halpert
(John Krasinski)
Paul Delorme
(Jérémie Elkaïm)
Ulf Steinke
(Oliver Wnuk)
Louis Tremblay
(Sébastien Huberdeau)
Diego Ramírez
(Pablo Cazals)
Receptionist Dawn Tinsley
(Lucy Davis)
Pam Beesly
(later Sales Rep.)
(Jenna Fischer)
Laetitia Kadiri
(Anne-Laure Balbir)
Tanja Seifert
(co-worker)
(Diana Staehly)
Anne Viens
(Sophie Cadieux)
Rocío Poblete
(Nathalia Aragonese)
Receptionist's
fiancé
Lee
(Joel Beckett)
Roy Anderson
(David Denman)
Ludovic Correia
(Julien Favart)
Roland
(off camera)
Luc
(Martin Tremblay)
Marco
Travelling Sales
Representative
Chris Finch
(Ralph Ineson)
Todd Packer
(David Koechner)
Didier Leguelec
(Jean-Pierre Loustau)
Theo
(friend)
(Andreas Schmidt)
Rocky Larocque
(Yves Amyot)
Carlos García
Corporate
Supervisor
Jennifer Taylor- Clarke
(Stirling Gallacher)
Neil Godwin
(Patrick Baladi)
Jan Levinson- Gould
(Melora Hardin)
Charles Miner
(Idris Elba)
Juliette Lebrac
(Astrid Bas)
Tatjana Berkel
(Tatjana Alexander)
Timo Becker
(Lars Gärtner)
Emmanuelle Sirois-Keaton
(Nathalie Coupal)
Jimena Ibarra
(Liliana García)
Accountants Keith Bishop
(Ewen Macintosh)
Sheila
(Jane Lucas)
Oliver
(Howard Saddler)
Kevin Malone
(Brian Baumgartner)

Oscar Martinez
(Oscar Nuñez)

Angela Martin
(Angela Kinsey)
Daniel Gabarda
(Frédéric Merlo)
N/A N/A César
(Alfredo Portuondo)
Yanni
(Jimena Nuñez)
Teresita
(Luz María Yacometti)
Senior Sales Representative's
girlfriend
Rachel
(temporary girlfriend)
(Stacey Roca)
Karen Filippelli
(Rashida Jones)
N/A Sabine Buhrer
(former girlfriend)
N/A N/A
Temp Ricky Howard
(Oliver Chris)
Ryan Howard
(B.J. Novak)
Felix Pradier
(Xavier Robic)
N/A N/A Felipe Tomic
(César Sepúlveda)
Other office
co-workers
Donna
(Sally Bretton)
Trudy
(Rachel Isaac)
Kelly Kapoor
(Mindy Kaling)
Meredith Palmer
(Kate Flannery)
Toby Flenderson
(Paul Lieberstein)
Holly Flax
(Amy Ryan)
Creed Bratton
(Creed Bratton)
N/A N/A N/A Trini
(Karla Matta)
Benito Rojas
Dante Espinoza
Warehouse
Foreman
Glynn (Taffy)
(David Schaal)
Darryl Philbin
(Craig Robinson)
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Awards and honors

Selected major awards won only
  • UK version: 2004 Golden Globes for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (Ricky Gervais); 2001, 2002 and 2003 British Academy Television Awards for Situation Comedy and Best Comedy Performance (Ricky Gervais)[9][10][11]
  • US version: 2006 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (Steve Carell); 2006 Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series; 2007 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series; 2007 Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Greg Daniels)
  • German version: 2006 Grimme Award for Fiction/Entertainment – Series/Miniseries

Notes

External links

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

.Quotes from the British series, The Office.^ The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page .
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^ Quotes from the British series, The Office .
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.The Office (US) has a separate Wikiquote page.^ The Office (US) has a separate Wikiquote page.
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Contents

Season 1

Downsize [1.01]

.David: My proudest moment here wasn’t when I increased profits by 17%, or cut expenditure without losing a single member of staff.^ My proudest moment here wasn't when I increased profits by 17%, or cut expenditure without losing a single member of staff...
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^ David : My proudest moment here wasn’t when I increased profits by 17%, or cut expenditure without losing a single member of staff.
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^ My proudest moment here wasn’t when I increased profits by 17%, or cut expenditure without losing a single member of staff.
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No. It was a young Greek guy, first job in the country, hardly spoke a word of English, but he came to me and he went "Mr. Brent, will you be the Godfather to my child?". Didn’t happen in the end. .We had to let him go, he was rubbish.^ We had to let him go, he was rubbish.
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^ And they'll go "Yes, he's got good leadership skills, let's all go with him to our certain death".
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He was rubbish!

.David: I said, "If Head Office try and come here and interfere, they've got me to contend with, okay?^ David : I've always said that.
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^ David : I said, "If Head Office try and come here and interfere, they've got me to contend with, okay?
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^ Play Video Michael, Dwight, Pam and Andy try to impress a potential buyer who comes to Dunder Mifflin; Michael remembers good times they have had in the office.
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.You can go and fiddle with Neil's people, but I'm the head of this family.^ You can go and fiddle with Neil's people, but I'm the head of this family.
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^ I think theres a tendency when you dont really understand whats going onthat the system is broken, so it must be the people who are incompetent.
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^ When I got married, people told us, You have no idea where it’s going to come from, the thing that will go horribly wrong,” says exec producer Paul Lieberstein (a.k.a.
  • This week's cover: 'The Office' wedding exclusive! | EW.com 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC popwatch.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.You're not going to fiddle with my children.^ You're hardly my first.
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^ You're not going to fiddle with my children.
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^ Because you're all jerks who didn't come see my band last night.
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I am, if anyone does."

Work Experience [1.02]

.David: "Dutch girls must be punished for having big boobs."^ Now you do not punish someone, Dutch or otherwise for having big boobs.
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^ David : "Dutch girls must be punished for having big boobs."
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.Now you do not punish someone, Dutch or otherwise for having big boobs.^ Brent whilst showing how easy it is to find porn on the internet: “ ‘Dutch girls must be punished for having big boobs.’ Now you do not punish someone, Dutch or otherwise for having big boobs.” “If anything they should be rewarded.” “They should be equal.” “Women are equal.” “I’ve always said that.” .
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^ Now you might be thinking this isn't such a big deal - what with the new Ribbon UI in Office 12.

^ Each subsequent episode now brings with it a reminder of Jim's failure, the harsh reality that having dreams is no indication that you'll ever achieve them.
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.Gareth: If anything they should be rewarded.^ Gareth : If anything they should be rewarded.
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.David: They should be equal.^ David : They should be equal.
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.Gareth: Women are equal.^ Gareth : Women are equal.
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.David: I've always said that.^ David : I've always said that.
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^ David : I said, "If Head Office try and come here and interfere, they've got me to contend with, okay?
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.Gareth: I could catch a monkey.^ I could catch a monkey.
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^ Gareth : I could catch a monkey.
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If I was starving I could. .I’d make poison darts out of the poison of the deadly frogs.^ I’d make poison darts out of the poison of the deadly frogs.
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.One milligram of that poison can kill a monkey.^ One milligram of that poison can kill a monkey.
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Or a man. .Prick yourself and you’d be dead within a day.^ If you find yourself sitting in a cube all day, counting down the hours until you can get home and laugh about it while watching The Office, these shirts are for you.
  • The Office T Shirts, Dunder Mifflin T Shirt, The Office T Shirt | TV Store Online 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.tvstoreonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Or longer. Different frogs, different times.

The Quiz [1.03]

.Ricky: You really are a couple of sad little men, aren't you?^ Ricky : You really are a couple of sad little men, aren't you?
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^ Toby (Paul Lieberstein): You can't help but love Toby, although you might love him a little less ever since he really started to lose his grip on his infatuation with Pam.
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^ I think this can be sent out as a memo of how little you are actually saying when you use something with no real meaning.
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.Gareth: Oh yeah, they're sad little men.^ Gareth : Oh yeah, they're sad little men.
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^ Ricky : You really are a couple of sad little men, aren't you?
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^ When cherries are ripe, they're ready for plucking, when girls are sixteen, they're ready-” “Gareth!” .
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.He’s thrown a kettle over a pub, what have you done?^ He’s thrown a kettle over a pub, what have you done?
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^ He’s thrown a kettle over a pub, what have you done?” .
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.David: There are limits to my comedy.^ David : There are limits to my comedy.
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^ There are limits to my comedy.
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^ There David’s stock will flower: I will prepare a lamp for my anointed.
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.There are things that I'll never laugh at.^ There are things that I’ll never laugh at.
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^ There are things that I'll never laugh at.
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The handicapped. .Because there's nothing funny about them.^ Because there's nothing funny about them.
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^ Because there’s nothing funny about them.
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^ Empirically speaking, there’s nothing funny about what’s going on in the world right now.
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Or any deformity. .It's like when you see someone look at a little handicapped and go "Ooh, look at him, he's not able-bodied.^ He was wearing a little silk scarf and flashy clothing – it’s not something you see in Oakland too often.” .
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^ If Obama is looking for something to do, why don’t you fix Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, which are all going bankrupt.
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^ DEA: Want to get a first-hand look at what it is like for Special Agents to go out on undercover missions and pose as drug dealers.
  • The Office - The Jim Trains Dwight | SPIKE 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

I am, I'm prejudiced." .Yeah, well, at least the little handicapped fella is able-minded.^ Yeah, well, at least the little handicapped fella is able-minded.
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ I am, I’m prejudiced.’ Yeah, well, at least the little handicapped fella is able-minded.
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

.Unless he's not, it's difficult to tell with the wheelchair ones.^ Unless he's not, it's difficult to tell with the wheelchair ones.
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Unless he’s not, it’s difficult to tell with the wheelchair ones.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

.Just give generously to them all.^ Just give generously to them all.
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

Training [1.04]

.Gareth: All farmers have wives.^ Gareth : All farmers have wives.
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ All farmers have wives.” “This one doesn’t, he’s gay.” “Well, then, he shouldn’t be allowed near animals should he.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

.Tim: This one doesn't, he's gay.^ Tim : This one doesn't, he's gay.
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ All farmers have wives.” “This one doesn’t, he’s gay.” “Well, then, he shouldn’t be allowed near animals should he.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

.Gareth: Well, then, he shouldn't be allowed near animals should he?^ Gareth : Well, then, he shouldn't be allowed near animals should he?
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ All farmers have wives.” “This one doesn’t, he’s gay.” “Well, then, he shouldn’t be allowed near animals should he.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]


.Dawn: He proposed on a Valentine’s Day, although he didn’t do it face to face, he did it in one of the little Valentine bits in the paper.^ He proposed on a Valentine’s day, although he didn’t do it face to face, he did it in one of the little Valentine bits in the paper.
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ Being so close to the office for much of the day definitely made it harder to stop working, but I suspect that most people would be able to overcome that with a little bit of discipline.
  • DeHamerspace » Working At Home – The Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC dehamerspace.com [Source type: General]

^ On the contrary, you can have a little bit of fun during the day.

.I think he had to pay for it by the word, because it just said "Lee love Dawn, marriage?"^ I think he had to pay for it by the word, because it just said ‘Lee love Dawn, marriage?’ which you know, I like, because it’s not often you get to something that’s both romantic and thrifty.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ I think he had to pay for it by the word, because it just said "Lee love Dawn, marriage?"
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ I felt like anything I would have said could have been devalued because I did not use the word, Leverage, or any of the other buzz words.
  • Words You Should Never Use at the Office Unless You Have To - CBS MoneyWatch.com 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC moneywatch.bnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

which you know, .I like, because it’s not often you get to something that’s both romantic and thrifty.^ I think he had to pay for it by the word, because it just said ‘Lee love Dawn, marriage?’ which you know, I like, because it’s not often you get to something that’s both romantic and thrifty.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ He was wearing a little silk scarf and flashy clothing – it’s not something you see in Oakland too often.” .
  • The Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC gone-hollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I too would like to buy a coffee to both of you.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

New Girl [1.05]

.Tim: There was, oh my God, a themed nightclub called Henry the Eighth's.^ Pam: Oh my God!
  • The Watcher: 'The Office' wedding: A shindig worth the trip to Niagara Falls 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Oh my god, that was the saddest funeral ever!

^ There was, oh my god, a themed nightclub called Henry the Eights.
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

This was incredible. .It had the Anne Bol-inn Alley, this is true, as you went into the loo, there was a sign that said mind your head, nice, and underneath someone had written "And don’t get your Hampton Court."^ It had the Anne Bol-inn, this is true, as you went into the loo, there was a sign that said mind your head, nice, and underneath someone had written ‘And don’t get your Hampton Court.’ It’s not there any more.
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ It had the Anne Bol-inn Alley, this is true, as you went into the loo, there was a sign that said mind your head, nice, and underneath someone had written "And don’t get your Hampton Court."
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ If you don't have the courage to shave your head, you can always test your ideas on a Magnetic Face Drawing Board .

It’s not there any more. .But not a day goes by that I don’t think about it.^ But not a day goes by that I don’t think about it.
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ But not a day goes by that I don’t think about it.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ Or at least they don’t care about the performance which the loser is thinking about.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.Gareth: If you’re so clever, what am I thinking now?^ Dwight : I know what you're thinking.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ And you can’t” “What are you thinking Gareth?” “I was just wondering whether will there ever be a boy born who can swim faster than a shark.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ If you’re so clever, what am I thinking now?” “You’re thinking how can I kill a tiger armed only with a biro.” “No.” “You’re thinking if I crash land in a jungle will I be able to eat my own shoes.” “No.
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

.Tim: You’re thinking "how can I kill a tiger armed only with a biro?"^ Dwight : I know what you're thinking.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Tim : You’re thinking "how can I kill a tiger armed only with a biro?"
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ And you can’t Tim : What are you thinking Gareth?
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

Gareth: No.
.Tim: You’re thinking "if I crash land in a jungle will I be able to eat my own shoes?"^ Tim : You’re thinking "if I crash land in a jungle will I be able to eat my own shoes?"
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ And you can’t Tim : What are you thinking Gareth?
  • The Office - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ If you’re so clever, what am I thinking now?” “You’re thinking how can I kill a tiger armed only with a biro.” “No.” “You’re thinking if I crash land in a jungle will I be able to eat my own shoes.” “No.
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

Gareth: No. And you can’t
Tim: What are you thinking Gareth?
.Gareth: I was just wondering whether will there ever be a boy born who can swim faster than a shark.^ And you can’t” “What are you thinking Gareth?” “I was just wondering whether will there ever be a boy born who can swim faster than a shark.” .
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ There is a much bigger picture involved here than just Daryl’s world.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There were just more than 1,000 full-time central-office positions in fiscal 1981.
  • The Office - Cover Story - Washington City Paper 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Judgment [1.06]

.David: Well, there's good news and bad news.^ Well, there’s good news and bad news.
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ In reality, it takes some time, as well as trial and error to achieve good work/life balance in web work – especially if there are children involved.
  • How to manage kids in the Home Office – WebWorkerDaily 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC webworkerdaily.com [Source type: General]

.The bad news is that Neil will be taking over both branches, and some of you will lose your jobs.^ The bad news is that Neil will be taking over both branches, and some of you will lose your jobs.
  • The World of Ricky Gervais' The Office: Series 1 Quotes Page 12 September 2009 11:36 UTC homepage.mac.com [Source type: General]

^ Ladies and gentleman, I have some bad news.
  • The Office Quotes (NBC) | Funniest Quotes from The Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.theofficequotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Now we we want to remind you of some features of the blog you can take advantage of.
  • The Daily Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC dailyoffice.org [Source type: Original source]

.Those of you who are kept on will have to relocate to Swindon, if you wanna stay.^ For those of you who do not agree, beware that the three wolves moon shirt, in it's infinite ability and power, is watching.
  • 'Office' gives us wedding to remember – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For those of you who have never seen Groundhog Day or need a refresher, here's the quick plot from Wikipedia: .

^ And I want to especially thank those of you who have traveled from far away to be here with us tonight.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

I know, gutting. .On a more positive note, the good news is, I've been promoted.^ I’ve recently made my day trading office more zen-like and it’s had extremely positive effects.
  • Rethinking the Office – Dutch Design (Plus: Pics of My Home Office) 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.fourhourworkweek.com [Source type: General]

^ For example, the new secretary has a lot of potential for a good new character, and I am just waiting for more Kelly centric episodes.
  • Meghan Keane: ‘The Office’ is the Most Depressing Show on Television | The Awl 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.theawl.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

So, every cloud... .You're still thinking about the bad news, aren't you?^ Dwight : I know what you're thinking.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ I think the writers performed one of the most elusive magic tricks in TV: they had a wedding and I still care about what happens to the characters that got married.
  • The Watcher: 'The Office' wedding: A shindig worth the trip to Niagara Falls 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ryan Howard: I don't think you realize what you're saying.


[Last lines of the season]
.David: You’ve seen how I react to people, make them feel good, make them think that anything’s possible.^ Think you’ve got executive potential?
  • The Corner Office | BNET 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC blogs.bnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Boy, the people who've been dumping on it -- hate to see what you think is good.
  • The Watcher: 'The Office' wedding: A shindig worth the trip to Niagara Falls 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ David Wallace : How could you possibly think this was a good idea?
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

If I make them laugh along the way, sue me. .And I don’t do it so they turn round and go "Thank you David for the opportunity, thank you for the wisdom, thank you for the laughs."^ But you don't have to go to class, to be in class.
  • The Office - TV Fanatic 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.tvfanatic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If Obama is looking for something to do, why don’t you fix Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, which are all going bankrupt.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Obama: Government health care will be like, um, the post office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC hotair.com [Source type: General]

^ Make a schedule that works for you and the kid(s) even after they go to school.
  • How to manage kids in the Home Office – WebWorkerDaily 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC webworkerdaily.com [Source type: General]

.I do it so, one day, someone will go "There goes David Brent.^ Do one thing every day that scares you.” Reviewing my blog, there are two inescapable [...
  • Rethinking the Office – Dutch Design (Plus: Pics of My Home Office) 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.fourhourworkweek.com [Source type: General]

^ Reply Natan [#1967] I’m going to be an asshole and say that if there’s one thing I’m tired of seeing on blogs, it’s long pieces about TV shows.
  • Meghan Keane: ‘The Office’ is the Most Depressing Show on Television | The Awl 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.theawl.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A employee goes into an office wherever he may be that day,picks an empty desk plugs in his laptop and logs into the IP phone which is already there.
  • Rethinking the Office – Dutch Design (Plus: Pics of My Home Office) 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.fourhourworkweek.com [Source type: General]

I must remember to thank him."

Season 2

Episode 2.01 [2.01]

David: Some of you seem to have got off on the wrong foot with me. .You didn't like some of the jokes I told earlier.^ You know what touched my heart; he told that he has always been the same person always and I can bet my last dollar that he will always be like that.

^ Beginning with a stapler, an incredibly big jelly mould, some tortuous schoolboy jokes - you don't expect a comedy programme to be sophisticated and gripping.
  • The Office - The Complete First Series 2001 DVD: Amazon.co.uk: Ricky Gervais, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis, Martin Freeman, Ewen MacIntosh: DVD 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.amazon.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Of course it will be completely like the post office… if the post office told you what to ship, and rejected your package if you aren’t deemed useful.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Obama: Government health care will be like, um, the post office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC hotair.com [Source type: General]

.You've got to chill out, yeah, trust me, this is what I do, alright?^ If you've blocked out how truly awful it was, read my review from that night here .
  • Season Pass on Variety.com 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC weblogs.variety.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.You will never work in a place like this again.^ Working slightly crazy hours is a much better outcome than yelling at kids for acting like kids when you’re trying to enforce absolute silence.
  • How to manage kids in the Home Office – WebWorkerDaily 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC webworkerdaily.com [Source type: General]

^ Some areas feel like living rooms, the furniture is beautiful and breathes quality and the variety of spaces and rooms makes it an exciting place to work.
  • Rethinking the Office – Dutch Design (Plus: Pics of My Home Office) 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.fourhourworkweek.com [Source type: General]

^ If you are like most people working in an office, you don't have a lot of control over things.

This is brilliant. Fact. .And you will never have another boss like me.^ Cult & British Too British comedy took a new twist in "The Office," the brief but funny series starring Ricky Gervais as the worst boss you will (hopefully) never have.
  • The Office - The Complete First Series 2001 DVD: Amazon.co.uk: Ricky Gervais, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis, Martin Freeman, Ewen MacIntosh: DVD 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.amazon.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Someone who's basically a chilled out entertainer.^ That gets more in line with concerns of troll behavior--someone who is literally watching the technology...so they can rise up out of the bridge and sue people.
  • Patent Prospector: The Patent Office Archives 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.patenthawk.com [Source type: General]


Tim:Team leader don’t mean anything mate.
Gareth: Excuse me, it means I’m the leader of a team.
.Tim: No it doesn't-it’s a title someone’s given you to get you to do something they don’t want to do, for free.^ Dwight : You want to eat, don't you?
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ They're gonna have nightmares so why don't you just shut it?

^ If Obama is looking for something to do, why don’t you fix Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, which are all going bankrupt.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Obama: Government health care will be like, um, the post office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC hotair.com [Source type: General]

Right? .It’s like making a div kid at school milk monitor.^ It's like being back in high school when all the cool kids were using some slang I just didn't want to change to fit in.
  • Words You Should Never Use at the Office Unless You Have To - CBS MoneyWatch.com 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC moneywatch.bnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Make a schedule that works for you and the kid(s) even after they go to school.
  • How to manage kids in the Home Office – WebWorkerDaily 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC webworkerdaily.com [Source type: General]

No one respects it.
Gareth: I think they do.
Tim: No they don’t Gareth.
.Gareth: Er, yes they do, because if people were rude to me then I used to give them their milk last, so it was warm.^ It was like they threw the 'funny' stuff together at the last minute just because they could.
  • 'Office' gives us wedding to remember – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What Google should do is send a team over to my office and observe people at work and the features they are using.
  • Google and the Office game – GigaOM 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC gigaom.com [Source type: General]

^ If they were real people they'd succumb to those statistics, I'd give them ten yers.
  • 'Office' gives us wedding to remember – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Episode 2.02 [2.02]

.Dawn: I always wanted to be a children's illustrator and when people said, "What do you do?"^ You dont want people to keep making the mistakes of their predecessors, Levy says.
  • The Office - Cover Story - Washington City Paper 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I love this show, and will stick with it no matter but, but Jim and Pam have become assholes, and gone from the people you want to be friends with to the friends you realize are actually poisonous.
  • Meghan Keane: ‘The Office’ is the Most Depressing Show on Television | The Awl 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.theawl.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I said thats exactly what you dont want to do, she says.
  • The Office - Cover Story - Washington City Paper 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I would say, "Well, I'm an illustrator, but I do some reception work for a little bit of extra cash."^ Some people are busy with children, work and school in the mornings, but say the Office every night; that works great.
  • The Daily Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC dailyoffice.org [Source type: Original source]

^ But yea, I must say that he had to show some courtesy to the show as he won two Emmy Awards, one in 2006 and 2007 each, for working in this Comedy series.

^ In reality, it takes some time, as well as trial and error to achieve good work/life balance in web work – especially if there are children involved.
  • How to manage kids in the Home Office – WebWorkerDaily 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC webworkerdaily.com [Source type: General]

.So, for years, I was an illustrator who did some reception work.^ Did he benefit from people who worked with him or did he benefit from people who didn't work out?
  • The Office - Cover Story - Washington City Paper 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Then Lee thought it would be a good idea for us both to get full-time jobs and then you're knackered after work and it's hard to do illustrating.^ If you have to work that hard it is probably not necessary.
  • 'Office' gives us wedding to remember – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We're glad to have you with us.
  • The Daily Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC dailyoffice.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Sumana Harihareswara November 22, 2009 at 6:53 pm Thought-provoking stuff, as you’re already aware.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.So now, when people ask me what I do, I say I'm a receptionist.^ We have right now a pretty significant number of people who are not effective, she says.
  • The Office - Cover Story - Washington City Paper 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


David: Under "Strengths"... you've just put accounts.
Keith: Yeah.
David: That's your job though, that's, that's just-
Keith: - Mmm. [nods]
David: No, Keith. What. I was sort of looking for your skills within your job. .So is there anything else you could have put there?^ Dwight Schrute: You could assume everyone is, and not say anything offensive.

^ Michael : Hey, I thought you weren't supposed to eat anything for a couple hours after you've had a crown put it?
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Michael Scott: Hey, I thought you weren't supposed to eat anything for a couple hours after you've had a crown put it?

Keith: [shrugs]
David: Nope. Okay. Umm... .Under "Weaknesses" you've put eczema.^ Michael Scott: Hey, I thought you weren't supposed to eat anything for a couple hours after you've had a crown put it?

^ You’ve just put words on a lot of “feelings”.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Episode 2.03 [2.03]

.David: How old would you say I was if you didn't know me?^ If you say 'yes I know' to that you are doomed.
  • Words You Should Never Use at the Office Unless You Have To - CBS MoneyWatch.com 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC moneywatch.bnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If you were having lunch with me, what would you say?
  • Three Minds On Digital Marketing @ Organic: Around The Office Archives 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC threeminds.organic.com [Source type: General]

^ How about 'you know' ?
  • Words You Should Never Use at the Office Unless You Have To - CBS MoneyWatch.com 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC moneywatch.bnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Employee: Forty?
.David: No, how old do you think I look?^ Charles : How old are you?
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Michael : How old are you?
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ For many episodes, we stay confused and keep looking for the old face; it becomes difficult to accept a new face in place of the face that you have been watching for the last two years.

Employee: Thirty nine?
.David: Most people think I look about thirty, so..^ Think about all the times you’ve screwed up in your career, or even in your personal life, and think about the most common cause.
  • The Corner Office | BNET 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC blogs.bnet.com [Source type: General]

^ And what is most hopeless and pathetic about it is that the show is seriously testing the viewer’s ability to even feel sympathy for them, these hopeless and pathetic people who seem to actually deserve it.
  • Meghan Keane: ‘The Office’ is the Most Depressing Show on Television | The Awl 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.theawl.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But now, in the sober light of day, it occurs to me that most people on this site seem to be looking for something more than just a few good laughs.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Employee: Definitely not.
David: Oh, you calling them liars?! What do you think?
Oliver: Well, between thirty and forty.
David: Yes. More honest.

.Tim: Now guys, we're about to enter a warehouse environment, now I must warn you that some of the people in here will be working class, so there may be arse cleavage.^ You will get treatment but there are some issues.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Obama: Government health care will be like, um, the post office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC hotair.com [Source type: General]

^ I think theres a tendency when you dont really understand whats going onthat the system is broken, so it must be the people who are incompetent.
  • The Office - Cover Story - Washington City Paper 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Now we we want to remind you of some features of the blog you can take advantage of.
  • The Daily Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC dailyoffice.org [Source type: Original source]

So just find a partner, hold hands. Don't talk to anyone though.

Episode 2.04 [2.04]

.David: The reason I put "If it's in you" is, if I waste good time and money looking for it, and see it's definitely not in you, I don't wanna be sued 'cos you haven't got it, so, you know, you're not gonna get me on that.^ I know you haven’t read it!
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Obama: Government health care will be like, um, the post office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC hotair.com [Source type: General]

^ If Obama is looking for something to do, why don’t you fix Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, which are all going bankrupt.
  • Hot Air » Blog Archive » Obama: Government health care will be like, um, the post office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC hotair.com [Source type: General]

^ I don’t own a desktop because you can’t put a desktop away.
  • Rethinking the Office – Dutch Design (Plus: Pics of My Home Office) 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.fourhourworkweek.com [Source type: General]


.Simon: You know Bruce Lee's not really dead, don't you?^ Do you really know which one is correct?
  • The Office Quotes (NBC) | Funniest Quotes from The Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.theofficequotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I don’t really know.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You know I really enjoy fractions between Michael and Toby.

Yeah, it's in a book. What he did was he faked his own death so that he could work undercover for the Hong Kong police, inflitrating drugs gangs and the Triads.
Gareth: Yeah, I reckon that's true.
Tim: Yeah, I reckon that's true. .Because if you were gonna send someone undercover to investigate the Triads, you'd probably want the world's most famous Chinese film star.^ The Dundies are like a car wreck that you want to look away from but you have to stare at it because your boss is making you.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ This, you feel, will be a fully realised world, because it's his own.
  • Ricky Gervais: 'Before The Office I never tried hard at anything' | Life and style | The Guardian 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ You want to advertise the most important objects by using buttons.
  • Customizing the Office Fluent User Interface in Access 2007 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC msdn.microsoft.com [Source type: General]

Episode 2.05 [2.05]

.David: What's more important: you, Neil, with your report, or some starving children?^ Your office furniture is more important then you may realize.
  • Rethinking the Office – Dutch Design (Plus: Pics of My Home Office) 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.fourhourworkweek.com [Source type: General]

^ This one is even more effective if you hitch a ride to work on the handle bars of your buddy's bike.

^ Sometimes that forces you to make a more cold-blooded bargain with your career in favor of your family.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Oh, I dunno. Oh, what would Lenny Henry say? I think we know. .Imagine him going out of the door on Comic Relief day and Dawn French is going "Where you going, you haven't done the washing up.^ You go to sleep it's light out, you wake up it's dark.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ If everyone is stressed out in your office, you can't go wrong with a Stress Ball, Stress Reliever or Foam Stress Toy.

^ Maybe you even get that warm and fuzzy feeling when you cozy up to the conference table with your team on a rainy day.

You haven't put the rubbish out." (middle finger) "DO IT YOURSELF, I'VE GOTTA SAVE SOME AFRICANS!".

.David: And that’s not going "Ooh, look at me today, I’m entertaining whilst saving lives aren’t I brilliant?", it’s going "If you think I’m brilliant, then give generously and help save these guys who are starving, but are also brilliant"-not as entertainers, a lot of them can’t even speak English, but you know don’t give them their own game show, but save them from dying at least.^ Dwight : I know what you're thinking.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Dwight Schrute: Do you even know what this is?

^ "Who do you think you are?
  • Season Pass on Variety.com 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC weblogs.variety.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Episode 2.06 [2.06]

.David: I don't look upon this like it's the end, I look upon it like it's moving on you know.^ I don't know about you, but I teared up at the end.
  • The Watcher: 'The Office' wedding: A shindig worth the trip to Niagara Falls 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And if you don't like it you can leave.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ John Obeto, you don't like having open document standards or Microsoft Office alternatives.
  • The Office-less office? | NetworkWorld.com Community 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC www.networkworld.com [Source type: General]

.It's almost like my work here's done.^ I feel like I'm working in my coffin.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ In my AbsoluteVista.com post here , I revealed that it wasn’t a bad design, or an overreaching design that almost tanked Airbus, the company.
  • The Office-less office? | NetworkWorld.com Community 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC www.networkworld.com [Source type: General]

.I can't imagine Jesus going, "Oh, I've told a few people in Bethlehem I'm the son of God, can I just stay here with Mum and Dad now?"^ Dwight Schrute: Oh God, here.

^ Here are just a few of my favorite moments or story threads from the wedding: .
  • The Watcher: 'The Office' wedding: A shindig worth the trip to Niagara Falls 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But now, in the sober light of day, it occurs to me that most people on this site seem to be looking for something more than just a few good laughs.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

No. You gotta move on. You gotta spread the word. You gotta go to Nazareth, please. .And that's, very much like...^ I like your office and garden very much….
  • Rethinking the Office – Dutch Design (Plus: Pics of My Home Office) 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.fourhourworkweek.com [Source type: General]

^ I like them very very much.
  • The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.ribbonfarm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

me.

David: Life is just a series of peaks and troughs. .And you don't know whether you're in a trough until you're climbing out, or on a peak until you're coming down.^ Dwight : I know what you're thinking.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Ryan : I don't think you know what you're saying.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Because you're all jerks who didn't come see my band last night.
  • The Office Quotes (NBC) | Funniest Quotes from The Office 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.theofficequotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

And that's it you know, you never know what's round the corner. But it's all good. ."If you want the rainbow, you've gotta put up with the rain."^ Think about all the times you’ve screwed up in your career, or even in your personal life, and think about the most common cause.
  • The Corner Office | BNET 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC blogs.bnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Ah, the magic of the deadline; put up a website to make you money or do nothing and become homeless.
  • Rethinking the Office – Dutch Design (Plus: Pics of My Home Office) 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.fourhourworkweek.com [Source type: General]

^ And about how you've never doubted for a second that I'm the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

.Do you know which "philosopher" said that?^ Jim : So this morning, we are having breakfast together...and I just looked up from my cereal and I said, "You know what I wanna do today?
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Angela : I know you said sabotage, I was giving you an example of it.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

Dolly Parton. .And people say she's just a big pair of tits.^ What's, in lots of ways, more disturbing is in over half the cases where we say this isn't patentable, people just file again and get back in line.
  • Patent Prospector: The Patent Office Archives 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.patenthawk.com [Source type: General]

Christmas Specials

Episode 3.01 [3.01]

Gareth: I did learn a lot from David. I learnt from his mistakes. .We're very different people; he used humour where I use discipline.^ On another note I have never used or wanted to use these types of apps online and know very few people using the Google apps.
  • The Complete Guide To Microsoft’s Office 2010 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ I'm happy that you liked the episode, we're obviously very different in our tastes and that's what makes the world go around.
  • 'Office' gives us wedding to remember – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

And I learnt that nobody respects him. .And in a war situation, if you want your platoon to go over the top with you to certain death, it's no good saying to them "Please come with me lads, I'll tell you a joke."^ Say you want to change an address.
  • The Office - Cover Story - Washington City Paper 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You dont want people to keep making the mistakes of their predecessors, Levy says.
  • The Office - Cover Story - Washington City Paper 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I love this show, and will stick with it no matter but, but Jim and Pam have become assholes, and gone from the people you want to be friends with to the friends you realize are actually poisonous.
  • Meghan Keane: ‘The Office’ is the Most Depressing Show on Television | The Awl 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.theawl.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

It's a direct order "Come with me." And they'll go "Yes, he's got good leadership skills, let's all go with him to our certain death".

Gareth: Right, her details. Her marital status: single, divorced-
David: Not divorced. Nah, husband might still be around, might be a nutter. I'm not getting into all that.
Gareth: Widowed?
David: I'd bloody love her to be widowed.

Episode 3.02 [3.02]

.Tim: And what happens, you're going into battle situation, right, you are up the front, with your men, or are you coming up the rear?^ You have to pick your battles.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ "Up your nose, with a rubber hose" while you're at it?
  • 'Office' gives us wedding to remember – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs 16 January 2010 9:13 UTC marquee.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Pam : You're right.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

Gareth: Well, depends...
Dawn: So it's possible you'd come up the rear?
Gareth: It's possible, yeah.
Tim: That's all we wanted to know.

[Last lines of the series]
.David Brent: [In "talking head"] Have you got everything you need?^ [Cut to talking head] When you're a kid, you assume your parents are soulmates.
  • The Office (US) - Wikiquote 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

^ David Brent does not play himselfd in The Office...where do you get these ideas from??
  • The Office is to be remade for Israeli TV | Media | guardian.co.uk 3 February 2010 18:52 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Dwight Schrute: I'm not sure, you need to tell me everything or I cannot accept this assignment.

[The interviewer answers affirmatively off-camera] Cheers.
[He gets up and walks off camera]

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