W: Paul Lieberstein, D: Jeffrey Blitz
Summary (NBC): The search begins for a new manager — Jim heads a search committee that interviews candidates, including Andy and Darryl. Dwight tries to get back in the race. Guest stars: Will Arnett, Kathy Bates, Warren Buffett, Jim Carrey, Ricky Gervais, Ray Romano, James Spader, Catherine Tate. Double episode.
Continue reading The Office: Search Committee, 7.25-7.26
W: Justin Spitzer, D: Troy Miller
Summary (NBC): Dwight takes over as acting manager and applies draconian tactics to the office. Meanwhile, Gabe tries to win Erin back. Guest star: Kathy Bates.
Continue reading The Office: Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager, 7.24
W: Charlie Grandy, D: Matt Sohn
Summary (NBC): Deangelo’s true management style is finally revealed; he plays favorites by creating his own “inner circle.” Guest stars: Will Ferrell, Cody Horn.
Continue reading The Office: The Inner Circle, 7.23
W: Greg Daniels, D: Paul Feig
Summary (NBC): Michael, about to leave for Colorado, wants a day without drama to say his goodbyes to each co-worker. Deangelo and Andy scramble to keep Michael’s biggest clients. Supersized to 53 minutes. Guest stars: Will Ferrell, Amy Ryan.
Continue reading The Office: Goodbye, Michael, 7.22
W: Mindy Kaling, D: Mindy Kaling
Summary (NBC): Michael trains Deangelo (guest star Will Ferrell) to take over the job of hosting the Dundie Awards. Erin struggles with her dislike of her boyfriend, Gabe.
Continue reading The Office: Michael’s Last Dundies, 7.21
W: Daniel Chun, D: Paul Lieberstein
Summary (NBC): The new manager, Deangelo Vickers (guest star Will Ferrell), 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.
Continue reading The Office: Training Day, 7.20
W: Jon Vitti, D: Steve Carell
Summary (NBC): Michael decides to propose to Holly. Holly makes her final appearance. Guest star: Amy Ryan.
Continue reading The Office: Garage Sale, 7.19
W: Amelie Gillette, D: Randall Einhorn
Summary (NBC): After many years and motel rooms, Dunder Mifflin traveling salesman Todd Packer is ready to leave the road behind and take a desk job in the office. However, it remains to be seen if Jim, Dwight, Holly, and the rest of the office are ready for Todd. Elsewhere, after his computer freezes for the millionth time, Andy battles office administrator Pam for a new computer. Guest stars: Amy Ryan, David Koechner.
Continue reading The Office: Todd Packer, 7.18