‘Diversity Day’ in TV Guide’s Top 100 Episodes

TV Guide has named The Office episode ‘Diversity Day’ as one of TV’s Top 100 Episodes of All Time.

This Season 1 classic, written by B.J. Novak and directed by Ken Kwapis, is also rated by OfficeTally readers as their favorite episode in the Season 1 Survivor Poll.

Here is where ‘Diversity Day’ ranked in TV Guide’s top 20:

  1. Seinfeld: The Contest
  2. The Sopranos: College
  3. The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Chuckles Bites the Dust
  4. I Love Lucy: Lucy Does a TV Commercial
  5. Lost: Pilot
  6. ER: Love’s Labor Lost
  7. The Honeymooners: Better Living Through TV
  8. Mad Men: Nixon vs. Kennedy
  9. All in the Family: Cousin Maude’s Visit
  10. 24: Season 1 finale
  11. The Twilight Zone: Time Enough at Last
  12. Saturday Night Live: April 22, 1978
  13. The Dick Van Dyke Show: It May Look Like a Walnut
  14. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More, With Feeling
  15. The Cosby Show: Goodbye Mr. Fish
  16. The Fugitive: The Judgement
  17. South Park: Trapped in the Closet
  18. The Andy Griffith Show: Opie the Birdman
  19. The Office: Diversity Day. TVG description: By its second episode, NBC’s remake fulfilled the order of Americanizing the classic Britcom The Office. Dunderhead Michael Scott (Steve Carell) puts his underlings through a sensitivity-training session. “It’s the strongest example of the kind of trouble Michael would get into,” exec producer Greg Daniels says. And a job well done.
  20. M*A*S*H: Abyssinia, Henry

See the rest of the top 100 in the June 15-28 issue of TV Guide!

Tipster: Megan