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:
- Seinfeld: The Contest
- The Sopranos: College
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Chuckles Bites the Dust
- I Love Lucy: Lucy Does a TV Commercial
- Lost: Pilot
- ER: Love’s Labor Lost
- The Honeymooners: Better Living Through TV
- Mad Men: Nixon vs. Kennedy
- All in the Family: Cousin Maude’s Visit
- 24: Season 1 finale
- The Twilight Zone: Time Enough at Last
- Saturday Night Live: April 22, 1978
- The Dick Van Dyke Show: It May Look Like a Walnut
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More, With Feeling
- The Cosby Show: Goodbye Mr. Fish
- The Fugitive: The Judgement
- South Park: Trapped in the Closet
- The Andy Griffith Show: Opie the Birdman
- 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.
- M*A*S*H: Abyssinia, Henry
See the rest of the top 100 in the June 15-28 issue of TV Guide!