Writer: B.J. Novak, Director: Paul Feig
Summary (NBC): After getting off on the wrong foot with his new supervisor, Charles (Idris Elba), Jim finds himself face to face with the new boss in a soccer game in the Dunder Mifflin parking lot. Meanwhile, Michael, afraid to face the workday, has trouble leaving his house.
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The Office Dream Team quotes
Andy: You are murdering the Nard Dog!
Andy: My maid died.
Michael: Oh good, my hooker is here.
Dwight: Oh no! The new boss does not find Jim adorable!
Michael: I have egg in my crocs.
Michael: Like Benjamin Button in reverse.
Michael: He’s everything I’m not, and everything I am. He’s the whole package.
Pam: I hate that I just used the word ‘relationship.’
Jim: If you really want to impress your boss, you go in there and you do mediocre work. Halfheartedly.
Pam: Next on the list, song parodies.
Dwight: Great ideas are just part of what I bring to the table.
Jim: I was on the orange team.
Pam: We got Vikram!
Vikram: Confidence — it’s the food of the wise man, but the liquor of the fool.
Vikram: Is it possible he’s bowling?
Michael: Everyone deserves a second, second chance.
Ryan’s boss: Back to work, shoe bitch!
Ryan: Do you guys want to hear about Thailand? It was indescribable.
Michael: Ryan Howard is about to make a splash in paper.
Jim: My strategy is to touch the ball as little as possible. Chalk it up to teamwork.
Vikram: What kind of a name is Nana?
Pam: It means ‘grandmother.’
Vikram: Oh sweet Jesus.
Phyllis: I swallowed a crown.
Pam: I was just feeling impulsive! I should have gotten a tiny tatoo on my ankle!
Michael: I do my best work when people don’t believe in me.
Michael: You know what they say. Keep your friends close.
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