Writer: Niki Schwartz-Wright, Director: Jeffrey Blitz
Summary (NBC): Andy decides to pursue his dream — Andy tries to work up the nerve to quit his job and pursue his dreams of stardom. Dwight finally receives his karate black belt from his new sensei (Michael Imperioli) and has his best day ever at work. Jim returns to Scranton to spend more quality time with Pam. Guest star: Michael Imperioli. One-hour long, starting 8:30/7:30c.
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The Office Livin’ the Dream quotes
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Andy: Which tie makes me look like a guy who likes sofas?
Andy: Thin sliced tuna. Carpaccio. Go on.
Andy: Half the time, I don’t know if I’m wearing my stage makeup or my work makeup.
Jim: Go all in for what’s most important. That’s my new thing.
Angela: She’s this uptight, judgmental shrew. You know the type.
Kevin: I’ve never met anyone like that.
Angela: Without my cats, I am utterly and completely alone.
Dwight: There are four new deadly weapons in this office. Basher! Thrasher! Crasher! And…
Dwight: Smasher? No, where did you get that? Fireball!
Andy: David Walrus! In his native habitat.
David: At a certain point, the ice gets too thin. And you fall through. And that is when you get fired.
Andy: I am pursuing fame of any kind.
Creed: Andy, no, definitely not. Charisma black hole.
Clark: Are you trying to get a second second job here?
Clark: But be careful, it is very easy to get lost in Pete’s beautiful dead eyes.
Phyllis: There’s just something there you don’t want to look at.
Pete: I’m sure you and I will have our own thing.
Jim: You don’t watch baseball. I keep forgetting that.
Darryl: You’re meant for a job with lots and lots of slack.
Andy: Right back atcha, Darryl.
Stanley: What happened to the generation that knew you shut up, did your work, and died quietly from a heart attack.
Angela: He would strap me to his chest, in a Baby Bjorn made for fat children, and do lunges across the farm. I felt like I was flying.
Billy: I got to hand it to him, he’s one of the most tenacious and determined men I’ve ever met.
Jim: You’re going to want to invest in a lot more liability insurance.
Jim: If there’s someone who loves paper more than Dwight, I definitely don’t want to meet that person.
Kevin: Our question is… seems dumb.
Nellie: What if you were to stay here and… full-ass it?
Kevin: You’re too charactery to be a lead, and you’re not fat enough to be a great character actor.
Erin: Andy, honestly, I think you might become homeless. Or maybe even starve.
Dwight: I will never, ever let you down.
Meredith: I don’t want to see you in a porn next year.
Dwight: You might be a bullpen kid. Give it a couple of years. Scram!
Jim: Don’t get me wrong, I am definitely here for Pam. But this is an awesome added bonus.
Andy: Huge dick move. But very effective. I need to be that same kind of dick to myself.
Angela: You have so many hairs on your chin, Animal Control should have taken you away!
Angela: Don’t let pride ruin your whole life. It’s not worth it.
Andy: Lorelai and I would like to say goodbye. The only way we know how.
Oscar: I thought you found nature vulgar.
Dwight: It really is amazing how your life can change in one day.
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