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Writers: Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky
Director: Paul Feig
Summary (NBC): Michael has big plans for his 15th anniversary party at Dunder Mifflin, but is in for a shock when the new, no-nonsense Vice President (guest star Idris Elba) has some ideas of his own. Meanwhile, Jim’s prank on Dwight has some unexpected results.
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The Office New Boss quotes
Dwight: A string quartet playing classy-cal music.
Michael: I need something classy like the opening of a car dealership.
Dwight: Mr. Peanut is not classy. He is a regular peanut.
Michael: French! Classy.
Michael: Miner? I hardly know her.
Michael: As you can see, I turned the bagels from Os into Cs. For Charles.
Michael: The former was my lover, and the latter, my best friend. So who knows?
Kelly: My god. He’s like a black George Clooney.
Michael: This little hellraiser is Angela. She has slept with a bunch of different guys in the office.
Charles: Thank you for the C-shaped bagels.
Michael: Truth be told, I think I thrive under a lack of accountability.
Michael: African Americans have such a rich history of unusual names.
Michael: Jan would mostly come by when she was super horny.
Michael: Tell him to call me ASAP as possible.
Dwight: My name is Michael Scotch.
Charles: Who is this?
Michael: I was never given a name.
Michael: I think it’s a little hypercritical.
Kelly: Should I seduce him?
Angela: No. No one wants to see that.
Pam: He just skipped the Ace Ventura talking butt thing. He never skips it. This is bad.
Pam: It’s cupcakes and strippers all the way down.
Charles: What is a two-way petting zoo?
Jim: You pet the animals, they pet you back.
Michael: Do you even know how paper is made?
Charles: Do you want to keep this made-up position? It’s important to you?
Michael: I feel like I’ve been sort of boned.
Michael: And I’ve never gone hang gliding.
Jim: And for my next trick, I will make my career disappear.
Kelly: I am going to get him to buy me a prime rib tonight.
Angela: He does not need to go dumpster diving for companionship.
Michael: You have no idea how high I can fly.
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