The Office Season 5 DVD Buying Guide

The Office: Season 5 — DVD

  • Release Date: Sept. 8, 2009
  • Format: DVD
  • MSRP: $59.98
  • Picture: Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish
  • No. of discs: 5
  • Total running time: 10 hours, 4 minutes

Disc 1

  • Run Time: 2 hours 9 minutes
  • Weight Loss, Business Ethics, Baby Shower, Crime Aid, Employee Transfer
  • Deleted Scenes
  • ‘Weight Loss’ Commentary: Randy Cordray (Producer), Michael Gallenberg (Production Designer), Brian Wittle (Sound), Nick Carbone (Sound), Ben Patrick (Sound), Alysia Raycraft (Costume Designer), Kelly Cantley (1st AD), and Jake Aust (Producer)
  • ‘Business Ethics’ Commentary: B.J. Novak, Peter & Vartan (Craft Service), and Sergio & Alan (Catering)
  • ‘Employee Transfer’ Commentary: Dave Rogers (Editor), Anthony Farrell (Writer), Veda Semarne (Script Supervisor), Chuck Canzoneri (Set Prod. Asst), Kyle Alexander (Location Manager), and Phil Shea (Prop Master)

Disc 2

  • Run Time: 2 hours 11 minutes
  • Customer Survey, Business Trip, Frame Toby (extended producer’s cut), The Surplus, Morocan Christmas, The Duel
  • Deleted Scenes
  • ‘Customer Survey’ Commentary: Stephen Merchant, Paul Lieberstein and Mindy Kaling
  • ‘Moroccan Christmas’ Commentary: Kate Flannery, Angela Kinsey, and Brian Baumgartner
  • ‘The Duel’ Commentary: Rainn Wilson, Rusty Mahmood (1st AD), Jennifer Celotta, and Dean Holland (Editor)

Disc 3

  • Run Time: 2 hours 9 minutes
  • Prince Family Paper, Stress Relief, Lecture Circuit Pt. 1, Lecture Circuit Pt. 2, Blood Drive
  • Deleted Scenes

Disc 4

  • Run Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Golden Ticket, New Boss, Two Weeks, Dream Team, Michael Scott Paper Company, Heavy Competition
  • Deleted Scenes
  • ‘Dream Team’ Commentary: B.J. Novak, Aaron Shure (Writer), Charlie Grandy (Writer), and Matt Sohn (Director of Photography/Camera Op)
  • ‘Michael Scott Paper Company’ Commentary: Jenna Fischer, Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg, and Justin Spitzer

Disc 5

  • Run Time: 1 hour 27 minutes
  • Broke, Casual Friday, Cafe Disco, Company Picnic
  • Gag Reel
  • Deleted Scenes
  • 100 Episodes, 100 Moments
  • Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences Presents The Office
  • Super Bowl Ads
  • Olympic Promos
  • Webisodes “Kevin’s Loan” and “The Outburst” (not “Blackmail”)
  • ‘Casual Friday’ Commentary: Creed Bratton, Mindy Kaling, Ellie Kemper (“Erin”), Brent Forrester, and Claire Scanlon (Editor)
  • ‘Company Picnic’ Commentary: Paul Lieberstein, Ken Kwapis (Director) and Jennifer Celotta

The Office: Season 5 — Blu-ray

  • Release Date: Sept. 8, 2009
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • MSRP: $69.98
  • Picture: Widescreen
  • Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
  • Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish
  • No. of discs: 4
  • Total running time: 10 hours, 4 minutes
  • “One-Liner Soundboard” – Allows the user to string together one-liners and quotes from the show to create your own character audio mix that you can share with friends via BD -LIVE
  • BD-LIVE(TM) – Access the BD-Live(TM) Center through your Internet-connected player and watch the latest trailers, download exclusive content and more!

The Office: Seasons 1-5 Collection

  • Release Date: Sept. 8, 2009
  • Format: DVD
  • MSRP: $199.98

353 comments

  1. This makes me so happy! I can’t wait til this comes out. I just watched the bloopers from Seasons 3 and 4 last night and it just cracked me up just as much as the first time I watched it. I love waiting to see what all the extras will be :D

  2. I wonder if they’ll ever released The Office on Blu-Ray. or is that just something for hour-long Dramas?

  3. Sweeeeet! No way I’m pre-ordering now, though. Have to wait and see who has the best goodies.

  4. the best part of the DVDs are the bloopers and commentaries, I watch them all the time. Can’t wait for season 5s.

  5. Remember when Season 4 was announced and it originally went for $50? This is a really nice break from that.

  6. I loved having the 20 minute blooper reel for season 4, but I doubt it will be that way for season 5. The bloopers are my favorite parts of the DVDs (besides the episodes)

  7. blu-ray, Blu-Ray, BLU-RAY!!
    I know every episode has been shown in HD. Make them available to US!!!

  8. I pre-ordered mine almost three weeks ago. :) All my friends think I’m nuts, since there’s not even a release date yet.

  9. If the deleted scenes were incorperated into the episodes somehow that would be amazing!!!!!

  10. Yes, the DVD sets should have an optional feature of putting the deleted scenes back into the episodes if desired.

    I bought “The Ultimate Package” (that’s what she said)in hopes that such an option existed, but unfortunately the deleted scenes can only be played separately.

    Many fans of The Office would enjoy the option of watching “Director Cut” versions of the episodes (meaning, with the deleted scenes placed directly into the originally intended moments.)

  11. One thing that’s a little frustrating for me about the previous DVDs are some discs don’t have as many commentaries as others. I sound like a major Office fangirl but I LOVE the commentaries!!!

    More bloopers, too, pleaseeeeeeee!

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