Writer: Dan Sterling, Director: Matt Sohn
Summary (NBC): Everyone is upset when the elevator goes out of service — “Stairmaggedon” strikes the office when the elevator goes out and everyone is forced to take the stairs. Dwight forces Stanley to do an important sales call. Pam and Jim find comfort in talking with Nellie and Toby about marital troubles. Meanwhile, Angela stands by her man. Guest stars: Roseanne Barr, Paul Feig.
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The Office Stairmageddon quotes
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Erin: It’s a “Mageddon”!
Stanley: They’re making me climb Stair Mountain!
Oscar: When something as routine as elevator maintenance happens, and people are forced to expend cardiovascular effort, we have to compare it to the end of time.
Nellie: “There’s Kevin Malone, the Falstaffian accountant.”
Andy: I wanted to be my generation’s Lisa Loeb.
Erin: I bet it’s Katie Couric. I’ve been saying this for years.
Stanley: Who do I look like, Jackie Joyner-Kersee?
Pete: Your morning 3 by 5! Coming right up.
Nellie: Marriage counseling. Did you know that is the only kind of counseling I have never had.
Toby: Let’s do it. Let’s get personal.
Jim: We’re just starting couples counseling. Which doesn’t sound any better.
Toby: Kelly called it. 2013.
Andy: Hello, William Morris Agency. I need to speak to your best agent, who represents your biggest stars.
Angela: If I have to be the good wife, I’ll be the best damn wife there is. Correction. Best darn wife. Sorry. I’m a better wife than that.
Andy: Directory? Movie star department. Back. Directory.
Dwight: Now, it’s all about my instincts.
Dwight: Stanley, one way or another, you are going to come with me to make this sale.
Dwight: Nothing to be alarmed about. It’s just a man pointing a bull tranquilizer at a co-worker.
Dwight: It’s alright. Andy approved it.
Meredith: Man, he’s really in twinkle town now.
Dwight: He’s like a manatee.
Dwight: No wonder my elevator cables are under such strain.
Clark: Any good weekend plans?
Clark: Well, if I may, you’re a natural.
Dwight: I know. Evel Knievel.
Dwight: Just use your hands and blunt his descent, okay?
Toby: You’re really there to talk to each other.
Jim: If I didn’t do certain things without telling Pam, she’d be married to Roy.
Toby: Well, what’s a little while?
Kevin: There’s Angela! I work with her.
Andy: I mean, she can’t sing or act, so. It’s actually kind of insane.
Andy: We get it, Phyllis. She looks like a freaking movie star!
Senator Lipton: As my long suffering wife can attest, I am gay.
Reporter: Question for the senator’s beard…
Senator Lipton: It wasn’t until my marriage to Angela, that I realized how charmless I find the female body.
Meredith: It always hurts to hear that one.
Kevin: I kept the secret. I kept the secret so good.
Creed: Wesley Silver’s gay?
Dwight: The bubble wrap is the only thing that’s stopping his suit from getting wrinkled.
Clark: If only there was any other use or situation for that kind of knowledge.
Paul Feig: I have an act. Dog Cat Mouse.
Paul Feig: You go through a lot of mice.
Paul Feig: It really doesn’t make sense to name the mice. They’re kind of like cannon fodder, you know? You’re not one of those PETA guys, are you?
Clark: Just say arms and legs, okay? That’s the vernacular that I’m comfortable with.
Pam: I am not moving our family to Philly.
Jim: If Pam says she won’t go, then we’re going to need a lot more than counseling.
Nellie: They deserve each other, that’s for sure.
Dwight: I think we should consider injecting him with bull tranquilizer on a daily basis.
Andy: At the risk of sounding arrogant, I did drive myself here.
Andy: My exact age is 28 to 34, so basically, just send me out on whatever Jake Gyllenhall is going out on.
Carla Fern: Can you juggle and crap?
Andy: Yes… and yes.
Carla Fern: Pay Todd on your way out.
Dwight: We need a winch and a hoist.