TV Guide’s The Office A to Z Guide

The latest issue of TV Guide has an article entitled “The Office A to Z: Everything you need to know about the Dunder-Mifflin gang.”

Lots of interesting trivia, including:

C — Crystal Club Cola: The soft drink that you see Dunder-Mifflin employees occasionally sip in the employee lunchroom is a real regional soda brand from eastern Pennsylvania.

J — Jay Ferguson: The composer of The Office theme, Ferguson was lead singer in the rock bands Spirit and Jo Jo Gunne, and had a solo Top 40 hit in 1977 with “Thunder Island.”

Q — Quincy, M.E.: Melora Hardin, who plays Michael’s boss, Jan Levinson, appeared on the medical examiner drama twice when she was a teen actress.

Omigod, “Thunder Island”?! — I know that song! Sha-la-la-la-la-la my lady …

The full list of topics covered: Amy Adams, Booze Cruise, Crystal Club Cola, Diversity Day, Edgar, Fundle Bundle, Grass Roots, Halloween, Islands in the Stream, Jay Ferguson, Kiss, Lampshades, Men’s Room, Nancy Walls, Olympics, Phyllis Smith, Quincy, M.E., Reality TV, Scrantonicity, Toby, Urine, Valentine’s Day, Webisodes, Xmas Party, YouTube, Zbornak, Kent.

Quickie Contest #2

Name the episode and the character who speaks each of these lines:

  • “Try to have some fun.”
  • “This is illegal.”
  • “Take a gander.”
  • “It kind of gets under my skin, okay?”
  • “There is broken glass everywhere.”

The first person who adds a comment with all the correct answers wins any Office episode from the iTunes store!

Sorry, U.S. players only — that’s the iTunes store rule. :(

Update: We have our winner, so this contest is now closed.