Fan report: DMI Marietta get-together

I received this fantastic report from Tallyhead WiseWithWorms, who also happens to be regional manager for the Marietta branch of Dunder Mifflin Infinity.

The online Office Fan Base Dunder-Mifflin Infinity plays host to 100 fictional branches, encouraging participation in fun games and social networking, much like the original Scranton branch does. Some branches take their participation at the base level, but for the final episode of The Office Season 5, one branch decided to celebrate in style! Continue reading “Fan report: DMI Marietta get-together”

The Office Season 6 premieres Sept. 17th!

The Office Season 6 premieres Thursday, September 17th!

From NBC’s press release:

Thursday is comedy night on NBC with the only live comedy show between 8-10 p.m. on any network, “Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday,” kicking off the night (8-8:30 p.m. ET) beginning September 17, followed by “Parks and Recreation” (8:30-9 p.m. ET), “The Office” (9-9:30 p.m. ET) and new comedy “Community” (9:30-10 p.m. ET) from Emmy winners Joe and Anthony Russo (“Arrested Development”).

On October 8, “Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday” will exit the 8 p.m. slot and “Community” will shift to the earlier time period, followed by “Parks and Recreation” (8:30-9 p.m. ET). A one-hour episode of “The Office” will air from 9-10 p.m. ET.

8-8:30 p.m. – “Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday”
8:30-9 p.m. – “Parks and Recreation”
9-9:30 p.m. – “The Office”
9:30-10 p.m. – “Community” (series premiere – moves to Thursdays 8-8:30 p.m. on October 8; “30 Rock” returns October 15, 9:30-10 p.m.)
10-11 p.m. – “The Jay Leno Show”

Detention slip: TWSS

The Office

Another student made the comment “you need to push it in further” (innocent comment) and Dalton added “that’s what she said.”

Look what you did, B.J. Novak! (You can see detention slip #1 here.)

Tipster: Country Crock

‘Diversity Day’ in TV Guide’s Top 100 Episodes

TV Guide has named The Office episode ‘Diversity Day’ as one of TV’s Top 100 Episodes of All Time.

This Season 1 classic, written by B.J. Novak and directed by Ken Kwapis, is also rated by OfficeTally readers as their favorite episode in the Season 1 Survivor Poll.

Here is where ‘Diversity Day’ ranked in TV Guide’s top 20:

  1. Seinfeld: The Contest
  2. The Sopranos: College
  3. The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Chuckles Bites the Dust
  4. I Love Lucy: Lucy Does a TV Commercial
  5. Lost: Pilot
  6. ER: Love’s Labor Lost
  7. The Honeymooners: Better Living Through TV
  8. Mad Men: Nixon vs. Kennedy
  9. All in the Family: Cousin Maude’s Visit
  10. 24: Season 1 finale
  11. The Twilight Zone: Time Enough at Last
  12. Saturday Night Live: April 22, 1978
  13. The Dick Van Dyke Show: It May Look Like a Walnut
  14. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More, With Feeling
  15. The Cosby Show: Goodbye Mr. Fish
  16. The Fugitive: The Judgement
  17. South Park: Trapped in the Closet
  18. The Andy Griffith Show: Opie the Birdman
  19. The Office: Diversity Day. TVG description: By its second episode, NBC’s remake fulfilled the order of Americanizing the classic Britcom The Office. Dunderhead Michael Scott (Steve Carell) puts his underlings through a sensitivity-training session. “It’s the strongest example of the kind of trouble Michael would get into,” exec producer Greg Daniels says. And a job well done.
  20. M*A*S*H: Abyssinia, Henry

See the rest of the top 100 in the June 15-28 issue of TV Guide!

Tipster: Megan

The Weekend Tally

Tidbits about ‘The Office’ show, cast, staff, and fans for the week ending June 21.

Tipsters: Dwigt, leonora, susy, Jackie

Vote for ‘The Office’ in the 2009 Tater Top Awards

From E! Online: “It’s time to vote for Watch with Kristin’s annual Tater Top Awards, where you, the fans, get to decide the best from the past TV season.”

Here are the categories that The Office is nominated in:

  • Best Comedy: The Office | Vote!
  • Favorite Funny Guy: Steve Carell or John Krasinski | Vote!
  • Favorite Funny Lady: Jenna Fischer | Vote!
  • Best Guest Star: Amy Ryan | Vote!
  • Best Romantic Chemistry: Pam and Jim | Vote!
  • Biggest Shocker: Pam and Jim | Vote!

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