Writer: Aaron Shure, Director: Paul Lieberstein
Summary (NBC): Michael’s relationship with the new vice president (guest star Idris Elba) becomes increasingly tense, as Michael finds an excuse to goof off even more than usual. Meanwhile, Pam faces the challenge of a new copier and Kelly develops a crush.
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Writer Aaron Shure answers fan questions in the Two Weeks Q&A.
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The Office Two Weeks quotes
Pam: He finally has a story we really want to hear. And he knows it.
Jim: Surprisingly, there is a very big difference between Michael trying and Michael not trying.
Michael: Scotch and Splenda. Tastes like Splenda, gets you drunk like scotch.
Michael: I’m gonna give it a ho, hey, ho!
Michael: Your “I need you to” is my command.
Jim: It’s Monster.com. Singular.
Michael: I practically invented decline.
Dwight: It is either an incense dispenser or a ceremonial sarcophagus.
Dwight: My German is pre-industrial and mostly religious.
Michael: Somebody’s been talking in bed. Pillow talk.
Michael: This is a dream. That I have had since lunch.
Kelly: We’re really tight. We’re like the Kardashians.
Charles: I am aware of the effect I have on women.
Kelly: She’s such a special person. She’s turning 50 this year.
Andy: In this climate?
Michael: In all climates.
Michael: Let’s put a pin in it for now.
Meredith: Little Miss Thing wants attention!
Stanley: Can’t you see I’m urinating?
Michael: I had a great time at prom. And no one said yes to that, either.
Pam: I could do a bound book, in plastic, with offset colors. Which feels …
Oscar: And just like that, as mysteriously as he arrived, he was gone.
Andy: It’s just a sad, dark day.
Toby: Michael’s like a movie on a plane. You know, it’s not great, but it’s something to watch.
Michael: Hello. I am your future.
Michael: Let’s just crawl out of here together.
Michael: Jim, Jim, Jim. We’re having a company meeting here.
Charles: I want you to be my productivity czar.
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