The OFFICE Thursday on Give Me My Remote
May 3, 2007 by Kath Skerry
The last of three Office Thursdays until the end of the season. Hold me. The bright side is that from here on out we only have supersized and supersized-supersized episodes left. Yup, tonight and next week are both 40 minutes and the of course we have the hour long season finale on May 17th. If you’re an Office fan then I can only hope you’ve been crossing your fingers and toes that the rumors about NBC expanding THE OFFICE to one hour each week is true. Come on Zucker…do it…you know you want to.
I thought I would change up this week’s Office Thursday a bit. I’m kind of thinking that since every day is Office Thursday over at Office Tally you are probably caught up on most of the major Office news. So I thought maybe today we catch up on some housekeeping and then move into a little Office trivia. You game? (no pun intended)
LIVE Office Chat TONIGHT…
I’m SO excited for tonight’s Office chat! Actually I can’t wait until right after the chat so I can FINALLY share some fun stories from behind-the-scenes of tonight’s episode. I hope you all can make it. Click here to set a reminder for the Office chat.
Tonight on The Office…Gmail – Inbox
“Women’s Appreciation” (SPECIAL TIME: 8:36/7:36 c)
The staffers are shocked when a flasher victimizes Phyllis. In response, Michael takes the office ladies on a women’s appreciation excursion. Meanwhile, Dwight and his nemesis, Andy (Ed Helms), team up to catch the deviant. (Watch clips from tonight’s episode)
From the desk of Meredith Palmer…
In this week’s blog, Kate takes us behind the scene of “Women’s Appreciation” and tells us why this was one of her favorite episode to shoot. She mentions something about getting to spend a lot of quality time with Steve and the ladies of Dunder Mifflin. But let’s face it – Kate loved this ep because she got to spend some quality time with Tanster and me. Right? (Kate’s Blog)
A Little Office Trivia…
No, this won’t be anywhere near as difficult as that NBC.com Office quotes game. Just a few little trivia questions to get you pumped up for tonight’s episode. If your a true Office fan then these should be cake. Leave your answers in the comments. Every correct entry will go into a random drawing and the winner will get to choose an item from the GMMR store. We’ve added some new Office-inspired stuff just this week!
- Michael once spent a productive day stressing about what to write in someone’s birthday card. Who was the card for and what was the name of the episode in which this happened?
- Name three fake diseases given to Dwight in “Health Care”.
- What were the names of all the kids that attended Dunder Mifflin’s Take Your Daughter to Work Day, and to whom did each kid belong?
- What did Michael & Jim order for lunch when they went to Hooters?
- What gift did Ryan originally get during the Yankee Swap?
- Michael & Jim performed a karaoke duet to what song?
- What was the name of the client that Jan & Michael took to Chilis?
- Jim and Pam sent Dwight’s resume to what company in “Halloween”?
- Pam and Roy were supposed to be married on what date?
- What song did Karen sing at Phyllis & Bob’s wedding?
BONUS QUESTION: How long will it be before Pam gets off her ass and declares her love to Jim who in turn dumps Karen whom we never see or hear from again? (ok, ok…I was just making sure you were paying attention)
More Office Thursday after the jump!!
Summer in the Park with Brian & Angela…
Ok so it’s not technically summer (but it was hot), and it wasn’t really a park…more like the Ritz Carlton. Brian Baumgartner and Angela Kinsey attended NBC’s Summer Press Day last Friday in Pasadena and I was lucky enough to chat with them for a few minutes. I couldn’t get any scoop on the season finale outside of what’s been approved by Greg Daniels (something “big” happens with Michael & Jan, and “questions will be answered”), but I tried.
Angela looked adorable in her strapless dress. I overheard a few people commenting on how cute it was when she walked by. Brian looked very handsome in his suit, but all I could think of was hot he must have been…it was steamy outside.
I first spotted Brian and Angela when I took a little stroll out to the grounds where all the TV shows (Access Hollywood, ET, Extra, E!) were setting up. I was chatting it up with the wondering Jessica from NBC when Brian and Angela came over to say hi. Yeah, I’m not ever going to get used to the idea that Angela Kinsey knows my name – bizarre. I’ve been lucky enough to meet quite a few celebs over the past year, and I feel pretty at ease around them, but something about The Office cast makes me all nervous (which is kind of dumb because I’ve met them all and know how wonderful they are). I was trying to play it cool but I was just geeking out on the inside. The geek out continued later in the afternoon when I ran into Brian and Angela again in the buffet line at lunch. At first I was thinking “dude, don’t talk to them…don’t bother them”, but then I thought “what the hell…I may never get a chance to talk to them again.” We chatted about Dave Letterman and Angela’s recent Oprah appearance. I was one happy chica. Right after lunch I saw Simon Cowell approach Angela. Being the geek that I am I turned to my friend and said “I bet Angela can’t wait to call Jenna to tell her she met Simon.”
All and all it was a good (but very busy) day, but the highlight for me was definitely seeing Angela & Brian…and maybe Hasselhoff…haha!! (Angela’s Summer Press Day Blog)
The Office Video of the Week…
This one is a bit self indulgent since I can’t seem to get enough of this song.
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Filed under Angela Kinsey, BJ Novak, Brian Baumgartner, David Denman, Dwight Schrute, Jenna Fischer, Jim Halpert, John Krasinski, Kate Flannery, Michael Scott, Pam Beesly, Rainn Wilson, Steve Carell, The Office, TV News