09.20.12 8:45 AM ET
9 Funniest Moments From Season 1-8 of ‘The Office’ (VIDEO)
Thursday’s Season 9 premiere of The Office will be the show’s last. But it’s been a hilarious ride for the NBC hit—from Jim’s gift-wrapped desk for Dwight to Michael’s trademark ‘that’s what she said’ joke, WATCH VIDEO of our favorite clips from the first eight Office seasons.
Am I a Woman?
In the Season 1 episode “Diversity Day,” the employees of Dunder Mifflin are obligated to attend a seminar on diversity with a bit of a Michael Scott (Steve Carell) twist—they have to guess the race posted on their foreheads by giving each other stereotypical clues. However, Pam’s (Jenna Fischer) clues prove to be misleading for Dwight (Rainn Wilson).
Merry Christmas, Dwight!
Since the very first episode, Jim’s (John Krasinski) pranks on Dwight have been a staple of The Office. Whether he’s putting Dwight’s office supplies in Jell-O or hiding his desk in the bathroom, Jim never seems to run out of ways to get under Dwight’s skin. Here he’s prepared a very special Christmas gift.
Jim and Dwight Make a Sale
There’s no question that Jim and Dwight are rivals, but once upon a time they used to make sales calls together. In the Season 3 episode “Traveling Salesmen,” we get a chance to see the two in action together. While their methods may seem strange at first, Jim and Dwight prove to be an effective team—and make a sale.
The Party Planning Committee
Whenever there’s cause for celebration, the Party Planning Committee gets to work. As head of the committee, Angela (Angela Kinsey) doesn’t always play nice with the other members and when Karen (Rashida Jones) pitches some ideas in a bid to join the team in Season 3, she learns firsthand just how cruel Angela can be.
Michael Wears a Woman’s Suit
In the Season 3 episode “The Negotiation,” Darryl (Craig Robinson) asks for a raise, so Michael decides to use some tips he found on the Internet to get the upper hand. But he begins to lose control of negotiations when Darryl notices something interesting about his suit.
Dwight Hates Planking
Last summer “planking” was all the rage. Everywhere you looked, athletes, celebrities, and that annoying guy you follow on Twitter for some reason were posting pictures of themselves planking in strange places. Naturally, the fad made its way to Dunder Mifflin last season—and Dwight is forced to put an end to it.
‘The Office’ Emmys Skit
Last year at the 63rd Primetime Emmys, worlds collided when the when a bunch of our favorite television characters paid Scranton a visit. In this clip, Roger Sterling of Mad Men complains about secretaries and Jesse Pinkman of Breaking Bad stops by to make a delivery for Creed.
Does Stanley Have a Moustache?
In the cold opening for the Season 8 episode “Welcome Party,” the workers at the office are working on a welcome back card for Stanley (Leslie David Baker). But when Pam makes a joke about his moustache, nobody can seem to remember whether Stanley actually has a moustache. Can you guess correctly before Stanley makes his grand entrance?
That’s What She Said!
Four little words that changed the show forever. Even though it occasionally got him into trouble, Michael Scott blurted out his trademark joke at any given opportunity—and even when we knew it was coming it never seemed to get old. Here’s a video of some of the best “that’s what she said” moments in Office history.