Posts with the tag Ellie Kemper.

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The Office: Michael's Last Dundies

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  April 21, 2011 @ 9:01pm

Season two opened with The Dundies, in which this episode established that the employee award ceremony of the same name was something that just about everybody hated, making Michael that less likeable of a boss. In the five and a half years since, some things have changed.

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The Office: The Search

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  February 3, 2011 @ 10:27pm

The Search is the result of the car ride disaster running joke, and Jim's irrational overreaction in parenting.

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The Office: Ultimatum

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  January 20, 2011 @ 10:53pm

How To Communicate Like Michael Scott:

#1 - Prepare for both the good news, and the bad news.

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The Office: Secretary's Day

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  April 23, 2010 @ 1:15am

Since Erin made her debut on The Office late last season, not very much has been revealed about her character, except for the surface obvious. A year later, she finally gets an episode that revolves around her. In Secretary's Day, her more vulnerable and weird side is shown. She stated her necessity for trust, and has firm beliefs of what a relationship should be like.

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The Office: Happy Hour

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  March 27, 2010 @ 5:55pm

When Pam set Michael up on a blind date with her landlady, it ended in a disaster. When Michael ended up dating Pam's mother, it too became a disaster. In Happy Hour, it comes off as ironic, that Pam would dare to set Michael up another time. As predicted, Michael made himself look like a fool, especially with his obnoxious clothing and behaviours.

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The Office: New Leads

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  March 20, 2010 @ 7:34pm

The leadership of Sabre has brought on more changes to the Scranton branch, not just in procedures and policies, but also in workplace attitude. As the sales staff have been given a greater importance in the company, they have also displayed it in their attitude towards everybody else.

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The Office: St. Patrick's Day

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  March 14, 2010 @ 12:34am

Michael has a history of being the polar opposite to every person that has managed him. In the case of Jo, she finds Michael's lackadaisical and unprofessional behaviours to be inappropriate, and counterproductive. As Jo has set the example of working hard and doing overtime, Michael has little reason to not mirror her work ethic.

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The Office: Sabre

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  February 5, 2010 @ 2:44am

After a near-two month wait, The Office returns with a new full length episode. This episode is deliberately meant to create a different feel, which succeeds, especially when contrasted with the clipshow from 2 weeks ago. The major change which everybody encounters is the acquisition by Sabre.

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The Office: Secret Santa

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  December 12, 2009 @ 1:05am

For the first time, Jim was able to look like the saner of the two co-managers. It didn't take much on Jim's part, as he was only being himself. This is easy, when Michael was entwined in perceived authority, sexism, and jealousy. His own personal insecurities and entitlement have led to him believing that he has the right to not only be Santa Claus, but to also take it away from Phyllis.

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The Office: Scott's Tots

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  December 6, 2009 @ 2:52am

There are times when Michael has been able to take a situation from an inevitable doom, and turn it into a miraculous victory. These times are rare, and are dependent on Michael's invincible cluelessness, coupled with an antagonist that is all too grounded in reality.

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