Once again, the Scranton branch finds itself at the mercy of corporate and financial difficulties. The employees have gone through a lot of downsizing over the years, from Devon's termination, to mergers, and most recently, the closing of a branch.
Whenever the combination of tension, and Michael Scott are present, there is almost always a disaster waiting to happen. At the beginning of Double Date, it looked as if it was going to be one of those rare times where Michael was going to prove everybody else wrong.
Halloween episodes are fun to watch. The costumes are always interesting, whether it be Jim's minimalism, or Creed's incredible uncanniness. But with The Office tradition, something tragic always happens at that time of the year.
After watching Michael's blind man act, Pam admitted that "It's good to be home." But this was before Michael unleashed the terrifying news, first to Jim, and then to Pam. This episode shows Jim and Pam at their angriest.