The Office co-stars and best friends, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, are doing the ultimate The Office re-watch podcast for you. Each week Jenna and Angela will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind the scene stories that only two people who were there, can tell you.
Here's the Latest Episode from Office Ladies:
This week we're breaking down Back From Vacation and we reached out to some of our favorite The Office cast and crew for the inside scoop on this episode. First, Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) and Phil Shea help us answer fan questions about Michael and Jan's vacation photo, and Kim Ferry sends in her memories of creating Michaels beaded vacation hair. Then Angela does some amazing detective work to discover just what was written on that Post-it note on Angela Martin's partition, and we head to the warehouse inventory-luau and discuss what Spam is made of. Finally, we get an audio clip from the hilarious Kate Flannery about doing her own stunt work, and Jenna shares her memories of that really sweet scene between Pam and Dwight. We hope this episode has left you feeling hot-hot-hot!
Break out the nutcrackers and fire up the karaoke because we're breaking down A Benihana Christmas. This is a supersize episode and we're bringing on not one but TWO amazing guests! Actress Rashida Jones and writer Jen Celotta join us to share their memories and insights of this episode. We deep dive on the history of Benihana, and we talk about The Party Planning Committee v. The Committee to Plan Parties. Finally, we answer fan questions around Angela Martin’s siblings, some continuity errors, and who got a Dundie for 'Tallest Music Dude’.
This week we're breaking down The Convict. We reached out to this episode's director, Jeffrey Blitz, and actor Wayne Wilderson, to get their memories and insights of this episode. We start with a haunted hotel story, the ladies discuss Pig Latin and Jenna explains the language of Ab. Then we get the origins of Prison Mike, and the scoop on how hard it was to get through those conference room scenes without breaking or sweating. To wrap it up, we discuss the scene with Andy singing Rainbow Connection and get some final insights from Jeffrey Blitz. Tanks for listening! It’s been a good life!
This week we're breaking down The Merger, and the ladies reach out to director Ken Whittingham, and writer Brent Forrester, who share their memories and insights on this episode. Then we chat about Pam's plants and homemade sexy sweater, and we get the lowdown on that Staples shredder in the original airing of this episode. Finally, we get a little heartbreak in the breakroom (and maybe a new country song?), Tony's firing and reappearance in Threat Level Midnight, and we dig into that last hilarious last scene between Dwight and Andy. We hope your mama knits you a sexy sweater after this episode.
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This week we're shaking things up and revisiting Casino Night! We're answering more fan questions and covering things we missed from that episode like, Mindy's hair extensions, why some actors share their characters' names, and we clear up the My Buddy - Kid Sister debacle. We're also joined by Casino Night director and early The Office visionary himself, Ken Kwapis. Ken gives us his The Office origin story, chats about his favorite moments from the show, and helps us dig a little deeper into Casino Night. We hope you...you know what, go ahead.
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This week we're breaking down Branch Closing and we have a lot to cover. We have to start by mentioning this is the episode that spawned the famous Michael Scott "This Is The Worst" meme, we dig into those Angela and Roy flirtations, and get into the intricacies of low-pony tails. Then, we get a great fan catch at David Wallace's house, and we find out Jim is coming back to Scranton. Finally, we couldn't say goodbye to Josh Porter without bringing on the amazing Charles Esten (Outer Banks on Netflix). Charles gives us his The Office origin story, talks about his family's love of the show, and gives us inside info about his last scenes with Andy (Ed Helms).
This week we're breaking down Diwali! And we couldn't even think about breaking down this episode without checking in with the amazing triple threat herself, Mindy Kaling! Mindy walks us through how she came to work on The Office, what it was like for her to be able to pitch and write Diwali, and explains why they cast her actual parents in this episode. Then Jenna and Angela dig into this episode even deeper covering Kevin's sweaty feet, and what went into filming and costuming the Diwali festivities. Finally, we connect with Jaysha Patel, who played one of Mindy's sisters and get her memories of filming this episode, why sushi and bottle service don't mix, and we end with a great BFF catch.
This week we're breaking down Initiation, our journey begins now. This episode can really only be defined as "the works", we get introduced to Pretzel Day, Schrute Farms, and Mose and we're going to talk about them all. We check in at Stamford and that squeaky chair and a fun Jim-Pam background catch. Then we explore Stanley's love of Pretzel Day and the unexpected bond between him and Michael. Finally, we are joined by two of the best in the biz, BJ Novak and Rainn Willson, to get the inside scoop on all those iconic Ryan, Dwight and Mose moments from this episode. We hope you don't crash too hard after this episode.
What do we know about this week? We know that this week, we are breaking down Grief Counseling. We start this episode with some real life bird trouble, and we get some special audio treats from Mindy Kaling and the episode writer herself, Jen Celotta. Then we dig into chip rankings, we clear up a fan theory around Ed Trucks death, and we find out who's been moving the conference table. Finally, we get a writer's room deep dive on Dwights absorbed twin speech, and Jenna learns to not touch melons in France. Amen!
Audio excerpt courtesy Penguin Random House Audio from Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling, narrated by the author. © 2011 by Mindy Kaling, ℗ 2011 Penguin Random House LLC
This week we're breaking down The Coup, so you better get ready for a fashion show, fashion show, fashion show at lunch! We start off with Movie Monday, Rainn Wilson shares a few memories about this episode, and a fan submits an interesting theory about Jim's shirt sleeves. Then we talk about Stamford and Call of Duty, we get Outlet Mall deep dives, and of course we couldn't forget Crentist the Dentist. Finally we wrap up with Michael and Dwight hugging it out, and Angela shares a journal entry and a couple deleted scenes.
Pass those freedom fries because this week we're breaking down The Convention. We can't start this episode without checking in with Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak), to get the inside scoop on how the crew pulled off a full paper convention, and Jenna gives us a missed Dwight - Gareth meeting. Then we get a fun fan callback to those pesky bugs on set, Jenna's got some beef and Angela reveals she watched The Edge! Finally, Angela give us inside scoop on that hotel room scene, we check in on Pam's double date, and Michael finally gets his best friend back.
This week we're breaking down Gay Witch Hunt. This is the Season 3 premiere of The Office and there is a lot to talk about. Jim is no longer in Scranton and we meet two new characters, Andy Bernard and Karen Filippelli! Of course the ladies reach out to Ed Helms and Rashida Jones to get some behind the scenes tidbits from them. Then the ladies out Toby for outing Oscar, Angela shares a silly nickname from college, and Jenna discovers the amazing all female acapella group, Nothing But Treble. Finally, we call up the incredible Oscar Nuñez, to discuss his memories from this episode and that hilarious kiss from Michael.
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Lady Luck roll those dice because we’re breaking down Casino Night written by Steve Carell! We start this JAM packed episode by explaining how Steve ended up writing this episode, we chat about Pam's wink to Jim, and Jenna shares some behind the scenes tidbits about the Scrantonicity video. Then we get some fan catches about Pam's casino night dress paired with her watch, and that Dwangela slap heard around the world. Finally, we call up the one and only, John Krasinski, to talk about his memories about this episode, the teapot, and that iconic episode ending.
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This week we're breaking down Conflict Resolution from the comfort of our own closets. The baby poster returns, Jenna shares some amazing insights on the talking heads, both ladies talk about the magazine photoshoots with their cats, and we discover whose names are on those plaques hung all around Dunder Mifflin. Then the ladies wonder if 'save the dates' are worth the trouble, and we get into Michael's conflict resolution style, and we get some major Pam sass. Finally, we talk about all the hilarious pranks Jim has played on Dwight, and discuss that office group photo. This episode is definitely a "win, win, win"!
This week we're breaking down Drug Testing...JINX! Buy Me a Coke! We start off this episode by checking in with Kentapedia (Kent Zbornack) to get some facts straight on the shooting schedule, Jenna gives some Micheal Scott trivia, and we get a little deductive sass from Dwangela. Then we get into Micheals fear of being drug tested, Dwight's hilarious struggle with helping Micheal pass his drug test, and Jenna does a deep dive on what could possibly make your urine green. Finally, Jenna talks about the three taps on the coke can moment, and we dig into the deleted scenes to find who left that joint in the parking lot.
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This week we're breaking down Michael's Birthday! We chat Micheal's excitment and tantrums on his big day, Angela's work with a stunt skater, and we get the scoop from Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) about all the locations they shot at for this episode. Then, baby, we get some OG PPC moments, Jenna describes a wild present she received from her mom, and we break down some Dwangela sass. Finally, we get some good Jim and Pam flirtation, Angela explains how hard it was to film the scene with Kevin on the ice, and we end the episode with a hilarious deleted scene. Enjoy, babe.
This week we're breaking down Take Your Daughter To Work Day, so let's keep it G-rated, okay? The ladies give some background info about all the child actors on set that day and chat about Stanley's daughter flirting with Ryan, and Pam's struggle to befriend just one kid. Then the ladies give history lessons on Shaggy Peter and the Green Sleeves song that ends in a fun revelation, and we get an update on Game of Thrones. Finally, we discuss Brunetti's Pizza, and hit up Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) for the low-down on that Fundle Bundle video. Now the kids have left, you can now safely go back to being your HBO No Limits-selves.
This week we're breaking down Dwight's Speech. Jenna hits up The Office Line Producer, Kent Zbornak for some behind the scenes info on who exactly is in the audience during Dwight's speech. Then the ladies track the thermostat fight, Pam's wedding invites causes some "Ryan Sass", and Angela tries to explain Lord of The Rings to Jenna. Finally, the ladies dive deep into the big speech from it's historical inspirations to how many takes it took Rainn to nail it, and they explain that wizard appearance. Don't worry Brad Pitt will be just fine after this episode.
Pack your day bags because we're headed to New York! This week we're breaking down Valentines Day, and we are joined by the wonderful Andy Buckley (The Office, Veep, Avenue 5). Andy chats with Jenna and Angela about his time as a stock broker, how he got the part of the David Wallace, and his surprise to be a recurring character. Then Jenna does a deep dive on Sbarro Pizza and Angela gives us some insider info on 30 Rockefeller Plaza, and the ladies ponder the best and worst Valentine's gifts. Finally, we couldn't end this episode without talking about the Faces of Scranton video and Micheal running into Devin on the streets of New York.
Ladies, please report to the conference room, boys to the bowels of the office! That's right, this week we're breaking down Boys and Girls, an episode of The Office based of a pitch straight from Jenna and Angela themselves! We chat about those classic Angela Martin moments, alpha wombs vs beta wombs, and do you call Jim and Pam JAM, or PB&J? Finally, we talk about Michael wrecking the warehouse, Jan union busting, and Pam and Jims first fight.
We have a real "who done it" episode for y'all! That right, this week we're breaking down The Carpet, and you better buckle up because we have officially reached FULL MINDY! Angela gets a little edgy talking about the TV show Fear Factor, and we answer the question "why are the warehouse guys changing the carpet?". We also get some Michael Sass, Jenna does a deep dive on Rock 107, and of course we can’t end the episode without talking about those Pam voicemails.
We're starting our spring cleaning early this week and breaking down The Secret! Jenna and Angela chat about Steve Carrell's charming Golden Globe speech from 2006 and Angela notices it's another Friday that's not a Casual Friday. And of course the ladies cover the hilarity of Micheal's struggle to bond with Jim over "the secret", Dwight spying on Oscar, and hold the chicken breast, because Jenna does a deep dive on Hooters.
Hold on to your George Foreman grills and watch your feet because this week we're breaking down The Injury episode of The Office. The ladies chat about Dwight and Pam's blossoming friendship, Michael's hilarious talking head, and what's with the sofa in the conference room?! Then Jenna reveals that yes, that really was Steve Carell's foot, and Angela reads from her journal about that Dwangela moment in the breakroom. Unfortunately, we cannot confirm if there are Yams at any Carbondale gas stations, but check out the reviews of Pam's Prism DuroSport-6000!
Lake Wallenpaupack, listeners! We've made it to the Booze Cruise episode of The Office and we're joined by living legend, Greg Daniels (The Office, The Simpsons, King of the Hill, Upload, Star Force). Jenna, Angela and Greg break down this episode together and Greg brought his own notecards! They chat about creating the U.S. version of The Office, Brenda from corporate, and Greg shines a light on the Kelly to Mindy transition. This episode is jam-packed with info and fun insights, so wait to do your snorkel shots until the episode is over y'all!
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PPC, Yankee Swap, and the Tea Pot, that's right, this week we're breaking down the Christmas Party episode of The Office, and it's a big one! The ladies chat about British director Charles McDougall coming on for this episode, the process behind choosing the right gift for Jim to give Pam, and "what are the right type of lights for a Christmas tree?". Then, Jenna and Angela break out their old journals for more insights into what was going on when they were filming this episode, and of course we couldn't not talk about that iPod and Michael's famous Yankee Swap line.
This week the Office Ladies break down Email Surveillance. They are joined by a member of Michael's improv group, and Office Ladies super fan, Ken Jeong (Community, The Masked Singer). Ken shares is memories from set, and his love of The Office. We are introduced to the beginnings of the Dwight and Angela romance (aka Dwangela). Then, Jenna and Angela chat about Pam in Jim's bedroom, double posters, those amazing karaoke scenes. Birkenstocks will be bumpin' by the end of this episode.
This week on Office Ladies we break down the Performance Review episode of the Office. We've confirmed 'Chunk It' is an acceptable saying and Jenna and Angela share behind the scenes info about the famous fitness orb cold open. Then Larry Wilmore joins us to talk about his time working on The Office and playing Mr. Brown in Diversity Day. Finally, we chat about Dwight's Motley Crue hallway moment and Jan's big speech at the elevator. Game of Thrones and Star Wars may also come up in this episode, if you don't like it, just chunk it.
I want my baby-back, baby-back, baby-back... This week Jenna and Angela break down The Client episode of The Office, and Mrs. Michael Scarn herself (Cathrine Zeta-Jones) reads the summary for this week's episode. (Yes! It's really her!) There's big news in our "Mindy's Hair Watch", and the ladies call up Melora Hardin to chat about those hilarious scenes in the Chili's with Steve Carell and Tim Meadows.
Palm Reading, Armageddon and the 10 Rules of Karate. This can only mean one thing, we've reached The Fight episode of The Office. Jenna and Angela talk about the amazing Lance Krall, who played Sensei Ira, wonder where that door next to the urinal goes to, and reveal Micheal had two offices for shooting scenes. We want you to be afraid of how much you love this episode.
This week Jenna and Angela welcome their Office co-star and Angela's real-life neighbor, Creed Bratton, to the pod to discuss the Halloween episode. Creed talks about memorizing his first big scene on The Office, and his wild life as a musician. Then Jenna, Angela and Creed discuss the hierarchy of cat whiskers, Three Hole Punch Jim, PPC category drama, and how to complete a successful air high-five. We end this episode with new song from Creed, called The Ride. Check out more of Creed Bratton's music at creedbratton.com . Enjoy, and see you at Poor Richards after the podcast (You're all invited).
Dunder Mifflin, this is Pam... That's right, The Office Ladies are back and covering The Fire episode of The Office. This week Jenna and Angela discuss Woofle Ball vs Wiffle Ball, what their Deserted Island movies would be, and what is a Cheese Pita anyways? Finally, it is declared, Ryan started the fire and Legally Blonde is a great movie.
The Office Ladies are taking this week off, but we have a special New Years Eve memory shared by the one and only, Creed Bratton. We'll be back January 8th with The Fire.
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The Office Ladies are taking this week off to celebrate the holiday with their families, and Jenna is making a fancy panettone! We'll be back January 8th with The Fire.
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This week Jenna is on a cleanse and Angela falls into an 'Amish In The City' hole, but that doesn't stop them from covering this week's episode, Office Olympics. The ladies discuss how the animated series, King Of The Hill, inspired Office Olympics, and they take a call from this episodes director, Paul Feig (Freaks and Geeks, Last Christmas). Paul chats about shooting in Micheal's condo, the most he's ever laughed on set, and the intricacies of picking the famed yogurt lid medals. Let the podcast games begin!
We've made it to the infamous Sexual Harassment episode of The Office, written by B.J. Novak and directed by Ken Kwapis. The ladies talk about the inner workings of picking out a blow up doll, Angela has an issue with Pam's mom, and we finally meet the one and only, Todd Packer. This weeks episode will definitely leave you satisfied...That's What She Said!
Fun-raiser vs Fundraiser, Second Drink, and Hottest In The Office. All of this can only mean one thing, we've made it to The Dundies episode of The Office! The Ladies talk about the origin of The Dundies, Jenna shares a mishap from The 40 Year Old Virgin premiere, and the biggest question of them all is answered, "Is this Pam and Jim's first kiss?". We hope you feel God in this podcast tonight.
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Office Ladies is taking the week off for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We'll be back next week with The Dundies.
We wrap up season one of The Office with Hot Girl, co-starring Amy Adams and written by Mindy Kaling. Jenna and Angela share an Amy Adams story that may involve Meryl Streep, and is Jenna an international poker champion? Later the ladies explore the disappearing - reappearing E.T. on Jim's desk and answer some burning fan questions about this episode.
This week we have a really special episode. Not only do we head down to the warehouse for a 'friendly' basketball game and meet Daryl, but this is the episode of The Office Jenna and Angela became real life BFF's! Then the ladies talk about real life injuries and Kevin (Brian Baumgartner) sinking all those baskets. Finally, Jenna reveals the story behind why Pam and Roy have been engaged for so long. Please don't throw garbage at this episode.
Happy Birthday, Surprise! This week's episode is chock full of goodies. We have the birthday party, the Jim and Dwight alliance, and the introduction to the notorious PPC (Party Planning Committee). Angela has a realization about Dwight's bobblehead collection, and both ladies catch a few continuity errors. Finally, Jenna and Angela call up Phil Shea, Prop Master of The Office, to answer the big questions about that box!
Hot Dog Fingers! The Health Care episode is here! The Ladies kick things off with some Fast Facts, Pam Sass, and Jenna's 'Sounds of Scranton' soundtrack. Then, the Lion himself, Rainn Wilson (Metaphysical Milkshake Podcast), calls in to discuss this Dwight-centric episode. Rainn reminisces about listing all the fake diseases (Count Choculitis) and being a new dad during the filming of this episode.
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This week Jenna and Angela tackle episode two of The Office. They cover Michael Scott's cringe-worthy jokes, their own harassment training as actors, and how offices all over the country use clips from Diversity Day as examples of bad office behavior. Finally, they reveal the origins of the famed line "I will attack you with the North", and beg the question "was Angela in the right dressing room for the 2004 World Series?".
This week, Jenna and Angela start at the beginning and break down The Pilot episode of The Office. The ladies hit you with some Fast Facts, insights from Ricky Gervais, and the origin of Angela's 'cat party'. And if you're wondering about secret messages hidden in The Pilot episode, Jenna and Angela break those down as well.
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