The Office 9 Seasons 2011

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14. The Seminar TV-PG CC

Andy holds a seminar in order to make sales -- Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") Guest Stars.

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23 minutes
Original air date:
January 27, 2011

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Season 7
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    1. Nepotism Michael hires a new office assistant and causes outrage in the office -- Kathy Bates ("Valentine's Day," "The Blind Side") and Evan Peters ("One Tree Hill," "Kick Ass") Guest Star.

    TV-PG 23min September 23, 2010
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    2. Counseling Michael starts going to his mandatory counseling with Toby but acts out like a child.

    TV-PG 23min September 30, 2010
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    3. Andy's Play Andy tries to impress Erin at his local play.

    TV-PG 23min October 7, 2010
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    4. Sex Ed Michael contacts all his ex-girlfriends -- Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone"), Melora Hardin ("Monk"), Nancy Carell ("Saturday Night Live"), Amy Pietz ("Caroline in the City"), and Linda Purl ("First Monday") Guest Star.

    TV-14 23min October 14, 2010
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    5. The Sting Michael takes matters into his own hands when someone starts stealing clients -- Timothy Olyphant ("Deadwood") Guest Stars.

    TV-PG 23min October 21, 2010
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    6. Costume Contest Halloween is in full swing at Dunder Mifflin -- Timothy Olyphant ("Deadwood") Guest Stars.

    TV-PG 23min October 28, 2010
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    7. Christening Pam and Jim's baby gets christened.

    TV-PG 23min November 4, 2010
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    8. Viewing Party Erin holds a "Glee" viewing party at Gabe's house.

    TV-PG 23min November 11, 2010
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    9. wuphf.com Ryan gets the office invested in his Internet start-up. Kathy Bates ("The Blind Side") and Jack Coleman guest star.

    TV-PG 23min November 18, 2010
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    10. China Michael is on a mission.

    TV-PG 23min December 2, 2010
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    11. Classy Christmas, Part 1 Michael is thrilled when Toby takes a leave of absence. Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") Guest Stars.

    TV-PG 26min December 9, 2010
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    12. Classy Christmas, Part 2 Michael is thrilled when Toby takes a leave of absence. Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") Guest Stars.

    TV-PG 19min December 9, 2010
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    13. Ultimatum Michael anxiously awaits the results of Holly's engagement ultimatum - Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") guest stars.

    TV-PG 23min January 20, 2011
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    14. The Seminar Andy holds a seminar in order to make sales -- Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") Guest Stars.

    TV-PG 23min January 27, 2011
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    15. The Search Michael goes missing after Jim has an emergency -- Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") and Linda Purl ("First Monday") Guest Stars.

    TV-PG 23min February 3, 2011
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    16. PDA Amy Ryan (guest star and Academy Award nominee) returns as Holly and her relationship with Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) continues to blossom.

    TV-14 23min February 10, 2011
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    17. Threat Level Midnight Michael debuts his feature film and screens it for the office. Amy Ryan, Melora Hardin, Rashida Jones, Linda Purl, David Denman and Andy Buckley guest star.

    TV-PG 23min February 17, 2011
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    18. Todd Packer Former co-worker Todd Packer returns to the office looking for work, but will his former office mates push for him to be re-hired? Amy Ryan and David Koechner guest-star.

    TV-14 23min February 24, 2011
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    19. Garage Sale The office holds its first garage sale in the warehouse, while Michael finally pops the question to Holly -- Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") guest stars.

    TV-PG 23min March 24, 2011
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    20. Training Day Michael trains his replacement -- Will Ferrell guest stars.

    TV-PG 23min April 14, 2011
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    21. Michael's Last Dundies Michael passes the baton to Deangelo for his first official task- hosting the Dundie Awards - Will Ferrell guest stars.

    TV-PG 23min April 21, 2011
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    22. Goodbye Michael Michael says his final goodbyes to the office. Will Ferrell and Amy Ryan guest star.

    TV-PG 37min April 28, 2011
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    23. The Inner Circle Deangelo plays favorites by creating his own "Inner Circle" - Will Ferrell and Cody Horn guest star.

    TV-PG 23min May 5, 2011
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    24. Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager Dwight takes over - Kathy Bates ("Harry's Law") guest stars.

    TV-14 23min May 12, 2011
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    25. Search Committee, Pt 1 The search begins for a new manager - Jim Carey, Will Arnett, Ricky Gervais, Catherine Tate, James Spader, Ray Ramano and Kathy Bates guest star.

    TV-14 25min May 19, 2011
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    26. Search Committee, Pt 2 The search begins for a new manager - Jim Carey, Will Arnett, Ricky Gervais, Catherine Tate, James Spader, Ray Ramano and Kathy Bates guest star.

    TV-14 20min May 19, 2011
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    The Office Recap Special Weddings! Babies! New Management! Before you dive into Season 7, get caught up on everything that's been going on at The Office with this hilarious special.

    TV-PG 8min August 27, 2010

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Genres Comedy
Director B.J. Novak
Supporting actors John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, B.J. Novak, Ed Helms, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Creed Bratton, Kate Flannery, Mindy Kaling, Ellie Kemper, Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nuñez, Craig Robinson, Phyllis Smith, Zach Woods, Amy Ryan, Hugh Dane, Michael Tuba Heatherton
Season year 2011
Network NBC
Executive Producer Steve Carell
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51 of 67 people found the following review helpful By 007 on September 5, 2011
Format: DVD
Season seven of The Office is in many ways the end of the series... well, actually in just one very major way: its Steve Carrell's last season, and without Michael Scott there is just no way the series can ever again be the same. It's not just Steve's one in a billion comedic talents that the show loses, it's also the intricately constructed dynamic between the characters. The teleplay of the entire cast that has developed into such a perfectly functioning comedy machine is something that cannot exist in the same way without Michael. The secret weapon of The Office is its spectacularly talented cast, but in a strange way, the loss of one (especially when we're talking about the main character) is enough to offset the chemistry of the entire cast. Michael Scott was the centerpiece of the ensemble, and without him, every single one of the characters loses something, whether it's their direct interaction with Michael that brought out the best in their performance while creating a one of a kind comedy team (particularly true of Jim and Dwight), or the complex balance of diverse comedic styles from one scene to the next that made each character's role seem so different and important. The talented cast may easily survive the departure of Steve Carrell, but the show can never be the same without him.
So, how does Steve's announcement to leave the series affect season seven? Well, first of all, Michael is clearly, and often awkwardly, pushed to the sidelines in order to instantly faze him out. The character that was for six seasons the driving force of every single episode is now rarely featured in the same capacity. There are very few episodes that allow him to take center stage and this hurts the show, badly. There are far more B-stories, and sometimes C-stories, that feature the rest of the cast.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Kris128183 on September 29, 2011
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I am a massive fan of The Office and have watched it since it first aired in 2005. I thought the first 5 seasons minus the last 2 episodes of Season 5 were fantastic. Season 6 was inconsistent and was filled with some hilarious episodes and alot of episodes that I didn't care for at all. Season 7 is similar. The episodes that I did find to be quite funny are PDA, The Search, and Todd Packer. The rest were OK at best. To further complicate things this is also the final season featuring Steve Carell as Michael Scott. Towards the end of season 7, Will Ferrell makes appearences in 4 episodes as a potential replacement but this was a disappointment as the episodes provide for minimal laughs. In the final episodes a number of actors make guest appearences as additional candidates for the job of manager at Dunder Mifflin including Ricky Gervais as David Brent who was the manager of Wernham Hogg on the original BBC version of The Office. This got me a bit excited and led me to believe that he would eventually replace Michael. Unfortunately that was not the case. This along with Season 6 are not the best representations of the show. Seasons 1-5 were all fantastic and to any new fan of The Office I would recommend any of the first 5 rather than 6 and 7.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By jamie on January 22, 2012
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Threat Level Midnight! The entire season was worth purchasing simply because I can watch Threat Level Midnight any time I want. I don't really want to watch it without Steve Carrell though.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Shooter on January 13, 2012
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I believe the series speaks for itself, if you've never seen it then obviously you're not going to buy this season first. Love the office and definitely recommend it to anyone!
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Kianna on September 16, 2011
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Love this season. So many of the episodes highlight the continued talent of the writers and actors such as Nepotism, China, Ultimatum, Threat Level Midnight and Garage Sale. Throughout the season you can feel Michael being given less parts and less focus on his character. Not that we don't enjoy his antics but it makes sense and its great to see some other characters shine. I particularly enjoy Creed but who doesn't enjoy a crazy, old person. All around the development of the ensemble is great.

I know a lot of people have objected to this season because the show doesn't focus on Michael as much as it has in the past. Lets remember that the show did not phase Michael out because they were trying to cut Steve Carell out. Mr. Carell CHOSE to leave to pursue other work. We can't blame him for wanting to try something new but the lose of his character is not NBC's fault and I'm sure they are doing the best they can to maintain the unity of the show. I feel they have done a great job. There is still a little void in the show and each episode that does not have Michael in it. I eagerly await the eighth season though because I have full faith in the writers and actors that made the show so great. It was not Steve Carell's performance alone that made the show one of the most influential comedies in recent history.
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27 of 40 people found the following review helpful By Robert D. Watson VINE VOICE on May 20, 2011
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I'm torn on my opinion of the Office Season 7.

On one level, there are the truly excellent episodes, from "Threat Level Midnight" to the "Herpes" episode which was full of cameos. The "PDA" episode and "The Search" really show how good of an actor both Steve Carrell and Amy Ryan are, and manage to be funny and quite heartfelt at the same time. Holly, one of my favorite characters, comes back, and Jo is absent from almost the entire season, which is a definite plus, though she did have her moments in the two hour finale. Michael Scott's final episode was wonderful, and there were some hilarious spots in almost every episode.

However, I used the word "almost" in the last paragraph for a reason. "China", "Viewing Party", "the Inner Circle" and "Christening" were, on the whole, pretty terrible episodes from my point of view. "Classy Christmas" and "The Seminar" weren't far behind. On some of them, I kept waiting for something to make me laugh, and there wasn't any payoff. The whole middle of this season was basically a train wreck that made me almost want to turn off my television mid-episode. I'm a harsh critic when it comes to the Office, if only because I know what the show is capable of creating, and the magic definitely left the building mid-season.

It got slightly more appealing to watch some of the later episodes, which would, of course, be some of Steve Carrell's last. He puts on a tour de force of three or four superior episodes leading up to his finale that could only be brought down by the talent, or lack thereof, of Will Farrell.
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