There are so many good episodes of The Office, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "The Dundies" the best, or is "Goodbye Michael" your favorite episode of The Office? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of The Office are, let's rank every The Office episode from the best to the worst episodes. And make sure to check out other shows like The Office too.
Based on the original British series of the same name, The Office on NBC also presented the daily operations of an ordinary paper goods office in single-camera documentary style. The Office starred Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, and BJ Novak, and was set in the fictional Scranton, Pa., branch of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. The Office was adapted by Greg Daniels and aired for nine seasons from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013. During its run, The Office received 42 Emmy Award nominations and won five, including "Oustanding Comedy Series" for season two.
Vote up your favorite episodes of The Office, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one The Office episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.
Stress ReliefFebruary 1, 2009
Episode Number: 13
Dwight must makes amends with the office after his fire safety seminar goes awry; Michael tries to get his employees to relax; Andy becomes convinced that Pam and Jim are film gurus.
The InjuryJanuary 12, 2006
Episode Number: 12
When Michael burns his foot with his George Foreman mini-grill, he requires the entire office staff to work around his new injury. When the workers aren't so keen on obliging, Michael gets angry and calls in a man in a wheelchair to put out the message that disabled people are people too. Meanwhile, Dwight acts stranger than usual, acting really nice and helpful towards Pam. It isn't until the end of the day when everyone realizes that the car accident Dwight was in earlier that day gave him a concussion (but was overshadowed by Michael's dramatization of his own burn), and Jim and Michael immediately take him to the hospital. Needless to say, Michael doesn't appreciate the extra attention that the doctors and nurses pay Dwight.
Dinner PartyApril 10, 2008
Episode Number: 13
Out of excuses, Jim and Pam join Jan and Michael for a dinner party. Things get complicated when Andy and Angela are asked to join, and Dwight's jealousy gets the best of him.
- 4September 20, 2005
Episode Number: 1It's time for the ""Dundies,"" Dunder Mifflin's annual awards banquet (held at the... more
- 5September 27, 2007
Episode Number: 1In the hour long season four premiere, Michael hosts a Fun Run for the Scranton Business Park.... more
Goodbye, MichaelApril 28, 2011
Episode Number: 22Michael wants to have a drama-free day at work on his last day before moving to Colorado.... more
- 7April 27, 2006
Episode Number: 20"Drug Testing" is the twentieth episode of the second season of the American comedy television... more
Casino NightMay 11, 2006
Episode Number: 22
In the season finale, Dunder-Mifflin holds a Casino Night in the warehouse to benefit charity. While Michael faces the task of juggling two dates, Jim is forced to ponder the reality of transferring to the Stamford branch and what that means for his relationship with Pam.
- 9May 15, 2008
Episode Number: 18"Goodbye, Toby" is the fourth season hour-long finale of the American comedy television series... more
- 10Mar 29 2005
Episode Number: 2A consultant arrives to teach the staff about tolerance and diversity but Michael insists on... more
The ConvictNovember 30, 2006
Episode Number: 9
The office learns that one of the former Stamford branch employees is an ex-convict - episode written by British series creators Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.
The FireOctober 11, 2005
Episode Number: 4
The Office is forced into the parking lot for the day when a fire starts in the kitchen. To ease everyone's boredom, Jim suggests a game of "Desert Island" and "Who Would You Do?," where certain staff members reveal a little too much information about themselves. Throughout the day, Michael talks business with Ryan, leaving Dwight feeling left out.
- 13September 21, 2006
Episode Number: 1"Gay Witch Hunt" is the third season premiere of the American comedy television series The... more
Fun Run (2)September 27, 2007
Episode Number: 2
In the hour long season four premiere, Michael hosts a Fun Run for the Scranton Business Park. A freak accident leads him to believe the office is cursed, and he questions his employees' religious beliefs. The office relationships are also explored, with Pam and Jim's new romance and Dwight and Angela's continuing relationship.
- 15May 10, 2007
Episode Number: 22"Beach Games" is the twenty-third episode of the third season of the US version of The Office,... more
- 16April 26, 2007
Episode Number: 20It's crisis time at Dunder-Mifflin paper after a large quantity of paper is accidentally... more
The DepositionNovember 15, 2007
Episode Number: 12In this hour long special, Michael is quickly going into debt with Jan renovating his condo.... more
The Michael Scott Paper CompanyApril 9, 2009
Episode Number: 21"Michael Scott Paper Company" is the twenty-third episode of the fifth season of the... more
Dwight's SpeechMarch 2, 2006
Episode Number: 17
Dwight must confront his fear of public speaking when he is named Dunder-Mifflin's Salesman of the Year. To prepare for a big convention where he is set to give a speech, Dwight turns to Michael to guide him in his quest to conquer the fear. Meanwhile, Pam gets wrapped up with wedding plans, but Jim has plans of a different sort: an escape route out of Dunder-Mifflin and Scranton, at least for long enough so that he doesn't have to witness Pam's wedding. While all of this is happening, the staffers battle it out over control of the thermostat.
Customer SurveyNovember 6, 2008
Episode Number: 6"Customer Survey" is the seventh episode of the fifth season of the television series The... more
FinaleMay 16, 2013
Episode Number: 23
Months after the airing of the documentary, the workers of Dunder Mifflin, past and present, gather for a wedding and a final round of interviews. Mysteries are solved, hatchets are buried, pranks are prunked.
- 22October 8, 2009
Episode Number: 5"Niagara" is an hour-long episode of the sixth season of the U.S. comedy series The Office. It... more
Safety TrainingApril 12, 2007
Episode Number: 19Andy returns to the office after several weeks of anger management training, determined to... more
Christmas PartyDecember 6, 2005
Episode Number: 10
Michael hosts a Christmas party at the office, but somehow manages to decrease the holiday cheer when he changes the arranged secret Santa pairs to a game of "Yankee Swap," where everyone gives their pre-bought presents to a different, random worker. To boost morale, Michael introduces vodka shots while the others compete for an iPod, Jim hopes that his sentimental present, meant for Pam, doesn't end up with Dwight, and Angela becomes enraged about Michael's party changes.
Threat Level MidnightFebruary 17, 2011
Episode Number: 17Michael screens his action film Threat Level Midnight to the office after eleven years of... more