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Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked 

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Updated May 7, 2020 3.6k votes 692 voters 1.7k views 198 items

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.

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Stress Relief is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Stress Relief February 1, 2009

Season: 5

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.

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Dinner Party is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Dinner Party April 10, 2008

Season: 4

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.

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The Injury is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
The Injury January 12, 2006

Season: 2

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.

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The Dundies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
September 20, 2005

Season: 2

Episode Number: 1

It's time for the ""Dundies,"" Dunder Mifflin's annual awards banquet (held at the neighborhood Chili's), and the staff must endure the excruciating performance of their ...more
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The Convict is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
The Convict November 30, 2006

Season: 3

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.

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Goodbye, Michael is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Goodbye, Michael April 28, 2011

Season: 7

Episode Number: 22

Michael wants to have a drama-free day at work on his last day before moving to Colorado. Meanwhile, Deangelo Vickers and Andy Bernard scramble to retain Michael's biggest clients.
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Drug Testing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
April 27, 2006

Season: 2

Episode Number: 20

"Drug Testing" is the twentieth episode of the second season of the American comedy television series The Office, and the twenty-sixth episode overall. It was written by Jennifer ...more
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Fun Run is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
September 27, 2007

Season: 4

Episode Number: 1

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' ...more
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Diversity Day is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Mar 29 2005

Season: 1

Episode Number: 2

A consultant arrives to teach the staff about tolerance and diversity but Michael insists on imparting his own knowledge. Meanwhile, Jim struggles to keep hold of a lucrative contract
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Threat Level Midnight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Threat Level Midnight February 17, 2011

Season: 7

Episode Number: 17

Michael screens his action film Threat Level Midnight to the office after eleven years of writing, shooting, re-shooting, and editing. The film features Michael as Agent Michael Scarn, Dwight as ...more
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Goodbye, Toby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
May 15, 2008

Season: 4

Episode Number: 18

"Goodbye, Toby" is the fourth season hour-long finale of the American comedy television series The Office, and the show's seventy-first and seventy-second episodes overall. Written by ...more
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Beach Games is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
May 10, 2007

Season: 3

Episode Number: 22

"Beach Games" is the twenty-third episode of the third season of the US version of The Office, and the 51st of the series. In this episode, the office goes to a nearby lake for some ...more
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Product Recall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
April 26, 2007

Season: 3

Episode Number: 20

It's crisis time at Dunder-Mifflin paper after a large quantity of paper is accidentally shipped out with an obscene watermark. Michael attempts to explain the situation to the media while Jim ...more
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The Fire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
The Fire October 11, 2005

Season: 2

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.

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Casino Night is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Casino Night May 11, 2006

Season: 2

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.

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Office Olympics is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
October 4, 2005

Season: 2

Episode Number: 3

"Office Olympics" is the third episode of the second season of the television series The Office, and the show's ninth episode overall. It was written by Michael Schur and directed by ...more
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Basketball is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Basketball April 19, 2005

Season: 1

Episode Number: 5

The office staff play a basketball game against the warehouse workers in which Jim shows off to impress Pam and upstage her fiancee who is on the opposing team.

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Gay Witch Hunt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
September 21, 2006

Season: 3

Episode Number: 1

"Gay Witch Hunt" is the third season premiere of the American comedy television series The Office, and the show's twenty-ninth episode overall. Written by executive producer and show ...more
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Fun Run (2) is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Fun Run (2) September 27, 2007

Season: 4

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.

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Niagara is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
October 8, 2009

Season: 6

Episode Number: 5

"Niagara" is an hour-long episode of the sixth season of the U.S. comedy series The Office. It is the 4th and 5th episodes in the season's episode count and the 104th and 105th episode ...more
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Safety Training is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Safety Training April 12, 2007

Season: 3

Episode Number: 19

Andy returns to the office after several weeks of anger management training, determined to make a fresh start with all the Dunder Mifflin employees. Meanwhile, it's safety training day in the ...more
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Booze Cruise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
January 5, 2006

Season: 2

Episode Number: 11

Michael takes the entire Dunder-Mifflin staff on a motivational cruise aboard a party boat on Lake Wallenpaupack, but his planned presentation is bogged down by numerous distractions, including ...more
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Customer Survey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Customer Survey November 6, 2008

Season: 5

Episode Number: 6

"Customer Survey" is the seventh episode of the fifth season of the television series The Office, and the show's seventy-ninth episode overall. The episode aired in the United States ...more
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Murder is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
Murder November 12, 2009

Season: 4

Episode Number: 10

Harry has to deal with a woman who confesses to him that she killed her husband that morning, a detective who can't get used to working without his partner and a morose Dan who was rejected as a ...more
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The Deposition is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Episode Of 'The Office,' Ranked
The Deposition November 15, 2007

Season: 4

Episode Number: 12

In this hour long special, Michael is quickly going into debt with Jan renovating his condo. He tries to get money anyway he can including asking his employees for a loan. Meanwhile, Jim and Pam ...more