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Old 01-18-13, 02:55 AM
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The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

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Clark (Clark Duke) returns from his sexual romp with Jan and gifts the office with a new espresso maker, which everyone abuses. Dwight (Rainn Wilson) takes him to sell a father - son suit warehouse. Meanwhile, Darryl (Craig Robinson) interviews at Jim's (John Krasinski) company and Pam (Jenna Fischer) comes for a surprise visit. Leslie David Baker, Phyllis Smith, Angela Kinsey, Brian Baumgartner, Oscar Nunez, Kate Flannery, Paul Lieberstein, Creed Bratton, Ellie Kemper, Catherine Tate, Clark Duke and Jake Lacy also star.

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No airdate yet for The Farm Pilot which will air as a The Office episode.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

This one was pretty damn good. Lots of great little moments:

- Erin panicking about the pen shipment
- Merideth's wig
- Creed stealing the ring
- 2pm wide-awake Stanley

The Dwight and Clark bit was too over the top until the two "sons" starting dealing business.

I really liked Darryl's interview up until the basketball. It was classic "office" up until that point. An awkward interview we've all had then they revert to the zany shit of the past few years. Who even picks up an autographed ball let alone actually uses it?

Also, damn, the British chick is packing some serious sweater kittens.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

I preferred the show when there were only one or two over the top characters and the rest were played more normal. Now it seems like the bulk of them are over the top. My favorite part of the episode was probably Darryl's interview because I thought it harkened back to the best period of the show, when situations weren't played too outrageously, they just became uncomfortable and the humor was in watching how uncomfortable they became. I could have done without the whole espresso-wired office storyline.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

Am I the only one who wants Jim's business venture to fail miserably? I've been tired of him and Pam for years.

Everyone's armpits sweat rings were funny.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

I enjoyed it, but I pretty much always find some reason to enjoy an episode of this show.

It feels like, as the series winds down, certain actors maybe feel jealous at some of other actors who have always been a wacky and over the top character - like Dwight, Kevin, Michael, and so on. Then as the show is coming to the end, they all wanted their chance to just let loose and be wacky too. I mean, Angela has always sorta been "wacky" but it used to just be an odd super conservative type of wacky, but now she does all kinds of weird stuff along with everyone else. That's just the feeling I get a lot of the times over the last two or three seasons.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

They should just move Jim and Pam to Philly and be done with it, because their story makes no sense as is.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

Originally Posted by drc View Post
They should just move Jim and Pam to Philly and be done with it, because their story makes no sense as is.
What doesn't make sense about it?
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Am I the only one who wants Jim's business venture to fail miserably? I've been tired of him and Pam for years.

Everyone's armpits sweat rings were funny.
Unfortunately that won't happen.

Don't you know: Everyone who creates a start up will become a Millionaire!

Jim's $10,000 investment is obviously doing very well - limo rides, fish tanks, oh don't forget the typical oversized start up loft / office.

Just a few months old and Dr J wants to do business with them, and they seem to have about as many people working for them as the Scranton branch.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

So did Jim quit his old job for his new one? I must have missed the part. He seems to be working at this new place full time. Yeah, I thought it was just 5 guys who or so that were starting up the new company but they've already got the swanky office.

I was going to post how they obviously don't need a manager at this office because things have been running fine without Andy around, but after the end of this episode, maybe they do need some supervision. What happened to Toby, by the way?
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"Women reach their sexual peak at whatever age Jan was last week. It was like making love with a wild animal. But not like a cougar, like you might think -- it was like a swarm of bees bees that just find something wrong with every hotel room."

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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

At least the show acknowledged that things have gotten a little silly when Daryl suggests Pam go to Philly with him: "That would be great, kind of like ditching school, except instead of getting suspended you get... What do you get? Oh my God! Why did I not think of this? Andy's not here."
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Great episode, one of the best of the year.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

Can't remember laughing as hard as I did while watching The Office when Daryl's shot landed in the fish tank. Classic.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

Originally Posted by JasonF View Post
What doesn't make sense about it?
The whole two jobs situation makes no sense. But now that others have brought it up, maybe he's getting away with it because there's no manager.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

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The whole two jobs situation makes no sense. But now that others have brought it up, maybe he's getting away with it because there's no manager.
If I'm remembering correctly, he got David Wallace's permission to go part time. Stanley and Phyllis agreed to help cover his accounts on the days while he's in Philly.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

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If I'm remembering correctly, he got David Wallace's permission to go part time. Stanley and Phyllis agreed to help cover his accounts on the days while he's in Philly.
I get that. I just don't think it makes any sense. What's in it for Dunder Mifflin to have an absentee salesman? Since the start up is clearly going well (swanky office, Dr. J.), what's still in it for Jim? I think he conveniently said he's not taking a salary (why not?), but they can pay Darryl and the many other employees?

Just lazy writing IMO, unless they're trying to foreshadow a Jim and Pam divorce to end the series.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

So why is the documentary crew following Jim at his new job but not following Andy on his boat trip? Or Clark on his adventures with Jan?
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

Why are you even asking those questions? The answers aren't important.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Why are you even asking those questions? The answers aren't important.
I think they are, and I think the fact that they aren't answer speaks volumes of how crappy this show is.
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Originally Posted by madcougar View Post
I think they are, and I think the fact that they aren't answer speaks volumes of how crappy this show is.
We begin to find out in the next episode:

This episode will also begin to finally reveal who is actually behind the documentary and why they have been filming the office for nine years.
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Originally Posted by madcougar View Post
I think they are, and I think the fact that they aren't answer speaks volumes of how crappy this show is.
Meh...even in it's heyday it was never like this show was Larry Sanders so I'm not bothered that we aren't getting "answers"...I mean hell we didn't get answers on Lost and that was a type of show people deserved answers from.

From start to finish, at least for me, The Office was a screwball comedic farce - and for the most part they succeeded with that.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

well the documentarian did mention they were following Jim and Pam to see how they end up when Pam asked them at the start of an episode why they were still filming a small paper company.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

Originally Posted by CPA-ESQ. View Post
Unfortunately that won't happen.

Don't you know: Everyone who creates a start up will become a Millionaire!

Jim's $10,000 investment is obviously doing very well - limo rides, fish tanks, oh don't forget the typical oversized start up loft / office.

Just a few months old and Dr J wants to do business with them, and they seem to have about as many people working for them as the Scranton branch.
Not sure what's so eye rolling, as I don't think it would be fun to watch Jim fail miserably on this type of show.
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

Originally Posted by madcougar View Post
I think they are, and I think the fact that they aren't answer speaks volumes of how crappy this show is.
I was mostly trying to yank Osiris3657's chain with this post. He knows why...
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Re: The Office -- "Suit Warehouse" -- 1/17/13

The Dwight and Clark scenes were comedy gold. You can tell they are really letting the characters go off the rails with allowing them to tear up the carpeting. I'll be very interested to see how they wrap up each character's story arc.

Btw, what exactly is the good or service that Jim's new start-up company is selling?

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