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Office Ladies

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.

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.

 

#107

New Boss

This week we’re breaking down “New Boss”. Michael’s 15th Anniversary work party gets thwarted by the new, no-nonsense Vice President of the Northeast Region, Charles Miner, played by Idris Elba. The ladies dish some fun fast facts about Idris, Angela explains what she thinks a petting zoo at Burning Man is and Jenna addresses a couple “fan mail flurries” on how long Michael has actually worked at Dunder Mifflin and Jim’s "number two" position. This episode is an extremely attractive one, so put on your tuxedo and enjoy!    Listen to Idris Elba’s song “Fudge”: https://djmag.com/news/idris-elba-has-released-new-house-track-fudge ... Read more

20 Oct 2021

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:57

20 Oct 2021


#106

Golden Ticket with Rainn Wilson

This week we’re breaking down “Golden Ticket”, and Rainn Wilson calls in to give an in depth interview about his experience playing the eccentric, unforgettable Dwight Schrute. When Michael’s Willy Wonka inspired “golden ticket” idea backfires, Michael tries to get Dwight to take the blame. Angela tells a story about her dad winning a pink car, Rainn reveals a mysterious white peacock that’s moved into his yard and Jenna shares a great product idea a friend and her came up with in school that involves a baster. So enjoy this episode during your daily power stroll!   Check out Rainn Wilson’s podcast, “Metaphysical Milkshake”: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/metaphysical-milkshake-with-rainn-reza/id1566052074 ... Read more

13 Oct 2021

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:07

13 Oct 2021


#105

Blood Drive

This week we’re breaking down Blood Drive! Michael throws a Lonely Hearts Club party at the office for Valentine’s Day, hoping the woman he met earlier at the blood drive shows up. Meanwhile Jim, Pam, Phyllis and Bob Vance (of Vance Refrigeration) go on a double date that ends in Phyllis needing to chug a bunch of water. Katie Aselton sends in clips on what it was like to play the mysterious glove girl, Jenna does a deep dive on blood drives, and Angela discusses the new controversial trend of solo moons. This episode is so great, it’s going to inspire single people to hop back into the marina and get hit by cupid’s sparrow.    Check out the book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6493208-the-immortal-life-of-henrietta-lacks    Read more about Solo Moons - “Until Honeymoons Do Us Part”: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/13/fashion/weddings/until-honeymoon-we-do-part.html ... Read more

06 Oct 2021

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:55

06 Oct 2021


#104

Lecture Circuit, Pt 2

This week we finish breaking down Lecture Circuit. Pam and Michael make a detour to visit Holly at the Dunder Mifflin Nashua branch only to encounter her new boyfriend, AJ. Angela Martin sold her engagement ring from Andy to buy Princess Lady, a fancy cat, and now has to intervene with her other cats to make sure Princess Lady is bonding appropriately. We hear clips from guest star, Rob Huebel, on what it was like to play AJ, Angela gives us a breakdown of the cat licking scene and Jenna reveals who wrote the Holly letter she read on Michael’s behalf. This episode is so good, you’re gonna ask for more “Office Ladies” at your work birthday, instead of an hour of napping or an hour of TV.   Friend Zone with Rob Huebel and Paul Sheer: https://www.twitch.tv/friendzone  The Fan Connection: https://www.fanconnectionmovie.com/the-fans  Cat Tongue Pacifier Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_beJnlTeTk ... Read more

29 Sep 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:14

29 Sep 2021


#103

Lecture Circuit, Pt 1

This week we’re breaking down the first part of Lecture Circuit! To help improve sales across all the Dunder Mifflin, Michael and Pam travel to different branches and attempt to give helpful lectures. Meanwhile, Jim and Dwight have taken over the Party Planning Committee and they do their best to make Kelly happy after forgetting her birthday. The ladies talk precision driving vs fakey driving, Jenna points out suitcase acting and Angela does a deep dive on the candy, Mounds Bar. This ep is so good, you’re going to half-heartedly throw candy in the air and drone, “It is your birthday.”      “Office Ladies” Merch: https://www.podswag.com/collections/office-ladies  “It is Your Birthday.” Wrapping Paper  “It is Your Birthday” Gift Bag Set ... Read more

22 Sep 2021

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:45

22 Sep 2021


#102

Stress Relief, Pt 2

This week we finish breaking down “Stress Relief”. In a continued effort to relieve the office’s stress, Michael demands a comedic roast of himself; meanwhile Pam, Jim and Andy finish watching the very saucy film, “Mrs. Albert Hannaday”, starring Jack Black, Cloris Leachman and Jessica Alba. Jenna does a deep dive on Cloris Leachman, the ladies share stories of acting on a sitcom vs a single camera comedy, and Angela reveals that Angela Martin’s comedic inspiration is Jeff Foxworthy. Then “The Office” writer’s assistant, Nate Federman, sends in a clip sharing his cameo experience as the young man Jack Black catches passionately kissing Cloris Leachman. So sit back, relax and get ready to scream, “Boom Roasted”!   Check out Rick Overton’s comedy special, “Set List”: https://www.comedydynamics.com/catalog/rick-overtons-set-list/ ... Read more

15 Sep 2021

51 MINS

51:05

15 Sep 2021


#101

Stress Relief Pt 1

This week we’re breaking down “Stress Relief”! To kick off this two-part episode, the ladies break down one of the most famous cold opens of “The Office”, featuring clips from Rainn Wilson, Oscar Nuñez, Brian Baumgartner and cinematographer, Randall Einhorn. When Dwight stages a fake fire, Stanley has a heart attack and Michael goes into overdrive to protect Stanley. The ladies reveal how much went into this episode that premiered right after SuperBowl XLIII, which includes Angela walking us through everything that went behind “Save Bandit!”. Jenna points out the use of a montage that was unusual for the show and we rock out to the Bee Gee's “Stayin' Alive”, which giving CPR to its beat actually saves lives. So keep away from Michael so you can be stress free and relaxed while you listen to this very epic episode. ... Read more

08 Sep 2021

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:20

08 Sep 2021


#100

Prince Family Paper

This week we’re breaking down Prince Family Paper! When David Wallace asks Michael and Dwight to go undercover and scout out a family-owned paper business, Michael’s conscience gets to him. Meanwhile back in the office, everyone debates whether Hillary Swank is hot or not. (The ladies may get on a soapbox or two for this one.) Jenna does a deep dive on Hillary Swank, the ladies delve into all the creative production work that went behind building and shooting the Prince Family Paper company, and Angela shares a funny blooper where a cast member got bits of smoked almonds spit on them. So congratulate yourself for getting up and putting on clothes today, we think that’s hot and totally deserving of this fun episode. ... Read more

01 Sep 2021

55 MINS

55:18

01 Sep 2021


#99

A Look Back on Conflict Resolution

This week we’re taking a look back on Conflict Resolution. This is the episode where Oscar and Angela feud over the babies playing jazz poster, Jenna shares some amazing insights on the talking heads, both ladies talk about magazine photoshoots with their cats, and we discover whose names are on the plaques hung all around Dunder Mifflin. The ladies also wonder if ‘save the dates’ are worth the trouble, and then we get into Michael’s conflict resolution style, along with 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”! ... Read more

25 Aug 2021

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:02

25 Aug 2021


#98

The Duel

This week we’re breaking down The Duel! When Michael tells Andy that Angela and Dwight are having an affair, Andy and Dwight challenge each other to a duel for Angela’s hand! Jenna does a deep dive on duels, Office writer Ryan Koh calls in to share a behind-the-scenes racing accident, and Angela breaks down all the fakey items used to create the duel scene. There’s also talk of a casting sheet filled with cat headshots! And Jenna may have worn something in real life that Meredith wore in this episode… So enjoy The Duel! And remember, always keep an eye out for a Prius slowly trying to crush you. ... Read more

18 Aug 2021

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:18

18 Aug 2021


#97

Moroccan Christmas

This week we're breaking down Moroccan Christmas! When Meredith gets too drunk at Phyllis’ Moroccan themed Christmas party and lights her own hair on fire, Michael forces an intervention. Phyllis also reveals to the entire office that Angela is having an affair with Dwight. Well, everyone in the office except Andy… The ladies talk about how this was a big prop week for prop master, Phil Shea, Jenna finds something special while cleaning out her desk and Angela shares one of the best Michael Scott alts that didn’t make it into the show. We also hear clips from Stephen Saux on what it was like to test out the fakey Dwight desk used in the cold open, and Jen Celotta shares a very funny Paul Liberstein story. So get ready for a big shot of Michael Scott and enjoy this episode!    Check Out Office Ladies Animated on Comedy Central’s Cartuna: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD7nPL1U-R5rmvJo2L49IK-vKu2qB-fvx ... Read more

11 Aug 2021

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:59

11 Aug 2021


#96

The Surplus

This week we’re breaking down The Surplus! When Michael announces to the Scranton Branch that they have a surplus, the office fights over whether to use the leftover money to buy new chairs or a new copier. Meanwhile Dwight “helps” Angela and Andy plan their wedding. Angela tells us about shooting on Disney Ranch which was once known as Golden Oak Ranch, Jenna does a deep dive on Iowa State Farm's butter sculptures, and the ladies gush over one of the best Hank scenes in the entire run of The Office. But most importantly, it’s Angela’s work birthday! Will she actually get a cake at work this year? ... Read more

04 Aug 2021

59 MINS

59:33

04 Aug 2021


#95

A Look Back on Branch Closing

This week we're taking a look back on Branch Closing. This is the episode that spawned the famous Michael Scott "This Is The Worst" meme, and the ladies dig into those Angela and Roy flirtations, along with getting into the intricacies of low-pony tails. There’s 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). So enjoy your summer break and a look back on this great episode. ... Read more

28 Jul 2021

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:02

28 Jul 2021


#94

Frame Toby

Today we’re breaking down Frame Toby. NOOOOOOOOOO! Toby’s back and Michael is horrified. Michael does what anybody would do to get rid of Toby, frame him with drugs and get him fired. Meanwhile, the office fights over a very disgusting microwave and Jim buys his parents’ house. Jenna does a deep dive on how to clean a microwave, Angela has a soap box moment about street names, and we find out who ended up cleaning the microwave which was accompanied by… a slow clap! ... Read more

21 Jul 2021

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:31

21 Jul 2021


#93

Business Trip with Rich Sommer

Today we’re breaking down Business Trip. The ladies kick off this episode by interviewing Rich Sommer, who played Alex, Pam’s art school friend. Rich shares what it was like to play Alex and navigate being a character that Office fans were afraid was going to get in between Jim and Pam. Afterwards, the ladies breakdown Business Trip. Michael, Oscar and Andy go on a business trip to Winnipeg, Canada, while everyone back at the office count down the days until Pam comes home from art school. Wendi McLendon-Covey sends in clips sharing her experience playing concierge Marie, Jenna shares some fun facts about Winnipeg and Angela deems which character is the “Office Fun Stopper” and surprise, it’s not Angela Martin.    Check out Wendi McLendon-Covey’s podcast, Generation Ripe: https://www.generationripe.com ... Read more

14 Jul 2021

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:21

14 Jul 2021


#92

Customer Survey with Stephen Merchant

This week we’re breaking down Customer Survey, and the ladies interview Stephen Merchant! Stephen shares with us how he met Ricky Gervais and came to co-create the UK version of The Office, along with directing this very funny episode. When both Jim and Dwight get bad customer survey reviews, they team up together to uncover the truth behind who's calling them arrogant and smudge. Angela shares her struggle with that "hand-plowed field" scene and Jenna talks about the infamous moment between Pam and Alex, and of course, there's talk about those fakey, tiny Bluetooths. So get in! It’s time to peel into a parking spot and listen to this legendary episode. ... Read more

07 Jul 2021

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:30

07 Jul 2021


#91

Employee Transfer

This week we’re breaking down Employee Transfer. When David Wallace finds out Michael and Holly are dating, he transfers Holly to the Nashua branch. Meanwhile Pam attempts to pull a prank on Jim with his brothers, and Dwight pushes Andy’s Cornell buttons. Writer Anthony Q. Farrell sends in clips sharing what it was like to write this big episode. The ladies pitch a salad dressing, Angela gives a Halloween costume breakdown and Jenna reconnects with Tug Coker, an actor who played one of Jim’s brothers. This episode is like a highway, you’re gonna wanna ride it all night long!    Check out Tug Coker and Kathryn Weil Coker’s podcast “The Long Finish”: https://www.tugcoker.com/podcast Follow on Instagram @thelongfinish ... Read more

30 Jun 2021

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:24

30 Jun 2021


#90

Crime Aid

This week we’re breaking down Crime Aid! Michael and Holly get caught up in the magic of their third date and consequently, the office gets robbed. Meanwhile Phyllis helps Dwight deal with his Angela romantic woes. The ladies give Roy a Show Bible Goodbye, Angela does a deep dive on the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, and Jenna reveals why Wikipedia doesn’t have an “Office Robbery Statistics” page. Also, there’s a lot of great talk about auctions.  So enjoy this episode, and remember “Crime reduces innocence, makes everyone angry, I declare”! ... Read more

23 Jun 2021

58 MINS

58:43

23 Jun 2021


#89

Revisited with Carey Bennett

It’s time for a second drink! Today we are revisiting Season 4. We kick off this episode with an amazing interview with the original Office costume designer, Carey Bennett. Carey talks with Jenna and Angela about how she designed the look for The Office cast, including what Dwight’s mustard shirt means to her. And how she influenced the overall look of the show. Afterwards, Jenna breaks down the opening credits and theme song, the ladies get to the bottom of what Michael was eating inSurvivor Man and Angela uncovers even more for Dinner Party. Who doesn’t love a second drink?!   Follow Carey Bennett on Instagram: @careybennettcostumes    Follow OfficeLadiesStories on Instagram: @officeladiesstories     Follow Bob Theiel on Instagram: @bobthielejr    Check out Creed Bratton show dates: http://creedbratton.com   Check out Kate Flannery and Jane Lynch’s Christmas album   Check out Rainn Wilson’s podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake ... Read more

16 Jun 2021

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:48

16 Jun 2021


#88

Baby Shower

This week we’re breaking down Baby Shower. Michael has the Party Planning Committee throw a baby shower for Jan, while Jan has already had her baby and just didn’t tell Michael about it. Jenna does a deep dive on the history of baby showers, the ladies explore the song Son of A Preacher Man, and Angela shares what Phil Shea gifted her after shooting this episode. So you can put this episode to the test, just like Dwight did with Jan’s stroller, but we guarantee it’s a very good, indestructible episode. ... Read more

09 Jun 2021

57 MINS

57:46

09 Jun 2021


#87

Business Ethics with Amy Ryan

This week we’re breaking down Business Ethics. Jenna and Angela interview Amy Ryan on what it was like to play Holly Flax! Amy even shares her own Coopers Seafood House story. Angela shares about some very special DVD commentary guests who worked as craft services and caterers on The Office set. Jenna does a deep dive on how the Cookie Monster’s parody of Tay Zonday’s “Chocolate Rain” was made after this episode aired, and the ladies discover they both did the same deep dive on what people can do in, let’s say, 19 minutes. So let’s get ethical with this amazing Office Ladies episode! ... Read more

02 Jun 2021

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:03

02 Jun 2021


#86

Weight Loss, Part 2

This week we finish breaking down Weight Loss. The Office gang continues to lose weight for the Dunder Mifflin Weight Loss Challenge, and a truly unexpected proposal happens. We hear an audio clip from Paul Feig about what it was like to be the Season 5 “Tastemaker”. Jenna tells us about some very special cats at Pratt Institute, Angela breaks down what it was like to have a fruit fly wrangler on set and we learn everything we ever wanted to know (and maybe not wanted to know) about the famous Jim and Pam gas station proposal. Enjoy! ... Read more

26 May 2021

47 MINS

47:45

26 May 2021


#85

Weight Loss, Part 1

Today we’re breaking down Weight Loss. To kick off Season 5 and this two part episode, Angela shares that the DVD commentary features commentary from The Office crew! The crew gives the lowdown on how they shot this episode that spans over an 8 week period. It was a continuity nightmare with fruit flies, goatees, and a cast member that had to have their shirt digitally altered in post. The ladies also break down an old tech alert that caused camera interference and we find out what’s going on with Meredith’s sunburnt face. Enjoy this episode now, so you can get in bed with your nice comforter, several cozy pillows, read a chapter of your book and have lights out by 8:30. That’s how you sleep at night. ... Read more

19 May 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:21

19 May 2021


#84

A Look Back on Grief Counseling

As Jenna and Angela prepare for Season 5 of The Office, Office Ladies takes a look back at Grief Counseling. This episode starts off 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 Truck’s death, and we find out who’s been moving the conference table. Finally, we get a writer’s room deep dive on Dwight’s 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 ... Read more

12 May 2021

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:47

12 May 2021


#83

Goodbye Toby, Part 2

This week we finish breaking down Goodbye Toby. During Toby’s goodbye party, Michael tries to get closer to Holly but finds himself being pulled back to Jan after discovering some big news that involves a pro tennis player. Meanwhile, an unexpected proposal happens. Jenna and Angela give Toby a “Show Bible Goodbye”, Angela shares how she almost didn’t make it to set for a very important scene and a couple of Michael’s parody songs are brought to life! This episode is so special you won’t want to say goodbye to it. Toby on the other hand... I mean, who does he think he is?    Parody songs performed by Joshua Snyder and Jordan Duffy. ... Read more

05 May 2021

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:32

05 May 2021


#82

Bonus Episode: Monday Motivation

Today is an extra dose of Office Ladies for your Monday! The theme is “What keeps you motivated and moving?” Jenna and Angela break down their friendship, what led them to make this podcast and how Office Ladies comes together each week. This episode is jammed packed with daily rituals that help get the ladies through their week, more Office casting stories and even a best friends quiz! Kick your week off right with this Monday Motivation episode. ... Read more

03 May 2021

44 MINS

44:51

03 May 2021


#81

Goodbye Toby, Part 1

Today we’re breaking down Goodbye Toby. To kick off this two part episode, Paul Lieberstein sent in audio clips to talk about what it was like to write himself off the show and introduce Holly Flax, played by Amy Ryan. When Toby has his last day at Dunder Mifflin, Michael insists on throwing him a huge going away party. Angela Martin scoffs at the idea, so Phyllis steps in. While breaking down Pratt Institute, Jenna ends up quoting her own book, The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide. Creed chimes in about his famous “quabity assuance” scene and Angela learns the difference between “hot to trot” and “fired up”. This episode is cruisin’ for a bruisin’, so listen up!   Link to Jenna’s book, The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide: https://www.amazon.com/Actors-Life-Survival-Guide/dp/1944648224 ... Read more

28 Apr 2021

53 MINS

53:25

28 Apr 2021