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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.

Women's Appreciation

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  • 250 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 01:14:25

This week we're breaking down Women's Appreciation. Jenna and Angela start this episode off with some fun Fast Facts about where the idea for this episode came from, and answer all your questions about what it was like filming in that mall. Then, we discuss Dwight's solutions to catching a flasher, and we get Angela's grandmother's review of Michael Scott and how long she lasted watching this episode. Finally, we hop into Meredith's van and hit the mall, discuss Kate Flannery's stunt driving, and chat about keeping restrooms clean for everyone. We hope that you can appreciate the crap out of women after this episode!

Product Recall

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  • 280 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 01:09:06

This week we're breaking down Product Recall. We start this episode off with some Bears, Beets, and Battlestar Galactica, and answer fan questions about this very funny, very quoted cold open. Then, we get a historical deep dive on watermarks and paper making, we chat about Michael and Creed’s different versions of damage control, and Angela reveals her all time favorite line from The Office. Finally, we get some on-set memories from Shira Scott Astrof, the actress who played Andy's young girlfriend, and we come full circle with this episode's tag where Dwight's plan of imitating Jim totally backfires. Now, beer us another episode. 

Safety Training

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  • 220 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 01:21:06

This week we're breaking down Safety Training. And in lieu of fast facts we have one big Office Ladies fact, it's our ONE YEAR BIRTHDAY! We take a moment to celebrate and the Ladies answer a few general fan questions. Then, we get into the episode with Andy's return, and we dig into the hilarious scene with Darryl, Michael and the baler. Finally, the ladies explain a Netflix old tech alert, Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) gives us some good info about the watermelons on the roof scene, and yes, Creed did bite into that potato.  We briefly mention depression in this episode, and we don't take it lightly. If you, or someone you know is suffering from depression, please reach out for help. National Suicide Prevention Line 800-273-8255  or text TALK to 741741 afsp.org [afsp.org]   Follow us on instagram @officeladiespod. If you have questions for an upcoming episode, visit https://officeladies.com/submitaquestion to file your question there, or email us at officeladies@earwolf.com

The Negotiation w/ David Denman

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  • 320 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 01:31:27

This week we're breaking down The Negotiation, and we couldn't do this episode without an interview with the amazing David Denman. David shares his memories from this episode, saying goodbye to the show, and we get his take on a potential Roy and Angela relationship. Then, the ladies deep dive on the art of negotiation, chat about Daryl's negotiation strategy and Micheal's "ladies clothes". Finally, we get another Heartbreak In the Breakroom moment with a song brought to us by Josh Compton, we take a fun movie tangent, and we discuss that emotional scene between Pam and Roy.    Follow us on instagram @officeladiespod    If you have questions for an upcoming episode, visit https://officeladies.com/submitaquestion to file your question there, or email us at officeladies@earwolf.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Cocktails

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  • 300 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 01:27:06

This week we're breaking down Cocktails. We start this episode off by discussing your questions about David Wallace's house, the hilarity of Jan and Michael going public, and Jenna shares some fun memories from her journal. Then, we get another great fan catch about The Office's loose mentions of Casual Fridays, we chat about the "Don't call me Pammy" moment, and we get some fun Poor Richard's trivia. Finally, grab a snack for your cocktail because we discuss what kind of food we like to bring to a party, and we try to figure out what the weird thing is in the background of Michael's talking head. Let us know what you think it is over at @officeladiespod on instagram!   If you have questions for an upcoming episode, visit https://officeladies.com/submitaquestion to file them there, or email you questions to officeladies@earwolf.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Business School

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  • 230 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:17:40

This week we're breaking down Business School. We reached out to writer Brent Forrester, to get his memories about this episode and what it was like working with director Joss Whedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Avengers). Then we dig into everything you want to know about filming those hilarious scenes with Michael at Ryan's business school, and we get some amazing insights from Brent about what went into picking Pam's watercolor paintings for her art show. Finally, we hear from Kate Flannery herself, who gives us the scoop on everything we want to know about that scene with Meredith, Dwight and that bat, and Jenna recounts her memories of shooting that really touching Pam and Michael scene.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Phyllis' Wedding w/ Ken Whittingham

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  • 330 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:31:03

This week we're breaking down Phyllis' Wedding. We are joined by this episode's director, Ken Whittingham, who shares his memories of this episode and his time on The Office. And we aren't stopping there, the shimmy queen herself, Phyllis Smith, sends in audio memories for this episode as well. We jump in by discussing Pam clocking Phyllis using all of her wedding ideas, we get a 'shallow dive' on Ivan Pavlov, and we get a Dwight talking head that will be important later in the show series. Then, we go to the room where the fart happened and Phyllis Smith answers all your questions about that scene. Finally, ladies share some funny wedding memories, chat about that hilarious bouquet swat, and we end with a deleted scene that proves Phyllis didn't steal every wedding idea from Pam.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Ben Franklin

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  • 230 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:27:52

This week we're breaking down Ben Franklin. We start things off with some facts about the real Benjamin Franklin, and we get some audio memories from the incredible Andy Daly (Review, VEEP) who played the Ben Franklin impersonator in this episode. Then, Angela debunks Prima Nocta, Jenna answers everyones burning questions about Pam's hair color, and we chat about the 'guy shower' down in the warehouse. Finally, we get a 'proof of cold' fan catch, Jenna does a deep dive on Elizabeth's no secrets quote to Michael, and we end with some more memories from Andy Daly.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

The Return w/ Ed Helms.

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  • 210 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:35:11

This week we're breaking down The Return. This is the second episode in the two episode arc with Traveling Salesmen, and you know we have more memories from Greg Daniels for you. We're also joined by the hilarious Ed Helms, who shares his memories of this episode, including Andy's ringtone and punching that wall. Then, we talk about Oscar's return to Dunder Mifflin, Dwight working at Staples, and we get another fan rendition of Heartbreak In The Breakroom by Carmen and Camille. Finally, we get a good Homer Simpson background catch, chat about Jim and Pam’s prank on Andy, and dig into the Micheal-Dwight bromance moment of this episode. Rit dit dit dit doo!  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

The Return w/ Ed Helms

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  • 200 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:37:28

This week we're breaking down The Return. This is the second episode in the two episode arc with Traveling Salesmen, and you know we have more memories from Greg Daniels for you. We're also joined by the hilarious Ed Helms, who shares his memories of this episode, including Andy's ringtone and punching that wall. Then, we talk about Oscar's return to Dunder Mifflin, Dwight working at Staples, and we get another fan rendition of Heartbreak In The Breakroom by Carmen and Camille. Finally, we get a good Homer Simpson background catch, chat about Jim and Pam’s prank on Andy, and dig into the Micheal-Dwight bromance moment of this episode. Rit dit dit dit doo! 

Traveling Salesmen

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  • 210 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:22:27

This week we're breaking down Traveling Salesmen, the first episode in a two episode arch directed by Greg Daniels (Upload, Space Force). Greg sends in some amazing memories from this episode, the ladies give a little TV production crash course, and discuss those really fun character pairings. Then we get a hilarious laundry call back from The Coup (or should we say laundry and betrayal?), and the ladies share their memories of those Pam and Angela scenes in the coffee shop. Finally, we get a Dwangela Heartbreak In The Break Room moment with a song submitted by Michelle Ferguson. 

Traveling Salesmen.

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  • 230 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:17:00

This week we're breaking down Traveling Salesmen, the first episode in a two episode arch directed by Greg Daniels (Upload, Space Force). Greg sends in some amazing memories from this episode, the ladies give a little TV production crash course, and discuss those really fun character pairings. Then we get a hilarious laundry call back from The Coup (or should we say laundry and betrayal?), and the ladies share their memories of those Pam and Angela scenes in the coffee shop. Finally, we get a Dwangela Heartbreak In The Break Room moment with a song submitted by Michelle Ferguson.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Back From Vacation

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  • 300 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:13:02

This week we're breaking down Back From Vacation and we reached out to some of our favorite The Office cast and crew for the inside scoop on this episode. First, Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) and Phil Shea help us answer fan questions about Michael and Jan's vacation photo, and Kim Ferry sends in her memories of creating Michaels beaded vacation hair. Then Angela does some amazing detective work to discover just what was written on that Post-it note on Angela Martin's partition, and we head to the warehouse inventory-luau and discuss what Spam is made of. Finally, we get an audio clip from the hilarious Kate Flannery about doing her own stunt work, and Jenna shares her memories of that really sweet scene between Pam and Dwight. We hope this episode has left you feeling hot-hot-hot! 

A Benihana Christmas w/ Rashida Jones and Jen Celotta

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  • 860 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 02:00:03

Break out the nutcrackers and fire up the karaoke because we're breaking down A Benihana Christmas. This is a supersize episode and we're bringing on not one but TWO amazing guests! Actress Rashida Jones and writer Jen Celotta join us to share their memories and insights of this episode. We deep dive on the history of Benihana, and we talk about The Party Planning Committee v. The Committee to Plan Parties. Finally, we answer fan questions around Angela Martin’s siblings, some continuity errors, and who got a Dundie for 'Tallest Music Dude’.

The Convict.

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  • 200 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:21:22

This week we're breaking down The Convict. We reached out to this episode's director, Jeffrey Blitz, and actor Wayne Wilderson, to get their memories and insights of this episode. We start with a haunted hotel story, the ladies discuss Pig Latin and Jenna explains the language of Ab. Then we get the origins of Prison Mike, and the scoop on how hard it was to get through those conference room scenes without breaking or sweating. To wrap it up, we discuss the scene with Andy singing Rainbow Connection and get some final insights from Jeffrey Blitz. Tanks for listening! It’s been a good life! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

The Convict

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  • 310 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:22:07

This week we're breaking down The Convict. We reached out to this episode's director, Jeffrey Blitz, and actor Wayne Wilderson, to get their memories and insights of this episode. We start with a haunted hotel story, the ladies discuss Pig Latin and Jenna explains the language of Ab. Then we get the origins of Prison Mike, and the scoop on how hard it was to get through those conference room scenes without breaking or sweating. To wrap it up, we discuss the scene with Andy singing Rainbow Connection and get some final insights from Jeffrey Blitz. Tanks for listening! It’s been a good life!

The Merger

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  • 540 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:27:42

This week we're breaking down The Merger, and the ladies reach out to director Ken Whittingham, and writer Brent Forrester, who share their memories and insights on this episode. Then we chat about Pam's plants and homemade sexy sweater, and we get the lowdown on that Staples shredder in the original airing of this episode. Finally, we get a little heartbreak in the breakroom (and maybe a new country song?), Tony's firing and reappearance in Threat Level Midnight, and we dig into that last hilarious last scene between Dwight and Andy. We hope your mama knits you a sexy sweater after this episode.    To submit your version of Heartbreak in the Breakroom email us at officeladies@earwolf.com or tag us on Instagram @officeladiespod

Casino Night Revisited w/ Ken Kwapis

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  • 270 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:12:09

This week we're shaking things up and revisiting Casino Night! We're answering more fan questions and covering things we missed from that episode like, Mindy's hair extensions, why some actors share their characters' names, and we clear up the My Buddy - Kid Sister debacle. We're also joined by Casino Night director and early The Office visionary himself, Ken Kwapis. Ken gives us his The Office origin story, chats about his favorite moments from the show, and helps us dig a little deeper into Casino Night. We hope you...you know what, go ahead.    You can find Ken's book, But What I Really Want To Do Is Direct, here https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250260123 and here https://www.amazon.com/But-What-Really-Want-Direct/dp/1250260124

Diwali w/ Mindy Kaling

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  • 290 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 01:27:26

This week we're breaking down Diwali! And we couldn't even think about breaking down this episode without checking in with the amazing triple threat herself, Mindy Kaling! Mindy walks us through how she came to work on The Office, what it was like for her to be able to pitch and write Diwali, and explains why they cast her actual parents in this episode. Then Jenna and Angela dig into this episode even deeper covering Kevin's sweaty feet, and what went into filming and costuming the Diwali festivities. Finally, we connect with Jaysha Patel, who played one of Mindy's sisters and get her memories of filming this episode, why sushi and bottle service don't mix, and we end with a great BFF catch. 

Initiation w/ B.J. Novak and Rainn Wilson

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  • 290 views
  • over 1 year ago
  • 01:29:13

This week we're breaking down Initiation, our journey begins now. This episode can really only be defined as "the works", we get introduced to Pretzel Day, Schrute Farms, and Mose and we're going to talk about them all. We check in at Stamford and that squeaky chair and a fun Jim-Pam background catch. Then we explore Stanley's love of Pretzel Day and the unexpected bond between him and Michael. Finally, we are joined by two of the best in the biz, BJ Novak and Rainn Willson, to get the inside scoop on all those iconic Ryan, Dwight and Mose moments from this episode. We hope you don't crash too hard after this episode.