The office mascot, Mike the rat, is killed in a trap. Dave is seen as heartless for thinking of him as just a rodent.
Did You Know?
Part of NBC's "Three Funerals and a Wedding" promotion. Instead of killing off a character, the show runner killed off a rat (amongst others) in protest. See more
Bill tells Dave that poet John Keats wrote the line, "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may" before dying at age 29. In fact, the line was written by Robert Herrick, and Keats died at age 25. See more
Are you sure it's Mike?
It's Mike, all right. Missing most of his tail, white with a racing stripe. Now he's got a really weird surprised look on his face.
References The Wizard of Oz