Michael Scott is the regional manager of Dunder Mifflin, a failing paper supply firm in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Also working there are Dwight Schrute (assistant to the regional manager), Jim Halpert, a salesman and Pam Beesly, the receptionist. It is Ryan Howard's first day as a temporary worker and Michael makes a day of showing him the ropes of the office. Meanwhile, Michael's boss, Jan Levinson-Gould, visits from corporate in New York City to tell him that his branch may be downsized. Written by
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, who won the role of Pam Beesley, prepared for her audition by looking as boring as possible. The look that Fischer wore to her audition became her character's signature look. See more
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[Jim set a fence of pencils up between Dwight and his desk
You can't do that. Safety violation. I could fall and pierce an organ.
Little Drummer Boy
Written by Katherine Davis
, Henry Onorati
, and Harry Simeone
Performed by Rainn Wilson See more