Dwight takes new full-timer Ryan (B.J. Novak, who also wrote the episode) out on his first sales call, but he puts the novice through a series of demanding tests and challenges, not to mention an unnecessary excursion to the Schrute family beet farm. Meanwhile, Michael is ordered by corporate to log his work activity; and Jim tries to adapt to life at the Stamford branch. Written by
Brock A. Zimmerman
Did You Know?
Although the idea for writer Michael Schur to be Dwight's cousin Mose had been a joke among the writers since the first season, B. J. Novak pitched the idea when writing "Initiation". Schur had to grow out his beard for three months and wear wool clothes on a hot day as part of his character. Mose was based on an actual participant in the UPN reality show Amish in the City. In this episode, Jim was seen singing Lov See more
And just as you have planted your seed in the ground, I am going to plant my seed in you.
I don't think you know what you're saying.
Edited into The Office: Stress Relief
Rock and Roll Part 2
Written by Gary Glitter
and Mike Leander
Performed by Gary Glitter See more