The Office: Season 5, Episode 1

Weight Loss (25 Sep. 2008)

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Michael tries to motivate the Scranton branch to lose weight as part of an interoffice competition. Jim is lost after Pam leaves for art school in New York, and Angela continues to see Dwight even though she is now engaged to Andy.

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Michael tries to motivate the Scranton branch to lose weight as part of an interoffice competition. Jim is lost after Pam leaves for art school in New York, and Angela continues to see Dwight even though she is now engaged to Andy.

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Near the end, Stanley delivers a soliloquy about losing seven pounds and then bows his head and raises his right fist. This scene is a homage to two black American sprinters, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who won gold and bronze medals in the 1968 Olympics. They generated controversy by raising their fists while on the medal stand as the national anthem was being played. See more »

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Michael's goatee disappears in a lunchroom scene and returns for a weigh in. He later shaves it off. See more »

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Dwight Schrute: Not that guy who murdered his mother. He was not so handsome. Also, Kevin.
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References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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Here You Come Again
Written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
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