The Office: Season 7, Episode 12

Ultimatum (20 Jan. 2011)

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Michael gets upset when Holly returns from the holidays without an engagement ring, but still together with her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Pam tries to help her co-workers keep with their New Year's resolutions.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Oscar Martinez (as Oscar Nunez)


Michael prepares himself for the good or bad news about Holly and her boyfriend. In an effort to be an "awesome" office manager, Pam decides to put up a resolution board for everyone to post their New Year's resolutions. Written by NBC Publicity

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Jim is only present during the cold open. He is then absent without explanation for the rest of the episode. In real life, John Krasinski was filming Big Miracle (2012) in Alaska during filming of the episode. See more »


This is supposed to be taking place in January (in Scranton, PA) yet when Darryl, Andy, and Dwight walk into the bookstore the trees in the background are green. See more »


Dwight Schrute: What'd you get?
Darryl Philbin: A book about oceans.
Dwight Schrute: Oh, really? What else? Let me see.
Darryl Philbin: That's porn. Pornography. Old lady. Nasty porn.
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References Car Wash (1976) See more »


Car Wash
Written by Norman Whitfield
Performed by Rose Royce
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