The Office: Season 7, Episode 23

Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager (12 May 2011)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy
8.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.5/10 from 494 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

When Jim rejects Jo's offer, Dwight becomes acting manager at the Scranton branch, but an accident could cause his tenure to be short-lived.

Director:

Writers:

(developed for american television by), , 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 27 Feb 2011
 
list image
a list of 25 titles
created 19 Dec 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 26 Apr 2012
 
a list of 1170 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager (12 May 2011)

Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager (12 May 2011) on IMDb 8.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Office.
« Previous Episode | 139 of 187 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

When Jim rejects Jo's offer, Dwight becomes acting manager at the Scranton branch, but an accident could cause his tenure to be short-lived.

Add Full Plot | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Release Date:

12 May 2011 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jim Halpert shops at Wegmans, an actual grocer - as evidenced by the shoppers club card in his wallet. See more »

Goofs

The gun Dwight displays and later carries around the office appears to be a Remington Model 1875, but is identified by Dwight as a Beaumont-Adams. The Beaumont-Adams is a very different looking British service revolver. See more »

Quotes

[Gabe walks up to reception to Erin]
Gabe Lewis: Erin, I am in love with you. I don't believe in much, okay? I don't believe in horoscopes. I don't believe in Christmas. I sure as hell don't believe in God.
Kelly Erin Hannon: [whispers in shock] What?
Gabe Lewis: Or maybe there's a God, I don't know. It's just not a guy with a long, white beard.
[Erin responds with a shocked expression]
Gabe Lewis: Or it could be. It's possible that is exactly what God is. But for all of the disbelief, I believe in us. I believe in love. You have made me believe that ...
[...]
See more »

Connections

References American Idol (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the Funniest Episodes of All Time

I still have not completely stopped laughing from this episode. I have been an ardent, dedicated Office devotee for seven years - not overly either, but when I watched this episode things happened that made my sides hurt and eyes tear. Dwight takes over as manager, and, yes, we get what we think we will. Dwight makes wholly unnecessary changes. He gets a piranha and buys a gun. His uncle sends him a holster and he wears the gun in the office only to accidentally shoot the gun off. Jo

  • Kathy Bates's character is on her way to see how he is doing as


acting manager. Dwight calls a meeting where he tries to open with a gun safety meeting in which Rainn Wilson does a fantastic job only to be out-done later with his "jazz" hands bit. The staff in the office basically blackmail Dwight into a variety of things. Jim clearly comes up with the best as every time he coughs Dwight is to use "jazz" hands. He coughs while Bates is there and that moment stirred such laughter in me with Jim's request, his subsequent cough, and Dwight's bizarre, comedic use of his hands. The moment for me is the highlight but is backed with a further hilarious incident with Kevin and Dwight scratching his back and, the piece de resistance is Creed becoming the acting manager at the end of the episode. If only the show had been this funny all year! I am truly looking forward to the season finale, and, with no unkindness to Steve Carrell at all, am really looking forward to the new life that the show could have with this kind of creativity. Kudos to the writers of this show! I'm waving jazz hands now as I salute them.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Physical continuity errors! imasillymoo
2 worst characters.. chuckfan234
The episode 'Turf War' rexcrk
Did the whole cast have pinkeye for 9 years? Striderswife
Michael and Toby Nexusfactor
Michaels hottest gf k_tito_trinidad

Contribute to This Page