The Office (2005–2013)
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Golden Ticket 

Michael asks Dwight to be the scapegoat for one of his business ideas that backfired badly on him. But when that idea has an unexpected positive upside, Dwight still takes credit and Michael becomes furious.

Director:

Randall Einhorn

Writers:

Greg Daniels (developed for american television by), Mindy Kaling | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Steve Carell ... Michael Scott
Rainn Wilson ... Dwight Schrute
John Krasinski ... Jim Halpert
Jenna Fischer ... Pam Beesly
Ed Helms ... Andy Bernard
Leslie David Baker ... Stanley Hudson
Brian Baumgartner ... Kevin Malone
Creed Bratton ... Creed Bratton
Kate Flannery ... Meredith Palmer
Angela Kinsey ... Angela Martin
Craig Robinson ... Darryl Philbin
Oscar Nuñez ... Oscar Martinez
Phyllis Smith ... Phyllis Vance
Andy Buckley ... David Wallace
Lisa K. Wyatt ... Lynn
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Storyline

Michael asks Dwight to be the scapegoat for one of his business ideas that backfired badly on him. But when that idea has an unexpected positive upside, Dwight still takes credit and Michael becomes furious.

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reference to willy wonka | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

One of the excuses Michael gives Pam to use as a reason he can't come to the phone is "I'm trapped in a oil painting." This is something that happens in "The Witches," a book by Roald Dahl who also authored "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory." See more »

Goofs

At about 12:18, while Michael is trying to talk Dwight into taking credit for the golden ticket idea, the neighborhood filming notice can be seen hanging on the door behind Dwight. See more »

Quotes

Michael Scott: I have written these things because it is my responsibility as manager of this branch to profiligate great ideas.
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Connections

References Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) See more »

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Weak, weak, weak...

One of the weakest and most uninspired and not funny episodes of the series. Lame knock knock KGB jokes and a spineless script....total disaster!!


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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2009 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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