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.
Did You Know?
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
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
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