The Office (2005–2013)
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Ultimatum 

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.

Director:

David Rogers

Writers:

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

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Michael Scott
Rainn Wilson ... Dwight Schrute
John Krasinski ... Jim Halpert
Jenna Fischer ... Pam Beesly
B.J. Novak ... Ryan Howard
Ed Helms ... Andy Bernard
Leslie David Baker ... Stanley Hudson
Brian Baumgartner ... Kevin Malone
Creed Bratton ... Creed Bratton
Kate Flannery ... Meredith Palmer
Mindy Kaling ... Kelly Kapoor
Ellie Kemper ... Erin Hannon
Angela Kinsey ... Angela Martin
Oscar Nuñez ... Oscar Martinez (as Oscar Nunez)
Craig Robinson ... Darryl Philbin
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

At one point early in the episode, Holly gets a new phone and Michael references E.T., Holly and Michael both do impressions of E.T. In season 4, episode 14, Holly is introduced to Michael for the first time, and he mentions that not all monsters are bad, stating "E.T. was not a bad monster. What if Holly is our E.T.?" See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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Connections

References Car Wash (1976) See more »

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Car Wash
(uncredited)
Written by Norman Whitfield
Performed by Rose Royce
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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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