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Office Ladies

The Office co-stars and best friends, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, are doing the ultimate The Office re-watch podcast for you. Each week Jenna and Angela will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind the scene stories that only two people who were there, can tell you.

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Take Your Daughter To Work Day

This week we're breaking down Take Your Daughter To Work Day, so let's keep it G-rated, okay? The ladies give some background info about all the child actors on set that day and chat about Stanley's daughter flirting with Ryan, and Pam's struggle to befriend just one kid. Then the ladies give history lessons on Shaggy Peter and the Green Sleeves song that ends in a fun revelation, and we get an update on Game of Thrones. Finally, we discuss Brunetti's Pizza, and hit up Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) for the low-down on that Fundle Bundle video. Now the kids have left, you can now safely go back to being your HBO No Limits-selves.

1hr 7mins

15 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Michael's Birthday

This week we're breaking down Michael's Birthday! We chat Micheal's excitment and tantrums on his big day, Angela's work with a stunt skater, and we get the scoop from Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) about all the locations they shot at for this episode. Then, baby, we get some OG PPC moments, Jenna describes a wild present she received from her mom, and we break down some Dwangela sass. Finally, we get some good Jim and Pam flirtation, Angela explains how hard it was to film the scene with Kevin on the ice, and we end the episode with a hilarious deleted scene. Enjoy, babe.

1hr 8mins

22 Apr 2020

Rank #2

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Email Surveillance w/ Ken Jeong

This week the Office Ladies break down Email Surveillance. They are joined by a member of Michael's improv group, and Office Ladies super fan, Ken Jeong (Community, The Masked Singer). Ken shares is memories from set, and his love of The Office. We are introduced to the beginnings of the Dwight and Angela romance (aka Dwangela). Then, Jenna and Angela chat about Pam in Jim's bedroom, double posters, those amazing karaoke scenes. Birkenstocks will be bumpin' by the end of this episode.

1hr 18mins

12 Feb 2020

Rank #3

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The Convict

This week we're breaking down The Convict. We reached out to this episode's director, Jeffrey Blitz, and actor Wayne Wilderson, to get their memories and insights of this episode. We start with a haunted hotel story, the ladies discuss Pig Latin and Jenna explains the language of Ab. Then we get the origins of Prison Mike, and the scoop on how hard it was to get through those conference room scenes without breaking or sweating. To wrap it up, we discuss the scene with Andy singing Rainbow Connection and get some final insights from Jeffrey Blitz. Tanks for listening! It’s been a good life!

1hr 21mins

29 Jul 2020

Rank #4

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Boys and Girls

Ladies, please report to the conference room, boys to the bowels of the office! That's right, this week we're breaking down Boys and Girls, an episode of The Office based of a pitch straight from Jenna and Angela themselves! We chat about those classic Angela Martin moments, alpha wombs vs beta wombs, and do you call Jim and Pam JAM, or PB&J? Finally, we talk about Michael wrecking the warehouse, Jan union busting, and Pam and Jims first fight.

1hr

25 Mar 2020

Rank #5

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Drug Testing

This week we're breaking down Drug Testing...JINX! Buy Me a Coke! We start off this episode by checking in with Kentapedia (Kent Zbornack) to get some facts straight on the shooting schedule, Jenna gives some Micheal Scott trivia, and we get a little deductive sass from Dwangela. Then we get into Micheals fear of being drug tested, Dwight's hilarious struggle with helping Micheal pass his drug test, and Jenna does a deep dive on what could possibly make your urine green. Finally, Jenna talks about the three taps on the coke can moment, and we dig into the deleted scenes to find who left that joint in the parking lot. For a chance to be our State Farm Real Deal, go to officeladies.com/realdeal and submit your question for a chance to win some awesome swag, including a signed Office Ladies mug.

1hr 14mins

29 Apr 2020

Rank #6

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The Client w/ Melora Hardin

I want my baby-back, baby-back, baby-back... This week Jenna and Angela break down The Client episode of The Office, and Mrs. Michael Scarn herself (Cathrine Zeta-Jones) reads the summary for this week's episode. (Yes! It's really her!) There's big news in our "Mindy's Hair Watch", and the ladies call up Melora Hardin to chat about those hilarious scenes in the Chili's with Steve Carell and Tim Meadows.

1hr

29 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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Performance Review w/ Larry Wilmore

This week on Office Ladies we break down the Performance Review episode of the Office. We've confirmed 'Chunk It' is an acceptable saying and Jenna and Angela share behind the scenes info about the famous fitness orb cold open. Then Larry Wilmore joins us to talk about his time working on The Office and playing Mr. Brown in Diversity Day. Finally, we chat about Dwight's Motley Crue hallway moment and Jan's big speech at the elevator. Game of Thrones and Star Wars may also come up in this episode, if you don't like it, just chunk it.

58mins

5 Feb 2020

Rank #8

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The Merger

This week we're breaking down The Merger, and the ladies reach out to director Ken Whittingham, and writer Brent Forrester, who share their memories and insights on this episode. Then we chat about Pam's plants and homemade sexy sweater, and we get the lowdown on that Staples shredder in the original airing of this episode. Finally, we get a little heartbreak in the breakroom (and maybe a new country song?), Tony's firing and reappearance in Threat Level Midnight, and we dig into that last hilarious last scene between Dwight and Andy. We hope your mama knits you a sexy sweater after this episode. To submit your version of Heartbreak in the Breakroom email us at officeladies@earwolf.com or tag us on Instagram @officeladiespod

1hr 27mins

22 Jul 2020

Rank #9

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Diwali w/ Mindy Kaling

This week we're breaking down Diwali! And we couldn't even think about breaking down this episode without checking in with the amazing triple threat herself, Mindy Kaling! Mindy walks us through how she came to work on The Office, what it was like for her to be able to pitch and write Diwali, and explains why they cast her actual parents in this episode. Then Jenna and Angela dig into this episode even deeper covering Kevin's sweaty feet, and what went into filming and costuming the Diwali festivities. Finally, we connect with Jaysha Patel, who played one of Mindy's sisters and get her memories of filming this episode, why sushi and bottle service don't mix, and we end with a great BFF catch.

1hr 24mins

1 Jul 2020

Rank #10

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Hot Girl

We wrap up season one of The Office with Hot Girl, co-starring Amy Adams and written by Mindy Kaling. Jenna and Angela share an Amy Adams story that may involve Meryl Streep, and is Jenna an international poker champion? Later the ladies explore the disappearing - reappearing E.T. on Jim's desk and answer some burning fan questions about this episode.

52mins

20 Nov 2019

Rank #11

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The Fight

Palm Reading, Armageddon and the 10 Rules of Karate. This can only mean one thing, we've reached The Fight episode of The Office. Jenna and Angela talk about the amazing Lance Krall, who played Sensei Ira, wonder where that door next to the urinal goes to, and reveal Micheal had two offices for shooting scenes. We want you to be afraid of how much you love this episode.

51mins

22 Jan 2020

Rank #12

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Christmas Party

PPC, Yankee Swap, and the Tea Pot, that's right, this week we're breaking down the Christmas Party episode of The Office, and it's a big one! The ladies chat about British director Charles McDougall coming on for this episode, the process behind choosing the right gift for Jim to give Pam, and "what are the right type of lights for a Christmas tree?". Then, Jenna and Angela break out their old journals for more insights into what was going on when they were filming this episode, and of course we couldn't not talk about that iPod and Michael's famous Yankee Swap line.

1hr 18mins

19 Feb 2020

Rank #13

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Casino Night Revisited w/ Ken Kwapis

This week we're shaking things up and revisiting Casino Night! We're answering more fan questions and covering things we missed from that episode like, Mindy's hair extensions, why some actors share their characters' names, and we clear up the My Buddy - Kid Sister debacle. We're also joined by Casino Night director and early The Office visionary himself, Ken Kwapis. Ken gives us his The Office origin story, chats about his favorite moments from the show, and helps us dig a little deeper into Casino Night. We hope you...you know what, go ahead. You can find Ken's book, But What I Really Want To Do Is Direct, here https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250260123 and here https://www.amazon.com/But-What-Really-Want-Direct/dp/1250260124

1hr 9mins

15 Jul 2020

Rank #14

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Initiation w/ B.J. Novak and Rainn Wilson

This week we're breaking down Initiation, our journey begins now. This episode can really only be defined as "the works", we get introduced to Pretzel Day, Schrute Farms, and Mose and we're going to talk about them all. We check in at Stamford and that squeaky chair and a fun Jim-Pam background catch. Then we explore Stanley's love of Pretzel Day and the unexpected bond between him and Michael. Finally, we are joined by two of the best in the biz, BJ Novak and Rainn Willson, to get the inside scoop on all those iconic Ryan, Dwight and Mose moments from this episode. We hope you don't crash too hard after this episode.

1hr 26mins

24 Jun 2020

Rank #15

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Valentines Day with Andy Buckley

Pack your day bags because we're headed to New York! This week we're breaking down Valentines Day, and we are joined by the wonderful Andy Buckley (The Office, Veep, Avenue 5). Andy chats with Jenna and Angela about his time as a stock broker, how he got the part of the David Wallace, and his surprise to be a recurring character. Then Jenna does a deep dive on Sbarro Pizza and Angela gives us some insider info on 30 Rockefeller Plaza, and the ladies ponder the best and worst Valentine's gifts. Finally, we couldn't end this episode without talking about the Faces of Scranton video and Micheal running into Devin on the streets of New York.

1hr 11mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #16

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The Job Part 1 w/ Paul Lieberstein

This week we’re breaking down The Job. To kick off this 2-part episode we are joined by Paul Lieberstein (Toby from The Office, Space Force), who shares his memories from The Office, his “acting school”, and what characters he misses writing for the most. Then, we answer fan questions about Jim’s ‘big haircut’, and we examine all the ways Pam is enjoying her newfound confidence. Finally, we dig into the hilarious ‘Creed Thoughts’ blog, and we chat about Jan’s new boob job and everything that went into making them look realistic. See you next week as we finish up this supersized episode with The Job Part 2.

1hr 7mins

11 Nov 2020

Rank #17

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Revisited: Season 1

This week we're taking a Second Drink of our Season 1 episodes. We'll be answering more fan questions and going over everything we missed from The Pilot all the way through to Hot Girl. Jenna tries to put to rest what we have dubbed 'shredder gate', we get a great Bob Barker background catch, and we chat with Prop Master, Phil Shea, who helps us answer two big fan questions from the Basketball and Healthcare episodes. If you have questions for upcoming Office Ladies episodes, go to officeladies.com and file your questions there, or email officeladies@earwolf.com with the episode title in the subject line.

46mins

25 Nov 2020

Rank #18

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Health Care with Rainn Wilson

Hot Dog Fingers! The Health Care episode is here! The Ladies kick things off with some Fast Facts, Pam Sass, and Jenna's 'Sounds of Scranton' soundtrack. Then, the Lion himself, Rainn Wilson (Metaphysical Milkshake Podcast), calls in to discuss this Dwight-centric episode. Rainn reminisces about listing all the fake diseases (Count Choculitis) and being a new dad during the filming of this episode. Check out Rainn Wilson and Reza Aslan's new podcast, Metaphysical Milkshake here https://soulpancake.com/portfolio_page/metaphysical-milkshake/

53mins

30 Oct 2019

Rank #19

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The Alliance with Phil Shea

Happy Birthday, Surprise! This week's episode is chock full of goodies. We have the birthday party, the Jim and Dwight alliance, and the introduction to the notorious PPC (Party Planning Committee). Angela has a realization about Dwight's bobblehead collection, and both ladies catch a few continuity errors. Finally, Jenna and Angela call up Phil Shea, Prop Master of The Office, to answer the big questions about that box!

53mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #20