The Office (USA)/Pilot

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Pilot
The Office (USA)-0101.png
Season 1, Episode 1
Airdate March 24, 2005
Teleplay by Ricky Gervais &
Stephen Merchant and
Greg Daniels
Directed by Ken Kwapis
Produced by Kent Zbornak

N/A
1x02 →
Diversity Day
The Office (USA)Season One

Pilot is the first episode of the first season of The Office.

Starring: Steve Carell (Michael Scott), Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute), John Krasinski (Jim Halpert), Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly), B.J. Novak (Ryan Howard)

Guest Starring: Melora Hardin (Jan Levinson-Gould), David Denman (Roy Anderson)

Co-Starring: Leslie David Baker (Stanley Hudson), Brian Baumgartner (Kevin Malone), Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin)

Co-Starring: Henriette Mantel (Office Worker), Mike McCaul (Office Worker), Oscar Nuñez (Oscar Martinez), Phyllis Smith (Phyllis Lapin)

Uncredited: Randall Barnwell (Madsen), Creed Bratton (Creed Bratton)

Contents

Plot Overview

As the unmentioned documentary begins, all of the primary characters discuss themselves and their jobs. Jan Levinson-Gould lets Michael know that corporate is considering downsizing one of two departments. Ryan Howard is hired on as a temp and Michael attempts to give him a feel for the workplace environment.

Notes

Arc Advancement

Happenings

  • Establishes the slightly more than friends relationship between Jim and Pam while also introducing Pam's fiancé of three years, Roy.

Characters

Referbacks

Trivia

The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments

Quotes

  • Michael: Ah, this is our receptionist Pam. Pam! Pam! Pam! Pam Beesley. Pam has been with us, uh, for... forever. Right, Pam?
Pam: Well, I don't know.
Michael: If you think she's cute now, you should have seen her a couple of years ago. Rowr.
Pam: What?
  • Dwight: Assistant Regional Manager.
Michael: Assistant to the Regional Manager.