The Office (USA)/Pilot
Pilot is the first episode of the first season of The Office.
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.
- Establishes the slightly more than friends relationship between Jim and Pam while also introducing Pam's fiancé of three years, Roy.
Behind the Scenes
Allusions and References
- 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.