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The Job 

Michael appoints Dwight as regional manager, anticipating that he will receive the job at corporate. Jim and Karen also interview for the same position. And Michael gets back together with Jan after she gets a boob job.


Ken Kwapis


Greg Daniels (developed for american television by), Paul Lieberstein | 3 more credits »




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
Melora Hardin ... Jan Levinson
Ed Helms ... Andy Bernard
Leslie David Baker ... Stanley Hudson
Brian Baumgartner ... Kevin Malone
Kate Flannery ... Meredith Palmer
Mindy Kaling ... Kelly Kapoor
Angela Kinsey ... Angela Martin
Paul Lieberstein ... Toby Flenderson
Oscar Nuñez ... Oscar Martinez
Phyllis Smith ... Phyllis Lapin


Michael, Jim, and Karen all go to the New York Dunder Mifflin building to have an interview with David Wallace about getting a job their at corporate. But when Jan finds out the job they are applying for is her job, she gets furious. Meanwhile down at the Scranton office, since Michael was sure of getting the job, he assigned Dwight as the new manager which Pam decides to take advantage as Dwight does his new duties. Written by James Hake

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Release Date:

17 May 2007 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


John Krasinzki got his hair cut to film the movie License to Wed, which was explained as Jim getting a haircut for the interview at Karen's recommendation. See more »


When Mike and Jan are driving from New York to Pennsylvania, the scenery in the background of the car is clearly from southern California; mostly palm trees and stucco. See more »


Dwight Schrute: I am going to be your new boss.
Dwight Schrute: It is my greatest dream come true. Welcome to the Hotel Hell. Check-in time is now. Checkout time is never.
Jim Halpert: Does my room have cable?
Dwight Schrute: No. And the sheets are made of fire.
Jim Halpert: Can I change rooms?
Dwight Schrute: Sorry, we're all booked up. Hell convention in town.
Jim Halpert: Can I have a late checkout?
Dwight Schrute: I'll have to talk to the manager.
Jim Halpert: You're not the manager? Even in your own fantasy?
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References The Office: Christmas Special: Part 2 (2003) See more »


Kind & Generous
Written and performed by Natalie Merchant
playing on Michael's tape player
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can i have a late check-out..
14 January 2018 | by merelyaninnuendoSee all my reviews

The Office

The Job

The finale was predictable especially the Jim sequence although its cliffhanger was set-up beautifully.

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