Episodes
This week we're breaking down Safety Training. And in lieu of fast facts we have one big Office Ladies fact, it's our ONE YEAR BIRTHDAY! We take a moment to celebrate and the Ladies answer a few general fan questions. Then, we get into the episode with Andy's return, and we dig into the hilarious scene with Darryl, Michael and the baler. Finally, the ladies explain a Netflix old tech alert, Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) gives us some good info about the watermelons on the roof scene, and yes,...
Published 10/14/20
This week we're breaking down The Negotiation, and we couldn't do this episode without an interview with the amazing David Denman. David shares his memories from this episode, saying goodbye to the show, and we get his take on a potential Roy and Angela relationship. Then, the ladies deep dive on the art of negotiation, chat about Daryl's negotiation strategy and Micheal's "ladies clothes". Finally, we get another Heartbreak In the Breakroom moment with a song brought to us by Josh Compton,...
Published 10/07/20
This week we're breaking down Cocktails. We start this episode off by discussing your questions about David Wallace's house, the hilarity of Jan and Michael going public, and Jenna shares some fun memories from her journal. Then, we get another great fan catch about The Office's loose mentions of Casual Fridays, we chat about the "Don't call me Pammy" moment, and we get some fun Poor Richard's trivia. Finally, grab a snack for your cocktail because we discuss what kind of food we like to...
Published 09/30/20
This week we're breaking down Business School. We reached out to writer Brent Forrester, to get his memories about this episode and what it was like working with director Joss Whedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Avengers). Then we dig into everything you want to know about filming those hilarious scenes with Michael at Ryan's business school, and we get some amazing insights from Brent about what went into picking Pam's watercolor paintings for her art show. Finally, we hear from Kate Flannery...
Published 09/23/20
This week we're going back and revisiting the Gay Witch Hunt through the A Beninhana Christmas episodes of Office Ladies podcast. We go over things we may have missed the first time around and answer more of your questions. We start with a big boat correction, and we get a wonderful rendition of Heartbreak In The Breakroom by the amazing singer-songwriter Rhett Miller. Then, we're joined by long time The Office editor, Dave Rogers. Dave gives us his The Office origin story, and gives us some...
Published 09/16/20
This week we're breaking down Phyllis' Wedding. We are joined by this episode's director, Ken Whittingham, who shares his memories of this episode and his time on The Office. And we aren't stopping there, the shimmy queen herself, Phyllis Smith, sends in audio memories for this episode as well. We jump in by discussing Pam clocking Phyllis using all of her wedding ideas, we get a 'shallow dive' on Ivan Pavlov, and we get a Dwight talking head that will be important later in the show series....
Published 09/09/20
This week we're breaking down Ben Franklin. We start things off with some facts about the real Benjamin Franklin, and we get some audio memories from the incredible Andy Daly (Review, VEEP) who played the Ben Franklin impersonator in this episode. Then, Angela debunks Prima Nocta, Jenna answers everyones burning questions about Pam's hair color, and we chat about the 'guy shower' down in the warehouse. Finally, we get a 'proof of cold' fan catch, Jenna does a deep dive on Elizabeth's no...
Published 09/02/20
This week we're breaking down The Return. This is the second episode in the two episode arc with Traveling Salesmen, and you know we have more memories from Greg Daniels for you. We're also joined by the hilarious Ed Helms, who shares his memories of this episode, including Andy's ringtone and punching that wall. Then, we talk about Oscar's return to Dunder Mifflin, Dwight working at Staples, and we get another fan rendition of Heartbreak In The Breakroom by Carmen and Camille. Finally, we...
Published 08/26/20
This week we're breaking down Traveling Salesmen, the first episode in a two episode arch directed by Greg Daniels (Upload, Space Force). Greg sends in some amazing memories from this episode, the ladies give a little TV production crash course, and discuss those really fun character pairings. Then we get a hilarious laundry call back from The Coup (or should we say laundry and betrayal?), and the ladies share their memories of those Pam and Angela scenes in the coffee shop. Finally, we get a...
Published 08/19/20
This week we're breaking down Back From Vacation and we reached out to some of our favorite The Office cast and crew for the inside scoop on this episode. First, Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak) and Phil Shea help us answer fan questions about Michael and Jan's vacation photo, and Kim Ferry sends in her memories of creating Michaels beaded vacation hair. Then Angela does some amazing detective work to discover just what was written on that Post-it note on Angela Martin's partition, and we head to...
Published 08/12/20
Break out the nutcrackers and fire up the karaoke because we're breaking down A Benihana Christmas. This is a supersize episode and we're bringing on not one but TWO amazing guests! Actress Rashida Jones and writer Jen Celotta join us to share their memories and insights of this episode. We deep dive on the history of Benihana, and we talk about The Party Planning Committee v. The Committee to Plan Parties. Finally, we answer fan questions around Angela Martin’s siblings, some continuity...
Published 08/05/20
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...
Published 07/29/20
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...
Published 07/22/20
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...
Published 07/15/20
This week we're breaking down Branch Closing and we have a lot to cover. We have to start by mentioning this is the episode that spawned the famous Michael Scott "This Is The Worst" meme, we dig into those Angela and Roy flirtations, and get into the intricacies of low-pony tails. Then, we get a great fan catch at David Wallace's house, and we find out Jim is coming back to Scranton. Finally, we couldn't say goodbye to Josh Porter without bringing on the amazing Charles Esten (Outer Banks on...
Published 07/08/20
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...
Published 07/01/20
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...
Published 06/24/20
What do we know about this week? We know that this week, we are breaking down Grief Counseling. We start this episode with some real life bird trouble, and we get some special audio treats from Mindy Kaling and the episode writer herself, Jen Celotta. Then we dig into chip rankings, we clear up a fan theory around Ed Trucks death, and we find out who's been moving the conference table. Finally, we get a writer's room deep dive on Dwights absorbed twin speech, and Jenna learns to not touch...
Published 06/17/20
This week we're breaking down The Coup, so you better get ready for a fashion show, fashion show, fashion show at lunch! We start off with Movie Monday, Rainn Wilson shares a few memories about this episode, and a fan submits an interesting theory about Jim's shirt sleeves. Then we talk about Stamford and Call of Duty, we get Outlet Mall deep dives, and of course we couldn't forget Crentist the Dentist. Finally we wrap up with Michael and Dwight hugging it out, and Angela shares a journal...
Published 06/10/20
Pass those freedom fries because this week we're breaking down The Convention. We can't start this episode without checking in with Kentapedia (Kent Zbornak), to get the inside scoop on how the crew pulled off a full paper convention, and Jenna gives us a missed Dwight - Gareth meeting. Then we get a fun fan callback to those pesky bugs on set, Jenna's got some beef and Angela reveals she watched The Edge! Finally, Angela give us inside scoop on that hotel room scene, we check in on Pam's...
Published 05/27/20
This week we're breaking down Gay Witch Hunt. This is the Season 3 premiere of The Office and there is a lot to talk about. Jim is no longer in Scranton and we meet two new characters, Andy Bernard and Karen Filippelli! Of course the ladies reach out to Ed Helms and Rashida Jones to get some behind the scenes tidbits from them. Then the ladies out Toby for outing Oscar, Angela shares a silly nickname from college, and Jenna discovers the amazing all female acapella group, Nothing But Treble....
Published 05/20/20
Lady Luck roll those dice because we’re breaking down Casino Night written by Steve Carell! We start this JAM packed episode by explaining how Steve ended up writing this episode, we chat about Pam's wink to Jim, and Jenna shares some behind the scenes tidbits about the Scrantonicity video. Then we get some fan catches about Pam's casino night dress paired with her watch, and that Dwangela slap heard around the world. Finally, we call up the one and only, John Krasinski, to talk about his...
Published 05/13/20
This week we're breaking down Conflict Resolution from the comfort of our own closets. The baby poster returns, Jenna shares some amazing insights on the talking heads, both ladies talk about the magazine photoshoots with their cats, and we discover whose names are on those plaques hung all around Dunder Mifflin. Then the ladies wonder if 'save the dates' are worth the trouble, and we get into Michael's conflict resolution style, and we get some major Pam sass. Finally, we talk about all the...
Published 05/06/20
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...
Published 04/29/20
Published 04/29/20