At the time of this first season finale, the future of the show was unclear. Due to low ratings, it was on the bubble for a second season.
Michael: Coffee is the great incentivizer in the office. It's a drug. It is quite literally a drug, that speeds people up. It's not the only drug that speeds people up. You hear stories about Dunder-Mifflin in the eighties before everybody knew how bad cocaine was. Gah, man, did they move paper!
Kevin: So, are you jealous ‘cause there's another girl around?
Kevin: She's prettier than you, though.
Dwight: The purse girl hits everything on my checklist: creamy skin, straight teeth, curly hair, amazing breasts. Not for me... for my children. The Schrutes produce very thirsty babies.
Michael: All right girls break it up, you're being infiltrated. Cock in the hen house!
Dwight: Cocks in the hen house!
Michael: Don't say 'cocks.'
Katy: What colors do you like?
Angela: Gray. Dark Gray. Charcoal.
They did this great profile last month of Doris Roberts and where she likes to eat when she’s in Phoenix. Illuminating.
is an American actress known for her role as Ray's mom on the hit sitcom, Everybody Loves Raymond
Oooh. Oscar the grouch. Right? I thought of that.
That was on Sesame Street.
Oscar the Grouch is a character from the children's show Sesame Street
, which runs on PBS. Oscar is voiced by puppeteer Carroll Spinney
Michael: Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood over here right?
Michael is referring to the book and film, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. The novel was written by Rebecca Wells, and the film was released in 2002.