THE OFFICE “Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager” Review

THE OFFICE "Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager" Season 7, Episode 24 – With Will Ferrell’s character in a coma and the long list of big name comedians not showing up until the finale next week, I really wasn’t sure what to expect from tonight’s episode of The Office. So much of The Office has revolved around how these employees relate to their manager so I expected there to be a void, but as Jim explains in the opening: "You don’t need anyone supervising you. People just come in and do their work on their schedule." For the most part, he’s right. He just forgot one very important bit of information. Dwight K. Schrute.

Back when Michael was interviewing for the position at corporate, we got a taste of what life in the Scranton office would be like if Dwight were in charge and "Acting Manager" Dwight K. Schrute is every bit as insane and hilarious as I had hoped. I loved seeing all of Dwight’s "improvements" to the office: his portrait on the wall, the time clock, the staggered lunch hours, the extra large business cards listing everyone as "junior employees," starting each day with the Pledge of Allegiance and morning announcements. His office redecorating has evolved from his old days of using black walls forsubliminal intimidation and now he just leaves the tools of intimidation in plain sight – that is guns, armor and a killer piranha. Read More...


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