'The Office' recap: I Ain't Afraid of No Ex

No offense to Christmas, but it was the most wonderful day of the year last night on The Office, and the Dunder Mifflin crew sure knew how to rock Halloween. Perhaps in a nod to holidays past (doubling up on Santas, Yankee Swap, Meredith Palmer...Do I really need to continue?) new boss Andy took a cue from mishaps under former management and wanted to pre-approve all costumes. He just had three simple rules: "Don’t be offensive, don’t be cliché, and don’t take the first two rules too seriously." Add in an ear-to-ear grin and you could tell just how eager Andy was to oversee his first holiday.

Kevin’s gorilla suit -- spoiler alert! -- got approved, whereas Phyllis’ sexy bunny was denied. (I’d like to take this moment to give a friendly Halloween PSA: Please don’t go as a sexy animal. Ever.) Kelly and Meredith both wanted to go as bride Kate Middleton, which was brilliant. I actually had kind of forgotten that the Duchess is totally going to be a big costume this year, and while Kelly would obviously want to go as her, Meredith knocked Creed out as the biggest creep in the office with her "You’re the people’s princess. Diana was nothing!" Live From Buckingham Palace cell phone video, as well as her TMI confessional to the camera. Read More...


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