THE OFFICE “Spooked” Review

THE OFFICE "Spooked" Season 8, Episode 5 – The Halloween episodes of The Office have long been the creative source of many office appropriate Halloween costume ideas. Three-Hole-Punched Jim and Facebook Jim (or "Book-Face" as Darryl interpreted it) have been a guiding light for those less inclined to dress up for the holiday festivities while the rest of the staff plan their office costumes weeks in advance.

As always, Dwight approached his costume as seriously as his job. His costume as Kerrigan, Queen of Blades from Starcraft might be my favorite Dwight costume yet. Aside from being a great geek reference, Dwight looked hilarious in that ridiculous wig, styrofoam bra and green face paint. I loved the montage of clips showing Dwight’s prior year costumes and the weapons that Toby had wrestled away from him, including snapping off Kerrigan’s skeletal wings before Dwight could walk into the building.

Erin, dressed up in a Wendy’s costume, was pathetic and adorable tonight. She’s about as sharp as a marble but she’s so sweet and so desperate to make people happy that I don’t want anyone to be mean to her even if it is unintentional. She’s super sensitive to the tasks that Andy assigns to her, but I don’t think that is simply because she has suppressed feelings for Andy. She eagerly attended to the requests of Michael Scott when he sat in that office, and I think she would have reacted the same way about the fax and the party planning even if it wasn’t Andy who was in charge. Read More...


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