The Office

10 Worst Episodes of The Office

The Office is an American television sitcom, originally aired on NBC, that follows the lives of employees at Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It was first aired on March 24, 2005 and the show has since gone on to have 10 seasons. The show has been widely praised for its witty writing and hilarious characters, receiving a multitude of awards and nominations.

Despite the show's success, there is no doubt that it has had its fair share of bad episodes. Here we will take a look at the worst and least liked episodes as ranked by fans, critics, and viewers.

So let's dive right in and explore the worst episodes of The Office, and see why they didn't live up to the show's usual high standards.

Warning: the following content contains spoilers!

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The Office - S6E13

#1 - The Banker (Season 6 - Episode 13)

A banker representing a potential buyer comes to the Scranton branch to interview the H.R. department before the sale goes through.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 1292 votes.

The Office - S9E5

#2 - Here Comes Treble (Season 9 - Episode 5)


It's Halloween in the office and Andy invites his college a cappella group to perform, which leads to a confrontation with his frenemy Broccoli Rob. Meanwhile, Dwight finds evidence that a madman is loose in the office and tries to track him down, and the first meeting of Jim's new job causes a fight with Pam.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 1201 votes.

The Office - S9E2

#3 - Roy's Wedding (Season 9 - Episode 2)

A toast at Roy's wedding leads to Pam and Jim searching their relationships for buried secrets; Dwight reacts to Nellie's mandatory charity initiative.

The episode was rated 7.25 from 1239 votes.

The Office - S9E15

#4 - Couples Discount (Season 9 - Episode 15)


The staffers pair up as faux couples to score a Valentine's Day discount at a mall. Erin tells Pete that she'll break up with Andy when he returns, but Pete has his doubts. Jim and Pam socialize with the documentary's soundman.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 1190 votes.

The Office - S7E7

#5 - Christening (Season 7 - Episode 7)

Pam and Jim prepare for Cece's baptism. When Cece goes missing, Jim fears Angela has taken her.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 1226 votes.

The Office - S1E1

#6 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)


A documentary crew arrives at the offices of Dunder Mifflin to observe the employees and learn about modern management. Manager Michael Scott tries to paint a happy picture, while sales rep Jim fights with his nemesis Dwight and flirts with receptionist Pam.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 3070 votes.

The Office - S8E8

#7 - Gettysburg (Season 8 - Episode 8)

Andy decides to motivate and inspire everyone by taking them on a field trip to Gettysburg. Some people in the office stay behind and Robert California asks them to come up with Dunder Mifflin/Sabre's next big idea.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 912 votes.

The Office - S7E17

#8 - Todd Packer (Season 7 - Episode 17)


Traveling salesman Todd Packer comes to Dunder Mifflin looking for a desk job in the office. However, the office is unsure if they want him to work there due to his previous behavior. After dealing with computer problems, Andy confronts office administrator Pam to get a new computer.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 1247 votes.

The Office - S7E22

#9 - The Inner Circle (Season 7 - Episode 22)

When Deangelo plays favorites, his management style is exposed.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 1219 votes.

The Office - S9E16

#10 - Moving On (Season 9 - Episode 16)


Pam interviews for a job in Philadelphia, but her potential manager reminds her of her former boss, Michael Scott. Dwight acquires the help of Angela in order to give his elderly Aunt Shirley a bath. Meanwhile, Andy attempts to make Pete and Erin feel uncomfortable.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 1138 votes.

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