Thursday October 19, 2006
8:30 PM 0.5 THE OFFICE
DWIGHT TAKES RYAN OUT FOR HIS FIRST SALES CALL AND PUTS HIM THROUGH AN OUTRAGEOUS SERIES OF TESTS ALONG THE WAY -- SCRIPT WRITTEN BY SERIES STAR B.J. NOVAK -- New full-time employee Ryan (B.J. Novak) anxiously accompanies Dwight (Rainn Wilson) on his first sales call, but is taken aback by the odd series of challenges Dunder Miffin's top salesman puts him through along the way, including a sidetrip to the Schrute family beet farm. Back at the office, Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) is forced by corporate to keep a log of his day's activities, and Pam (Jenna Fischer) tries to help him be productive. Meanwhile, Jim (John Krasinski) begins to settle into the Stamford branch. Melora Hardin, David Denman, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Angela Kinsey, Phyllis Smith, Paul Lieberstein and Mindy Kaling also star, and Ed Helms ("The Daily Show"), Rashida Jones ("Wanted"), Charles Esten ("Whose Line Is It Anyway?") and Michael Schur (writer, "Saturday Night Live") guest star.