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Beach Games 

Michael uses "beach day" at Dunder-Mifflin to find out which employee would be his most capable replacement, just in case he receives the promotion to the New York office that he's applied for.

Director:

Harold Ramis

Writers:

Greg Daniels (developed for american television by), Jennifer Celotta | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Michael Scott
Rainn Wilson ... Dwight Schrute
John Krasinski ... Jim Halpert
Jenna Fischer ... Pam Beesly
B.J. Novak ... Ryan Howard
Ed Helms ... Andy Bernard
Leslie David Baker ... Stanley Hudson
Brian Baumgartner ... Kevin Malone
Kate Flannery ... Meredith Palmer
Mindy Kaling ... Kelly Kapoor
Angela Kinsey ... Angela Martin
Paul Lieberstein ... Toby Flenderson
Oscar Nuñez ... Oscar Martinez (as Oscar Nunez)
Phyllis Smith ... Phyllis Lapin
Creed Bratton ... Creed Bratton
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Storyline

Michael is being considered for a position in corporate, but also plans a day of "Survivor" like competitions while the office workers visit Lake Scranton. Pam is not asked to join in on any of the competitions and is forced to sit and watch Jim and Karen have fun. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Michael notes that Lake Scranton is America's eighth largest indigenous body of water, when in fact Iliamna Lake in Alaska is the eighth largest. See more »

Goofs

The last time everyone is seen on the beach it is clearly dark, yet the return bus ride is during daylight hours. + (This is a incorrect "goof" and should either be deleted entirely or preferably corrected so other viewer's don't make the same mistake, and simply contribute it again in the future. The mistake made, is that the contributor simply didn't realize/notice, that like numerous other episodes of "The Office". they often end the show with a glimpse or scene from earlier in that specific episode itself. That's what's happened here. During the ending scene (Singing of the Flintstone song.) it is actually just a continuation of the trip to the lake, and not the next day. Once again, not just one, but three things back this up. The first and second, is that the employees are in same seats and same clothes, that they had been in the ride to the lake, and thirdly, is that "Andy" who drifted away in the Sumo suit was still lost (stuck in the weeds) when last seen, so he wouldn't obviously be present for the ride back unless found. See more »

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Pam Beesly: Hey. I wanna say something. I've been trying to be more honest lately, and I just need to say a few things. I did the coal walk. Just... I did it. Michael, you couldn't even do that. Maybe I should be your boss. Wow, I feel really good right now. Why didn't any of you come to my art show? I invited all of you. That really sucked. It's like sometimes some of you act like I don't even exist. Jim, I called off my wedding because of you. And now we're not even friends. And things are just, like, ...
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References The Gambler (1980) See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2007 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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