The Office (2005–2013)
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Scott's Tots 

Ten years ago, Michael promised a group of third graders he would pay for their college tuition if they graduated. Now comes time to pay, and he can't do it. At the office, Dwight's employee of the month idea gets Jim in big trouble.


B.J. Novak


Greg Daniels (developed for american television by), Gene Stupnitsky | 3 more credits »


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
Creed Bratton ... Creed Bratton
Kate Flannery ... Meredith Palmer
Mindy Kaling ... Kelly Kapoor
Ellie Kemper ... Erin Hannon
Angela Kinsey ... Angela Martin
Oscar Nuñez ... Oscar Martinez (as Oscar Nunez)
Phyllis Smith ... Phyllis Vance


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Michael is forced to face the music after he realizes he can't keep a promise he made to a group of kids 10 years ago. Meanwhile, Jim starts an employee of the month program to increase employee morale. Written by NBC Publicity

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Due to rushed filming of the episode, the scene of Michael and Erin driving home from the school was not filmed in HD. It appears in televised, DVD, and online versions as a letterbox 4:3 aspect ratio. See more »


[last lines]
Ryan Howard: How's it going? Good day?
Dwight Schrute: Not now, Temp.
Ryan Howard: Um, okay, so, um, listen. I know about your diabolical plan.
Dwight Schrute: What? Diabolical plan? I wouldn't even know how to begin a diabol...
[Ryan holds up a printed copy of "My Diabolical Plan by Dwight K. Schrute"]
Ryan Howard: I found a copy of it in the copier tray.
Dwight Schrute: So what do you want?
Ryan Howard: I want the same thing you want. I want to take Jim Halpert down. I want in.
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Spoofs Cops (1989) See more »

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Ohh. Some People w their reviews.
15 January 2020 | by sabian-36199See all my reviews

1-10?? Skip the Episode?? Wow. The internet hoards a crapload of dummies. Michael Scott's long lost, 3rd cousin-twice removed would call you slow. Look up cringeworthy. This one, is among mostly the ENTIRE series ranks there. Someone needs to take you off of ..anything.

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3 December 2009 (USA) See more »

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