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The Office is currently in its last season on NBC and has certainly undergone some drastic changes over the years, including Andy Bernard being promoted to regional manager after Michael Scott chose to leave. While Michael may have moved on from Dunder-Mifflin, his time as “The World’s Best Boss” certainly won’t be forgotten.
Take a look at the episodes that really showcased the best of Michael Scott!
10) Diversity Day (Season 1, Episode 2)
Michael’s imitation of a Chris Rock routine leads a consultant to teach a seminar on racial diversity, but Michael decides to create his own seminar that does more harm than good. His various exercises actually emphasize all of the insulting stereotypes floating around society, but luckily most of the employees know not to take him too seriously.
9) Sexual Harassment (Season 2, Episode 2)
Michael’s constant inappropriate jokes and remarks causes corporate to require the office to undergo sexual harassment training. He only seems to make the situation worse when he can’t seem to refrain from his classic “that’s what she said” comment.
8) Gossip (Season 6, Episode 1)
After Michael spreads a rumor about Stanley having an affair and finds out it is true, he decides the best way to cover-up his tracks is to start spreading false rumors about the rest of the employees. Much like his other attempts to fix a problem, hilarious chaos ensues.
7) The Deposition (Season 4, Episode 12)
Michael is forced to serve as a witness when Jan, his girlfriend and former Dunder-Mifflin employee, sues the company for wrongful termination. He has a hard time taking the situation seriously and struggles to choose between his love for Dunder-Mifflin and his attachment to the very controlling Jan.
6) Michael’s Birthday (Season 2, Episode 19)
In yet another display of Michael’s often selfish and childish behavior, he is not pleased with the little attention he receives on his birthday. Kevin is waiting to hear if he has skin cancer and Michael does not appreciate the gloomy atmosphere on his special day
5) The Dundies (Season 2, Episode 1)
Michael takes his Dunder-Mifflin family to Chili’s for the annual Dundie awards, where he honors his employees for their individual accomplishments. His impressions and unique talents as a host certainly make for an interesting evening.
4) Survivor Man, (Season 4, Episode 11)
How can leaving Michael [allegedly] alone in the woods not make for an entertaining episode? He decides to prove that he can survive in the wild and asks Dwight to take him to wooded area for the experience.
3) Fun Run (Season 4, Episode 1)
After Michael hits Meredith with his car and she’s sent to the hospital, he hears that she might have contracted rabies. As a result, his philanthropic side comes out and he decides to hold his 5K “Michael Scott's Dunder Mifflin Scranton Meredith Palmer Memorial Celebrity Rabies Awareness Pro-Am Fun Run Race for the Cure.”
2) Garage Sale (season 7, Episode 19)
In the beginning of his happily ever after, Michael pulls together a rather sweet proposal for his love Holly. He may have needed a little help from some of his employees, but the end result really shows what Michael is capable of when he actually puts forth the effort.
1) Goodbye Michael (Season 7, Episode 22)
With a heart-warming send-off, Michael gets the chance to give proper goodbyes to his Dunder-Mifflin family, but not without one last “that’s what she said” joke for the audience.