January 10, 2023

EP. 151 — Threat Level Midnight with B.J. Novak

This week we’re breaking down “Threat Level Midnight” with writer of the episode, B.J. Novak! After years of working on his personal passion project, Michael finally finishes his movie “Threat Level Midnight” and screens it for the office. Unfortunately Holly isn’t really impressed. B.J. shares his joy of writing this episode and making Michael Scott’s movie a reality. Afterwards, the ladies reminisce on how fun it was to act and dress as their characters from earlier seasons. Angela shares some great bloopers and Jenna reveals another popular musical group that made a song inspired by “Threat Level Midnight”. So come on everybody, it’s clean up on Aisle 5. Let’s do the Scarn and enjoy this episode! 

 

Football player doing the Scarn

 

The Network’s Song “Threat Level Midnight”

 

 

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Transcript

Jenna [00:00:04] I’m Jenna Fischer.  Angela [00:00:05] And I’m Angela Kinsey.  Jenna [00:00:06] We were on The Office together.  Angela [00:00:07] And we’re best friends.  Jenna [00:00:08] And now we’re doing the ultimate Office rewatch podcast just for you.  Angela [00:00:12] Each week, we will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind the scenes stories that only two people who were there can tell you.  Jenna [00:00:19] We’re the Office Ladies. Hello, everybody!  Angela [00:00:25] Hi there!  Jenna [00:00:26] It’s time.  Angela [00:00:27] It is time. We have arrived at.  Both [00:00:30] Threat Level Midnight!  Jenna [00:00:31]  It is Season seven, episode 17. It was directed by Tucker Gates, written by B.J. Novak. And guess who is here with us today?  Both [00:00:41] B.J. Novak!  Angela [00:00:44] Woohoo!  B.J. Novak [00:00:44] All the Tucker Gates fans are like, Oh, okay. That’s that’s okay, too. But

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