Comedy about a sports-crazy Boston family. In the opener, the dad chooses his athletically challenged gay son to be an assistant coach with him on a high school basketball team.
As Election 2012 coverage is put to bed, Reese must make a decision that affects Charlie, Will and all the senior staff of News Night, Don looks at his legal alternatives with Rebecca, and Will and Charlie have simultaneous epiphanies. Elsewhere, Neal asks Hallie's assistance finding a gift for Mac, Jim tries to make amends in his personal life and urges Maggie to do the same, and Sloan finds out who purchased her book.moreless
A tip on a story that may cripple the network becomes more real. Mackenzie and Sloan still push Will to cover drones. Maggie gets the assignment she wanted, but loses her roommate as a friend and Neal is arrested on Wall Street.moreless
Mindy thinks she is celebrating her birthday on a blind date which turns out to be a surprise party. When Mindy's friends all give her birthday gifts that make her feel like a fat loser she throws a fit and leaves her birthday party. After running into Beverly she realizes things aren't as bad as they seem. The entire party searches the city for Mindy and Danny falls into a manhole while he and Jeremy compete for the attention of Mindy's friend, Alex. Mindy joins the remaining party in the ER and after apologies they all spend time hospital where Brendan brings Mindy a very thoughtful birthday gift.moreless
The team investigates when a suicide may not be how it appears. Frost decides to review an old murder case. Angela's new romance isn't a secret anymore.
Lavon and Ruby find themselves neck-and-neck in the polls with the with the mayoral election quickly approaching, forcing Lemon to experiment with some creative strategies to turn the election in Lavon's favor. George and Wade work to gain some final votes but run into a roadblock when Wade's ex-wife, Tansy, refuses to cooperate with their plans. Zoe and Magnolia start to worry about Brick, who has been acting unhappy. Zoe tries to help Brick by offering to teach Magnolia how to drive.moreless
With Halloween quickly approaching, Zoe starts noticing some odd occurrences around her home. She is surprised to learn that George is behind the occurrences and soon realizes that he may have a sleepwalking issue. Concerned for his safety, they decide to conduct a sleep study, which forces Zoe to cancel her plans with Wade. Meanwhile, with a tight mayoral race between Lavon and Ruby, AnnaBeth devises an unusual plan that may help him clinch the election, but Lemon feels uncertain about her idea.moreless
In the Season 1 finale, Mac is agitated by a possibly devastating announcement from gossip columnist Nina Howard. Meanwhile, Sloan ponders a new job opportunity; Neal's Internet alias could avert a catastrophe; and Will, Mac and Charlie confront Leona and Reese during a volatile lunch meeting.moreless
The power outage clarifies Mac's thoughts about the way they're going about achieving their goal for the debate. Neal poses as an internet troll, baiting Sloan's fans with inaccurate posts. Charlie asks Jim to vet his NSA source. Lisa's interview with Will about Casey Anthony goes horribly wrong, and the staff's sample mock debate for the Republican Party's representatives does not go as planned.moreless
While the staff celebrates at their one-year anniversary party, Charlie gets an anonymous tip about an upcoming televised speech by the president. This prompts the News Night staff to switch gears and focus on possible reasons for the speech.moreless
Two uprisings occur simultaneously and the news crew does their best to report on both equally. First, the ousting of President Mubarak in Egypt, then unrest in Wisconsin in response to the governor's call for budget cuts.moreless
Maggie gets pressure from Don to set Jim up with her roommate, while Neal gives his Bigfoot theories to anyone willing to listen. After a confrontation with a gossip columnist on New Year's Eve, Will becomes fodder for the tabloids, threatening the integrity of the news investigation.moreless
Oscar—looking to spend time with Matt from the warehouse—sets in motion a Dunder Mifflin happy hour, where Michael seeks to impress a friend of Jim and Pam's. Andy desperately wants to hide he and Erin's relationship to avoid drama. Dwight's latest encounter with Isabel has him reconsidering his pre-natal contract with Angela.moreless
Pam and Jim find themselves making an embarrassing blunder after the birth of their baby. Michael sets up Erin and Kevin for a breakroom lunch date, making Andy jealous.
The Dunder Mifflin staff head to Niagara Falls for Jim and Pam's wedding, with the understanding that her pregnancy is a forbidden discussion topic, but Jim's slip of the tongue prods Michael to attempt damage control.moreless
Pam is forced to deal with Andy's scrotal injury on her wedding night, while Kevin deals with the loss of his dress shoes on the morning of Jim and Pam's wedding.