While Liv eats the brains of a overly-positive coffee shop owner to help Clive solve her murder, Boss closes in on the man who is cutting in on his Utopium trade. Meanwhile, Ravi tries to create a new cure with the Utopium sample they obtained from the corpses.moreless
Nina has some hard choices to make after she secretly reunites with Trent. Morris calls out Phil for being glib.
When Phil is up for an award, Nina insists on helping. His 10-year-old 'little brother' accompanies Trent to court for one week.
Nina faces a crisis of conscience when she discovers the D.A.'s plans to arrest the city's homeless.
An old friend asks Nina to set her up with Phil. A female judge makes advances to Carlos. Nina goes on an ill-fated double date.
When Nina is assigned one of Phil's old defendants, she bets him that she'll fix what he couldn't and get the guy out of the court system once and for all.
Nina finds a new friend in a forensics analyst but her new friend takes the meaning of loyalty too far. Carlos is forced to stay with Phil for a few days.
Nina's forced to accept that she can't win every case when she's up against Trent and that compromising is a fact of life. Carlos decides to quit smoking.
Nina fears she's being played. Phil's advances to a stenographer are rebuffed.
After her first jury trial, Nina finds herself in need of a refresher course on influencing jurors. Phil faces off with Trent in front of an ill-tempered judge.
Nina falls for it when Phil tells her that public defenders willingly go to jail.
Nina gives a speech seeking to gain acceptance back into the corporate world but things go amiss.
The gang sets out to spruce up Paddy's image in order to gain the respect of the bartending industry.
As the office staff gets ready for the premier of their documentary, Jim and Dwight fill the position for the Assistant to the Assistant Regional Manager. Andy auditions for the reality TV show “The Next Great A Cappella Sensation.” Jim expresses his love for Pam and Dwight expresses his love for Angela; Darryl dances with the office staff.moreless
Andy tells David Wallace that he is leaving Dunder Mifflin to pursue acting. Dwight has his black belt ceremony with his new sensei at the office during lunch.
Dwight and Angela compete in an office-wide paper airplane contest where the winner gets a prize. A talent agent named Carla Fern helps Andy with his first acting role. Jim and Pam's new couples counseling skills are unleashed.moreless
The elevators are under maintenance and the office workers have to walk up the stairs, a situation everyone deems the "Stairmageddon". Exhausted after climbing the stairs, Stanley refuses to go back down in order to close a sale with one of their bigger clients. Dwight is forced to shoot Stanley with a few bull tranquillizer darts to knock him out. Dwight and Clark then take a drugged Stanley on the sales call. Pam and Jim spend time talking with Nellie and Toby respectively about their marital troubles and couples counselling. Angela attends a press conference with the senator who outs himself as gay on television, and shocking both her and Oscar, reveals his relationship to his press secretary. Andy meets with talent agent Carla Fern.moreless
Oscar attends the funeral of Dwight's Aunt Shirley at Schrute Farms. Dwight's sister Fannie and brother Jeb also attend and Shirley stipulates in her will that they are set to inherit her farm only if they choose to live and work it themselves. Todd Packer returns to the office to make amends as part of an alcoholic and narcotics recovery process but instead hands out cupcakes laced with laxatives and drugs.moreless
Pam interviews for a job in Philadelphia, but her potential manager reminds her of her former boss, Michael Scott. Dwight acquires the help of Angela in order to give his elderly Aunt Shirley a bath. Meanwhile, Andy attempts to make Pete and Erin feel uncomfortable.moreless
The office pairs into couples so that they may all be able to take advantage of a Valentine's Day discount at a mini-mall. After Andy returns from his boat trip, Erin decides that she is going to break up with him so that she can be with Pete, but Pete begins to doubt her. Pam and Jim share lunch with Brian, the documentary's sound man.moreless
Angela goes to Dwight for help when she learns that her husband is having an affair with Oscar. Stanley and Phyllis take advantage of Jim when he needs a favor, and Pete distracts Pam as she begins painting her mural.moreless
In order to land the Scranton White Pages as a client, Dwight must confront his inability to speak to women; Jim's teleconference with his business partners is subject to distraction; Angela and Oscar follow Senator Lipton to the gym; the office stages a mustache contest.moreless
Andy must help his family when his dad loses all of their money. Meanwhile, Dwight is a guest on a radio show, and his co-workers call in to bother him. Kevin learns a secret about Oscar. This episode features the return of Andy's brother Walter Jr. who is now a drunk.moreless
After inviting his former college a cappella group, Here Comes Treble, to perform for the office during Halloween, Andy gets angry when he hears that his college friend Broccoli Rob is telling a different story about the group. Dwight tries to track down a madman in the office; Jim and Pam fight over his new job.moreless
Dwight rents a bus for the office staff to temporarily work in.
The office has two new faces, Clark and Pete. When Clark gets the nickname "the New Dwight" and Peter becomes "the New Jim," it causes existential crises on the part of both Dwight and Jim. The two older workers have to figure out their future plans at the Scranton branch.moreless
Dwight gives the Scranton branch workers free family portraits. Robert gets a great new opportunity. Andy poses as a janitor in his attempt to rejoin Dunder Mifflin.
Bob thinks the restaurant's days are numbered after the Moody Foodie, a particularly surly reviewer, gives them a horrible review.
A drunken Robert shutters a close by Dunder Mifflin branch, leading to Dwight and Jim teaming up to get their clients. Meanwhile, Andy plots his return to the Scranton branch.