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.
Andy makes a huge mistake when he shows up at a fundraising auction for Robert Lipton. Nellie needs Darryl to show her how a taco is eaten.
Andy returns to Scranton to find his manager's position usurped by Nellie. Kelly is surprised to learn she finds another man to be more perfect than Ryan.
Robert forces the Scranton branch to host a welcome party for Nellie, but the planners aren't so willing. Erin and Andy role play his break-up from Jessica.
Andy takes a road trip to reclaim Erin, affording Nellie an oppurtunity to take a run at his manager's position in Scranton.
Jim tries to warn Dwight when he learns Robert plans to slam the Sabre Store concept. Andy discovers Erin won't be returning to Scranton. Toby and Darryl compete to sell cookies to Kevin.moreless
Dwight goes to great lengths to impress Nellie with an overblown demonstration of the new Sabre Store. Meanwhile, Andy's embarrassing injury leads to a Scranton branch self-defense class from Toby.
Andy forces the remaining Scranton staff to work overtime to make up for all the people in Tallahassee, where Dwight and Packer vie to be Nellie's vice president.
At Sabre HQ, Dwight does all he can to get attention from Nellie Bertram. Back in Scranton, Andy takes over Erin's duties at reception.
Dwight is chosen for a task in Tallahassee and needs to pick some Scranton staffers to come with him. Pam comes back from maternity leave. Darryl tries to decipher a Valentine's Day gift from Val.moreless
Dwight presses Jim for information from the trial he was a juror on. Meanwhile, Angela gives birth.
Prior to its sale, Robert hosts a pool party at his mansion where Erin hits on Dwight to make Andy jealous.
When Oscar reveals a trivia contest in Philadelphia has a $1,000 prize, Andy has the office go to raise money to buy up paper to meet quarterly sales expectations. Dwight goes to Sabre HQ in Florida to look for a new job.moreless
Andy tries to quash the endless pranking between Jim and Dwight. Robert tries to drink away his blues at the office Christmas party, while Erin lets her feelings out after a few too many drinks.moreless