Jo visits the Scranton branch to get an update and weigh in on the search committee's progress, while the staff all voice their opinions on who should become the manager. Oscar is torn whether to tell Angela his suspicion that Robert is gay.
Jim, Toby, and Gabe run a search committee to find the new Scranton branch manager, with Darryl and Andy vying for consideration alongside a host of outside applicants.
Dwight takes charge of the office and immediately imposes his will on the staff. Gabe hopes to get back together with Erin.
Deangelo creates an inner circle for his favorite employees, and the women notice it seems to be all guys.
Michael hopes to have a drama-free day to say his goodbyes. Deangelo and Andy try to make sure Michael's clients don't leave Dunder Mifflin as well.
Michael prepares Deangelo to host the annual Dundie Awards ceremony. Erin confronts the fact that she hates Gabe.
The arrival of Michael's replacement for training has the staff lining up to curry favor with their new boss, with Andy trapped in the role of 'office funny guy' and Jim and Pam worrying they're too obvious in their fawning.
The office holds a garage sale in the warehouse, where Dwight challenges himself to see what he can get by trading, starting with a thumbtack. Michael decides to ask Holly to marry him.
Todd is ready to stop being a travelling salesman and wants to take a desk job in Scranton. Andy deals with a glitchy computer and Pam's hesitance to get him a new one.
Michael screens his finally completed Threat Level Midnight for the Dunder Mifflin staff.
The staff grows increasingly uncomfortable with Michael and Holly's PDAs. Jim and Pam regret a champagne Valentine's luncheon. Erin invites Andy to help on a romantic treasure hunt Gabe arranged for her.
An emergency with CeCe forces Jim to abandon Michael at a gas station—without his phone or wallet—and Holly, Erin, and Dwight scour Scranton to find him. Gabe becomes offended when submissions to caption Pam's latest work of art insult Sabre.
Andy hopes to make some sales by hosting a business seminar, and one attendee makes Jim very uncomfortable. Michael tries to get a dejected Holly back into the improv spirit. Erin's frustrated at her inability to beat Gabe at Scrabble.
Michael awaits news of how Holly's ultimatum to A.J. demanding a proposal was received. Pam gets the office to share their resolutions.
Holly discovers the vandalism to her Woody doll. The snowball fight between Jim and Dwight continues. Oscar's certain Angela's new boyfriend is gay. Pam tries to make the party fun for Darryl's daughter.
Holly returns to fill in during Toby's jury duty, so Michael makes Pam throw a second office Christmas party to coincide with her return. Jim accepts Dwight's challenge to a snowball fight. Darryl anticipates Christmas with his daughter.
Hearing of China's surging as an economic superpower convinces Michael that America desperately needs a new idea to keep pace. Dwight's cutbacks in the building lead to Pam suggesting it might be time for Dunder Mifflin to move. Darryl is annoyed with Andy's inane texts.
Michael helps Ryan generate capital for his Wuphf service. Dwight hosts a Thanksgiving hay festival in the parking lot. Jim learns he's run up against a Sabre sales commision cap.
Hoping to get Gabe and Michael to be more friendly to one another, Erin organizes a Glee viewing party for the staff at Gabe's. Meanwhile, Andy's jealousy over Erin and Gabe's relationship intensifies.
Cecelia's christening is overcrowded due to Michael's inviting the entire office staff.
The Dunder Mifflin staff have a Halloween costume contest. Michael's upset after Darryl gives an idea to corporate without running it by him first. Pam tries to make Danny open up about their dating past.
Michael, Jim, and Dwight run a scam to discover why a competing salesman from a smaller rival company in Throop is so successful. Meanwhile, Andy forms a band after learning a friend from Cornell has had a small taste of musical success.
A cold sore leads to Michael contacting all his old girlfriends telling them he has herpes. Meanwhile, Andy hosts a sex ed forum for the staff.
Having invited the whole office, Andy hopes his local theater troupe's production of Sweeney Todd will be a chance to impress Erin. Meanwhile, Michael is miffed that his audition for the play went unrewarded, and Jim and Pam try to enjoy their night out without Cecilia.
Michael is subjected to counseling with Toby. When a Steamtown Mall merchant snubs Dwight, he goes out for revenge. Pam wants a new job title.
A new assistant's incompetence has the Dunder Mifflin staff up in arms, but Michael refuses to fire him, as he's his nephew. Andy tries to ignore Erin's dating of Gabe. Pam tries to make up for ruining Jim's pranking of Dwight by playing a practical joke of her own.