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Song played by Dwight's family after Aunt Shirley's funeral: "Sons and Daughters," by The Decemberists. It is also played after Dwight and his brother and sister walk towards Aunt Shirley's farm at the end of the episode.
Song playing during Jim's presentation: "Clocks" by Coldplay.
While at his house in Florida, Robert California attempts to give Dwight a medal he says was his grandfathers, presumably from some past conflict. The award is actually the ArmyAchievementMedal (AAM), which is a lower end peacetime award and was not authorized for the Army until 1981.
Robert's Original List
Left Side: Jim, Dwight, Oscar, Darryl, Andy, Toby, Phyllis, Angela, Kevin
Right Side: Stanley, Gabe, Ryan, Kelly, Old Man, Pam, Meredith, Erin
When Deangelo and Andy are driving to the client meeting, you can see palm trees through the windshield even though the show takes place in Pennsylvania.
Andy's flyer for his business seminar includes neither any contact information (no phone number, email, or address) nor a date and time for the seminar.
In the first scene of the episode, Dwight says: "Do you have any idea how expensive wool is in Transylvania... because of the euro?" However, Transylvania is in Romania, and Romania hadn't adopted the euro by 2010.
In "Benihana Christmas", Michael brings in a used bike for the office Toys for Tots collection and actually rides the bike into the office, though here he seems to be clueless how to ride a bike.
While The Mall at Steamtown is real, the Precious Heirlooms store depicted inside is not.
When Jim and Jo are in the conference room and Michael interrupts them, he enters and makes Jim's hair a mess. In the next shot, the moment Jo names Jim the new manager, Jim's hair is perfectly combed, like it was never messed up before.
Some of Dwight's ideas for what his gift is (as written on his list): Aardvark Trap; Beaver Trap; Gun; Chipmunk Trap; Possum Trap; Skunk trap; Lobster Trap; Man trap; Lathe; Abdominizer; Speculum
On the list for things the office employees are not allowed to make fun of each other for, Ryan's list says "Kelly".
In this episode, Pam brags about playing volleyball in junior high, high school, college, and at summer camps. However, in "Job Fair" she points to her old high school gym and said she would fake PMS to get out of playing volleyball.
Dwight claims going to a courthouse in Ohio would allow one to "obtain a learner's permit at age 14½ instead of 15," when in truth, one cannot be generally obtained until age 15½, and the only exceptions go through the Registrar of Motor Vehicles, not a courthouse.
Dwight says that he doesn't celebrate birthdays, but in "Crime Aid" he laments how Angela would always give him attention on his birthday.
Oscar's rant in Spanish translates as, "You give me an ulcer every time I wake up, and I have to come to work. I have to come to work for you. For you!"
Though they are supposedly in Canada, a Southwest Airlines aircraft is clearly visible as Andy talks about getting to know Oscar. Southwest Airlines did not as of this episode fly into Canada.
Michael is crushed to learn that even in Business Class meals are not served on flights less than two hours, though any flight from Scranton or nearby larger cities to Winnipeg takes more than that amount of time, and involves connections.
Michael was dancing with two babies. One of them was the son of writer Michael Schur, whose wife played the baby's mom.
When Jan lets Michael hold Astrid, the baby has a pacifier. When Michael gives the baby to Phyllis, Astrid's pacifier is gone.
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cringeworthy, dry humor, ensemble cast, office humor, outrageous situations