A new assistant's bad attitude has the Dunder Mifflin staff up in arms, but Michael refuses to fire him. Andy tries to ignore Erin's interest in another man. Pam tries to prove to Jim she has a playful side by playing a practical joke in the office.
Season 7 Episode 1 of The Office (US) resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Based on the popular British series of the same name, this faster-paced American version follows the daily interactions of a group of idiosyncratic office employees via a documentary film crew's cameras.
Regional manager Michael thinks he's the coolest, funniest, best boss ever - which, of course, makes him the uncoolest, most obnoxious and annoying boss as far as his staff is concerned. His co-worker Jim lusts after engaged receptionist Pam when he's not sabotaging his cube-mate, the know-it-all Dwight.
Ryan Howard is a young, smart, self-possessed temp, who quickly figures out the real office politics despite Michael's attempts to instill the official point-of-view.