33 “Office” Cold Opens That Will Always Make You Pee Your Pants

Dwight’s. Fire. Drill.

We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite Office cold opens. Here are the hilarious results.

1. The one where Michael hits Meredith with his car.

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Episode: Season 4, Episode 1, “Fun Run”
—Noelle Wilds, Facebook

2. The one where Dwight gives birth.

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Episode: Season 5, Episode 4, “Baby Shower”
—Rachel Payne, Facebook

3. The one where poor Kevin spills his chili.

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Episode: Season 5, Episode 26, “Casual Friday”
—Brittany Helene Nolan, Facebook

4. The one where Jim sends Dwight faxes from the future.

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Episode: Season 3, Episode 7, “Branch Closing”
—Kelly Inman, Facebook

5. The one where Michael realizes Toby is back.

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Episode: Season 5, Episode 9, “Frame Toby”
—Kianna Stevenson, Facebook

6. The one where Jim shows up to work as Dwight.

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Episode: Season 3, Episode 20, “Product Recall”
—Katie Andersen, Facebook

7. The one where Jim hides Dwight’s desk in the bathroom.

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Episode: Season 2, Episode 6, “The Fight”
—Mitchell Starrs, Facebook

8. The one where everyone cheers when the DVD logo hits the corner of the screen, but Michael thinks they’re cheering for him for leading a great meeting.

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Episode: Season 4, Episode 3, “Launch Party”
—Izzy Corben-Tann, Facebook

9. The one where Jim asks his Asian friend to pretend he is Jim.

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Episode: Season 9, Episode 3, “Andy’s Ancestry”
—Molly Sloane, Facebook

10. The one where Dwight eats an egg and causes a chain reaction of vomiting.

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Episode: Season 6, Episode 4, “Niagara: Part 1”
—Sarah Phillips, Facebook

11. The one where Jim fakes being murdered by Dwight in Florida.

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Episode: Season 8, Episode 15, “Tallahassee”
—Dallas Brady, Facebook

12. The one where they realize Stanley doesn’t notice anything.

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Episode: Season 7, Episode 6, “Costume Contest”
—Merry Nguyen, Facebook

13. The one where Michael falls asleep after eating a family-size chicken pot pie, so the office changes all the clocks to make Michael think it’s 5 p.m. when he wakes up.

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Episode: Season 5, Episode 28, “Company Picnic”
—Azure Adams, Facebook

14. The one where Michael, Dwight, and Andy are obsessed with parkour.

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Episode: Season 6, Episode 1, “Gossip”
—Brittany Helene Nolan, Facebook

15. The one where Michael treats Pam like they’re in The Devil Wears Prada.

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Episode: Season 4, Episode 4, “Money”
—Jen Lambert, Facebook

16. The one where the office does a lip dub.

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Episode: Season 7, Episode 1, “Nepotism”
—Brittany Helene Nolan, Facebook

17. The one where Michael burns himself with a George Foreman Grill.

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Episode: Season 2, Episode 12, “The Injury”
—Sarah Horvath, Facebook

18. The one with the KGB knock-knock joke.

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Episode: Season 5, Episode 19, “Golden Ticket”
—Kianna Stevenson, Facebook

19. The one where Jim pops Dwight’s exercise ball.

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Episode: Season 2, Episode 8, “Performance Review”
—Brittany Helene Nolan, Facebook

20. The one where Jim trains Dwight to crave Altoids at the sound of Jim turning on his computer.

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Episode: Season 3, Episode 15, “Phyllis’s Wedding”
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21. The one where Jim puts Dwight’s belongings into the vending machine.

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Episode: Season 2, Episode 11, “Booze Cruise”
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22. The one where sweet Kevin tries to save a turtle, which is clearly dead, by gluing its shell back together.

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Episode: Season 9, Episode 1, “New Guys”
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23. The one where Creed is manager.

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Episode: Season 7, Episode 25, “Search Committee: Part 1”
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24. The one where Jim and Pam communicate in Morse code in front of Dwight.

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Episode: Season 6, Episode 24, “The Cover-Up”
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25. The one where the office tries to get Phyllis to say all of her cliché rainy-day quotes by noon so Jim will buy them all hot chocolate.

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Episode: Season 8, Episode 21, “Angry Andy”
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26. The one where everyone is obsessed with planking.

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Episode: Season 8, Episode 1, “The List”
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27. The one where no one can remember if Stanley has a mustache or doesn’t have a mustache.

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Episode: Season 8, Episode 20, “Welcome Party”
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28. The one where they’re playing the quiet game and Kevin ruins it for everyone.

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Episode: Season 8, Episode 11, “Trivia”
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29. The one where Michael tries to figure out how updog works.

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Episode: Season 2, Episode 13, “The Secret”
—Lauren Smith, Facebook

30. The one where Michael is terribly, terribly wrong about the IT guy.

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Episode: Season 2, Episode 9, “Email Surveillance”
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31. The one with Michael and his beloved, dry-cleaned Levi jeans.

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Episode: Season 2, Episode 7, “The Client”
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32. The one with the Michael Scott Paper Company and all of the cheese balls.

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Episode: Season 5, Episode 24, “Heavy Competition”
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33. And finally, the resounding winner, the one where Dwight starts his own fire drill and everything goes horribly, horribly wrong.

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Episode: Season 5, Episode 14, “Stress Relief: Part 1”
—Kara Granger, Facebook

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