32 Moments From "Dinner Party" That Prove It's The Best Episode Of "The Office"

    "You have no idea the physical toll that three vasectomies have on a person!"

    The Office is a great show with many A+ episodes, but one is clearly the best: "Dinner Party".

    Here are 32 moments from the episode that prove its brilliance.

    1. When Jim confirms with Michael that he didn't make any plans for tonight, so Michael "calls corporate" to tell them he's going to let his branch have the night off.

    Michael says, "This is Michael Scott, Scranton, well we don't want to work, no, we don't, it's not fair to these people, these people are my friends and I care about them"

    2. When Michael invites Angela and Andy to his dinner party but not Dwight, because it's couples-only and Michael and Jan only have six wine glasses.

    Dwight says, "Does it bother me that I wasn't invited to Michael's dinner party" and then he starts crying

    3. When Pam and Jim arrive at the condo.

    Pam hands Jan some vine and says, "We got you this," Michael says, "Oh, vino," and Jan says, "Oh, well Pam, thank you, that's so nice, this will be great to cook with"

    4. When they start the tour of the condo, babe, and we see the art in the stairwell.

    There's popart of Jan

    5. When Jan shows them her office and her work space — where she makes her Serenity by Jan candles.

    Pam says, "So you have an office and a work space," Jan says, "I do, you know, I cannot create in the same space that I conduct business, I'm sure that you're the same with your doodles," meanwhile Jim is practically gagging because of the candle smell

    6. "Men love this one."

    Jan lifts a candle and says, "Smell," Jim says, "It's fire," Jan says, "Uh-huh, bonfire, men love this one," and Michael says, "Bon, James Bonfire, I am Bonfire, James Bonfire, Michael Scarn"

    7. When they get to the bedroom, babe.

    Jan sees the tripod facing the bed and says, "Babe, I thought you said that you were gonna tidy things up," Michael says, "Well, I..." and Jan says, "Shame on you"

    8. When Michael shows Pam and Jim the bench he sleeps on at the foot of the bed because "Jan has some space issues."

    Michael is curled up on a tiny bench and Jan says, "See, he fits perfectly"

    9. When Michael demonstrates the wonder of the plasma screen TV he finally broke down and bought himself.

    Michael says, "Lot of people in the room, you need more space," he pushes the TV inches and says, "Voilà, right into the wall"

    10. "I love this TV."

    Michael says, "Sometimes I will just stand here and watch television for hours, I love it, I love this TV"

    11. When Michael calls Jan his second-best trophy.

    Jan says, "It was between the neon beer sign and the Dundies, so I said, honey, keep the trophies," and Michael says, Honey, I have the best trophy right here, aside from my Dundies"

    12. When Angela and Andy arrive and Jan says the osso buco needs to braise for three hours, and Pam is like three hours from now or from earlier.

    Jan says, "You know Pam, in Spain, they often don't even start eating until midnight," and Michael says, "When in Rome"

    13. Babe, when Michael has a sip of wine.

    Michael says, "That has sort of an oaky afterbirth," and Jim says, "What was that"

    14. When Jan dances to her old assistant Hunter's song, which is 1000% about her.

    Hunter's song's lyrics are, "You took me by the hand, made me a man, that one night (one night), you made everything alright," and Andy goes, "Ah ah ah"

    15. When Jan tries to dance with Jim, but he's not on board.

    Jim doesn't dance with Jan, so she twirls under his arm while he keeps sitting

    16. When we hear the strongest proof for Jan's belief that Michael and Pam are currently having an affair, because she used to stay late with Hunter.

    Michael says, "You know what, Hunter was a terrible assistant, that is why Ryan fired him," and Jan says, "Well, I think he's probably just about as reliable as Pam, being that it usually takes you an afternoon to get back to me"

    17. When Michael and Jan argue a bit about whether Michael is being annoying or funny.

    Michael says, "Look at him, he's laughing" and Jim has a completely straight face

    18. When Jim says he and Pam have to go, babe, because his apartment flooded.

    Michael says, "Well you don't need two of you to do that," and Jim and Pam look at each other

    19. So Jim says he'll go, but Pam is not having it, babe.

    Pam says, "You can buy new stuff but you can't buy a new party"

    20. When it's Michael turn in celebrity and he gets to two people.

    Michael says, "First name is blank and he goes on a cruise, he goes on a Caribbean cruise," Angela says, "I don't know," Jim says, "Katie Holmes," Michael says, "No, ahhhhh, but he's married to her," and Jim says, "Oh, 'Dawson's Creek'"
    Michael says, "Okay, he is the Governor of California, he is the Terminator," Angela says, "Those aren't helpful," and Jim says, "Tom Cruise"

    21. When Jan reveals Michael ran through the sliding glass door because he thought he heard the ice cream truck and it gets very tense, so Pam offers to get more wine in the kitchen.

    Jan says, "In fact, you know what, girls' trip, Angela, come on, girls' trip"

    22. When Michael says that candles are the #1 fastest-growing product in the scent aroma market, as if it would be anything else.

    Michael says, "Did you know that candles are the #1 fastest-growing product in the scent aroma market, 2 billion dollar a year industry, and for only $10,000, you could become a co-owner of Serenity by Jan"

    23. When Dwight shows up with a date and two wine glasses and Jan and Michael get into a big fight. Michael says he had three vasectomies because she couldn't decide if she wanted kids.

    Michael says, "Snip, snap, snip, snap, snip, snap, you have no idea the physical toll that three vasectomies have on a person"

    24. When Michael tells Pam he thinks Jan might be trying to poison him.

    Pam says, "I know Jan didn't poison the food, I know that, but, if she was going to poison the food of someone at that table, wouldn't it be me, Michael's former lover"

    25. When Michael dips his meat into his wine.

    Jan says, "Can you not do that, it's disgusting," Michael says, "You know I have soft teeth, how could you say that," Jan says, "Oops"

    26. When Jim learns Dwight's date used to be his babysitter.

    Jim says, "Would you write down your email because I have just so many questions," Dwight's babysitter date asks, "Email," and Jim says, "Never mind"

    27. When Michael brings out the neon beer sign and hangs it on the wall.

    Jan says, "Hey, babe, how about we take the beer sign down until our guests leave and then we can discuss it," and Michael says, "No, no, I'm gonna leave it up, I think it ties the whole room together"

    28. When Jan and Michael have their whole huge fight. It's all perfect — "You're hardly my first," "THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID!" — so I'll just put down the final moment.

    Michael says, "That is a $200 plasma screen TV that you just killed, good luck paying me back on your zero dollars a year salary plus benefits, babe"

    29. When the police arrive because of the noise and Michael tells them that his girlfriend threw a Dundie at his TV, so they ask him if he wants to press charges.

    30. When Michael knows he's going to stay somewhere else tonight, but he doesn't want to stay with Dwight.

    Jim says, "Oh, my apartment's on fire," Pam says, "Flooded," and Jim says, "Flooded"

    31. When Angela and Andy get ice cream after the mayhem is over.

    Andy playfully licks Angela's ice cream and she angrily rolls down the window and smushes her ice cream against his car

    32. And finally, babe, when Dwight takes sleeping Michael back to his place but doesn't pick up his babysitter/date when he sees her at the bus stop.

    Dwight stops at a stoplight next to his babysitter/date standing at a bus stop, and he doesn't pick her up

    In conclusion: "Dinner Party" is a dream, and it will never get old.

    There's a lot of amazing stuff I simply don't have the space to mention. Shoutout to the glass always being covered in smudges before Jan moved in, the hand chairs, Michael wanting to see Stomp, Dwight saying "Hey, hey, hey" to his date to get her to stop talking, and, "What seems to be the problem, officers?" "Not now, Dwight."