Inappropriate remarks, petty behavior, zero productivity -- you can change the boss, but you can't change the office. Season 8 of the hit comedy series promises to be the most interesting yet as the beloved cast keeps Dunder Mifflin moving in a world (and office building) without Michael Scott. Office politics mix with old friendships and new rivalries as James Spader joins the cast as Sabre CEO Robert California. But everyone is still wondering the same thing: who is going to be the new manager?
The staff is hit with a double whammy as Scranton gets a new regional manager and Robert California takes the helm of Dunder Mifflin Sabre as CEO.
Robert California wants to double sales growth, and Andy responds with an unusual incentive plan to motivate the team.
When the warehouse crew quits after winning the lotto, the team pitches in to keep Dunder Mifflin humming.
Trying to gain some respect from his family and new boss, Andy throws a garden party at Schrute Farms.
Erin struggles to pull off the ultimate Halloween party, juggling the expectations of Robert California, Andy and the staff.
Challenged to improve productivity and reduce errors by Robert California, Dwight develops an accountability booster program that threatens to get the entire office fired.
Pam's convinced her temp replacement is the apple of Jim's eye; Robert California has a musical proposition for Andy, Darryl and Kevin.
Andy tries to fire up the team with a trip to Gettysburg; Robert California challenges the team to think way outside the box.
Andy's in a tough spot when Robert California sends him mixed messages about hiring his wife.
Andy wants to make everyone's Christmas wishes come true - no matter how distraught they are.
Pressed to boost the bottom line, Andy finds a novel way to improve sales, while Dwight explores corporate opportunities outside Scranton.
Robert invites the staff to his house for one last party before the home goes up for sale.
After Jim returns from jury duty, Dwight questions him on every detail of his case. Meanwhile, Angela and the senator (guest star Jack Coleman) welcome their new baby. John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Rainn Wilson, Ed Helms, Angela Kinsey, B.J. Novak, Leslie David Baker, Phyllis Smith, Brian Baumgartner, Oscar Nunez, Kate Flannery, Paul Lieberstein, Mindy Kaling, Creed Bratton, Craig Robinson, Ellie Kemper and Zack Woods also star.
After Dwight gets assigned a special project at Sabre headquarters in Tallahassee, he and Andy try to decide which Scranton employees get to go with him. Meanwhile, Pam returns from her maternity leave. Two-time Emmy winner James Spader, Rainn Wilson, Ed Helms, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, B.J. Novak, Leslie David Baker, Phyllis Smith, Angela Kinsey, Brian Baumgartner, Oscar Nunez, Kate Flannery, Paul Lieberstein, Mindy Kaling, Creed Bratton, Craig Robinson and Ellie Kemper also star.
After Dwight and his team arrive in Tallahassee, Dwight competes with his Dunder Mifflin coworkers to impress Sabre special projects president, Nellie Bertram. Back in Scranton, Andy avoids being manager when several people in the office demand raises.
Andy forces the remaining Scranton staff to work overtime to make up for all the people in Tallahassee, where Dwight and Packer vie to be Nellie's vice president.
Dwight goes to great lengths to impress Nellie with an overblown demonstration of the new Sabre Store. Meanwhile, Andy suffers an odd injury.
Jim comes to Dwight's rescue when Robert slams the plan for the Sabre Store concept. Andy discovers Erin doesn't plan to return to Scranton.
Andy takes a road trip to reclaim Erin, affording Nellie an oppurtunity to take a run at his manager's position in Scranton.
Robert forces the Scranton branch tohost a welcome party for Nellie, but the planners aren't so willing. Erin and Andy role play his break-up from Jessica.
Andy (Ed Helms) returns from his romantic quest to find his manhood in jeopardy. As he and Nellie (Catherine Tate) duke it out over the manager's chair, co-workers share unwelcome advice on how to... perform. Meanwhile, Kelly (Mindy Kaling) is torn between the perfect man (guest star Sendhil Ramamurthty) and not-so-perfect Ryan (BJ Novak).
Unemployed Andy (Ed Helms) crashes a fundraiser for the Senator (guest star Jack Coleman) and winds up adopting twelve disabled dogs. Dwight (Rainn Wilson) discovers that winning an auction means losing money, and Darryl (Craig Robinson) teaches Nellie (Catherine Tate) how to eat a taco.
Andy (Ed Helms) takes a break from flambing cherries and composing rock operas to jumpstart his Dunder Mifflin comeback. When Robert (two-time Emmy winner James Spader) drunkenly shuts down a nearby branch, Jim (John Krasinski) and Dwight (Rainn Wilson) join forces to outsmart a salesman from Scranton's uglier sister city.
A stolen diaper leads to a high-speed car chase. With a little help from an old boss, Andy (Ed Helms) goes undercover as a janitor and stages a takeover. And a new business opportunity arises for Robert California (two-time Emmy winner James Spader).