Season 5

EP 1 + 2

Season 5

Weight Loss

Michael tries to motivate the Scranton branch to lose weight as part of an interoffice competition.

Episode 1 + 2

Air Date 25th September 2008

EP 3

Season 5

Business Ethics

A confession at an H.R. business ethics seminar leads to a dispute between Michael and Holly over whether Meredith should be fired.

Episode 3

Air Date 9th September 2008

EP 4

Season 5

Baby Shower

After planning an office baby shower for Jan, Michael is upset when he finds out that she had the baby without him.

Episode 4

Air Date 16th October 2008

EP 5

Season 5

Crime Aid

Michael and Holly have sex for the first time, and Michael holds a fund-raiser for the office after it is burglarized.

Episode 5

Air Date 23rd October 2008

EP 6

Season 5

Employee Transfer

Holly is transferred back to New Hampshire after corporate discovers that she and Michael are dating.

Episode 6

Air Date 30th October 2008

EP 7

Season 5

Customer Survey

Dwight and Jim believe that something is suspicious about their low customer performance ratings.

Episode 7

Air Date 6nd November 2008

EP 8

Season 5

Business Trip

David Wallace sends Michael on a business trip to Winnipeg to help him forget about Holly's transfer to Nashua.

Episode 8

Air Date 13th November 2008

EP 9

Season 5

Frame Toby

When Michael discovers that corporate has brought back Toby to replace Holly, he tries to frame him with drugs to get him fired.

Episode 9

Air Date 20th November 2008

EP 10

Season 5

The Surplus

Michael has to spend the office surplus by they end of the day, but he can't decide between a copier or new chairs.

Episode 10

Air Date 4th December 2008

EP 11

Season 5

Moroccan Christmas

Phyllis blackmails Angela into doing the work for the Christmas party, which Michael turns into an intervention after Meredith gets drunk.

Episode 11

Air Date 11th December 2008

EP 12

Season 5

The Duel

Moments before he leaves for New York for a meeting with David Wallace, Michael tells Andy that Angela and Dwight are seeing each other.

Episode 12

Air Date 15th January 2009

EP 13

Season 5

Prince Family Paper

Michael's conscience gets the best of him after he and Dwight go undercover to scout a family-run competitor.

Episode 13

Air Date 22nd January 2009

EP 14 + 15

Season 5

Stress Relief

Dwight's too-realistic fire alarm gives Stanley a heart attack. When he returns, Michael learns that he is the cause of Stanley's stress.

Episode 14 + 15

Air Date 1st February 2009

EP 16

Season 5

Lecture Circuit Part 1

While on lecture tour to other Dunder Mifflin branches, Michael and Pam discover that Jim's ex-girlfriend Karen is pregnant.

Episode 16

Air Date 5th February 2009

EP 17

Season 5

Lecture Circuit Part 2

Michael and Pam go to Nashua and discover that Holly has a new boyfriend. At the office, Jim and Dwight try to come up with a theme for Kelly's birthday.

Episode 17

Air Date 12th February 2009

EP 18

Season 5

Blood Drive

Michael holds a lonely hearts party on Valentine's Day at the office, hoping that he will run into a woman he met earlier that day at a blood drive.

Episode 18

Air Date 05th March 2009

EP 19

Season 5

Golden Ticket

Michael asks Dwight to be the scapegoat for one of his business ideas that backfired badly on him.

Episode 19

Air Date 12th March 2009

EP 20

Season 5

New Boss

Michael gets upset when he gets a new boss to act as a buffer between him and David Wallace.

Episode 20

Air Date 19th March 2009

EP 21

Season 5

Two Weeks

As Michael prepares to leave Dunder Mifflin, he announces that he will form his own paper company. Will anybody join him?

Episode 21

Air Date 26th March 2009

EP 22

Season 5

Dream Team

Michael and Pam begin their first day as the Michael Scott Paper Company begins putting together the rest of the staff.

Episode 22

Air Date 9th April 2009

EP 23

Season 5

Michael Scott Paper Company

Tension and disillusionment begin to emerge as Michael, Pam, and Ryan move the Michael Scott Paper Company into a cramped "workspace".

Episode 23

Air Date 9th April 2009

EP 24

Season 5

Heavy Competition

Dwight chooses loyalty to Dunder Mifflin over loyalty to Michael, which leads to a bitter battle between Michael and Dwight.

Episode 24

Air Date 16th April 2009

EP 25

Season 5


The Michael Scott Paper Company is gaining clients by by offering lower prices than Dunder Mifflin, but is going broke in the process.

Episode 25

Air Date 23rd April 2009

EP 26

Season 5

Casual Friday

Michael returns to Dunder Mifflin and brings Ryan and Pam in as salespeople, but the existing salespeople demand that Michael return the clients.

Episode 26

Air Date 30th April 2009

EP 27

Season 5

Cafe Disco

Michael tries to create a place to escape from work in the storage room that used to house the Michael Scott Paper Company.

Episode 27

Air Date 7th May 2009

EP 28

Season 5

Company Picnic

Michael runs into Holly at the company picnic, and the two of them accidentally reveal that the Buffalo branch is closing down.

Episode 28

Air Date 14th May 2009