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Beach Games

‘Beach Games’

Season 3, Episode 23 -  Aired May 10, 2007

After Michael is invited to apply for a job at Corporate, he decides to use the annual office beach trip to find a worthy successor for his role.

Quote from Michael Scott

Michael Scott: Jim Halpert. Pros: Smart, cool, good-looking. Remind you of anybody you know? Cons: Not a hard worker. I can spend all day on a project, and he will finish the same project in a half an hour.


Quote from Stanley

Stanley: Do you expect me to believe that you're truly making your recommendations on this basis?
Michael Scott: Word. Here we go. Let's see it.
[aside to camera:]
Stanley: I would rather work for an upturned broom with a bucket for a head than work for somebody else in this office besides myself. Game on!

Quote from Michael Scott

Michael Scott: What happens to a company if somebody takes a boss away? I will answer your question with a question. It's like what happens to a chicken when you take its head away. It dies. Unless you find a new head. I need to see which one of these people have the skills to be a chicken head.

Quote from Michael Scott

Michael Scott: Dwight is an obvious candidate for my job. He has the best sales record in the office. He loves the work. He is, however, an idiot.

Quote from Michael Scott

Michael Scott: Andy Bernard. Pros: He's classy, he gets me. He went to Cornell. I trust him. Cons: I don't really trust him.

Quote from Oscar

Oscar: If either of these guys are put in charge of the office, I will transfer to Albany. Gil can come if he wants. I'm kind of looking for a way out of that relationship, anyway. I think I might try girls for a while. Angela thinks I can cross over. We'll see.

Quote from Pam

Pam: Hey. I wanna say something. I've been trying to be more honest lately, and I just need to say a few things.
I did the coal walk. Just- I did it. Michael, you couldn't even do that. Maybe I should be your boss. Wow, I feel really good right now. Why didn't any of you come to my art show? I invited all of you. That really sucked. It's like sometimes some of you act like I don't even exist. Jim, I called off my wedding because of you. And now we're not even friends. And things are just, like, weird between us, and that sucks. And I miss you. You were my best friend before you went to Stamford. And I really miss you. I shouldn't have been with Roy. And there were a lot of reasons to call off my wedding. But the truth is, I didn't care about any of those reasons until I met you. And now you're with someone else. And that's fine. It's- Whatever. That's not what I'm- I'm not- Okay, my feet really hurt. The thing that I'm just trying to say to you, Jim, and to everyone else in the circle, I guess, is that I miss having fun with you. Just you, not everyone in the circle. Okay, I am gonna go walk in the water now.
[aside to camera:]
Pam: Yeah. It's a good day.

Quote from Kevin

Kevin: I just want to lie on the beach and eat hot dogs. That's all I've ever wanted.

Quote from Michael Scott

Michael Scott: I am also considering Stanley because of all the good that black people have done for America.

Quote from Michael Scott

Michael Scott: Look, I don't- I don't wanna leave this branch that I love to an outside hire. Therefore, we're going to have a 100-point, winner-take-all, sudden death, Tribal Council round to test the aspect of my job that I think is the most important. Something I call the Bob Hope factor.
Kelly: Who's Bob Hope?
Michael Scott: God! He's- He's a comedian.
Kelly: Oh, like Amanda Bynes.
Michael Scott: Who's Amanda Bynes?
Kelly: She's from What a Girl Wants.
Michael Scott: Oh, I love that movie. Yes. Kelly is right. The person to replace me has to have a great sense of humor. And they have to possess the leadership qualities of a Bynes or a Hope.

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