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Livin' the Dream

‘Livin' the Dream’

Season 9, Episode 21 -  Aired May 2, 2013

As Andy decides to pursue a career as a professional entertainer, David Wallace makes some personnel changes. Meanwhile, Jim returns to the office from Philadelphia, and Dwight finally gets something he's been working towards for years: his black belt.

Quote from Creed

Creed: [standing on his desk] Creed Bratton is the new manager! [nobody responds]


Quote from Jim

Pam: What's going on?
Kevin: Dwight's the new manager. He freaking did it.
Pam: [hugs Dwight] Congratulations, Dwight.
Dwight K. Schrute: Pam.
Jim: [hugs Dwight] Congratulations, buddy.
Dwight K. Schrute: Thank you, Jim.

Quote from Dwight K. Schrute

Clark: Congrats, Dwight.
Dwight K. Schrute: Get out of Jim's seat.
Clark: But I fought for this seat.
Dwight K. Schrute: You're an annex kid. You might be bullpen, we'll see. Give it a couple of years. Scram.

Quote from Kevin

Dwight K. Schrute: So, all the numbers adding up?
Oscar: Hey, I didn't get a chance to say it, but... congratulations, Dwight.
Dwight K. Schrute: Thank you.
Angela: Yes. Congratulations.
Kevin: Yeah, and Dwight, I'd like to be the first to say congratulations.
Angela: This is a big day for you.
Dwight K. Schrute: Yes, it is. Carry on.

Quote from Andy

Andy: Everyone! Changed my mind again.
Phyllis: What's it now, dream or no dream?
Andy: Uh, dream. Goin' with my dream. Gotta go all in, isn't that right, Jim?
Jim: Oh, don't look at me cause I think you're making a terrible choice.
Andy: All in! Whoo!

Quote from Andy

Andy: David. I lost the Scranton White Pages account. Do you have any idea how much paper that is? And I'd just like to point out, I was mad at Dwight. I did it out of spite.
David: We put the past behind us, though, Andy.
Andy: What if I told you that I hate you and I hate this company?
David: Enough, Andy. Enough!
Andy: Just stop forgiving me, David, please? This is my last chance to honor what is best inside myself. What if I took a dump on your new car?
David: Oh, my God.
[later, to camera over footage of Andy arguing with David and taking a dump on his car:]
Andy: Eleanor Roosevelt once said ‘the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.' I think she's right. I feel calm now. I feel, like, for the first time in a long time, I'm doing the right thing.

Quote from Andy

Angela: Andy.
Andy: Yeah.
Angela: What are you doing?
Andy: Uh, heavy stuff like books on the bottom. So it don't squash my knickety-knacks on top.
Angela: Yeah, okay. That's not what I mean. You don't have to leave because you said you would. Don't let pride ruin your whole life. Okay? It's not worth it.
Andy: Wow. Angela. What we had was great, and, honestly I think about it a lot too...
Angela: Ugh.
Andy: But I just- It's in the past. And I feel like we shouldn't-
Angela: No, that's not-
Andy: Rehash—
Angela: No, nope- No, stop. It's just—
Andy: Exactly.
Angela: Okay. Well, have a good trip. Good luck, Andy.
Andy: Thanks, Angela. You too.
Angela: Thanks.

Quote from Stanley

Phyllis: Who knows? Maybe Andy will make it. He's not terrible.
Stanley: Yeah. And people worse than him make it all the time. Like Lil' Romeo.
Phyllis: No, he's good.
Stanley: He was good.

Quote from Jim

Darryl: You talk to Wade and Colin?
Jim: No, I just saw I missed their call. Why? What's up?
Darryl: We got an offer on the table.
Jim: What kind of offer?
Darryl: A buyout.
Jim: What?
Darryl: We're in play, baby.
Jim: Oh, my God!
Darryl: We did it! Hey, and look, the buyers wanna make sure it's not just a Philly play, so get this: they're gonna pay for us to go pitch out west. We talking Spurs, the Jazz, Cowboys. Blake Griffin, baby.
Jim: Wow, that is... Wow.
Darryl: Yeah, we did it.
Jim: Yeah, we did. Hey, how long- How long do we think that's gonna take?
Darryl: Wade said we could do the whole country in three months.
Jim: Oh, man. Yeah, I can't do it.
Darryl: Can't do what?
Jim: This, man. I can't do this to Pam.
Darryl: No, no, Jim. This is different. This is everything.
Jim: I know. And I can't do it.

Quote from Dwight K. Schrute

Dwight K. Schrute: I would like to invite you all to my black belt ceremony, right here in the office at lunch. Lunch not provided.

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