The Workplace: Each Season, Ranked
The Workplace is among the many finest sitcoms to ever grace our TV screens. From its 2005 premiere all the way in which till its last season in 2013, The Workplace continued to make us giggle till it harm. Whereas the present was in style throughout its time on air, The Workplace has solely doubled in recognition and fan base because it went off-air. With its new residence on Netflix and Peacock, the uproarious sitcom has discovered new audiences to admire and recognize the present. Now, 10 years after its last season aired, The Workplace is extra in style than ever.
Every season of the present is undeniably sensible. Stuffed with genius chilly opens, nice vacation themed moments, and lots of gut-busting episodes. Nonetheless, we will’t deny the truth that some seasons are much better than others, and with that in thoughts, right here is our rating of each season of The Workplace.
9 Season 8
In comparison with the remainder of the present, Season eight is fairly boring. The humor does nonetheless hit, however not as typically as each different season of the present. Season eight doesn’t include many episodes we’d fortunately re-watch, apart from its Halloween episode. As an entire, the season felt aimless and directionless, because the creators have been nonetheless in search of their alternative for Steve Carell’s Michael Scott. Ed Helms’ Andy Bernard was the brand new supervisor of the Scranton department, who was an awesome selection in the course of the season’s first half, however then slowly turned one of the vital annoying characters on the present.
8 Season 9
It appeared as if the magic of The Workplace lay within the fingers of Steve Carell’s Michael Scott. Nonetheless, season 9 proved that the present might work simply positive with out him. Certain, it is nowhere close to as entertaining because the seasons with Michael Scott, however there have been nonetheless some sensible moments, and episodes to come back out of season 9.
Season 9 is probably essentially the most emotional season as an entire, with many characters saying goodbye, and lots of moments coming full circle, like Jim lastly giving Pam the teapot letter from season two. Most significantly, nevertheless, was the sequence and the present’s finale, which was merely stunning. Seeing the Scranton crew maintain a documentary panel in addition to Dwight and Angela lastly getting married which noticed Michael Scott’s superb return.
7 Season 1
Season one will get much more hate than it deserves. Sure, Michael Scott is generally an insufferable character and the present nonetheless hasn’t discovered its footing; nevertheless, for essentially the most half, season one remains to be a barrel of snickers. Many episodes like “Range Day”, “Basketball”, “The Alliance” and “Well being Care”, are among the most underrated episodes within the present. We are able to’t deny that the characters have not come into their very own but, and most of the jokes and themes of the sequence wouldn’t be aired at this time, but season one is actually an underrated season of The Workplace.
6 Season 7
For essentially the most half, season seven was simply an okay season. However add in episodes like “Menace Degree Midnight”, “Storage Sale”, and naturally, the deeply emotional “Goodbye Michael”, and people three episodes alone elevate all the season. Likewise, the season was stuffed with many extremely anticipated moments, from Michael’s movie airing on the workplace, Michael and Holly lastly received engaged after a protracted wait, and Dwight ultimately turned a supervisor, properly… simply an performing supervisor.
Michael’s departure the present nonetheless fared properly, a minimum of after Deangelo Vickers’ (Will Ferrell) departure from the present. The ultimate two episodes noticed an entire heap of sensible visitor stars make superior cameos from Jim Carrey, Will Arnett, Ray Romano, and James Spader, who ultimately turned the corporate’s CEO.
5 Season 6
Season six of The Workplace is amongst its most vital, because it lastly noticed Jim and Pam tie the knot, in addition to the pair having their first child collectively. Season six was really the season of Jim and Pam. Different nice moments included Michael relationship Pam’s mother, Helene, Saber shopping for out Dunder Mifflin, and naturally, the extremely uncomfortable “Scott’s Tots” episode. Maybe the season’s greatest downfall was seeing Jim promoted to supervisor, which sadly shifted many dynamics throughout season six, even when it did result in many nice moments between Jim and Dwight.
4 Season 3
Coping with the aftermath of “On line casino Evening” and Jim lastly admitting his emotions for Pam, season three had loads to reply for. Not solely did season three fulfill followers in its solutions, but additionally, like most seasons, had us bursting with laughter at each line. Episodes like “Homosexual Witch Hunt”, “Security Coaching”, “Seaside Video games”, and naturally, “The Convict”, are simple standouts in a sequence packed stuffed with nice episodes. Season three serves as a vastly vital catalyst at getting Jim and Pam collectively, with the sequence ending on a jaw-dropping cliffhanger; Jim asking Pam out on a date.
3 Season 5
Season 5 might be described by a single episode; “Stress Aid”. Together with that bonkers however sensible episode, we additionally see Michael begin his personal paper firm. Dwight and Andy struggle over Angela and Michael will get to scream “nooo” on the prime of his lungs upon discovering out about Toby’s return, leading to one of the vital iconic memes to come back from the present. In addition to giving us loads of belly-aching laughs, season 5 additionally provided a handful of emotional moments with Michael and Holly. These moments aren’t as impactful as different seasons, however the comedy in season 5 is among the many finest the present has to supply.
2 Season 2
After the primary season struggled to completely stick its touchdown, season two got here alongside and elevated The Workplace into the cult standing it has at this time. Layering its characters, and making us take care of the emotional and immature Michael Scott, season two was a delight. Its comedy was genius, and a step forward of season one and the UK counterpart it was based mostly on, permitting the season to face by itself two toes. “The Dundies”, “Sexual Harassment”, and “The Damage”, are only a handful of the superb episodes season two needed to supply.
1 Season 4
No season can higher symbolize the smash-hit sitcom than its fourth outing. Delivering all of the humor and coronary heart we’ve got come to count on from the present, season 4 is solely excellent. Pam and Jim lastly get collectively. Dwight and Angela break up, and Michael and Jan have loads of possibilities to point out off their awkward relationship. The laughs are plentiful, with episodes like “Cash”, “Goodbye Toby”, “Chair Mannequin”, and naturally, the unnervingly uncomfortable “Dinner Social gathering” episode.