Michael’s (Steve Carell) distaste for HR worker Toby Flenderson (Paul Lieberstein) manifested in many ways over the course of the series, but none were as iconic as his “No, God. No, God, please, no. No. No. Noooooo,” meltdown.
No Joke to Dwight
Jim (John Krasinski) frequently messed with his coworker Dwight (Rainn Wilson) and in one particular case, Dwight took Jim’s impersonation of him as no laughing matter. “Identity theft is not a joke, Jim. Millions of families suffer every year,” he says before turning to Michael for assistance.
Nothing Gets Between Stanley and His Pretzel
Pretzel day was a big deal for the employees of Dunder Mifflin, but none so much as Stanley Hudson (Leslie David Baker) who wasn’t shy about calling out line-cutter Phyllis (Phyllis Smith). Relatable and necessary, Stanley went for what he wanted and showed no calm in doing so.
In a memorable scene, Kevin (Brian Baumgartner) tells viewers about his famous chili as cameras follow him into the office while he carries a giant pot of it. When he loses his grip on the dish though, Kevin’s face shows just how distraught he is as he attempts to scoop the remnants back into the pot by scraping it off the floor with nearby paper.
Michael vs. Jan
Michael and Jan’s (Melora Hardin) relationship was one of the show’s most memorable, but unlike fan favorites Jim and Pam (Jenna Fischer), these two were anything but a match made in heaven and it was proven during a tense dinner party. From talk of multiple vasectomies to Jan dancing to her assistant’s demo CD, it was all kinds of cringey before things exploded in a heated argument.
Andy Takes a Swing
Any fan of the show knows that Andy Bernard (Ed Helms) has a slight anger problem, so when a discussion with Michael escalates Andy turns to a wall for support with his fist as he punched clear through it. And along with the intense action we’re also treated to a classic Jim looking into the camera face right after.
Stanley Didn’t Stutter
“Did I stutter?” Is the forceful question Stanely asks Michael after the supervisor asked him to participate in crafting an urban rap. When Michael didn’t get the hint that Stanely wasn’t keen on it, the crossword puzzle-loving man silenced the room with his harsh tone and matter-of-fact question.
Michael’s Short Walk Down the Aisle
When Phyllis wed Bob Vance of Vance Refrigeration, Michael was under the impression that he’d be accompanying the bride and his former high school classmate down the aisle as he pushed her father in a wheelchair. When the old man decided to get up and walk down by himself, Michael was more than miffed that he missed his moment in the spotlight. “This is bulls**t,” he says looking to the camera.
Anything But Holiday Spirit
Much like how fans feel about The Office‘s upcoming exit from Netflix, Michael wasn’t having any of it when it came to Phyllis upstaging him as Santa one of the Dunder Mifflin holiday parties. When he decided he couldn’t contend with her as Santa he opted for another Christmas figure — Jesus.
Erin’s Cake Toss
The usually fun spirited Erin (Ellie Kemper) took a dramatic turn during one of the Dunder Mifflin office’s parties to confront Andy about his romantic past. It would seem that Erin wasn’t too pleased to find out from Michael that Andy used to be engaged to Angela (Angela Kinsey). Erin conveyed her frustration by throwing a sizable slice of cake in Andy’s unsuspecting face.
Kelly’s Flare for the Dramatic
Kelly Kapoor’s (Mindy Kaling) obsession with Ryan (B. J. Novak) was no secret throughout the series, but when she learns they may never work together again she takes that infatuation to the next level. Through her tear-streaked face she says, “if I get to stay and Ryan is laid off, I will kill myself. Like Romeo and Juliet… the Claire Danes one.”
The Officemay have premiered nearly 15 years ago but its popularity remains at an all-time high, which makes its impending Netflix exit all the more difficult for fans to bear.
The streaming platform confirmed the show's departure from the service which is set to occur in January 2021. So, while there may be more than a year left for viewers to enjoy the series on Netflix, it will certainly be tough to part ways with it once it does leave.
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"We're sad that NBC has decided to take The Office back for its own streaming platform — but members can binge watch the show to their hearts' content ad-free on Netflix until January 2021," Netflix tweeted. And with that sentiment in mind, we took a little trip down memory lane by revisiting some of the show's most memorable meltdowns mirroring the frustrations fans are feeling about the announcement.
Click through the gallery above for a look at some of The Office's most iconic meltdowns, freakouts and more.