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A Dundie is an award bestowed annually by Dunder Mifflin Scranton regional manager Michael Scott. In order to maintain morale, everybody gets a Dundie.

Dundie winners

  • Winners of the 8th Dundies Awards ("The Dundies")
    • Phyllis: Busiest Beaver Award (misspelled as Bushiest Beaver)
    • Ryan: Hottest in the Office
    • Angela: Tight-Ass Award (refused)
    • Kelly: Spicy Curry Award (a bowler)
    • Kevin: Don't Go in There After Me (squatting weightlifter with barbell removed)
    • Stanley: Fine Work Award
    • Pam: Whitest Sneakers Award
    • Meredith: Grace Under Fire Award
    • Jim: Jim Halpert Award (mentioned in DVD commentary)
  • Winners of the 14th Dundies Awards ("Michael's Last Dundies")
    • Jim: Best Dad Award
    • Meredith: Best Mom Award
    • Danny Cordray: Hottest in the Office Award (not there to accept but Michael gave it to him)
    • Stanley: Diabetes Award
    • Dwight: Promising Assistant Manager Award (dedicated to and thrown into the trash can)
    • Erin: Cutest Redhead in the Office Award
    • Deangelo: Best Dundies Host Award
    • Andy: Doobie Doobie Pothead Stoner of the Year Award
    • Toby: Extreme Repulsiveness Award
    • Phyllis: Redefining Beauty Award
    • Angela: Kind of A Bitch Award (Originally given to Dwight)
    • Darryl Moving On Up Award
    • Oscar: Worst Salesman of the Year
  • Winners of previous Dundies awards ("The Dundies")
    • Stanley: Great Work Award (2004, mentioned in Stanley's acceptance speech)
    • Pam: Longest Engagement Award (undated archival footage)
    • Oscar: Show Me the Money Award (undated archival footage)
  • Winners of Previous Dundies awards ("Michael's Last Dundies")
    • Ryan: Hottest in The Office 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010 

Trivia

  • Stanley mentions that he throws out his Dundies.
  • A Dundie was included in a promotional edition of the Season 3 DVD.
  • Michael has a Dundie on his desk in the intro.
  • John Mayer agreed to let the show use his song "Your Body is a Wonderland" in the episode "A Benihana Christmas" on the condition that he receive a Dundie. Mayer with his Tallest Music Dude Dundie.

Appearances

  • A collection of Dundies appears on Michael's desk in the opening credits.
  • In the "Pilot", Michael holds up a Dundie as evidence that he's the best boss in the world.
  • In "Money", Dwight's Dundies are neatly arranged on the mantlepiece of Dwight's bed-and-breakfast.
  • In "Dinner Party", Michael's Dundies are on display in the family room. Later in the evening, Jan angrily throws one of them into Michael's television set.
  • In a deleted scene from "Baby Shower" Michael gives Astrid a stuffed Dundie which he mentions Phyllis knitted.
  • In "Performance Review" Dwight is holding a Dundie while he talks about why he deserves a raise during his review.

Mentioned

  • In "The Alliance", Dwight lists "multiple Dundies" as one of Meredith's accomplishments.
  • In "Branch Wars", Michael, on the walkie-talkie, tells Jim to host the Dundies.
  • In "Job Fair"*, Michael lists The Dundies as one of the benefits of working for Dunder Mifflin.
  • In "Shareholder Meeting", when someone calls Michael an idiot, he points out that he has won over 17 Dundies.

* Deleted scene

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