Fundraiser is the twenty-second episode of the eighth season of the American televison comedy series "The Office" and is the show's 174th overall. It was directed by David Rogers and written by Owen Ellickson. It originally aired on NBC April 26, 2012. It was viewed by 4.17 million people.


In order to appeaer sophisticated, Ryan pretends to be saddened about Smokey Robinson's death. Jim and Pam catch him when they reveal that Ryan cannot be a true fan as he is still alive. They try to persuade him to buy tickets to one of his concerts however upon learning how expensive it is, Ryan pretends to back out due to the opening act.

Dwight comes in warning the office that they are all about to be murdered as Andy is in the parking lot sitting in his car. Dwight believes that Andy is seeking revenge and may go on a shooting spree. Jim, Pam, Erin and Kevin go down to the parking lot to check on him and it is revealed Andy is down there to tell Erin he is going to take her to the fundrasier the office staff are attending.

Angela excitedly tells the cameras about how her husband, "The Senator" is hosting a fundrasier for dogs and Robert California has purchaesed two tables for the entire office staff.

Nellie tries to bond with Darryl however fails to connect with him. She reveals that she will try to connect with him at the fundrasier.

Andy arrives at the fundraiser and share a brief and awkeward reunion with the office staff. When asked how he is doing Andy talks about a rock opera he is writing and most of the staff write him off as "on the brink of a breakdown". Andy becomes excited about this idea and starts singing annoying much of the guests. Robert believes that Andy coming was a mistake and offers to give him money to take Erin out to a nice romantic dinner but Andy refuses. Robert then kicks Andy out of the group and Andy is forced to purchase a whole table to stay.

Oscar becomes excited when "The Senator"- Angela's husband appears to flirt with him and gives him his phone number. Oscar excitedly tells Pam and Jim and Pam seems excited for Oscar however Jim is skeptical.

The guests participate in a silent auction. Dwight however believes it is "Guess the Price" and puts down extremely high bids down. Kevin finds it amusing that Dwight is the "idiot of the office" and that before that "they didn't have one".

Jim succeeds in getting "The Senator's" number however Oscar and Pam tease him that "The Senator" probably thinks he is gay.

Nellie tries to bond with Darryl again and tries to talk about American food. Darryl realizes that Nellie has no idea what tacos are and offers to go buy them some. Nellie offers to pay for them and after realizing that she has no idea how much they cost Darryl takes more than they really cost.

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