Meredith has two kids. Her son, Jake, lives with her.("Take Your Daughter to Work Day") Her daughter, Wendy ('the good one'), lives with her ex-husband. ("The Accountants: Meredith") In the episode Take Your Daughter to Work Day, she brings her son, who has been suspended from school.
Meredith has an unfortunate habit of suffering various misadventures. She's contracted herpes, been hit by Michael's car, had her pelvis broken, had her hair set on fire, caught head lice, and been bitten by a bat, a rat, and a raccoon, all on separate occasions, and had to get rabies post-exposure treatment. Pam also accidentally threw a football at her head ("Night Out").
Meredith watches the office olympics and later views the closing ceremonies (Office Olympics).
During the fire, Meredith and the others play several games and Jim and Pam are impressed by Meredith's list of books. During "who would you do", Meredith lists Jim, Oscar and Toby (The Fire).
When Michael announces to a less than enthusiastic office that they are going on a booze cruise, Meredith exclaims "all right!". On the cruise when Captain Jack asks who will hold his limbo stick, Meredith volunteers but Dwight steps in saying he will. Meredith is later seen limboing and shouting happily as she makes it. Apparently drunk, she later follows Captain Jack up into his cabin. When Michael's motivational speech causes a panic on board the ship and someone jumps overboard, Captain Jack comes down demanding to know what the problem is, Meredith is seen behind him shirtless, with a life vest covering herself up (Booze Cruise).
Meredith attends Jan's seminar on women in the workplace. When asked her goal in life she replies she would like to be 5 years sober before changing her answer to 4 and a half (Boys and Girls).
In "Branch Closing", she recalls a past agreement with a coworker to have sex together on the last day of work, but can't remember who she made the deal with.
During a deleted scene from "Back From Vacation," Meredith implies her tendency to sleep around was worth it because she also "got to see the world".
In "Ben Franklin" she yells "Shut up, Angela!" when Angela says a male stripper has no business dancing in the office.
In "Women's Appreciation", she is seen as a careless driver, with one hand controlling the steering wheel, while the other hand is holding a bag of potato chips over her head, pouring its contents directly into her mouth. Afterward, she tosses the empty potato chip bag out the window. When Pam, sitting in the passenger seat, cautions her to not be a litterbug, Meredith replies, "My car, my rules". In a later scene at the Steamtown Mall parking lot, she attempts to wedge her minivan into too small a parking space, damaging several cars in the process.
In "Beach Games" she accidentally exposes herself to the camera after forgetting she was not wearing her swimsuit underneath her clothes. In another scene, she orders for the bus to stop because she needs to use the bathroom, even though there are no bathrooms in sight. But instead of going behind a bush she instantly squats right in front of the bus to which everyone looks away in disgust (except Creed).
In "The Job," she describes Jim's haircut as "sexy-hot" and orders him to turn around so she can see it from all angles. When discussing Jan's breast implants in a talking head interview, Meredith comments, "in my experience, guys are more interested in the back of you than in the front", unintentionally showing her negative past relationships with men due to her unattractiveness.
During the making of Michael's alternative local Dunder Mifflin ad, Meredith notes she is not used to making videos "with so many people around" and later gives Jim a ride home from work when Pam stays late to work on the ad.
Meredith confesses her sleeping with a Hammermill employee to receive discounts on office supplies and food at Outback Steakhouse in Business Ethics .
She smokes cigars and goes to Pam and Jim's wedding. (Niagara).
She says she caught her son taking an "upper-decker". (The Lover).
Meredith is seen in a meeting laughing heartily at a "and shove it up your butt!" joke from Stanley and later goes planking on top of a stall in a men's room. Dwight- who has been tasked by Andy to get rid of all plankers- knocks her off with a fire extinguisher. (The List).
Meredith gets head lice from Pam, noticeably more than anyone else in the office as she's seen furiously scratching her head. Pam walks in on Meredith shaving her head in the break room and is so shocked she couldn't even apologize. Meredith and Pam then talk things out over a drink after work and Pam comments on how much she admires Meredith for managing to be a parent on her own. (Lice)
Meredith appears and has lines in all episodes, with the following exceptions:
- Pilot - does not appear
- Diversity Day - provides background noise but has no lines
- Basketball - has no lines
- Hot Girl - has no lines
- The Dundies - has no lines
- Sexual Harassment - has no lines
- Office Olympics - has no lines
- Halloween - has no lines
- The Fight - speaks only in a deleted scene
- The Client - provides background noise but has no lines
- Performance Review - has no lines
- Email Surveillance - has no lines
- The Secret - has no lines
- The Carpet - has no lines
- Valentine's Day - has no lines
- Dwight's Speech - speaks only in a deleted scene
- Michael's Birthday - has no lines
- Drug Testing - speaks only in a deleted scene
- Conflict Resolution - has no lines
- Casino Night - provides background noise but speaks only in a deleted scene
- Gay Witch Hunt - speaks only in a deleted scene
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