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"'''New Leads'''" is the twentieth episode of the [[Season 6|sixth season]]. It was written and directed by [[Brent Forrester]] who wrote, "[[Mafia]]," "[[Blood Drive]]," and "[[Business School]]." It aired on March 18, 2010.
 
"'''New Leads'''" is the twentieth episode of the [[Season 6|sixth season]]. It was written and directed by [[Brent Forrester]] who wrote, "[[Mafia]]," "[[Blood Drive]]," and "[[Business School]]." It aired on March 18, 2010.
   
==Summary==
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==Synopsis==
 
When [[Michael]] thinks that he sees [[Wikipedia:Johnny Depp|Johnny Depp]], [[Jim]] messes with him and tells him that it is not possible that Michael saw him, but when Michael mentions that Jim thought he saw Roger Clemens, Jim says that he was wrong, too. Michael says that his mailbox said M. Shulman, anyway.
 
When [[Michael]] thinks that he sees [[Wikipedia:Johnny Depp|Johnny Depp]], [[Jim]] messes with him and tells him that it is not possible that Michael saw him, but when Michael mentions that Jim thought he saw Roger Clemens, Jim says that he was wrong, too. Michael says that his mailbox said M. Shulman, anyway.
   
 
When Michael holds a meeting, [[Stanley]] and [[Dwight]] interrupt Michael, and he says that there is no sales topics for the rest of the meeting, they leave, only wanting to attain the $50,000 leads that [[Sabre (company)|Sabre]] bought them. Michael explains that the salesmen in the office are letting the Sabre, "Sales is King" policy go to their heads, and the rest of the office is getting mad at them, because they are supposed to watch the salesmen get leads, while they don't get anything.
 
When Michael holds a meeting, [[Stanley]] and [[Dwight]] interrupt Michael, and he says that there is no sales topics for the rest of the meeting, they leave, only wanting to attain the $50,000 leads that [[Sabre (company)|Sabre]] bought them. Michael explains that the salesmen in the office are letting the Sabre, "Sales is King" policy go to their heads, and the rest of the office is getting mad at them, because they are supposed to watch the salesmen get leads, while they don't get anything.
   
[[Dwight]] comes into Michael's office, and asks Michael, rudely, about news on the leads, however he doesn't have any. [[Jim]] texts someone while Michael tries to talk to him, and tries to get him to actually sign his commission check. [[Phyllis]] treats [[Angela]] badly, when she tells her that she is not going to answer her phone or go up to her desk since she is too busy. [[Andy]] attacks [[Darryl]] for a pencil when Darryl refuses to give him one. [[Darryl]] alerts Michael and tells him that he needs to do something before the sales-staff comes out of control.
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[[Dwight]] comes into Michael's office, and asks Michael, rudely, about news on the leads, however he doesn't have any. [[Jim]] texts someone while Michael tries to talk to him, and tries to get him to actually sign his commission check. [[Phyllis]] treats [[Angela]] badly, when she tells her that she is not going to answer her phone or go up to her desk since she is too busy. [[Andy]] attacks [[Darryl]] for a pencil when Darryl refuses to give him one. [[Darryl]] alerts Michael and tells him that he needs to do something before the sales-staff comes out of control.
   
[[Michael]] gets the leads from Sabre. [[Phyllis]] calls him "numnuts," so Michael gets mad at the sales-staff and tells them that he is sick of them being cocky and rude to the rest of them, and they are angry. However, the rest of the office is thrilled, as tensions in the workplace boil. Michael later calls [[Gabe Louis|Gabe]] and tells him about the office, and he says that he needs to give them the new leads. [[Jim]] tells Michael that no one is going to go along with his idea not to give the salesmen leads, and he gives Jim a clue to find the leads.
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[[Michael]] gets the leads from Sabre. [[Phyllis]] calls him "numnuts," so Michael gets mad at the sales-staff and tells them that he is sick of them being cocky and rude to the rest of them, and they are angry. However, the rest of the office is thrilled, as tensions in the workplace boil. Michael later calls [[Gabe Louis|Gabe]] and tells him about the office, and he says that he needs to give them the new leads. [[Jim]] tells Michael that no one is going to go along with his idea not to give the salesmen leads, and he gives Jim a clue to find the leads.
   
Michael says that the leads are hidden all over the Industrial Park. [[Angela]] tells [[Phyllis]] that she can get the leads if she does her work and then she can watch her shred all of the papers that she would have to fill out. Stanley tries to get leads from [[Ryan]] and [[Kelly]] who are arguing about the show they want to watch. Jim decides to call [[Pam]] and tells her about the situation at [[Dunder Mifflin]]. Jim says that he has two [[Cecilia Halpert|babies]]. When Jim asks Pam about Michael's clues, [[Pam]] knows exactly what he means about.
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Michael says that the leads are hidden all over the Industrial Park. [[Angela]] tells [[Phyllis]] that she can get the leads if she does her work and then she can watch her shred all of the papers that she would have to fill out. Stanley tries to get leads from [[Ryan]] and [[Kelly]] who are arguing about the show they want to watch. Jim decides to call [[Pam]] and tells her about the situation at [[Dunder Mifflin]]. Jim says that he has two [[Cecilia Halpert|babies]]. When Jim asks Pam about Michael's clues, [[Pam]] knows exactly what he means about.
   
[[Erin]] hides the leads, and plays the warmer-colder game with Andy. However, she begins to lead him to her breasts, and Andy becomes awkward, until she tells him that it is right under her, under the keyboard. Meanwhile, Jim and Dwight try to find the new leads. Michael tells Dwight to find the lead by the man who "never breeds," which he immediately identifies as [[Kevin]], which he chokes. Kevin tells him that the leads are in the garbage, but Erin already threw it away. [[Dwight]] heads to the dumpster, to find nothing there. The dump truck is already leaving when Michael realizes that he threw away the expensive leads.
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[[Erin]] hides the leads, and plays the warmer-colder game with Andy. However, she begins to lead him to her breasts, and Andy becomes awkward, until she tells him that it is right under her, under the keyboard. Meanwhile, Jim and Dwight try to find the new leads. Michael tells Dwight to find the lead by the man who "never breeds," which he immediately identifies as [[Kevin]], which he chokes. Kevin tells him that the leads are in the garbage, but Erin already threw it away. [[Dwight]] heads to the dumpster, to find nothing there. The dump truck is already leaving when Michael realizes that he threw away the expensive leads.
   
[[Michael]] asks everyone to go to the dump with them, and tries to force them to come. However, no one wants to come, but [[Dwight]] decides that since Michael will screw it up, he will go with him to the dump. [[Michael]] confronts [[Dwight]] and asks him why he doesn't like him anymore, and Dwight explains that he changed. [[Jim]] tells [[Kelly]] and [[Oscar]] that he can't wait for the drama to end, however they remain unimpressed by Jim, so he asks the rest of the sales department to come up with a deal, which they decide on giving them 2% of their commission, and also a food platter.
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[[Michael]] asks everyone to go to the dump with them, and tries to force them to come. However, no one wants to come, but [[Dwight]] decides that since Michael will screw it up, he will go with him to the dump. [[Michael]] confronts [[Dwight]] and asks him why he doesn't like him anymore, and Dwight explains that he changed. [[Jim]] tells [[Kelly]] and [[Oscar]] that he can't wait for the drama to end, however they remain unimpressed by Jim, so he asks the rest of the sales department to come up with a deal, which they decide on giving them 2% of their commission, and also a food platter.
   
[[Michael]] says that [[Dwight]] used to be nice, and says that he misses him. [[Michael]] says that he shouldn't of been friends with [[Dwight]], and [[Dwight]] angry starts to throw trash at [[Michael]], and [[Michael]] does so, too. [[Dwight]] and Michael end their fight eventually and realize that they will never find the leads from [[Sabre (company)|Sabre]].
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[[Michael]] says that [[Dwight]] used to be nice, and says that he misses him. [[Michael]] says that he shouldn't of been friends with [[Dwight]], and [[Dwight]] angry starts to throw trash at [[Michael]], and [[Michael]] does so, too. [[Dwight]] and Michael end their fight eventually and realize that they will never find the leads from [[Sabre (company)|Sabre]].
   
When Jim, Andy, Phyllis, and [[Stanley]] give them the pastries, and they are satisfied, and they don't have to give them the 2% of their commission. In the meantime, [[Dwight]] and Michael start to bond again. They say together that "Hope Grows in a Dump." Michael and Dwight come back, friends again, bringing things from the dump. Everyone leaves, mad that they didn't find the prized leads.
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When Jim, Andy, Phyllis, and [[Stanley]] give them the pastries, and they are satisfied, and they don't have to give them the 2% of their commission. In the meantime, [[Dwight]] and Michael start to bond again. They say together that "Hope Grows in a Dump." Michael and Dwight come back, friends again, bringing things from the dump. Everyone leaves, mad that they didn't find the prized leads.
   
At the end of the episode, [[Erin]] and Andy are at the dump, and Erin gives Andy her coat, and warms him up. Andy tells her that she is the nicest person he has ever met, and they kiss.
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At the end of the episode, [[Erin]] and Andy are at the dump, and Erin gives Andy her coat, and warms him up. Andy tells her that she is the nicest person he has ever met, and they kiss.
   
 
==Cultural references==
 
==Cultural references==
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*warmer-colder
 
*warmer-colder
 
*Baba Gnomish
 
*Baba Gnomish
*onesie
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*onesie
 
*Ghost Wisperer
 
*Ghost Wisperer
*falafel
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*falafel
 
==Goofs==
 
==Goofs==
* On the board in the conference room, it said that [[Phyllis]] made the most sales. However, [[Dwight]] says that he made the most sales, and that he is "King of Kings."
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* On the board in the conference room, it said that [[Phyllis]] made the most sales. However, [[Dwight]] says that he made the most sales, and that he is "King of Kings."
 
==Deleted Scenes==
 
==Deleted Scenes==
   
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* When Michael is in the conference room, it shows how many sales each salesman made. While [[Phyllis]] has the most sales, [[Jim]], [[Dwight]], [[Andy]], and [[Stanley]] are also doing well in sales. However, [[Pam]], is once again doing bad in sales, possibly due to her low sales (She had to make cold calls) or also because she is on maternity leave, and only had three days to make sales.
 
* When Michael is in the conference room, it shows how many sales each salesman made. While [[Phyllis]] has the most sales, [[Jim]], [[Dwight]], [[Andy]], and [[Stanley]] are also doing well in sales. However, [[Pam]], is once again doing bad in sales, possibly due to her low sales (She had to make cold calls) or also because she is on maternity leave, and only had three days to make sales.
 
* [[Creed]]'s glasses were made for women.
 
* [[Creed]]'s glasses were made for women.
* As receptionist, [[Pam]] was always forced to take care of Michael, explaining why she knows everything he means, including his "Mopey Place."
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* As receptionist, [[Pam]] was always forced to take care of Michael, explaining why she knows everything he means, including his "Mopey Place."
 
* Dwight uses his horses in creative ways. He explains he tied his horse with no legs to a wagon, but also made hamburgers using a horse, while keeping it alive. {{6x04}}
 
* Dwight uses his horses in creative ways. He explains he tied his horse with no legs to a wagon, but also made hamburgers using a horse, while keeping it alive. {{6x04}}
   
 
==Connections to Previous Episodes==
 
==Connections to Previous Episodes==
 
* Pam also had bad sales numbers in "[[Koi Pond]]," when she was forced to make cold calls with [[Andy]], as the people with the two lowest sales in the office had to do them. She also only doubled her sales from 2 to 4 in "[[Scott's Tots]]."
 
* Pam also had bad sales numbers in "[[Koi Pond]]," when she was forced to make cold calls with [[Andy]], as the people with the two lowest sales in the office had to do them. She also only doubled her sales from 2 to 4 in "[[Scott's Tots]]."
* Phyllis wears purple so much, she was called "Mother Goose," by [[Sasha Flenderson]] in "[[Take Your Daughter to Work Day]]."
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* Phyllis wears purple so much, she was called "Mother Goose," by [[Sasha Flenderson]] in "[[Take Your Daughter to Work Day]]."
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
* The scenes where [[Michael Scott|Michael]], [[Dwight]], [[Andy]], and [[Erin]] are at the dump were actually taken using a green screen. Many fans noticed this.
 
* The scenes where [[Michael Scott|Michael]], [[Dwight]], [[Andy]], and [[Erin]] are at the dump were actually taken using a green screen. Many fans noticed this.

Revision as of 02:03, March 21, 2010

"New Leads" is the twentieth episode of the sixth season. It was written and directed by Brent Forrester who wrote, "Mafia," "Blood Drive," and "Business School." It aired on March 18, 2010.

Synopsis

When Michael thinks that he sees Johnny Depp, Jim messes with him and tells him that it is not possible that Michael saw him, but when Michael mentions that Jim thought he saw Roger Clemens, Jim says that he was wrong, too. Michael says that his mailbox said M. Shulman, anyway.

When Michael holds a meeting, Stanley and Dwight interrupt Michael, and he says that there is no sales topics for the rest of the meeting, they leave, only wanting to attain the $50,000 leads that Sabre bought them. Michael explains that the salesmen in the office are letting the Sabre, "Sales is King" policy go to their heads, and the rest of the office is getting mad at them, because they are supposed to watch the salesmen get leads, while they don't get anything.

Dwight comes into Michael's office, and asks Michael, rudely, about news on the leads, however he doesn't have any. Jim texts someone while Michael tries to talk to him, and tries to get him to actually sign his commission check. Phyllis treats Angela badly, when she tells her that she is not going to answer her phone or go up to her desk since she is too busy. Andy attacks Darryl for a pencil when Darryl refuses to give him one. Darryl alerts Michael and tells him that he needs to do something before the sales-staff comes out of control.

Michael gets the leads from Sabre. Phyllis calls him "numnuts," so Michael gets mad at the sales-staff and tells them that he is sick of them being cocky and rude to the rest of them, and they are angry. However, the rest of the office is thrilled, as tensions in the workplace boil. Michael later calls Gabe and tells him about the office, and he says that he needs to give them the new leads. Jim tells Michael that no one is going to go along with his idea not to give the salesmen leads, and he gives Jim a clue to find the leads.

Michael says that the leads are hidden all over the Industrial Park. Angela tells Phyllis that she can get the leads if she does her work and then she can watch her shred all of the papers that she would have to fill out. Stanley tries to get leads from Ryan and Kelly who are arguing about the show they want to watch. Jim decides to call Pam and tells her about the situation at Dunder Mifflin. Jim says that he has two babies. When Jim asks Pam about Michael's clues, Pam knows exactly what he means about.

Erin hides the leads, and plays the warmer-colder game with Andy. However, she begins to lead him to her breasts, and Andy becomes awkward, until she tells him that it is right under her, under the keyboard. Meanwhile, Jim and Dwight try to find the new leads. Michael tells Dwight to find the lead by the man who "never breeds," which he immediately identifies as Kevin, which he chokes. Kevin tells him that the leads are in the garbage, but Erin already threw it away. Dwight heads to the dumpster, to find nothing there. The dump truck is already leaving when Michael realizes that he threw away the expensive leads.

Michael asks everyone to go to the dump with them, and tries to force them to come. However, no one wants to come, but Dwight decides that since Michael will screw it up, he will go with him to the dump. Michael confronts Dwight and asks him why he doesn't like him anymore, and Dwight explains that he changed. Jim tells Kelly and Oscar that he can't wait for the drama to end, however they remain unimpressed by Jim, so he asks the rest of the sales department to come up with a deal, which they decide on giving them 2% of their commission, and also a food platter.

Michael says that Dwight used to be nice, and says that he misses him. Michael says that he shouldn't of been friends with Dwight, and Dwight angry starts to throw trash at Michael, and Michael does so, too. Dwight and Michael end their fight eventually and realize that they will never find the leads from Sabre.

When Jim, Andy, Phyllis, and Stanley give them the pastries, and they are satisfied, and they don't have to give them the 2% of their commission. In the meantime, Dwight and Michael start to bond again. They say together that "Hope Grows in a Dump." Michael and Dwight come back, friends again, bringing things from the dump. Everyone leaves, mad that they didn't find the prized leads.

At the end of the episode, Erin and Andy are at the dump, and Erin gives Andy her coat, and warms him up. Andy tells her that she is the nicest person he has ever met, and they kiss.

Cultural references

  • A lead is a person who has expressed an interest in purchasing a product or service.
  • Johnny Depp is an actor known for roles such as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.
  • Cap'n Crunch is a sweetened cereal for children.
  • Jim teases Michael by suggesting that his neighbor's name is M. Night Shulman. M. Night Shyamalan is a filmmaker and screenwriter who grew up and lives in Pennsylvania and films nearly all his movies in that state.
  • Dwight tells Michael, You couldn't handle my undivided attention, a reference to the line "You can't handle the truth" from the movie A Few Good Men.
  • Roger Clemens
  • sexting
  • Ivan Shotsky
  • conspiracy
  • kardashians
  • warmer-colder
  • Baba Gnomish
  • onesie
  • Ghost Wisperer
  • falafel

Goofs

  • On the board in the conference room, it said that Phyllis made the most sales. However, Dwight says that he made the most sales, and that he is "King of Kings."

Deleted Scenes

Quotes

For quotes, see: New Leads Quotes.

Amusing Details

  • When Michael is in the conference room, it shows how many sales each salesman made. While Phyllis has the most sales, Jim, Dwight, Andy, and Stanley are also doing well in sales. However, Pam, is once again doing bad in sales, possibly due to her low sales (She had to make cold calls) or also because she is on maternity leave, and only had three days to make sales.
  • Creed's glasses were made for women.
  • As receptionist, Pam was always forced to take care of Michael, explaining why she knows everything he means, including his "Mopey Place."
  • Dwight uses his horses in creative ways. He explains he tied his horse with no legs to a wagon, but also made hamburgers using a horse, while keeping it alive. ("Niagara")

Connections to Previous Episodes

Trivia

  • The scenes where Michael, Dwight, Andy, and Erin are at the dump were actually taken using a green screen. Many fans noticed this.

Cast

Main Cast

Supporting Cast

Guest Cast

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