Series 2 of The Office (UK) was the last full season of the show which aired from September 30, 2002 to November 4, 2002 on the BBC. It became very popular and followed with two Christmas specials. It focuses on the merger of Slough and Swindon and David Brent's slow fall to demotion.

Episode Title Season Episode Number Production Code Original Airdate
Mergeruk.jpg Merger 1 00201 September 30, 2002
Directed and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.

The Slough Branch is open and is welcoming the Swindon branch. David prepares for the introduction with bad jokes. It becomes uncomfortable for everyone and David can't make anyone laugh. However, manager Neil Godwin, is funny and likable. Meanwhile, Dawn is upset because Tim takes hid job too seriously and Gareth is scared because Tim has power over him. When Dawn and Tim jokingly dance, Lee pushes Tim into a wall.

Appraisalsuk.jpg Appraisals 2 00202 October 7, 2002
Directed and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.

Appraisals occur at Wernham Hogg. We learn that Dawn wants to be an illustrator, Keith has lost motivation at his job, and that everyone doesn't really like the company. Meanwhile, everyone likes Neil better than David, and David treats Neil like a child, which Neil notes to him. Lee apologizes to Tim.

Partyuk.jpg Party 3 00203 October 14, 2002.
Written and Directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.

It's Trudy's birthday and David, like usual takes the opportunity to be snide and unfunny towards her and everyone working. A friend endorsed David Brent to an outside consultant (Cooper and Webb). However, to David's surprise, Neil is also asked to be a motivational speaker. David also learns that Neil and Chris are best friends-better than himself and Chris were. David feels very insecure about his life.

Motivationuk.jpg Motivation 4 0204 October 21, 2002
Directed and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant

Tim has started seeing Rachel, a fellow employee and Dawn becomes very jealous. Gareth tries to impress the computer geek. Meanwhile, David Brent goes to be a motivational speaker with Dawn, whom he payed, and makes a fool of himself. He uses odd techniques and a Tina Turner song to get the group's attention. Dawn reflects on her life.

Charityuk.jpg Charity 5 00205 October 28, 2002
Directed and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant

Since it is Red Nose Day at Wernham Hogg Paper Company, everyone is somehow giving money to charity. Gareth is hopping, Dawn is selling kisses, Neil is dancing, and Tim hides Gareth's things. Meanwhile, David does a dance, himself. Neil tells David he will be fired if he doesn't stop being a fool. Tim has an awkward kiss with Dawn.

Interviewuk.jpg Interview 6 00206 November 4, 2002
Directed and written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant

After David is fired, he becomes angry that no one cares about him being fired, however, David remains happy. Things turn for the worst, however, when Jennifer Taylor-Clarke and Neil Godwin sit down with David and he begs for his job back, and the feel sorry for him, but let him go. David isn't allowed to be a motivational speaker anymore, and thus he has no plans. On an even worse note, Tim asks Dawn out when she announces she is soon leaving to Florida with her fiancée Lee. Dawn says no to Tim and things end with Dawn moving to Florida and with David out of a job. Gareth is promoted to David's job.

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