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==Cultural references==
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* The terms ''alliance'' and ''immunity'' come from the 1990's television reality game show ''Survivor''. Contestants are eliminated one by one, although a contestant can win "immunity" from elimination, and contestants typically form "alliances" to engineer the elimination of a rival.
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* "You're fired!" is the catch phrase from the television reality game show ''The Apprentice'', hosted by Donald Trump.
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* Michael uses his cell phone like a communicator from ''Star Trek'', a 1960s science fiction television program.
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* ''Beeyotches'' is an intentional mispronunciation of ''bitches'', a derogatory term for women.
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* ''Guns'' are a slang term for biceps.
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* ''Bird day'' is a pun on ''birthday''.
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* A ''walkathon'' is a fundraising event where donors pay a pledged amount for each mile (or other distance) the participant walks, up to a pre-set limit.
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* ''Liz Taylor'' is an actress who has been divorced seven times.
   
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==

Revision as of 05:11, 17 April 2007

"The Alliance" is the fourth episode of the first season of The Office. It was written by Michael Schur and directed by Bryan Gordon. It first aired on April 12, 2005.

Synopsis

synopsis

Trivia

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Deleted scenes

The Season One DVD contains a number of deleted scenes from this episode. Notable cut scenes include:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Cultural references

  • The terms alliance and immunity come from the 1990's television reality game show Survivor. Contestants are eliminated one by one, although a contestant can win "immunity" from elimination, and contestants typically form "alliances" to engineer the elimination of a rival.
  • "You're fired!" is the catch phrase from the television reality game show The Apprentice, hosted by Donald Trump.
  • Michael uses his cell phone like a communicator from Star Trek, a 1960s science fiction television program.
  • Beeyotches is an intentional mispronunciation of bitches, a derogatory term for women.
  • Guns are a slang term for biceps.
  • Bird day is a pun on birthday.
  • A walkathon is a fundraising event where donors pay a pledged amount for each mile (or other distance) the participant walks, up to a pre-set limit.
  • Liz Taylor is an actress who has been divorced seven times.

Cast

Main Cast

Supporting Cast

Recurring Cast