"The Chump" is the twenty-fifth episode of the sixth season and the 125th episode of The Office overall. It was written by Aaron Shure, who also wrote "The Meeting," "Two Weeks" and "Baby Shower" and directed by Randall Einhorn, who directed "St. Patrick's Day" and "Secret Santa" and will air on May 13th, 2010. It will be the second to last episode of the sixth season.
Michael is surprisingly cheerful after learning some bad news about Donna (Amy Pietz). The new parents, Pam and Jim Halpert, have trouble staying awake in the office. Meanwhile, Angela takes matters into her own hands when Dwight refuses to honor their contract.
Connections to previous episodes
- Toby's desire to have the office tested for radon dates back to Goodbye Toby and was reiterated in The Surplus.
- Creed mentions my favorite James MacAvoy movie, referring to Wanted, an Academy-Award-nominated movie about an office worker who becomes an assassin.
- In the movie Obsessed, Ali Larter plays the woman who attempts to seduce the husband of the character played by Beyoncé Knowles. The husband is played by Idris Elba, who played Charles Miner on The Office.
- Steve Carell as Michael Scott
- Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute
- John Krasinski as Jim Halpert
- Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly
- B.J. Novak as Ryan Howard
- Ed Helms as Andy Bernard
- Angela Kinsey as Angela Martin
- Kate Flannery as Meredith Palmer
- Leslie David Baker as Stanley Hudson
- Brian Baumgartner as Kevin Malone
- Oscar Nunez as Oscar Martinez
- Mindy Kaling as Kelly Kapoor
- Phyllis Smith as Phyllis Lapin
- Creed Bratton (actor) as Creed Bratton
- Paul Lieberstein as Toby Flenderson
- Craig Robinson as Darryl Philbin
- Ellie Kemper as Erin Hannon
|Subtle Sexuality||The Office: Season 6||"The Mentor"|
|#01||Gossip||#07||The Lover||#13||Secret Santa||#19||St. Patrick's Day||#25||The Chump|
|#02||The Meeting||#08||Koi Pond||#14||The Banker||#20||New Leads||#26||Whistleblower|
|#03||The Promotion||#09||Double Date||#15||Sabre||#21||Happy Hour|
|#04||Niagara, Part 1||#10||Murder||#16||Manager and Salesman||#22||Secretary's Day|
|#05||Niagara, Part 2||#11||Shareholder Meeting||#17||The Delivery, Part 1||#23||Body Language|
|#06||Mafia||#12||Scott's Tots||#18||The Delivery, Part 2||#24||The Cover-Up|