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The Sting 

Michael organizes a sting operation to find out the secrets of a rival paper company's salesman who is stealing Dunder Mifflin's clients, and Andy gets Darryl's help to form a band.


Randall Einhorn


Greg Daniels (developed for american television by), Mindy Kaling | 2 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Carell ... Michael Scott
Rainn Wilson ... Dwight Schrute
John Krasinski ... Jim Halpert
Jenna Fischer ... Pam Beesly
B.J. Novak ... Ryan Howard
Ed Helms ... Andy Bernard
Leslie David Baker ... Stanley Hudson
Brian Baumgartner ... Kevin Malone
Creed Bratton ... Creed Bratton
Kate Flannery ... Meredith Palmer
Mindy Kaling ... Kelly Kapoor
Ellie Kemper ... Erin Hannon
Angela Kinsey ... Angela Martin
Oscar Nuñez ... Oscar Martinez (as Oscar Nunez)
Craig Robinson ... Darryl Philbin


When a competing sales associate steals a Dunder Mifflin client, Michael, Jim and Dwight decide to set up a sting to find out his sales secrets. Andy decides to start a band after finding out a friend from college has a successful music career. Written by NBC Publicity

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Release Date:

21 October 2010 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Timothy Olyphant's character, Danny Cordray, was named after Randy Cordray, one of the longtime producers of the series. See more »


When Jim and Dwight shake hands with Danny, there are 2 picture frames in the background mounted on the wall that still have the original store bought design, and shows the sizes, like "13 x 17". The prop department didn't bother to put in something else. See more »


Michael Scott: Look at that.
Oscar Martinez: Huh?
Michael Scott: Nice!
Oscar Martinez: I love cycling. Andy, I feel like a tourist in my own city. I literally can't wait to wake up every morning.
Pam Beesly: Okay.
Michael Scott: She is a beaut!
Dwight Schrute: Can't beat a horse. A horse is a bike that peddles itself.
Oscar Martinez: Yes, it is.
Michael Scott: Oh, look at that.
[pushing bike]
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References Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »


Please Mr. President
Performed by Brian Baumgartner, Craig Robinson and Ed Helms
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get on the floor..
21 January 2018 | by Arth_JoshiSee all my reviews

The Office

The Sting

Another disappointing episode, at this point it makes you think whether it deserve all the hype or not and it really is frustrating to see something you love, fail on so many levels.

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