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Recap / The Office USS 2 E 19 Michaels Birthday

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It's Michael's birthday and he's doing everything he can to get everyone excited. To no avail—Kevin is awaiting test results for possible skin cancer.

Air date: March 30, 2006


  • Artistic License – Biology: In a deleted scene, Ryan prints off a number of facts about skin cancer. One of which is that skin is the largest organ in the body, but Michael incorrectly states that the heart is bigger.
  • Big Eater: Someone, probably Dwight, ate three feet of baloney and ketchup sub.
    Dwight: Hell yeah, and save room for ice cream cake!
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  • Birthday Episode: Of course.
  • Blatant Lies: Michael shows off the box of donuts that "someone" (ie himself) bought for his birthday.
  • The Cast Showoff: Michael gets to show off his skating skills. And, Genius Ditz that he is, he's amazing.
  • 419 Scam: Michael is mentioned to have fallen for the classic Nigerian prince scam.
  • Humiliation Conga: Michael's list of terrible birthdays.
  • Jerkass: Michael to Toby, when Toby tells him he forgot it's Michael's birthday.
  • Non-Indicative Name: Kevin gets a call indicating that his test results came back negative. While everyone is relieved, Michael takes this to mean that he does have cancer.
  • Vader Breath: Pam gets on the loudspeaker and imitates Darth Vader.
  • Your Favorite: Kevin's favourite food is Cup o'Noodles, and M&Ms, favourite movie is American Pie 2, and favourite number is 69.

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