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Recap / The Office USS 5 E 14 Stress Relief Part 1

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Dwight leads the branch through a fire drill...that involves real fire. This gives Stanley a heart attack.


  • Big "WHAT?!": Jim does this when Dwight reveals he started the fire to test the office's preparedness.
  • Comically Missing the Point: During the CPR training, Michael asks why they're bothering saving someone with no arms or legs.
  • Tomato in the Mirror: Michael, when he finally realizes that he is the source of Stanley's stress.
    Michael: So it wasn't Dwight after all. Looks like I am the killer. You never expect that you're the killer. it's a... great twist.
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  • No Sympathy: Dwight's reaction to Stanley having a heart attack is to berate him for having one as a result of a simulated fire.
  • Oh, Crap!: Everyone's extremely freaked out reaction to seeing smoke billowing out of the hallway.
  • This Is Gonna Suck: Stanley is told that stress is detrimental to his health, and continuing to work at the Office is driving it up.
    Stanley: I'm going to die.
  • Wham Line: "Michael, I think you're what's stressing everybody out."
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