After a long time on the road, Todd Packer returns to Scranton looking for a desk job. Unable to put up with his despicable personality, Dwight and Jim plot to get rid of him once and for all.
- Character Development: Michael finally sees Packer for what he is after he insults Holly, and goes along with the plot to get rid of him. He even admits to Holly, Packers an ass.
- Child Hater: Downplayed example. Packer said that his daughter is a "bitch".
- Enemy Mine: Packer takes Dwight's desk upon his return, much to the chagrin of Dwight. Jim quickly realizes that dealing with Dwight as a desk neighbor is much better than dealing with Packer, so he teams up with Dwight to get rid of Packer.
- Popcultural Osmosis Failure: Dwight: "Who is Justice Beaver?"