Launch Party
Season 4, Episode 5/6

Episode Summary

Love seemed to be all around the Scranton office this week as everyone prepared for the official launch of Dunder-Mifflinfinity not the official name of Ryan's Internet brainchild (or Michael's ''grand-brainchild''). Now that Ryan and Kelly seem kaput, our man from the warehouse Darryl looks like he's stepping up for a shot, valiantly defending her from Dwight's wrath when he discovered she was ordering paper from the website because it was fun to watch it fly into the basket on her computer monitor.

Michael was giving some kind of talk about spicing up their quarterly reports, and it appeared the staff was captivated until Jim explained that they were all just watching the screen saver on the TV next to Michael bounce around like a Pong game, waiting for it to perfectly hit a corner.

Meredith returned to work and asked Jim to sign her cast. He agreed because he's nice that way, and then, in one of the night's most cringe-worthy moments, she hoisted up her skirt to reveal plaster granny panties. Jim looked appropriately disturbed afterward, while Creed looked appropriately creepy and, of course, intrigued.

Poor Dwight was so distraught over Angela that he stopped shaving. While he tried to outsell the website, Pam and Jim were back to their old prank-playing selves as they pretended to be the website and taunted Dwight with IMs. After Dwight beat the website in paper sales, and Angela refused to be impressed.

We'd like to give a special thanks to Emily McGuire for providing this episode summary.

Memorable quotes from this episode

Jim
There's this cube on the screen which bounces around all day. And sometimes, it looks like it's going right in the corner of the screen and at the last minute it hits the wall and bounces away. We are all just dying to see it go right into the corner. Pam claims that she saw it one day when she was alone in the conference room. Okay. I believe she thinks she saw it.
I saw it. I saw it and it was amazing. Who said I didn't see it? Did Jim say that I didn't see it? I saw it!
Pam

Dwight
It appears that the website has become alive. This happens to computers and robots sometimes. Am I scared of a stupid computer? Please. The computer should be scared of me. I have been salesman of the month for 13 of the last 12 months. You heard me right. I did so well last February that Corporate gave me two plaques in lieu of a pay raise.

What are you doing? I am in the fight of my life against this computer and every sale counts.
Dwight
Kelly
But you get to put the paper in this little shopping cart and then it says, 'Thanks for shopping with Dunder Mifflin!'
Damn it Kelly, it knows! It knows what you did!
Dwight

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All Season 4 Episodes

Episode Title Original Air Date
1/2 Fun Run September 27, 2007
3/4 Dunder Mifflin Infinity October 4, 2007
5/6 Launch Party October 11, 2007
7/8 Money (Coming Soon) October 18, 2007
9 Local Ad (Coming Soon) October 25, 2007
10 Branch Wars (Coming Soon) November 1, 2007
11 Survivor Man (Coming Soon) November 8, 2007
12 The Deposition (Coming Soon) November 15, 2007
13 Dinner Party (Coming Soon) April 10, 2008
14 Chair Model (Coming Soon) April 17, 2008
15 Night Out (Coming Soon) April 24, 2008
16 Did I Stutter? (Coming Soon) May 1, 2008
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