Season 3: Episode 34: Diwali
MICHAEL URGES THE ENTIRE OFFICE TO SUPPORT DIVERSITY BY CELEBRATING DIWALI, THE HINDU FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS -- SCRIPT WRITTEN BY SERIES STAR MINDY KALING -- Michael (Golden Globe winner Steve Carell) encourages the entire Scranton branch to support Kelly (Mindy Kaling) and attend a local celebration of Diwali, the Hindu Festival
of Lights. As Ryan (B.J. Novak) nervously faces Kelly’s family at the event, Michael, new girlfriend Carol (guest star Nancy Walls, "The Daily Show"), and the staff sample a range of Indian culture and cuisine. Meanwhile, Andy (Ed Helms) convinces Jim (John Krasinski) to turn a late night of work into a drinking game. Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, Melora Hardin, David Denman, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nuñez, Phyllis Smith and Paul Lieberstein also star, and Ed Helms ("The Daily Show"), Rashida Jones ("Wanted") and Charles Esten ("Whose Line Is It Anyway?") guest star.