Title: “Classy Christmas”
Original Airdate: December 9, 2010
Toby announces that he’s taking a leave of absence to be a juror in the Scranton Strangler case, and Holly Flax (Amy Ryan) returns to take his place. Michael demands that they throw another Christmas party when Holly returns to the office. He goes overboard trying to plan the perfect party, and then is devastated when he finds out that Holly’s living with her boyfriend, who shows up unexpectedly at the party. Angela brings her new boyfriend, a state senator, whom Oscar thinks is gay. Darryl tries to give his daughter a fun Christmas. Dwight terrorizes Jim with a barrage of snowball attacks.
Original Airdate: January 20, 2011
Michael is excited because Holly’s boyfriend didn’t propose to her even though she gave him an ultimatum, but then he gets upset when he finds out that she’s still in the relationship. He acts out in a typically childish fashion but then apologizes, and Holly ends up calling her boyfriend and saying they need to take a break. Pam tries to get everyone to write down their New Year’s resolutions, but the project backfires and makes everyone annoyed. Darryl, Andy and Dwight try to pick up women at a bookstore and a roller rink.
Title: “The Seminar”
Original Airdate: January 27, 2011
Andy puts on a fake small-business seminar as a ploy to bring in new clients and has to scramble for people to help him. He ends up with Kevin, Kelly and Creed, who turn his seminar into a bit of a disaster. Eventually, though, he pulls through and makes a few sales. Michael concocts a Greek character as a plant for the seminar, and he and Holly bond while preparing the role. Pam and Oscar go overboard trying to help Erin beat Gabe at online Scrabble. (This episode also features a cameo from Ricky Gervais as his character David Brent from the original U.K. version of The Office.)
Title: “The Search”
Original Airdate: February 3, 2011
Ryan and Kelly announce that they’re getting divorced after having gotten married on a drunken whim. On their way back from a sales call, Michael and Jim stop at a gas station so Michael can use the bathroom, and Jim has to leave Michael there when there’s an emergency with Jim and Pam’s daughter. Holly, Erin and Dwight set out to look for Michael, who’s wandering around aimlessly. Holly seems to know by instinct where Michael will be, and she finds him, she admits she misses him, and they kiss.
Original Airdate: February 10, 2011
Michael and Holly are back together and have declared their love for each other, and their excessive public displays of affection in the office make people uncomfortable. Michael starts worrying that he and Holly will break up when she has to move back to Nashua, but she reassures him, and they decide to move in together. Gabe puts together a romantic treasure hunt for Erin for Valentine’s Day, and she enlists Andy to help her out. Jim and Pam go out for a Valentine’s Day lunch and have a little too much to drink, then decide to have sex in the office.
Title: “Threat Level Midnight”
Original Airdate: February 17, 2011
After 11 years of work, Michael has finally finished his homemade action movie Threat Level Midnight, which he premieres for everyone in the office. Pam tells everyone to be respectful and not laugh at the movie. Michael is upset when he thinks Holly doesn’t appreciate his talents as a filmmaker. When he sees people enjoying the movie, though, he gives in to its badness and just has a good time.
Title: “Todd Packer”
Original Airdate: February 24, 2011
Todd Packer decides to come off the road and work as a salesman in the office, and no one except Michael is happy about it. Michael defends Todd to everyone, including Holly -- until Todd insults Holly, and then Michael lets Jim and Dwight send Todd to Florida as a prank. Pam orders a new computer for Erin, and Andy gets upset that she won’t order a computer for him as well, so she makes him a backroom deal.
Title: “Garage Sale”
Original Airdate: March 24, 2011
The office holds a garage sale for employees to sell their unwanted stuff. Michael plans to propose to Holly. Pam, Jim, Ryan and Oscar try to help Michael plan a romantic and not unreasonable proposal. Holly is worried that her parents’ health is failing and decides that she needs to go back home to Colorado, and asks Michael to come with her. He puts together the perfect proposal, and she says yes. Michael then announces that he’ll be leaving Dunder Mifflin and moving to Colorado with Holly.