Michael anticipates the news regarding the status of Holly and A.J.'s relationship. He later calls for a counseling session with Holly. Meanwhile, Pam puts up a New Years resolution board in the office so everyone can post their resolutions.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

Ants Marching
performed by Dave Matthews Band

This Song is played in The Ultimatum part of The Office Season 7
Andy is the only person left at the skating rink. The DJ tells him this, asking if there is anything special he wants to hear. Andy requests Dave Matthews Band, but says he doesn't want any of the hits, only the deep cuts. The DJ promptly plays "What Would You Say".

Car Wash
performed by Rose Royce

This Song is played in The Ultimatum part of The Office Season 7
Darryl, Dwight and Ryan are on their way home from the bookstore. Dwight still wants to stick to his new year's resolution of 'meeting a loose woman'. He tries to stop at a strip club, but Darryl says no. They end up at the Roller Rink, skating to this song.

My Life Would Suck Without You
performed by Kelly Clarkson

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This Song is played in The Ultimatum part of The Office Season 7
Michael and Erin celebrate in his office, after finding out that Holly is not yet engaged, after giving her boyfriend the ultimatum of a proposal, or breaking up with him. He plays this song in a pre-recorded video of himself.

It refers to these movies...

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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This Movie is referred to by The Ultimatum part of The Office Season 7
Michael and Holly have an entire conversation, each speaking in the voice of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

The Office Season 7

# Title Air Date
The Office
7:1 Nepotism Sep 23, 2010
7:2 Counseling Sep 30, 2010
7:3 Andy's Play Oct 7, 2010
7:4 Sex Ed Oct 14, 2010
7:5 The Sting Oct 21, 2010
7:6 Costume Contest Oct 28, 2010
7:7 Christening Nov 4, 2010
7:8 Viewing Party Nov 11, 2010
7:9 WUPHF.com Nov 18, 2010
7:10 China Dec 2, 2010
7:11 Classy Christmas Dec 9, 2010
7:13 The Ultimatum Jan 20, 2011
7:14 The Seminar Jan 27, 2011
7:15 The Search Feb 3, 2011
7:16 PDA Feb 10, 2011
7:17 Threat Level Midnight Feb 17, 2011
7:18 Todd Packer Feb 24, 2011
7:19 Garage Sale Mar 24, 2011
7:20 Michael's Last Dundies Apr 21, 2011
7:21 Goodbye, Michael Apr 28, 2011
7:23 The Inner Circle May 5, 2011
7:24 Dwight K. Schrute, (Acting) Manager May 12, 2011
7:25 Search Committee May 19, 2011
7:26 Search Committee, Part 2 May 19, 2011

composed by Johann Johannsson

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Season:  1  / Episode:  8