In the episode, Michael excitedly starts a Willy Wonka-inspired promotional gimmick providing discounts to customers who receive golden tickets, then tries to blame the idea on Dwight when the promotion appears to cost the company a large amount of money. In a B story, Kevin receives conflicting romantic advice from Andy, Jim and Pam.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these television series...

The Golden Girls

This Television Series is referred to by Golden Ticket part of The Office Season 5
Michael asks the office for more good ideas, like his 'Golden Ticket' plan. Andy offers the ideas of "Golden Girls. That's a golden ticket idea, right, I mean how great was that show? Golden Grahams. Another, is it -- I don't get this... "
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It refers to these movies...

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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This Movie is referred to by Golden Ticket part of The Office Season 5
Michael has an idea to enhance sales. He wants to send out 5 golden tickets hidden in the paper boxes to the clients. He introduces his idea to the office, dressed as Willy Wonka.
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

The Office Season 5

# Title Air Date
The Office
5:1 Weight Loss Sep 25, 2008
5:2 Business Ethics Oct 9, 2008
5:3 Baby Shower Oct 16, 2008
5:4 Crime Aid Oct 23, 2008
5:5 Employee Transfer Oct 30, 2008
5:6 Customer Survey Nov 6, 2008
5:7 Business Trip Nov 13, 2008
5:8 Frame Toby Nov 20, 2008
5:9 The Surplus Dec 4, 2008
5:10 Moroccan Christmas Dec 11, 2008
5:11 The Duel Jan 15, 2009
5:12 Prince Family Paper Jan 22, 2009
5:13 Stress Relief Feb 1, 2009
5:14 Lecture Circuit (Part 1) Feb 5, 2009
5:15 Lecture Circuit (Part 2) Feb 12, 2009
5:16 Blood Drive Mar 5, 2009
5:17 Golden Ticket Mar 12, 2009
5:18 New Boss Mar 19, 2009
5:19 Two Weeks Mar 26, 2009
5:20 Dream Team Apr 9, 2009
5:21 Michael Scott Paper Company Apr 9, 2009
5:22 Heavy Competition Apr 16, 2009
5:23 Broke Apr 23, 2009
5:24 Casual Friday Apr 30, 2009
5:25 Cafe Disco May 7, 2009
5:26 Company Picnic May 14, 2009

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The Golden Ticket


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