The Alliance

Amid the rumors of downsizing, Michael tries to raise employee morale with a birthday party, despite the fact that the closest birthday is a month away. As the birthday card for Meredith makes the rounds in the office, Michael struggles to pen the funniest birthday message. Meanwhile, Dwight asks Jim to form a "Survivor"-type alliance so they can protect themselves during the upcoming downsizing. Elsewhere, Oscar collects pledges for his nephew's cerebral palsy charity walk. Michael tops everyone's donation by offering twenty-five dollars - not realizing the donation is per mile - and tries to back track on his generous offer.

Season 1 | Episode 4

Rainn Wilson

Dwight Schrute

John Krasinski

Jim Halpert

Jenna Fischer

Pam Beesly

Leslie David Baker

Stanley Hudson

Brian Baumgartner

Kevin Malone

Angela Kinsey

Angela Martin

Phyllis Smith

Phyllis Vance

Kate Flannery

Meredith Palmer

Oscar Nuñez

Oscar Martinez

B.J. Novak

Ryan Howard

Mindy Kaling

Kelly Kapoor

Ed Helms

Andy Bernard

Paul Lieberstein

Toby Flenderson

Steve Carell

Michael Scott

Craig Robinson

Darryl Philbin

Creed Bratton

Creed Bratton