Dwight ends up punching, blocking, and kicking his own attacks, and ultimately ends up punching himself in the groin, to the bemusement to the members of the office.
Erin says she was also just playing, but appears humiliated as she walks away and later reveals to the camera crew she thought the date was real.
Michael tries to introduce another murder and other twists to the story to pull his staff back into the party.
In the cold open, Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson) instructs the members of the office once a year on the various "changes" that various martial arts have experienced.
Jim Halpert (John Krasinski) pranks Dwight by asking him to demonstrate the moves on himself, because Jim reasons Dwight is the most worthy opponent for himself.
has been on for so many years now (six), shown so many episodes (122), and gone through so many plotlines that it’s easy to forget massive upheavals in the characters’ lives. The show has tended to forget Andy and Angela’s relationship, though, mostly because it ended so abruptly, and so cruelly: After all, Angela’s character was quite horrible to Andy, and to keep her as sympathetic, you had to store that “cheated on Andy with the man who was hosting her wedding” business somewhere out back.
When Michael dated the soccer mom (played by his real-life wife)? Two seasons ago, the story of Andy and Angela’s impending nuptials — and the obviousness of their mismatch — was a primary story line; remember, she was having an affair with Dwight almost up to the very day of the wedding, which was actually going to be held at Schrute Farms.
Jim, however, believes that the entire exercise is pointless.
Andy decides he needs to make a move on Erin (Ellie Kemper) before the day is out, as he may otherwise never see her again due to the possible impending closure of Dunder Mifflin.
Thanks to Pam Halpert (Jenna Fischer), Andy Bernard (Ed Helms), and Phyllis Lapin-Vance (Phyllis Smith), the game becomes a hit.
Everyone present starts to play along, except for Oscar Martinez (Oscar Nunez) who tries to get updates on the situation from corporate and Creed Bratton (Creed Bratton) who shows up late to work and flees after being told he is a suspect in a murder.
Although everyone else goes back to work even more stressed out, Michael refuses to give up, and continues playing the game with Dwight.