10: 10. The Office: The Injury – “Don’t photobomb your kid’s X-ray!”
People put all sorts of things on burns. Butter… mayonnaise… mustard.
This week we discuss the medical accuracy of “The Injury,” S02E12 of The Office – and for once, we’re talking mostly about what a show gets right! This episode does an excellent job depicting the progression of Dwight’s concussion, and while Michael does everything wrong in treating his burnt foot, the things he gets wrong are all mistakes Jackson and other doctors see patients making on a regular basis.
Link to Reddit discussion: https://www.reddit.com/r/Screenwriting/comments/dbfge2/the_offices_the_injury_gets_almost_all_the/