In "Double Date", Ryan is shown to have begun photography as a hobby, and gets Kelly to pose topless. Ryan's contribution to the office workers' version of "Season of Love" is that Michael helped him get off drugs. In early episodes, he is shown to be uncomfortable with his professional relationship with his boss, Michael Scott. Michael gives Ryan a $400 iPod for the staff's Christmas Secret Santa exchange, despite the 20-dollar limit.

During Dwight and Angela's wedding in the series finale, Ryan shows up with a baby son named Drake, stunning Kelly. In a deposition following Jan's lawsuit against Dunder Mifflin, the lawyers discovered Michael's obsession with Ryan in his diary, as he considers Ryan "just as hot as Jan, but in a different way" ("The Deposition").

Ryan and Kelly then run away from the wedding together. Ryan Howard | In the episode "Gossip", after Jim announces that Pam is pregnant, Ryan yells out, "Don't get it vaccinated.". Ryan later tells Kelly that she overreacts sometimes when Kelly begs Kevin not to accept Todd's apology saying that Ryan makes fake apologies to her all the time. Goldenface | Ryan James Howard (born November 19, 1979 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a baseball player who plays for the Philadelphia Phillies, and in 2006 won the National League MVP.He graduated from Lafayette High School in 1998 and attended Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University). However, after Ryan was promoted to his Corporate post as a Vice President of Sales for the company, he began behaving in a self-absorbed and egotistical manner, causing Jim to lose much respect for him. [5] He became just the fifth minor league player since 1956 to hit at least 46 home runs. Jim is also shown to be delighted when Ryan was arrested for sales fraud and is relieved that his job is finally safe from Ryan's paranoid business practices. Born In "The Dundies", Michael gives Ryan the "Hottest in the Office" award and slaps Ryan's buttocks after congratulating him. [59] However, Howard struggled against the New York Yankees during the 2009 World Series, surpassing Willie Wilson's record by striking out 13 times in the series.

Despite his superior education, Ryan is not a good salesman—his first client tells him to flat out that he does not like him. Ryan and Kelly make amends in "Weight Loss", and Ryan indicates a renewed interest in her. Dwight then cons Ryan into giving him a box worth of the Pesto by trading him Stanley's old photo album (by commenting that only people like James Franco would want something like that sitting on their bookshelf). When Michael gets Ryan's cell phone number, he constantly prank calls Ryan with crude impersonations of various celebrities and also pretends to be Ryan's mad girlfriend ("The Fight"). Society for American Baseball Research, San Diego, California. [44] Howard drove in his 100th run of the 2008 season on August 11, against the Los Angeles Dodgers, marking his third consecutive season with at least 100 RBI. Belying his attempt to maintain a hip facade, Ryan's apartment is a tiny unkempt studio. "[6] In interviews during the retrospective airing prior to "Finale (The Office)," Kaling and Novak revealed that their characters' turbulent on-again, off-again relationship was inspired by their relationship in the writers' room where they were best friends but often argued.

[74], Howard entered the 2014 season feeling rejuvenated, and looking to utilize the whole field, rather than exclusively pull the ball, as he had done in recent years. Portrayed by Ryan was hired to replace Tom Peets, an employee who had lost a battle with depression and committed suicide shortly before the start of the series. Upon his return, the two do not rekindle their relationship, however, they constantly flirt and bicker with each other on Twitter. It's a puzzle as to why they're still together, but I think Ryan loves being loved-- even though he won't admit it. David Wallace decides to buy them out. As Todd Packer has too many DWIs and can't drive, Michael has Ryan drive Packer around all day. [103], On January 5, 2016, it was announced that Howard had filed a lawsuit suing Al Jazeera for defamation following the publication's release of the documentary "The Dark Side: Secrets of the Sports Dopers", which linked Howard and Washington Nationals infielder Ryan Zimmerman, among others, to a clinic that allegedly distributed steroids and HGH. In a deleted scene, Michael is in bed with Ryan asking "Do you miss us?," to which Ryan declines to answer. Seasons After Stanley leaves the kitchen, Ryan gives Jim the advice to take a day off from the whole "Jim shtick" and to try caring about something for once. He was hitting .266, with 11 home runs and 43 RBI, at the time of his injury. During "The Initiation", Dwight takes Ryan on a series of bizarre tests to prove himself a worthy salesman. Biographical Information [7] Howard's #29 was retired by the Lakewood Blueclaws in 2010. However, he does not approach her. Arrogant Egotist Howard spent his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career playing for the Philadelphia Phillies, from 2004 to 2016. In "Michael's Last Dundies", he is shown to be hurt that Danny Cordray broke his streak of winning the "Hottest in the Office" award, although he tries to hide it. He first puts a shocked Jim on "warning" for all of his pranks on Dwight, flirting with Pam, and inadequate sales figures, then pressures Jim to record a huge in-person sale as one made through Dunder Mifflin Infinity. After Ryan was released from prison, he returns as a fill in for Pam after she goes to design school and immediately apologizes to Jim, albeit in a very cynical and egotistical fashion, but Jim accepts his apology regardless, though not without sarcastically mocking him regardless (in his apology, Ryan expresses pride in "giving back to the community", to which Jim responds "You're talking about your court-ordered community service?"). While Jim thinks he is referring to the applicants outside of the office, Ryan says he meant an "outsider" as someone who is on the margins of society and suggests a homeless person. [4][5] On July 31, he was promoted to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons of the Class AAA International League. Roy Anderson | However, Ryan still exhibits the ego issues he developed in the fourth season.

Later, when Stanley harshly berates Jim for not taking the search for a new manager seriously and informs him that the new boss will probably be his last, Ryan comments in mock seriousness that he believes Stanley will live forever. Howard was rewarded for his effort by being named NL Rookie of the Year, the fourth Phillie to win the award.

In "Spooked", he dresses up as Jesse Pinkman, a character from Breaking Bad.

Pilot [82][83] On June 1, manager Pete Mackanin announced his plans to keep Howard on the bench so as to give Joseph, a rookie, more playing time at first base. He asks both. In the sixth-season premiere, "Gossip", Ryan's appearance has changed back to his more traditional look – black hair and no longer with a noticeable tan. Bonding with Pam and Michael over the company's relative success and through the close quarters, Ryan becomes more active and involved. The home run traveled 496 feet (151 m) and was hit off Sergio Mitre of the Florida Marlins. He says he wants guidance and leadership, but does not want the new manager to boss him around. Ryan, who is clearly enjoying Dwight's situation, openly says that he felt terrorized. B. J. Novak has stated that Ryan and Kelly are going strong, well into the third season: "I think Ryan and Kelly is a relationship that everyone has been in. In the episode "Spooked", Ryan and Kelly are seen standing next to each other and talking. ", "Listen, Temp."

This included the second of a first-inning set of back-to-back-to-back Philadelphia home runs. He briefly flirts with Erin when he learns she is planning to remain in Florida, but after she says he could join her as roommates and possibly begin dating in six months, he coldly states he is in love with Kelly. On June 27, Howard hit a 461-foot (141 m) home run,[30] and became the fastest player in Major League Baseball history to hit 100 home runs. In the years after the collapse of Umbrella, Tyler was reported dead in a viral outbreak in Rochester, Minnesota. He first appears in the series premiere. He was a two-time NL home run champion (2006, 2008), and became the fastest player to reach both the 100 and 200 home run milestones in MLB history, passing the marks in 2007 and 2009, respectively.

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When offered a job for Corporate in the season 3 finale, Ryan relocates to New York City and adopts a nouveau riche persona: becoming extroverted, growing a beard, wearing nice suits and getting $200 haircuts. [73], On July 8, 2013, Howard went on the disabled list, missing 6–8 weeks with a torn left meniscus.

Reaching 52 home runs in the game, Howard also broke Ralph Kiner's 1947 record for home runs in a sophomore season, becoming just the second batter to hit 50 home runs in a second season.

Ryan is also in the group that helps Michael think of a good way to propose to Holly. Dave (uncle) Carol (aunt) Lucas (uncle)Sally Howard (mother) However, he also holds up a sign for his picture making a romantic overture to a random blonde woman he'd met in Scranton. Alias Ryan meets Kelly and Ravi and when Kelly believes that the baby, named Drake, is named after the hip hop artist, Ryan tells her that his name is a mix between Drew and Blake.

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Novak, who also writes for the show, commenting on the fourth season, said, "We wanted him to dress as obnoxious as possible.

[70], On July 6, 2012, Howard was activated for his first game of the 2012 season, in which he went 2-for-4 with a double in a 5-0 Phillies loss. Ryan tries to weasel more money from Michael but is caught by surprise when Michael tells all the other investors that while he will not agree to divest their WUPHF holdings (they need Michael's assent because he holds more than 50% of the shares) he does think Ryan is shallow and a bad friend and Ryan looks horrified when Michael says he has those nine days to make things right. He posted a .282 batting average with two home runs and five RBI; he also hit five doubles, drew two walks, and was hit by a pitch. Upon Jim's return to Scranton after the branch merger, there is a moment of awkwardness when Jim casually sets up at his former desk, only to learn that it now belongs to Ryan—who refuses to give the desk back to Jim, the first hint at a rivalry between the two. Things finally improve a little between the two for most of season five, but they deteriorate anew in season six when Ryan does not take Jim's new position as co-manager seriously. [8], Howard had 42 plate appearances in 19 games with the Phillies in 2004. Though Howard did not compete in the 2007 MLB All-Star Game, he was chosen to compete in the 2007 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby for the second straight year in order to defend his title. Howard went 0 for 1 with a groundout in the All Star Game. GenderMale OccupationTemp, Receptionist, Former Vice President of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, Inc., N.E. Ryan has an on-again, off-again relationship with office chatterbox Kelly Kapoor. Despite the promotion, Michael still treats Ryan as his personal assistant.

He is eager to show off his newfound wealth. He has let his meteoric rise go to his head, having bought a fancy sports car and fallen into cocaine use. In "Christening", he makes fun of the Youth Group pastor. In the season nine premiere, Toby Flenderson says that after Kelly got engaged to Dr. Ravi and moved to Miami (Ohio), Ryan suddenly resigned and decided to pursue IT prospects in the "Silicon Prairie" of southwestern Ohio. Ryan shows more immoral traits in "Garage Sale" when he sells jars of his mother's homemade Pesto sauce, which she intended to just be for family, for his own profits. In "The Fire", when the office is playing the game "Who would you do?" Ryan seems to genuinely appreciate the gift. As much black as possible.