Andrew Baines "Andy" Bernard (born in 1973; Walter Bernard, Jr.) is a fictional character from the U.S. comedy television series, The Office. Andy is portrayed by Ed Helms. He has no counterpart in the original British version of the series. He is introduced as the Regional Director in Charge of Sales at the Stamford branch of paper distribution company Dunder Mifflin in the third season premiere when Jim Halpert transfers, ultimately merging with the Scranton branch in the episode "The Merger" later in the season. He becomes Regional Manager at the Scranton branch courtesy of Robert California in the eighth season premiere following the departure of Michael Scott and Deangelo Vickers, although temporarily is fired and replaced by Nellie Bertram before his reinstatement by new CEO David Wallace.
His character is insecure from a strained parental relationship, yet demonstrates self-centered and arrogant attitudes. He often references his education at Cornell University, where he was a part of an a cappella group that contributes toward his love for theatrics like singing. Andy demonstrates sycophantic attitude toward his superiors as well as severe anger management issues. He becomes involved in long-term but failed relationship with accountant Angela Martin, but later finds a deeper connection with receptionist Erin Hannon, whom he finally unites with for good in the eighth season episode "Get the Girl".
His character was named one of the most annoying TV characters of 2011 by Vulture magazine.
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