Crazy Random Happenstance (superfrayed) wrote in theoffice_us,
Crazy Random Happenstance

taken from the watercooler

The Office
"Somebody did something bad to Michael's carpet. Maybe that's all we need to know." Oh, come now, Pam — you know that's not how we do things here. Admittedly, I'm a little turned off that the bulk of this week's story revolves around some good old-fashioned potty humor (or, I suppose, looks-like-somebody-missed-the-potty humor), but seeing as how my adoration for all things Dunder-Mifflin knows no bounds, I'm more than willing to appreciate the episode's finer, non-poo-related points. For starters, how hilarious is Mindy Kaling? Finally, we get a major peek into background-player Kelly's world, from her closet engineer's shortcomings to her lusty designs on Ryan the temp. ("I mean, I'm not a slut, but who knows?") I daresay she's got the chops to enter into the sitcom motormouth pantheon, right up there with Six from Blossom and Vanessa Huxtable's second-best friend, Kara. Meanwhile, Jim's continued looks of desperation to the camera (and by "camera," I mean me) offer up a subtle change this week — amazingly enough, you can totally tell the difference between I-can't-believe-how-asinine-my-boss-is and I-can't-believe-my-coworker-won't-shut-up. Of course, the hopeless romantic in me (she's in there somewhere, I promise) finds a thousand times more pleasure in that tiniest of grins that crosses Jim's face as he realizes Pam hasn't been ignoring him all day, she's just been leaving him a series of delightfully banal voice mails. Trust me, Jim: You may be hearing "beep," but you and I both know that really means "I love you." It's like The Princess Bride, but with Post-its. — Chana Shwadlenak

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