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Now that Jerry is leaving, the department needs a new [[ButtMonkey Jerry]] - someone who will be the butt of jokes. Everyone is nervous about becoming the new Jerry. Tom, despite being extremely careful, makes a verbal slip and everyone else immediately make him the new Jerry. His attempts to make Andy the new Jerry fail because, as Donna puts it, Andy doesn't get embarrassed by anything. Tom asks Ron to hire an intern, but the intern is too perfect to be a Jerry. Finally, Ron decides to bring Jerry back a couple of times a week so that Tom won't have to be the office's buttmonkey.

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Now that Jerry is leaving, gone, the department needs a new [[ButtMonkey Jerry]] - someone who will be the butt of jokes. Everyone is nervous about becoming the new Jerry. Tom, despite being extremely careful, makes a verbal slip and everyone else immediately make designates him the new Jerry. His attempts to make Andy the new Jerry fail because, as Donna puts it, Andy doesn't get embarrassed by anything. Tom asks Ron to hire an intern, but the intern is too perfect to be a Jerry. Finally, Ron decides to bring Jerry back a couple of times a week so that Tom won't have to be the office's buttmonkey.

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* RunningGag: After Gayle Gergich appeared, Ben takes to asking just how she and Jerry got together. Here, he wonders if she's a DeepCoverAgent.


Ann and Chris go to the fertility clinic and are asked if they want to "donate" now. They agree at first but get cold feet and run off. After some discussion, they decide to try for a baby the natural way and wonder if they should be a couple again.

Now that Jerry is leaving, the department needs a new [[ButtMonkey Jerry]] - someone who will be the butt of jokes. Everyone is nervous about becoming the new Jerry. Tom, despite being extremely careful, makes a verbal slip and everyone else immediately make him the new Jerry. His attempts to make Andy the new Jerry fail because, as Donna puts it, Andy doesn't get embarrassed by anything. Tom asks Ron to hire an intern, but the intern is too perfect to be a Jerry. Finally, Ron decides to bring Jerry back a couple of times a week so that Ron won't have to be the Jerry.

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Ann and Chris go to the fertility clinic and are asked if they want to "donate" now. They agree at first but get cold feet and run off. After some discussion, they realize they still have feelings for each other and decide to try for a make the baby the natural way and wonder if they should be a couple again.

old-fashioned way.

Now that Jerry is leaving, the department needs a new [[ButtMonkey Jerry]] - someone who will be the butt of jokes. Everyone is nervous about becoming the new Jerry. Tom, despite being extremely careful, makes a verbal slip and everyone else immediately make him the new Jerry. His attempts to make Andy the new Jerry fail because, as Donna puts it, Andy doesn't get embarrassed by anything. Tom asks Ron to hire an intern, but the intern is too perfect to be a Jerry. Finally, Ron decides to bring Jerry back a couple of times a week so that Ron Tom won't have to be the Jerry.
office's buttmonkey.



* LaserGuidedKarma: Tom, who's usually the most antagonistic towards Jerry, becomes the office's designated {{Buttmonkey}}.

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* LaserGuidedKarma: Tom, who's usually the most antagonistic towards Jerry, becomes the office's designated {{Buttmonkey}}.{{Buttmonkey}}.
* TenMinuteRetirement: Jerry retires, but is brought back on board (though it's not full time).
* TheyDo: After going through several ups and downs, Ann and Chris officially get together.

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Leslie finds out Jerry is retiring and looks through his file. Seeing that he had a lot of dreams when he was first hired, she tries to help him fulfill some of them, but nothing really turns out the way she hoped. She visits him at his home and has breakfast with him and his family. Jerry is grateful for her efforts and tells her that he has a happy life.

Ann and Chris go to the fertility clinic and are asked if they want to "donate" now. They agree at first but get cold feet and run off. After some discussion, they decide to try for a baby the natural way and wonder if they should be a couple again.

Now that Jerry is leaving, the department needs a new [[ButtMonkey Jerry]] - someone who will be the butt of jokes. Everyone is nervous about becoming the new Jerry. Tom, despite being extremely careful, makes a verbal slip and everyone else immediately make him the new Jerry. His attempts to make Andy the new Jerry fail because, as Donna puts it, Andy doesn't get embarrassed by anything. Tom asks Ron to hire an intern, but the intern is too perfect to be a Jerry. Finally, Ron decides to bring Jerry back a couple of times a week so that Ron won't have to be the Jerry.

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* ContinuityNod: In [[Recap/ParksAndRecreationS02E19 "Park Safety"]], Jerry reveals that he has two years until he retires with full benefits and pension, a fact he brings up a few more times throughout the show. He later retires in this episode.
* LaserGuidedKarma: Tom, who's usually the most antagonistic towards Jerry, becomes the office's designated {{Buttmonkey}}.

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