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Recap / The Office USS 2 E 15 Boys And Girls

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Jan holds a "Women in the Workplace" seminar with the women from Dunder-Mifflin. Michael is jealous at being shut out of his conference room. He heads down to the warehouse, where the workers want to form a union. Pam starts to think about art classes.

Air date: Feb. 2, 2006


  • Armor-Piercing Question: After Roy shoots down her dream of taking art classes, Pam is sitting by herself in the break room. Jim confronts her about it.
    You've got to take a chance on something sometime, Pam. Do you want to be a receptionist here, always?
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  • Battle of the Sexes: Michael tries to turn the day into this.
  • Bookshelf Dominoes: Michael drives the forklift into a row of bookshelves, that fall over in sequence.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: While the others snicker into their hands, Kelly winks at the camera.
  • Carpet of Virility: Michael unbuttons his shirt, causing Darryl to refer to him as "Hasselhoff."
  • Ironic Echo: Michael speaks to Jan in a very condescending way, which she repeats back to him.
    The consequences are, everyone will lose their job. What do you think the...pros...are?
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Literally with Michael. His antics in the warehouse cause them to have to reset a two-and-a-half year record of no time loss in workplace accidents.
  • Slut-Shaming: Played with. When Jan advises the women to "dress for success," Angela thinks Jan aspires to be a whore.

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