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Recap / The Office USS 3 E 21 Womens Appreciation

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After Phyllis is flashed in the parking lot, Michael tries to show his appreciation for the office women, by taking them to the mall.

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  • Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: For Michael some of Jan's "cons" are that she wears too much make up, that she is flat-chested and insecure about her body, and that he's unhappy when he's with her.
  • Call-Back: To "Chistmas Party," when Meredith flashed Michal.
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  • Cringe Comedy: Michael's "flasher" routine. Everyone is suitably disgusted.
  • Double Standard: Abuse, Female on Male : Averted. When Michael describes his relationship with Jan, the office ladies are appropriately horrified.
  • Freudian Slip: Dwight calls Phyllis "Phallus."
  • Safe Word : Jan and Michael have one, although Jan pretends she doesn't hear it.

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