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In addition to the old recaps, the author of the fansite Flonkerton will be bringing over their format of recaps, including Pam Pong Scorecards. Also, a new addition to the recap format is Fanfic Recommendations, where we include suggested fanfic that are set during these particular episodes. We are going to need community participation on this one so please feel free to comment on episode posts or in the forum with your fic-recs!
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Season 1 Episode 3
Air Date: April 5, 2005
Writer: Paul Lieberstein
Summary: Michael puts Dwight in charge of picking a new (read: striped down) health care plan; a responsibility that quickly goes to Dwight’s head. After that, Michael struggles to arrange a “surprise” to hopefully offset the staff’s disappointment about the reduced health care benefits.
Previous Round, The Pilot: Jim and Pam are obviously great work buddies, and there are clear hints of an attraction between the two. However, in addition to the obvious issue of Pam being engaged, Pam is quite intimidated by the newly arrived cameras, resulting in a final score of Zero.
Pam Pong Scorecard
Episode 102: Diversity Day
A little flirting occurs when Pam talks to Jim about FreeCell: +2
Due to the seminars and Jim’s client, Pam and Jim don’t really get to interact much during “Diversity Day” -2
But the camera catches them glancing at/standing next to each other a couple times: +1
Season 1 Episode 2
Air Date: March 29, 2005
Writer: B.J. Novak
Summary: After the company sends a “sensitivity” trainer for a diversity seminar, Michael creates his own seminar complete with his special brand of insensitive sensitivity. Jim is constantly interrupted while trying to close his biggest sale of the year.
Pam Pong is a supplementation to the episode recaps, listing the Jim/Pam actions of each episode and giving each action a point value. Mostly silly, shippy fun but also a little check list of JAM moments.
Pam Pong Scorecard
Episode 101: The Pilot
Our very first interaction is Jim leaning on Pam desk, giggling and goofing on Angela’s cat party: +2
Pam perks up when she says in her talking head that Jim thinks her drawings are good: +1
Jim knows Pam’s favorite yogurt flavor: +1
And Pam blushes and grins at Jim’s knowing about “mixed berries”: +2
Season 1 Episode 1
Air Date: March 24, 2005
Writer: Greg Daniels (original UK Office by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant) “The Pilot”
Summary: A documentary crew arrives at Dunder-Mifflin Paper Inc in Scranton, Pennsylvania to begin filming the misadventures of Michael Scott. Among Michael’s employ are Dwight the eternally loyal Assistant (to the) Regional Manager, Ryan the bewildered temp, Jim the bored salesman, and Pam the shy receptionist.
Here are links to all the old MTT recaps, written by JennyContinue reading
Talk to me, Tivo: For the first time, we see what happens over eight weeks of the summer, as a Dunder Mifflin weight loss initiative causes the branch to diet and become obsessed with their weight. Michael pursues a friendship with his new HR rep, Holly. Jim misses Pam who attends art school in New York.