Basketball: Episode 1.05

105-basketball-bigger“Basketball”
Season 1 Episode 5
Air Date: April 19, 2005
Writer: Greg Daniels
Summary:
After discovering the warehouse has a basketball hoop, Michael initiate a basketball game between the office and warehouse staffs. Rivalry escalates when it’s decided the losing team will have to come in on Saturday.

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Pam Pong Round 4: The Alliance

104-pp-biggerPrevious Round, Health Care: Jim and Pam display some playful banter and have an overall positive, if not remarkable, round, ending in a score of +3

Pam Pong Scorecard
Episode 104: The Alliance

Jim goes straight to Pam to work on pranking Dwight: +2
Pam agrees to help, coming up with the idea of having Dwight overhear “information” she tells Jim: +2
Jim’s crush slips out a little when he says, “she’s so great” to the camera: +2
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The Alliance: Episode 1.04

104-alliance-bigger“The Alliance”
Season 1 Episode 4
Air Date: April 12, 2005
Writer: Michael Schur
Summary: A golden opportunity for Jim and Pam to prank Dwight arises when Dwight asks Jim to form an “alliance” to find out about downsizing rumors. Meanwhile, in order to boost moral, Michael puts together a surprise (and very early) birthday party for a co-worker.

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Pam Pong Round 3: Health Care

103-pp-biggerPrevious Round, Diversity Day: Thanks to diversity seminars there wasn’t much Jim and Pam interaction, and Jim was having an awful day until Pam fell asleep on his shoulder, leading Jim to conclude it was “not a bad day.” Final score: +8

Pam Pong Scorecard
Episode 103: Health Care

Jim starts the episode at Pam’s desk, talking about TV: +1
Pam takes a jab at Jim by saying she didn’t see the show Jim was talking about because she “has a life”: – 2
But Jim quickly retaliates and makes Pam laugh: +1
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Health Care: Episode 1.03

103-healthcare-bigger“Health Care”
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.

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Pam Pong Round 2: Diversity Day

102-pp-biggerPrevious 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
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Diversity Day: Episode 1.02

102-diversity-bigger“Diversity Day”
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.

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Pam Pong Round 1: The Pilot

101-pp-biggerPam 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
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