The Office, "The Seminar": Best Lines of the Night
Andy is planning a small business seminar, and he recruits his fellow employees to help with a few presentations. Jim declines after a childhood friend unexpectedly appears, then Dwight, Phyllis, and Stanley also back out. As a result, Andy has to call in for backup: Kevin, Kelly, Ryan, and Creed. Though they may lack public speaking skills, they make up for it with plenty of passion! Meanwhile, Michael is doing a little strategizing of his own. He creates a fake Greek persona, "Mykonos," as a way to generate interest in Andy's seminar and to win Holly back. There's also a heated Scrabble game between Gabe and Erin, although the only words Erin can think up are animal-related.
I chuckled throughout the episode, so let's take a look at some of the best quotes. I've listed a handful of my favorites when you
- Dwight: "You promised us whales, these are worms."
Andy: "They're not worms, Dwight. They're just people with tiny businesses. They're baby whales, which is even cuter."
- "The winner gets to pick the movie we watch. I have won no games. So far, I've seen The Shining, Rosemary's Baby, The Ring — not really my thing. Although, I do like the early parts of the movies where they have a perfect family and everything." — The always cheery Erin, explaining her Scrabble game with Gabe
- "There are some people who have charm, and some people who don't. Guess which type I am? Charm type." — Kevin, who tries his best to give a rousing presentation, beginning with Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train"
- "It is important to brand yourself, so I have a couple of things in the works: the business bitch, the diet bitch, the shopping bitch, the etiquette bitch." — Kelly, who clearly has more business savvy than anyone gives her credit for
- "Two eyes, two ears, a chin, a mouth, ten fingers, two nipples, a butt, two knee caps, a penis. I have just described to you the loch ness monster, and the award for his capture? All the riches in Scotland. So I have one question: why are you here?" — Creed, giving his motivational speech to the seminar's students
- "Where's your jet pack, Zuckerberg?" — Jim's childhood friend, Tom, ridiculing Jim for calling him dumb when they were kids (nice Facebook/Social Network reference!)
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