Through the years, there were many criticisms levied at Jim Halpert, whether or not it’s as a result of his borderline creepy pursuit of Pam, his bullying of Dwight, or as a result of questionable dating choices made — reminiscent of purchasing his folks space with out chatting with Pam about it first. Alternatively, if there’s something that Jim completely merits to be dragged over the coals for, it’s seeking to quit Pam on the dinner birthday party.
Jim comes up with an liniency to reduce, faking a telephone name the place he learns that his condominium has been flooded. Although he to begin with tries to deliver Pam with him, Michael notes that they don’t each want to reduce. Jim takes an ever-so-brief month to evaluate the status and makes a decision that it’s too dire not to snatch this chance to leaving, and he will get in a position to go out the door. However Pam’s no longer having it, and he or she cleverly issues out that he should buy pristine issues, however he can’t purchase a pristine birthday party, forcing Jim to stick. However within the Superfan trim of the episode, he throws Pam underneath the bus prior to that.
Then studying that they nonetheless have hours till the meal is able to consume, Pam and Jim are ravenous. A restored scene presentations Jim and Pam munching on some roughly snack bar within the hallway upstairs, till they’re all at once interrupted through Jan, who’s disenchanted that they’re consuming one thing else prior to dinner. Since Pam is protecting the meals in query, Jim doesn’t hesitate to mention, “I didn’t eat anything, Jan,” revealing every other alternative the place Jim opted to avoid wasting himself moment throwing Pam to the wolves.