The Office: 15 Crazy Secrets About Jim And Pam’s Relationship
Everyone and their mother is obsessed with Jim and Pam. final season of The Office focuses a lot on the relationship between Jim and Pam. He could have fooled us, though, because not only was their chemistry When you think of The Office and Jim and Pam's relationship. Over nine seasons, The Office gave us quirky character after quirky This list examines aspects of Jim and Pam's relationship that don't make.
He said recently in an interview that it was because of something producer Greg Daniels of The Office said to him when he was on the show that was the reason for how authentic the film was.
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Your job is just to deliver the lines and whether people find it funny is up to them and if people find it sad when you say nice things or cry when you say nice things to Pam, that's up to them, too.
Apparently, all that practice with being super romantic to Pam paid off in the end. And honestly, it is very rare that anyone feels like they knew they were going to marry someone they just started dating. But that was not the case for Jim Halpert. So whether or not you are on a skeptic of love at first sight or not, you have to admit that Jim and Pam's love story is one for the ages.
Whether it's because they are just immensely busy in their personal or professional lives, or they just drift apart, there's always a reason why they don't tend to stay close. But then there are the rare instances out there.
Especially when you work with someone for an extended period of time because you often will strike up a bond that is extremely hard to break. Because of all of those factors, that made John and Jenna inseparable friends for life. They share a bond over their time on The Office together and will now be friends for a lifetime. If that's not adorable, I don't know what is. Well, Dwight would say that he was his nemesis at least. Jim, on the other hand, just enjoyed getting under his skin for the fun of it.
There was the time he put his stapler in a jello mold or the time he wrapped all of his desk and supplies in wrapping paper as a "Christmas present. A lot of the time when he would put these pranks into action, it was with the help of Pam.
But obviously, they definitely learned morse code for that purpose alone. The couple the pranks together, stays together, as evidenced by Jim and Pam. She insisted she was fine but was forced to check it out at the hospital anyway. But while she was there, she found out she was pregnant, which resulted in a classicly sweet Jim moment.
He was beyond ecstatic to hear the news, and all of season six then resulted in a lot of storylines surrounding Pam's pregnancy. So when Pam gave birth to Cecelia Halpert, the entire office was there in support. It was a fantastic moment not only for the Halperts but for Michael and the rest of the office as well.
The only problem was that Pam had a little trouble getting her daughter to drink her milk. This ended up making Jim feel very uncomfortable because the consultant turned out to be a man, and he had to get a little handsy with Pam to actually help her with her child.
This scenario is beyond ironic and amusing seeing as Jim was playing the jealous husband at that moment on the show when her real-life husband was the one assisting her with his touch. The same was the case when casting was happening for The Office.
Additionally, Kathryn Hahn auditioned for the role of Pam. It would have been odd, in retrospect, to see any of those actors in these now iconic roles that we know John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, and Rainn Wilson for. But what is truly surprising is the fact that the people casting the show actually wanted John Krasinski to audition for the role of Dwight Schrute, rather than Jim Halpert. A lot of the time the cliffhanger had everything to do with a milestone in Jim and Pam's relationship.
In the season 2 finale, they finally kissed and we were all left wondering what that meant for them now. Would Pam call off her wedding to Roy? Would they finally start dating? We soon got our answer in season 3, when Jim was now at the Stamford branch, and Pam and Roy ended up eventually calling off the wedding. But the season 3 finale was an even greater torture. Jim had left his interview with David Wallace to go back to Scranton and ask Pam on a date While he is asked how he "would function here in New York", Jim is shown to have his mind back in Scranton, still distracted by the thought of Pam.
Jim withdraws his name from consideration and drives back to the office, where he interrupts a talking head Pam is doing for the documentary crew by asking her out for dinner. She happily accepts, visibly moved, abandoning a train of thought about how she would be fine if Jim got the job and never came back to Scranton.
Karen quits soon after, becoming the regional manager at Dunder Mifflin's Utica branch. Seasons 4—6[ edit ] In Season 4, Pam retains the assertiveness she developed in the third season.
She wears her hair down and has updated her old dowdy wardrobe. In the season 4 premiere, " Fun Run ", Jim and Pam confess that they have started dating after the camera crew catches them kissing. The office ultimately learns of their relationship in " Dunder Mifflin Infinity ". In " Chair Model ", after teasing Pam about his impending proposal, Jim tells the documentary crew he is not kidding around about an engagement and shows them a ring he bought a week after he and Pam started dating.
In the next few episodes, Jim fake-proposes to Pam multiple times. In an interview later in the episode, Jim announces that he will propose to Pam that evening. Just as Jim is preparing to propose, however, Andy Bernard stands up and makes his own impromptu proposal to Angela.
Having had his thunder stolen by Andy, Jim reluctantly puts the ring back in his jacket pocket, leaving Pam visibly disappointed as she was expecting Jim to propose that night. In this episode, Jim proposes in the pouring rain at a rest stop, saying that he "can't wait". In " Business Trip ", Pam learns that she is failing one of her classes and will have to remain in New York another three months to retake it. Although Jim is supportive and tells her he will wait for her to come back "the right way", she ultimately makes the decision to return home, saying that she realized she hated graphic design and missed Scranton.
A deleted scene for the episode shows Jim looking through Pam's graphic design projects, which he thinks are "cool", as well as a notebook filled with pencil sketches, which he finds a lot more impressive than her graphic design projects, implying her talents lie in hand-drawn works. When David Wallace makes an offer to buy the company Michael negotiates in order to get their jobs at Dunder Mifflin back instead, including adding Pam to the sales team.
In " Company Picnic ", Pam, after dominating the company volleyball tournament, injures her ankle during a game and is taken to the hospital against her wishes. At the hospital, the camera crew is stationed outside an exam room while a doctor updates Jim and Pam on her condition.
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There is no audio as the camera shows Jim and Pam embrace, looking shocked and ecstatic. It is implied that she is pregnant and is confirmed in the Season 6 premiere, " Gossip ". Jim and Pam marry early in the season, at Niagara Fallsduring the highly anticipated, hour long episode, " Niagara ".
The ending of the episode, in which their co-workers dance down the aisle, is an imitation of a viral YouTube video — JK Wedding Entrance Dance.
The two break up during " Double Date ", an episode that ends with Pam slapping Michael in response to his actions. Jenna Fischer was granted naming rights by show producers, and chose to name her after her own niece. In " China ", Pam tries to use her authority as office administrator to force building manager Dwight to stop his annoying cost-cutting measures.
Pam threatens to move the office to a new building, which Dwight discovers doesn't exist. Pam saves face, however, when Dwight secretly has his assistant provide her with a book on building regulations that proves Dwight's measures were not allowed. She also uses her position to buy Erin Hannon an expensive desktop computer to replace the terrible one she had to use for years, as well as discreetly giving Andy a new computer, and giving Darryl three sick days.
At the end of the episode she proudly says that she is, "Full on corrupt. Jim figures out Michael's plan to leave early and tells her by text. Pam reaches the airport in time and is the last person to see Michael before he leaves. Season 8[ edit ] At the beginning of Season 8, Pam is revealed to be pregnant with her and Jim's second child, Philip Halpert. The child coincided with Jenna Fischer 's actual pregnancy. She begins her maternity leave after " Gettysburg ".
In both " Tallahassee " and " Test the Store " Pam is shown helping, and developing her friendship with Andy.
Season 9[ edit ] Early in season 9, Jim is restless about his life in Scranton and helps a friend start a Sports Marketing business, Athlead, in Philadelphia but he keeps it a secret from Pam until the third episode " Andy's Ancestry ". Although Pam is happy for his decision, she is concerned about the fact that he had kept it a secret from her and she is later disturbed to hear about just how much of their money he had invested.
Jim begins spending part of each work week in Philadelphia, but in " Customer Loyalty ", the strain of this on Pam is evident when she breaks down in tears, and is comforted by Brian, the boom mic operator of the film crew. In " Moving On ", Pam interviews for a job in Philadelphia to be closer to Jim, but she is turned off by the idea when her prospective new boss bears a striking resemblance in behavior to Michael Scott.
Over dinner, Pam reveals to Jim that she doesn't really want to move to Philadelphia after all. However, in " Livin' the Dream ", when Athlead is bought out and Jim is offered a large sum of money for 3 months to pitch the company across the country, Pam overhears Jim refuse the opportunity because of her and appears to have mixed feelings about this decision.
Jim asks the camera crew to compile documentary footage of the two of them to show her. When she finishes the montage, which shows Jim taking back a letter he intended to give her with his teapot gift during Christmas ; Jim finally gives her that letter, and she reads it, visibly moved.
In the series finalewhich takes place a year later, she reveals to Jim that she secretly put the house on the market, so that they can move to Austin, Texas, and take his job back at Athlead now Athleap. Coworker relations[ edit ] From her years working the front desk, Pam has become well-acquainted with the Dunder-Mifflin staff and is consistently shown to have a thorough understanding of her coworkers' personalities, including the more eccentric individuals Dwight Schrute and Michael Scott.
She uses this familiarity to manipulate them, often for their and the company's best interests such as her giving the staff elaborate instructions on how to handle a heartbroken Michael in " The Chump " but also occasionally for her own. This familiarity plays a large part in her efficiency as office administrator and was crucial to her being promoted to the previously non-existent position. Jim Halpert The "will they or won't they" tension between Jim and Pam is a strong storyline in the early episodes of The Office, encompassing much of Seasons 1 to 3.
In the opener of Season 4, the two characters are revealed to be dating, and as such, other character romances, such as the romance between fellow co-workers Dwight Schrute and Angela Martinbegin to move more toward the forefront of episodes.
In Season 6, Jim and Pam are married in the season's 4th and 5th episodes hour longa feat considered noteworthy by many television critics, as bringing together the two lead love interests in a television series is often thought to be a risky venture. Pam and Jim's second child is born during season 8. In season 9, their marriage becomes strained when Jim takes up a second job in Philadelphia.
They ultimately decide to leave Dunder Mifflin together so Jim can pursue his dream job. Roy Anderson The Office When the series begins, Pam is engaged to her high school sweetheart Roy Anderson; this engagement is revealed to be three years old and running.
They finally set a date, but Pam calls off the wedding at the last minute. They get back together once, briefly, but Pam is much more assertive, and finally breaks up with him after he has a violent outburst.
Roy is deeply flawed - he is overbearing, neglectful, dismissive of her desire to be an artist, and offers her sex as a gift on Valentine's Day.
Jim comments in Season 2 that Pam does not like to "bother" Roy with her "thoughts or feelings". He tells the camera crew that the only two problems in Pam's life seemed to be Roy and her job at Dunder Mifflin.
In the early seasons, there is a great deal of tension between Jim and Roy, with Roy often acting threateningly towards Jim. In " Basketball ", when Jim starts to impress Pam with his basketball skills, Roy elbows Jim in the nose. In season 2, when Jim encourages Pam to pursue a graphic arts internship offered by Dunder Mifflin, Roy objects to the opportunity and eventually convinces her that the idea is foolish.
Pam ultimately calls off her wedding to Roy, but they remain friendly and he is determined to win her back by being less of a jerk.
She reconciles with Roy at Phyllis's wedding as a response to watching Jim date Karen. In an attempt at a fresh start with Roy, Pam comes clean about Jim kissing her during " Casino Night ".