THE OFFICE “Garden Party” Review

THE OFFICE "Garden Party" Season 8, Episode 4 – The biggest puzzle plaguing my thoughts after watching tonight’s episode of The Office has been trying to figure out how Jim could possibly have pulled off his garden party book prank. Jim has always gone well out of his way to meticulously plan schemes to drive Dwight insane, but this might be the first prank in eight seasons that I just can’t wrap my head around.

It would be one thing if Jim had put together a small pamphlet and convinced Dwight to pick it up, but judging by the size of the book, I’d guess that it would be roughly 250 pages long and written well enough that Dwight would have no suspicions.

From the time Andy announced his garden party at Schrute Farms, Jim would have had to write the entire book, professionally bind it and set it up to be sold and shipped from E-bay. He’d have to spend his entire day and night writing with no regard for his work or family. If by some miracle he was able to write in less time than that, I’d suggest that Jim quit his job and start writing books.

The garden book idea was not very well conceived, but that’s not to say I didn’t enjoy the results of this particular prank. Dwight’s guest announcements, the courtly dance, the tableau vivant of "Last Supper" and the closing ceremonies with torches were well worth my suspension of disbelief and I honestly laughed at every stupid thing Dwight did to follow the instructions in Jim’s booik. Read More...


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