Customer Survey - The Office (Season 5, Episode 07)
After returning from Nashua, Michael announces to everyone in the office that he is engaged. It's totally not true, as Darryl points out, privately offering to cover the co-pay if Michael seeks psychiatric help. The office insists that Michael call his mother
to tell her about the engagement, which he does. His mother is in disbelief... he's apparently done this before. He finally is forced to reveal the truth, disappointing everybody.
Pam has bought matching miniature Bluetooth devices for her and Jim so they can stay in touch throughout the day without being caught. Dwight, overhearing several of their conversations, assumes that Jim is talking to himself. When Jim says that he's talking to Pam,
Dwight tries to tell him that Pam isn't there.
Kelly has done the customer surveys on Jim and Dwights performance. Their feedback is terrible, surprising both of them. Jim was going to use his anticipated bonus to buy his parents' home. Dwight suspects Kelly of tampering with the reports
He confronts her in the annex about it but she denies it.
Jim later talks about it with Kelly, who is oddly short with him. Pam points out the strangeness of Kelly not talking his ear off and encourages Jim to investigate. When asking Ryan about Kelly's recent behavior, Jim notices that Ryan has the same
coffee mug with his face on it that Andy had earlier. The mugs were party favors at Kelly's 'America's Got Talent' viewing party over the summer. Jim realizes that that everyone in the office has one, except for him and Dwight - they didn't go to the party.
Jim then suspects that Kelly tampered with their reports to spite them. Jim and Dwight have Michael confront her about it, and she ultimately comes clean. Michael doesn't really punish Kelly because he says he knows what it's like to have trouble getting people to come to his parties.
One of Pam's friends from art school, Alex comes to visit Pam at the corporate office. He has to tell her that she should not move back to Scranton. Jim, still listening on the Bluetooth, jokes that Alex has a crush on her, but Alex tells her that if she seriously
wants to pursue a career in art, then only three months in New York is not going to do any good for her. When he leaves, Jim and Pam are left silent.
Andy shows Angela a wedding tent he would like for their wedding. Angela hates the tent, but agrees to allow it if the location meets certain conditions... all of them perfectly describing Schrute Farms. Dwight accepts the offer to
hold their wedding on his farm. Dwight also offers to meet Angela's every need, day or night.
Best Funny Quotes From The Office - Customer Survey
I heard someone got engaged, you dog, huh? punches Michael’s shoulder
Oh, nothing can hurt you now. You’re a man in love!
I was there. That dude is not engaged. I’m not a big believer in therapy, but I’ll go into my own pocket to cover his co-pay.
Big idea: double wedding. Me, Angela, you, Holly.
No, we would never do that. And if we did, it would be with Jim and Pam.
Yeah, we’d never do that.
Yeah, so there you go.
enters Michael’s office Michael, I got my bridesmaid dress.
Oh, wow, so quickly.
Yeah, and you said I could get it in any color I wanted, so I picked white.
Michael, did you tell your mom yet?
Nope. Nope. Not yet.
You wouldn’t tell your mom?
You love your mom.
Call your mom, Michael. everyone talking
I’ll call her later.
chanting and clapping Call her! Call her!
I don’t want to do that. chanting continues All right. picks up phone and dials She is going to freak out!
punches button Speakerphone!
That’s — thanks.
on speakerphone Hello?
Mom, I’m getting married.
Why do you always do that? Whenever I’m getting married, you don’t believe me.
Well, are you getting married?
Are you– Michael ends call
I’m not, I’m not getting married. So… laughs Psych.
So I returned my bridesmaid dress, and it was on sale, so I’m out $100.
And I’m out a fiancee. Are those the customer surveys?
Yeah, uh, this is all of them: Jim, Dwight, Phyllis, Stanley, Andy and — oh. Oh, it’s the receipt to my bridesmaid dress. What’s that doing there? hands stack of papers to Michael
I’ll take care of that for you. crumples receipt and throws it in trash Thanks.
Kelly Kapoor is our dusky, exotic customer service rep. And once a year, she will contact our clients and find out how happy they are with our salespeople. Sort of a Kapoor’s List. “Schindler’s List” parody. … That’s not appropriate, no.
Those reports affect our bonuses, which is kind of great for me, because you wouldn’t know it from looking at her, but Pam’s a gold-digger.
on Bluetooth speaker Hey, New York ain’t free. Get back to work.
It’s the world’s tiniest Bluetooth. I found it in a Japanese gadget store in the village. I got one for Jim, too. Jim, say something.
on Bluetooth Testing, testing. Hello, everybody.
We wanted to stay on the phone all day, but the company has a policy against eight-hour personal calls. So we’re not telling anyone.
Uh, Pam. What do you want on your coffee?
Sprinkle of cinnamon.
I should go.
Alrighty, Dwighty, let’s see how you did.
Bring it on. starts to put foot up on Michael’s desk
What does it say?
Dwight, your feedback is horrible.
A number of your clients found your personal style abrasive and distasteful.
I sell more paper than anyone. stands and reaches for the file
No, no, no, no, no.
Wait, is this a joke? I’m getting that queasy feeling that sometimes accompanies jokes.
Do I look like I am joking?
No, but that’s sometimes part of it.
If I were joking, you would be laughing. Do you look like you are laughing?
Impossible to say. I can’t see myself.
Yo, Tommy Tuna, did you get your scores yet?
I got mine. They were really good.
listening in New York I miss him.
You must be really proud.
Yeah, pretty psyched. Whoa! That’s my mug.
Oh, sorry. It was just — it was right here.
Right, well, it’s mine, so if you could pour it out and get another one.
OK. Or maybe I could finish the coffee that’s in here and you could use finds a mug uh, oh — Snoopy.
Don’t give him Snoopy. That’s mine.
smiles It is a great mug. But it’s not my mug. That is my mug. So give it back.
How can you even be sure?
It has my face on it.
holds mug next to Andy’s head Make the face. Andy smiles Yeah, I don’t see it.
Dude, that is my face!
Dwight slams something on desk What was that?
Wow. That was Dwight. He seems upset about something.
Describe him exactly. What color mustard is his shirt? Yellow or Dijon?
It is… more of a spicy brown, actually.
What are you mumbling about?
How was your meeting with Michael?
None of your business.
Was it your scores?
Those can’t be my scores, Jim. For your information —
I’m being sabotaged.
And I’m going to find that person and punish them.
Absolutely. Or you could just be nice to your customers.
You’re an idiot.
There’s the charm.
Jimbo, let’s do this thang.
That is me. Wish me luck.
whispers on bluetooth Good luck.
I didn’t say anything
I love you.
I love you, too.
What do you think I am saying to you?!
I’m not talking to you.
I’ve caught Jim talking to himself several times today. What a loser. Get a friend, loser.
on phone Yeah, I’m looking at it right now. It’s really gorgeous. You guys do great work.
I found the best tentist on the east coast. He personally tented Giuliani’s first and third weddings. And I got him. shakes fist I got him!
on phone Would you be able to do the same design, but with walls of gray? And a top that’s gray too? Fabulous.
Oh, come on.
Did my scores drop a little?
Jim, they are a poopy. Jim coughs, presses button to end call on Bluetooth
touches ear Jim? Jim?
Are we even sure that’s my file?
No. glances at it Yes, I am sure, Jim. It —
Well, there’s got to be an explanation.
So let’s see what we can find out from reading. reads Jim Halpert is smudge and arrogant.
I think you mean smug
points at Jim Arrogance.
Michael, I’m just trying to —
And there’s our smudgeness.
I need a decent bonus, because I’m actually in the process of buying my parents’ house so that they can retire. And if history tells us anything, it’s that you can’t go wrong buying a house you can’t afford. Pam doesn’t know about the house, so it’s… a fun surprise. taps Bluetooth earpiece Pam, sorry about that. I lost you for a second. So, as it turns out, I may not have done so hot on my customer reviews this year.
Maybe it’s because you spent the whole year flirting with the receptionist.
A little bit. … Worth it.
Here’s what’s going to happen. I am going to have to fix you, manage you two on a more personal scale, a more micro form of management. Jim, what is that called?
Boom! Yes. Now, Jim is going to be the client. Dwight, you’re going to have to sell to him without being aggressive, hostile or difficult. Let’s go.
All right, fine. picks up phone Brrring.
picks up phone Hello?
Hello, this is Dwight Schrute from the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Wow, that’s great, because I need paper.
Excellent, then you are in luck, because we are having a limited-time offer only on everything.
Wow, this is my lucky day.
whispers Ask him his name.
What is your name, sir?
I am Bill Buttlicker.
Really, that’s your real name?
How dare you? My family built this country, by the way.
Be respectful, Dwight.
Would you hold on one second? That’s my other line.
What? No, but I —
Hello? laughs No, I’m just on the phone with this stupid salesman. He’s so dumb. Probably just gonna keep him on the line forever and not buy anything. Yeah, OK. punches button on phone
It’s up to you to change his mind.
Sorry. That was a family emergency.
Oh, no. What’s wrong?
You know what? That’s private.
Boundaries, Dwight. Come on!
Sorry, Mr. Buttlicker. As I was saying, we’re having a limited–
Sorry, you’re going to have to speak up a little bit louder. I’m hard of hearing.
He’s hard of — he’s an old man. Let’s go.
OK, as I was saying, right now we are having —
You’re gonna have to talk louder.
OK, our prices have never been lower.
Son, you have to talk louder.
…never been lower!
shouting Buttlicker! Our prices have never been lower!
Stop it! Stop it!
That is totally inappropriate. You never yell at the client. You never yell at the client.
Now, you listen to me, sir.
Here we go.
The three words I would describe you as is aggressive, hostile and definitely difficult.
Give me the phone.
Please, Mr. Buttlicker —
I’m irate right now.
Give me the phone.
Please give me another chance. Mr. Buttlicker.
Give me the phone. Give me the phone.
I have to put you on with my boss.
Well, I should hope so. Michael takes phone Who is this?
Hello, this is Michael Scott, regional manager.
Well, this is William M. Buttlicker.
Hello, Mr. Buttlicker. How may we help you?
Michael, I like the sound of your voice. You know what I’m going to do? I’m going to buy one million dollars worth of paper products today.
shakes fist, whispers Yeah!
covers phone, whispers to Dwight See how it’s done? into phone Thank you very much, sir. I don’t think you’ll regret it. to Dwight See what I did?
You are the master.
There is one condition, Michael.
You have to fire the salesman that treated me so terribly.
Don’t do it, Michael.
… whispers It’s a million-dollar sale.
So it’s called the Shangri-La Tent. It’s two stories, heated and has a bridal suite for my bridal sweet. It’s just really simple, really tasteful.
I don’t want to be married in a tent like a hobo
Hobos live in trains.
Nana Mimi can’t be in canvas that long.
Well, Nana Mim — Ahh. OK, look. This tent is awesome. And it’s in high demand, so I really think we should put a deposit down now.
OK fine you can have your tent, but only if it’s in a field, a hand-plowed field
Done and done-er.
There has to be a barn that’s old enough that you can see the stars through the roof slats when you lay on your back. And antique tools to look at when you roll over.
Do you have a specific place in mind?
No. But anything within a five- to eight-mile radius is acceptable.
Dwight. Dwight. Dwight’s car comes screeching into view
Are you serious?
Get in! he peels off into parking space
OK, what are you —
Shh. turns radio up loud, playing “Centerfold.” They might be listening to us.
They might be listening to us
Customer service might be monitoring this conversation.
In this car?
You never know. Better safe than sorry.
turns radio down What are you thinking?
Who stands to benefit from our downfall?
The mob, maybe NASA.
Could be the mob. But then Dunder-Mifflin would need to be a front for money laundering, and there’s little evidence of that.
Is there some evidence?
on Bluetooth Ooh, cute shoes online.
How many shoes do you need?
I don’t know. Two, maybe three if one wears out. How many shoes do you need?
I’m not talking to you.
Who are you talking to?
She’s not here, Jim.
No, she’s not.
in New York, humming to herself to the tune of “Centerfold” Na na na na na. Na na na na na na na.
at computer, spins chair around and makes triumphant gesture Yes!
I found it. I found the perfect place. A local bed-and-breakfast on a 60-acre beet farm. And even better, I have an in with the owner. Oh, yeah. We work together. It’s Dwight Schrute. As in Schrute Farms.
on phone So I’d like to redouble my order, if you could put me down for, um —
Wait, shut up.
Shh. Do you hear that?
Breathing. Is that you?
Well, I am breathing, yes.
Well, stop. Hold your breath. I still hear it. Who’s there? Kelly, is that you? Hold on. puts down phone and runs away
jumps into Kelly’s area Ha! Kelly screams in surprise
Oh, my God. You scared me.
Hear anything interesting?
What are you talking about?
laughs I think you know.
You always say that, and I almost never know.
What are you up to, girl? Huh? Phyllis put you up to this? Stanley? Are they paying you?
Are you accusing me of something?
Of course I am. I know you’re the mastermind, but you’re too stupid to do it by yourself.
behind Dwight: OK.
Let’s just — Let’s head back to the desk.
You just can’t come into my nook and call me stupid. And maybe if you were a little bit more nice and polite, then people wouldn’t give you such bad customer reviews.
The reason that I got bad customer reviews is because I didn’t! There is a massive conspiracy going on here, and I know you’re involved.
Dwight, get out of my nook!
in New York That’s what she said! That’s what she said! That’s what she said!
enters breakroom Hey. Sorry about Dwight, by the way.
Yeah, he’s weird.
Well, we all handle it differently. I personally choose to handle it like a normal person, but…
Hey, how are you and Darryl?
Um, we’re cool. gets up to leave Bye.
on Bluetooth That was weird.
Have you ever had a conversation with Kelly where she didn’t go on for 15 minutes without taking a breath?
Did you do something to her?
I don’t think so.
Well, something’s off.
Hey, how’s things?
Living in the moment.
Do you have any reason to believe that Kelly would be mad at me?
I don’t play the politics game anymore, Jim. Can I tell you something? I played it full on in New York. I played it high stakes. For keeps. Made it to the top. But look what it cost. takes sip of coffee Can I tell you what else I learned?
Wait, that’s pretty weird.
Well, Andy has a mug just like that.
Oh, yeah, Kelly gave them out as party favors. Remember? You got one.
No. What party?
Her America’s Got Talent finale party over the summer. Jim makes face That’s crazy. It was packed. I thought everyone was there. You were there. I remember you being there.
I wasn’t. But thank you. to Pam Do you know anything about this party?
Yes, I said you definitely should go, but you wanted to visit me instead.
Well, I can’t be the only one who didn’t — sees mugs on Angela’s and Meredith’s desks
walks quickly to break room, opens cabinet and finds mugs of Oscar, Creed and Phyllis
Dwight, let me see your coffee cup.
No. holds Sheriff’s Department mug protectively
Is that it?
No. Why? No. puts it in desk drawer and slams it shut
OK, I’m gonna assume that was it. Here’s the thing: I think you’re right. I think it was Kelly. I think she’s mad at us for not coming to her party.
Oh, man, I knew it. Who are her co-conspirators?
Probably just Kelly.
Obviously. I knew it.
That’s what I’m saying.
You were right.
I was — I was right.
You were right.
I was right.
You knew it.
I knew it.
You knew it the whole time, buddy.
I knew it the whole time, buddy! shoves Jim
in New York Right Dwight is loud.
I knew it! Yeah! Ha-ha! Woo! kicks near Phyllis’ head; she ducks Boom! Kelly the whole time. Let’s get her.
No, no, no, no. Dwight, Dwight, Dwight. Let’s talk about this.
What’s going on?
Why don’t you tell us?
Nothing’s going on.
Let me paint you a picture of a little girl from southern India, who despite being welcomed into this country will now spend the rest of her life in prison for a crime she did commit.
Dwight. to Kelly I was informed by these gentlemen that the reports that you filed may not entirely be accurate.
What? I — I don’t know what you’re talking about. This is the first I’m hearing about this.
Oh, come on. You juked the stats, cupcake.
We called about a dozen customers, and they all said that they gave us great marks.
What’s going on?
I love your tie, Michael.
looks momentarily flattered, but thinks better of it Kelly.
I was raped.
You cannot say “I was raped” and expect all of your problems to go away, Kelly. Not again. Don’t keep doing that. I’ll give you one last chance to come clean. Just tell me what happened.
OK, all right. OK, I did it. All right? I lied, whatever. Just fire me. But you know what? I did it because you guys didn’t come to my party, and you said you would try to and then you didn’t even show up, and so you’re bad friends.
We have our confession. I’m calling security. reaches for phone
Don’t. Don’t. Get away from that, Dwight, please. You know what? She’s got a point about you two. You do have a problem dealing with people.
See? I wasn’t lying.
You were lying.
I was lying.
Yes. Jim, Dwight, please excuse us.
I want to be here when you fire her ass.
I will call you when it is time. Jim and Dwight leave
I have an enormous amount of trouble trying to get people to come to my place. And I hate it. I can’t tell you how much leftover guacamole I have ended up eating over the years. I don’t even know why I make it in such great quantities. Here’s what we’re gonna do. We are going to sit here for a while, make it look good. And maybe you should cry. Can you make yourself cry?
I think you should do that. Kelly starts fake-crying, then laughing, then she and Michael both laugh
Hey, what are you doing here?
It’s Pam. Uh, I came to kidnap you. There’s free wine and cheese at the Chuck Close retrospective. Let’s go.
Oh, that’s gonna be great. Who’s Chuck Close?
Oh, I love Chuck Close and his photo-realist paintings. But I have to work.
Uh, well, actually there’s something else I’d love to talk to you about. Can we go somewhere else to talk about it?
That’s it. I want to talk to this guy. Put me in his ear.
in private office Um.
I’m gonna take a big leap and I want to tell you that I think you should not move back to Scranton.
I’m gonna make a bigger leap here. He is into you.
Why did you come to New York in the first place?
Because they have a great design program, and I wanted to see if I was any good at it. And I wanted to work on my art, too.
Right. And that’s why I think that you should stay here. Because I mean, you — really you just got here, you know? You can’t do New York in three months. You know, it has everything. It has — all the opportunity is here. All the — the whole art scene is in New York. You know, it would be nuts to go back to Scranton without getting to fully experience it.
Jim’s in Scranton.
I know. But all I’m saying is, if there’s even a teeny, tiny part of you that really wants to be an artist, then I think you should stay here, because you don’t want to wake up in 50 years and look back and wonder what could have been. And that is the end of my speech. I planned it all. Anyway … I will see you tomorrow.
I’ll see you tomorrow.
OK. Pam and Jim look worried
Is that the Matsuhashi B-400? The world’s tiniest Bluetooth? reaches toward Jim’s ear May I?
Congratulations on choosing Schrute Farms for your wedding.
We haven’t decided on anything yet. We’re still reviewing some options, and it’s gonna come down to the numbers.
Well, then. Why don’t you look over some of our materials? opens album
looking at Angela While I describe to you the Excalibur package. In addition to the breathtaking natural beauty and smell of Schrute Farms, I can promise you that our grounds can be catered to fit your exact specifications. Angela smiles I will work tirelessly for you over the coming months and be at your constant disposal. Andy moves his head into Dwight’s view Please feel free to call or stop by, any time of the day or night.
That’s very generous.
While you, my good friend, have nothing more to worry about. This wedding is officially out of your hands.
Oh, thank the good Lord. Deal! shakes Dwight’s hand
Um, what are we talking price wise?
You already said deal.
Pay him whatever he wants.
Can’t argue with that. Dwight … takes Angela’s hand You are going to make us so happy. Dwight and Angela grin at each other