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Season 1  "Diversity Day"  1x2

Aired 15 years ago - Mar 29, 2005

A consultant arrives to teach the staff about tolerance and diversity but Michael insists on imparting his own knowledge. Meanwhile, Jim struggles to keep hold of a lucrative contract extension.

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Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 1
- A 6 on 7. - I know, I saw that.
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Oh hey, diversity everybody let's do it.
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Thank you, sorry about that.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 5
we believe that 99% of the problems in the workplace arise simply out of ignorance.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 6
No, with more ignorance. Right exactly. Instead we need to celebrate our diversity.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
What if we go around and everybody, everybody,
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 8
And it would also help me if you were seated.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 9
I'm sorry it's an orientation, it's not a race.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 10
Well it's my name it's not a test, ok ?
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 11
How come Chris rock can do a routine,
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 12
So we're gonna reenact this with a more positive outcome.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 13
Kevin is a great guy,
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 14
then the other type comes in and makes a real mess.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 15
... always want credit for something they're supposed to do !
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 16
At diversity today we believe it's very easy to be a hero.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 17
a hero is born out of a child with trauma, or out of a disaster,
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 18
this is the kind of expresses the joint experience we had today.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 19
and I knew all this stuff already so...
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 20
Here's the thing, this office, I think it's very advanced,
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 21
- yours is the only signature I need. - Oh ok.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 22
Well here I am thinking that you actually cared about diversity training,
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Signed, daffy duck.
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I pledge to always keep an open mind and an open heart.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 26
but a pledge, come on, who are we ? The girls scouts ? No.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 27
Were there any connections between any of us ?
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All right everybody pretty, come on, here we go, it's time. Let's do some good.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 30
This is an environment of welcoming and you should just get the hell out of here.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 31
Diversity... is the cornerstone of progress, as I’ve always said.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 32
here in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 33
And those are the principles that I carry with me in the workplace.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 34
Uh yes that probably has something to do with the camera work. Anybody else ?
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 35
let's get down to business, and why don't I, just kind of introduce myself, ok ?
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 36
But what some of you might not know, is that I am also part native American Indian.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 37
Ok Michael, both my parents were born in Mexico
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 38
Thank you, yeah
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- It must have been something - No, remember
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 40
I want you to take the card, I want you to put it on you forehead and
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 41
nobody knows what their race is, so
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 42
There's this great Chris Rock bit about how streets named after Martin Luther King,
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 43
I admire your culture success in America.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 44
Lot's of cultures eat rice, That doesn't help me
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 45
No come on, stir the pot. Stir the melting pot, Pam !
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 46
I thought that would be too explosive, uh, no pun intended.
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 47
- I hope she doesn't mind, she has a lot of extra space. - No way ! I think she really likes this stuff
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 48
- You wanna go to the beach ? - Sure.
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- Kelly, how are you ? - I've had one of the longest meeting I've ever...
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Oh hey, diversity everybody let's do it.
#3
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Thank you, sorry about that.
#4
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 5
we believe that 99% of the problems in the workplace arise simply out of ignorance.
#5
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 6
No, with more ignorance. Right exactly. Instead we need to celebrate our diversity.
#6
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
What if we go around and everybody, everybody,
#7
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 8
And it would also help me if you were seated.
#8
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 9
I'm sorry it's an orientation, it's not a race.
#9
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 10
Well it's my name it's not a test, ok ?
#10
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 11
How come Chris rock can do a routine,
#11
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 12
So we're gonna reenact this with a more positive outcome.
#12
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 13
Kevin is a great guy,
#13
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 14
then the other type comes in and makes a real mess.
#14
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 15
... always want credit for something they're supposed to do !
#15
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At diversity today we believe it's very easy to be a hero.
#16
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a hero is born out of a child with trauma, or out of a disaster,
#17
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this is the kind of expresses the joint experience we had today.
#18
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and I knew all this stuff already so...
#19
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Here's the thing, this office, I think it's very advanced,
#20
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 21
- yours is the only signature I need. - Oh ok.
#21
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Well here I am thinking that you actually cared about diversity training,
#22
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Signed, daffy duck.
#24
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I pledge to always keep an open mind and an open heart.
#25
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but a pledge, come on, who are we ? The girls scouts ? No.
#26
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 27
Were there any connections between any of us ?
#27
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All right everybody pretty, come on, here we go, it's time. Let's do some good.
#29
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 30
This is an environment of welcoming and you should just get the hell out of here.
#30
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 31
Diversity... is the cornerstone of progress, as I’ve always said.
#31
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 32
here in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
#32
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 33
And those are the principles that I carry with me in the workplace.
#33
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 34
Uh yes that probably has something to do with the camera work. Anybody else ?
#34
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 35
let's get down to business, and why don't I, just kind of introduce myself, ok ?
#35
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 36
But what some of you might not know, is that I am also part native American Indian.
#36
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 37
Ok Michael, both my parents were born in Mexico
#37
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 38
Thank you, yeah
#38
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- It must have been something - No, remember
#39
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 40
I want you to take the card, I want you to put it on you forehead and
#40
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nobody knows what their race is, so
#41
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 42
There's this great Chris Rock bit about how streets named after Martin Luther King,
#42
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 43
I admire your culture success in America.
#43
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 44
Lot's of cultures eat rice, That doesn't help me
#44
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 45
No come on, stir the pot. Stir the melting pot, Pam !
#45
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 46
I thought that would be too explosive, uh, no pun intended.
#46
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 47
- I hope she doesn't mind, she has a lot of extra space. - No way ! I think she really likes this stuff
#47
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 48
- You wanna go to the beach ? - Sure.
#48
Recap of The Office (US) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 49
- Kelly, how are you ? - I've had one of the longest meeting I've ever...
#49
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