Writer: Aaron Shure, Director: Greg Daniels
Summary (NBC): Michael practices for the birth of Jan’s baby by having Dwight go over possible birthing scenarios. Michael tells Holly that he will pretend to dislike her for Jan’s benefit.
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The Office Baby Shower quotes
Jim: Michael is preparing for the birth of a watermelon with Dwight.
Jim: This baby will be related to Michael through … delusion.
Michael: Andy, would you like to have my baby?
Michael: Scream it out! Scream it out!
Dwight: Growing up, I performed my own circumcision.
Dwight: Do you have the Sharpie? Do you have the Sharpie?
Dwight: Butter. Newborns are slippery.
Michael: This is going to be the happiest day of my life.
Michael: Phyllis, did you get the live storks?
Angela: This is your boy bowl. With the name, “Chevy.”
Angela: Michael wrote down “Astird.”
Michael: Well you know what? Where’s my golden shower?
Phyllis: I’m no longer under Angela’s heel, and her little grape head is under mine.
Michael: Pump it!
Jim: Who’s Sarikaya Komzin?
Angela: I hope you two are very happy together. Pervert.
Michael: She is in the terminal stages of her pregnancy.
Michael: I am doing this to pay respect to her bloated feelings.
Stanley: You think my nipples don’t get sore, too?
Michael: I try to pick up and hold a baby every day.
Michael: If a baby were president, there would be no taxes, there would be no war.
Michael: It would be a better screenplay idea than a serious suggestion.
Michael: I’m fine, weirdo. Such an HR weirdo.
Dwight: $1,200 is what I spent on my whole bomb shelter.
Jim: The song is about losing your virginity next to a church.
Jan: Oh yeah, the afterbirth floats.
Creed: Must be like the tide at Omaha Beach.
Jan: Remind me to talk to you about Astrid’s 529.
Michael: I usually love babies, but when I held Astrid, I just felt … shortchanged.
Darryl: You want to hold me, and see how you feel?
Holly: Oh, I think she’s on a sales call. Waah. More paper. Waah.
Michael: She smells like old tomatoes. And dirt.
Dwight: I like to call this, The Bumper Test.
Jan: There’s one more thing you can do for me. Don’t date Holly.
Michael: I didn’t feel much when I held Astrid. But I got a good feeling from Holly.
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