‘The Office’: Jenna Fischer Finally Reveals What Was Written within the Teapot Note

by Jeremy Spirogis
THE OFFICE -- Season 2 -- Pictured: (l-r) John Krasinsky as Jim Halpert, Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly, Rainn Wilson as Dwight Shrute, Steve Carell as Michael Scott, B.J. Novak as Ryan Howard

One of the largest mysteries that The Office followers have wished to know has lastly been revealed — what was written within the be aware that was within the teapot reward from Jim to Pam within the “Christmas Party” episode? Jenna Fischer is lastly revealing the contents of the letter and it’s so touching, she began crying a bit as she shared the main points.

THE OFFICE -- Season 2 -- Pictured: (l-r) John Krasinsky as Jim Halpert, Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly, Rainn Wilson as Dwight Shrute, Steve Carell as Michael Scott, B.J. Novak as Ryan Howard
Cast of ‘The Office’: John Krasinsky, Jenna Fischer, Rainn Wilson, Steve Carell, and B.J. Novak | Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank

Inside the ‘Christmas Party’ episode

During the Feb. 19 episode of the Office Ladies podcast, Fischer and Angela Kinsey dive into The Office Season 2, Episode 10, titled “Christmas Party,” which occurs to be their first Christmas episode of the sequence.

The co-stars gave a rundown of the plot of the episode, which concerned a Secret Santa alternate that became an uncontrolled Yankee Swap. A spotlight for followers of The Office, in fact, is the considerate reward Jim will get for his Secret Santa recipient, Pam — a teapot that’s stuffed with particular objects particularly for her — however it will get shuffled away from her through the Yankee Swap. Of course, a part of the reward is a card that Jim wrote to Pam, as he defined that “Christmas is the time to tell people how you feel.”

The teapot ultimately finds its option to Pam, however Jim swipes
the letter he wrote her, one thing that Pam ultimately will get to learn in season
9, however which followers by no means know the contents of.

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The teapot was a difficult merchandise for the writers

During the podcast, Fischer revealed that the writers had a tough time touchdown on a teapot because the reward that Jim would give to Pam. For the parameters of the Secret Santa, it needed to be an merchandise underneath $20, be one thing Pam would need and in addition one thing that Dwight would need when issues shift to the Yankee Swap.

It additionally needed to be an merchandise that would include different treasures that Jim tucks inside for Pam which are important to them. Many followers have puzzled in regards to the pencil she finds inside and Fischer famous there’s a deleted scene that references how she threw the pencil at him throughout mini golf. That was baffling to the star as a result of she puzzled after they ever would have performed mini golf collectively.

Pam didn’t know what was inside initially

When Pam first receives the teapot from her Secret Santa,
Dwight rushes the method alongside and he or she doesn’t discover on the market are different objects
inside. Then issues shift to a Yankee Swap and the teapot is not hers, as
she finally ends up with an iPod.

Jim has to get the teapot from Dwight, who needs to make use of it as a neti pot, to maintain it for himself in order that nobody discovers what’s inside.

Pam decides to commerce her iPod and get the teapot and the scene the place she discovers what’s inside, as Jim grabs the be aware and places it in his pocket, is “charming and sweet and she is so delighted,” Fischer shares.

What is written within the teapot be aware?

Fischer mentioned that many of the fan questions on this
episode need to do with what was written within the teapot card that Jim determined
to not give to Pam.

It’s assumed for a while that nobody will ever know, however the be aware returns in season 9, fantastically, when Jim will get the documentary crew to place collectively footage of their relationship and he provides her the cardboard to learn. Again, followers didn’t know what it mentioned, however Pam’s emotional response supplied sufficient of a clue that what he wrote to her years in the past was particular.

Fischer lastly defined what the be aware mentioned… “sort of.” She shared, “I’m going to say something that I’ve never said before, I also feel like I’m maybe going to cry… I’m the only one who knows and John knows [what the card said].” During season 9, John was advised to jot down a private message from himself to Fischer “saying what our time collectively on The Office meant to him as a result of we have been wrapping up filming,” she shared. “We were wrapping up the series and we were all so emotional at that time, you know? … And so that was his goodbye.”

Her response was so actual, she defined. “So I’m on camera and I open up this note that John’s written me and I just start crying, I just start bawling… It was the sweetest note and you know on camera, Pam says, ‘I’ll never say what it said but just know it was perfect.’ Well I’ll never say exactly what John wrote, but I will say just know it was perfect.”

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