Practice English Speaking&Listening with: Jim Almost Ruins Creed's Birthday - The Office

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-Jim, we need to order a cake for Creed's birthday.

-Oh, wasn't it just someone's birthday?

-Yes. Kelly's was last week, remember?

-I do remember, yeah. -It's Birthday Month.

Creed's is today, Oscar's is week after next,

Meredith's is at the end of the month.

-[ Exhales sharply ] -Michael usually goes with

red and white streamers for --

-You know what? I have an idea.

Why don't we just do one, big shared party?

-What? -We can just one big fun party

Everybody's happy, nobody wastes our time.

-I don't like it.

-Hey, Jim.

Can I have my own cake? -What's that?

-I really prefer Devil's Food cake.

-Oh, sure. -Yes.

-Okay. -Awesome.

-Wow, that was easy.

-Yeah, people like me, I guess

[ Knocking on glass ] -Jim.

I hate Devil's Food.

-Well, I think Meredith -- -Screw Meredith.

I don't think it's fair to let someone else

pick the cake on my birthday

-Everybody's birthday. -Today is actually my birthday

and I want to pick the cake. -What do you want?

-I want pie. I want peach pie. -You want birthday pie?

-I want a nice cobbler. -Well, I'm gonna talk

to Angela, and we're gonna see what we can do about a pie

-I don't care who you talk to, just make it happen.

-It'll be Angela. -Tell her it's for Creed.

She'll know what that means.

-What is Jim thinking?

It's a birthday. So what if there's a lot of them?

-Yeah, I work hard all day

I like knowing that there' going to be a break.

Most days I just sit and wait for the break.

-I took an extra shot of insulin

in preparation for this cake today.

If I don't have some cake soon I might die.

-Why don't you just have an apple?

-Why don't you mind your business?

-Listen, I figured this out.

Jimmy had his birthday three weeks ago,

so he doesn't care.

-I think the power went to his head.

-Yeah. -Hey, Jim.

-Hey, guys. What are we talking about?

-Nothing! Nothing going on

We're talking about nothing.

Come on, gang.

-♪♪ Happy birthday to you

♪♪ Happy birthday to you ♪♪

-♪♪ Happy birthday, dear Creed

-♪♪ Happy birthday to you

-Yeah! -Whoo!

-I was right. Skip around the room.

Skip around the room.

We won't -- Okay, alright.

Yike -- Don't do that, you're gonna break something.

Man became civilized for a reason.

He decided that he liked to have warmth and clothing

and television and hamburger and to walk upright

and to have a soft futon at the end of the day.

He didn't want to have to struggle to survive.

Hey, buddy. -Hey.

-Word up.

-Sure glad you're back.

-You are relieved.

-You have no idea.

-So what did I miss?

-Well, I tried to put all the birthdays together at once

-Ugh. -So. Terrible idea.

-Yeah. Okay. I did that.

Rookie mistake.

-You did do it? -Uh-huh.

Yeah. Just wait.

10 years, you'll figure it out

-Well, I don't think I'll be here in 10 years, but..

-That's what I said.

[ Chewing ]

That's what she said.

[ Chewing ]

-That's what who said?

-I never know.

-[ Laughs ]

-I just say it.

I say stuff like that, you know, to lighten the tension

when things sort of get hard

-That's what she said. -[ Snorts ]

Hey. Nice.

Really good.

Bravo, my young ward.

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