When Michael imitates a Chris Rock comedy routine, many people in the office are offended, prompting corporate to send in a sensitivity worker to give the Scranton office a diversity training day. When Michael is dissatisfied with the training, he creates his own diversity course ("Diversity Tomorrow"). Meanwhile, Jim loses one of his big commissions for the year. Written by
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Greg Daniels was talking to the writers during the filming of "Diversity Day" about having small romantic touches between Jim and Pam to establish their feelings for each other without being too obvious or overt, and specifically mentioned that Pam could put her head on Jim's shoulder and close her eyes during one of Michael's lame meetings. To Daniels' amusement, writer B.J. Novak immediately wrote this out and it ended up being the final shot. See more
When Michael rips up his signed pledge, Jim is chewing on a pencil. When the camera shows Jim again, he is chewing on a pen. See more
[Diversity Day exercise; Dwight has a card on his head that says "Asian"
"Lots of cultures eat rice" doesn't help me.
References The Oprah Winfrey Show