Since the rumors of downsizing have occurred in the Scranton branch, Dwight thinks its best to secretly partner with Jim to have each others backs on it, while Jim takes this as an opportunity to have this as one of his pranks against Dwight. Written by
Did You Know?
In his book "The Bassoon King", Rainn Wilson said that his favorite exchange from his entire time as Dwight Schrute came in the episode "The Alliance" when Dwight offered Jim the titular deal and Jim immediately and enthusiastically accepted it. See more
In the end of the episode, when Roy catch Jim "flirting" with Pam, Jim reveals that they was just messing around with Dwight. At that point, Dwight had not yet dyed his hair. Next scene, Dwight has dyed his hair blond, although knowing they were pranking him. See more
Mint chocolate chip!