Pam Beesly: Here's the story, that guy in there is Jim's childhood friend, Tom.

Jim Halpert: Tom Matoshkin, one of my best buddies, actually.

Pam Beesly: And when they were both in the third grade, Jim was placed in the top reading group.

Jim Halpert: It was blue group, so it was second from the top.

Pam Beesly: And Tom...

Jim Halpert: Was in green group.

Pam Beesly: And Jim's mom suggested that Jim spent time hanging with the kids in his reading group, because she thought that they would be a good influence.

Jim Halpert: And that's what I told him.

Pam Beesly: Right, but how'd you say it?

Jim Halpert: ...My mom thinks you're too dumb to hang out with.”

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