The Office Makes The Miami Heat the Butt of the Joke
Lets be honest, The Office is pretty much the sitcom equivilant of the Miami Dolphins right now: Once perfect, now in the midst of their worst season ever. That didn't stop them last night from making fun of the Miami Heat in their Halloween episode.
Yeah, like I said, this isn't exactly their best season nor is it the funniest joke. In fact, there seems to be a bit of disagreement over what the punchline exactly was.
"It was far from funny, but I like the writers' belief that the very idea of Darryl, Kevin, and Jim dressing up as the infamous Bosh/Wade/James trio from the Miami Heat is supposed to be embarrassing," writes Myles McNutt over at The Onion's AV Club . "Let's ignore that they never said why they were dressing up as them, or why a perfectly reasonable person like Darryl would do such a thing (we only get Jim's justification), but I was entertained that the writers thought people would inherently get the joke. I'm not convinced they would, although I may be underestimating the popularization of the anti-fandom surrounding the trio."
Well, we kind of thought Jim's embarrassment came not from the fact that he has to dress up as a Miami Heat player, but rather that he had to dress up as Chris Bosh. Listen, if you're part of a Miami Heat group Halloween costume you don't want to be Bosh.
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