Question: I am all a-twitter over last week's finale of The Office! I have the same butterflies that I had when Ross and Rachel shared their first kiss. Instead of feeling like they jumped the gun and brought Jim and Pam together too quickly in the show's run, I feel lots of anticipation about the consequences of Jim's declaration and kiss. And, might I add, Steve Carell did a brilliant job of writing the episode! What did you think of the finale, and are you already looking forward to next season already?
Answer: Since the Jim-and-Pam relationship is by far my favorite element of The Office, I was floored by Jim opening up to her, her awkward response, his tearful departure and then his coming back while she was on the phone, opening up to her mom, for the climactic kiss. Superb. I didn't see it coming, because I figured she might still be nursing her wounded pride from the week before (when it was revealed Jim had complained about her making her wedding arrangements so public,