I am the very model of a modern Major-General.

Friday Five: Lessons from Dateline
  1. When in doubt, assume it was the husband. (Second place: The wife.)
  2. If the crime is particularly odd, deranged, strange, or otherwise unusual, assume it occurred in Florida.
  3. It is always a bad idea to join a cult.
  4. If he’s seen one prostitute, he’s likely seen many prostitutes.
  5. Most forms of murder generate a tremendous amount of blood, which can just about never be completely erased from a crime scene.
Friday Five: Dwight’s List

Things to Which Dwight Was Introduced by Angela

  1. pasteurized milk
  2. sheets
  3. monotheism
  4. presents on your birthday
  5. preventative medicine

from “Crime Aid”, The Office, first aired October 23, 2008

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