Later yet, Toby goes into Michael's office to suggest Michael do something about Stanley's blatant insubordination. Because he doesn't want to stand up to Stanley, Michael tries to play it off as joking between friends, which he says Toby is too white to understand.
Andy has decided to sell his old Xterra, now that he's got his Prius and only chicks seem to drive Xterras, in his experience. Or should I say "Xperience?" His only taker is Dwight, who announces, "This car is crap. I will buy it for next to nothing." Dwight gives Andy a hard-buy -- which is not something I've seen before -- and gets Andy to agree to knock $1500 off the price.
Michael approaches Stanley to preemptively forgive him, even though Stanley's not apologizing. As Stanley THs, "It's like I used to tell my wife, I do not apologize unless I think I'm wrong, and if you don't like it, you can leave. I say the same thing to my current wife, and I'll say it to my next one, too." Well, at least he's realistic.
In order to explore options for other people to discipline Stanley, Michael has Dwight go over the org chart. He could defer to Ryan, but that would make Michael look weak. Dwight's other, final option is that he, Dwight, could do it, but only if Michael invokes Dwight's disaster plan that puts Dwight in charge of the whole office. Michael's tempted, but even he doesn't want out of this badly enough, even in the face of Dwight's hard sell. It's almost like he doesn't believe Dwight's promise to turn power back over to him or something.
Pam discovers another reason to hate her glasses: Kevin's librarian fetish. After refusing to indulge him, she just takes them off, and proves to be almost completely non-functional as a result. Creed wants to see if Pam could play the piano like all those blind jazz cats, and adds, "I'd also like to see her topless."
Michael goes down to the warehouse to ask Darryl for advice. He starts, with typical obliqueness, by asking if Darryl was ever in a gang. Totally straight-faced, Darryl tells Michael all about the gang tradition of "fluffy fingers." In other words, tickling. Alas, we will never see this pay off. I guess they don't want to put Michael in the hospital in the middle of the season.
Ryan stops by the branch, and on the pretense of wanting to tweak Jim for being an Eagles fan, he calls him in to the conference room with Toby and totally blindsides him with a formal warning about his job performance. Jim's shocked as Ryan says Toby can give him the details. Toby THs that he thinks all the time Jim spends hanging out with Pam has caught up to him. Oh, Toby. You little, little man. Get thee to Costa Rica already. When Jim returns to his desk and Pam asks him what's up, he kind of blows her off. Despite not having her glasses on, she's not too blind to notice that.