In last night’s stellar, albeit not quite mind-blowing, episode of How I Met Your Mother, Barney told Marshall he needed to find a niche in their workplace in order to avoid being laid off (see clip below). Among some of the awesome roles their GNB coworkers have assumed to keep afloat? There was Food Guy, YouTube Guy, and even Creepy Backrub Guy! Of course, since I have a hard time separating television from real life, I started to wonder what “Guy/Girl” niche I’ve carved for myself here at EW. Though lately I’ve been helping cure Kara DioGuardi-induced headaches office-wide by playing the role of Advil Girl (thank you, Costco, for that 325-pack!), I would probably most likely classify myself as EW‘s Do-You-Need-A-Quote-From-Rock–Of–Love–Bus-Cuz-I’ve-Got-All-The-Great-Ones-Memorized Girl. So, clearly, I am vital to this office.
How about you, PopWatchers? What’s your office niche? Did you enjoy last night’s episode? Serious props goes to HIMYM‘s writers, who found a clever way to excuse new mom Alyson Hannigan from the episode without sacrificing storyline. Which brings me to my final question: What is the difference between peanut butter and jam?