Jim Halpert is one of the most likeable and relatable characters on The Office. He was hilarious, charming, sarcastic, and romantic. While some of his best moments were when he was joking around and pranking Dwight, he was also a huge romantic when it came to his relationship with Pam. The relationship between Jim and Pam is one that many fans loved and that is still seen as an iconic television couple. While Jim wasn’t a perfect guy, he and Pam were definitely made for each other, and he loved her a lot.
We’ve put together a list of the best Jim Halpert quotes that show his romantic, heartthrob side.
10 “EVERYTHING I HAVE I OWE TO THIS JOB...THIS STUPID, WONDERFUL, BORING, AMAZING JOB.”
While the show never was quite the same after Michael left, the finale of the series everything together for an emotional ending. The Office often had a lot of emotional moments that made fans root for the characters amidst all of the belly shaking laughs. In this episode, Jim reflects back on his life during the time that the film crew was filming Dunder Mifflin. While he didn’t always love his job and he’s leaving it for bigger and better things, he is grateful for all of the things Dunder Mifflin brought him, like his wife, kids, and friends.
9 “PLAN A WAS MARRYING HER A LONG TIME AGO. PRETTY MUCH THE DAY I MET HER.”
This quote comes from the episode where Jim and Pam get married in Niagara Falls. Jim and Pam end up getting married on a boat alone since their wedding guests are, no surprises, making things difficult.
Jim talks about how he bought the boat tickets after he saw the wedding video with the Chris Brown song. This quote shows how romantic Jim is because he has loved and wanted to be with Pam for a long time, and he is clearly super happy they are finally getting married.
8 “TOMORROW I CAN TELL YOU WHAT A GREAT BOSS YOU TURNED OUT TO BE. BEST BOSS I EVER HAD.”
While quotes where Jim talks about Pam are really romantic and adorable, what makes Jim such a catch goes beyond how he acts towards Pam. While Michael might have been ridiculous a lot of the time, Jim, Pam, and others really grew to love him over time.
In this episode which is Michael’s departure, Jim expresses how much he cares about Michael and how good of a boss he is. This was a touching moment that showed how Jim is as a friend.
7 “I TOOK THE ROLE TO IMPRESS A RECEPTIONIST WHO WILL REMAIN NAMELESS.”
Michael Scott’s movie, Threat Level Midnight, is somewhat of a masterpiece. Jim talks about the movie and taking the role of the villain Goldenface. But, of course, the main reason he went along with it was to impress Pam. Many of Jim’s pranks and things he did at the office were to make Pam laugh and get her exception, and this was no exception. This quote is definitely a reminder that Jim is a heartthrob with a great sense of humor, which is also a trait that is super appealing.
6 “I MISS DWIGHT. CONGRATULATIONS, UNIVERSE. YOU WIN.”
Dwight and Jim rarely got along. They were always annoying each other, and Jim was always pranking him throughout the years. While they definitely got on each other’s nerves, they cared for each other in their own weird ways. With this quote, Jim expresses the fact that he does have affection for Dwight. Seeing the two of them become friends and Jim eventually being asked to be Dwight’s best man was super endearing.
5 “ABSOLUTELY I DO.”
This is another quote that Jim said often to Dwight. Whenever Dwight would ask Jim if he wanted to be a part of some ridiculous plot that Dwight was getting up to, Jim would say, “absolutely I do.”
While this is a simple quote, it shows that Jim was great at making little things at the office fun and interesting. He was always amusing and entertaining Pam with these little moments, and his sense of humor and playful side are definitely huge pulses for his personality.
4 “ YOU KNOW WHAT, I WOULD SAVE THE RECEPTIONIST.”
This quote comes early on in the series during the booze cruise episode. Even though Jim is on a date with Katy, he is mostly still crushing on Pam. While that’s not the best move, it’s definitely relatable. When talking about who he would save if the boat was sinking, Jim says he would save Pam. This moment is somewhat of a wakeup call for Jim where he realizes how much he really does care about Pam and how he needs to stop trying to bury that.
3 “GOT IT A WEEK AFTER WE STARTED DATING.”
When Jim and Pam start dating, many fans were really happy. The two were obviously meant to be and had been in love with each other for years, but bad timing and other relationships had kept them apart. Jim shows the engagement ring he got to the camera crew and tells them that he bought it right away. This is definitely the type of super romantic movie that Jim is known for.
2 “FACT: BEARS EAT BEETS. BEARS. BEETS. BATTLESTAR GALACTICA.”
While this quote might not be specifically one that shows that Jim is a romantic heartthrob, it’s definitely one of his most well-known and quoted lines. Jim’s humor is a big part of his appeal, so it definitely plays into his attractiveness. Jim is great at making fun of Dwight and making Pan, as well as fans of the show, laugh out loud. His sense of humor is definitely an essential part of his charm.
1 1.“YOU ARE EVERYTHING.”
Near the end of the series, Jim and Pam have relationship problems as Jim starts Athlead and Pam feels pushed out of their future together. These moments were hard to watch but very real. Seeing Jim and Pam work things out and put each other first was definitely rewarding. When Jim tells Pam this quote, it was extremely touching and showed that Jem was remembering once again that Pam and their family were his main priority.