On December 3rd, 2010, the popular American television show The Office aired an episode in which Dwight Schrute (played by Rainn Wilson) allowed Pam Beesly (played by Jenna Fischer) to win a game of paper football. This unexpected twist left viewers wondering why Dwight, who is known for his competitive nature, would let Pam win.

The answer to this question lies in a building-code violation that Dwight (via Nate) pointed out. Dwight had noticed that the building in which the game was taking place did not meet the safety standards set by the local building code. As a result, Dwight used this violation as leverage to get Pam to agree to a draw. He claimed that he was not motivated by compassion, but rather by the building code violation.

Although Dwight’s motives may have been questionable, his actions showed that he was willing to put his own competitive nature aside in order to ensure the safety of the building. This unexpected twist in the episode showed viewers that Dwight is not always the cutthroat businessman he is often portrayed as.

In addition to showing viewers a different side of Dwight, this episode also highlighted the importance of following building codes. By pointing out the violation, Dwight was able to ensure that the building was brought up to code and that it was safe for everyone in it.

Overall, the episode of The Office in which Dwight let Pam win was a great example of how people can put their own interests aside in order to do what is right. It also highlighted the importance of following building codes in order to ensure the safety of everyone in a building.