She also tells Michael that she would like to be an accountant someday, even though she is bad at math.
Erin finally earns Michael's respect in "Scott's Tots" when she points out the benefit of the promise Michael could not fulfill to a group of underprivileged high school students.
She eventually figures out Michael's idiosyncratic habits (such as having ants on a log served every day at and being spun around in his desk chair until he is dizzy) and, unlike Pam, gladly accommodates them, she seems disappointed when Jim Halpert declines to continue them during his brief tenure as branch manager.
She admires Kelly's casual Friday outfit, commenting that she looks like J.
Lo, and the two restart Michael's Cafe Disco after he shuts it down.
The two also ride to Pam and Jim's wedding together with Andy, both listening to their i Pods in the backseat.
In "Counseling", she took the term "disposable camera" literally as she throws a disposable camera away after taking the last picture, commenting that she thinks disposable cameras are wasteful and you never get to see the pictures. She first appears in "Michael Scott Paper Company", and is referred to by her middle name, Erin, to distinguish her from Kelly Kapoor. Kelly Hannon is the receptionist hired to replace Pam Beesly (after Kevin's brief stint in the job) in "Dream Team".Later, in "Manager and Salesman", Andy gives everyone in the office a card for Valentine's Day to mask his affection for Erin.Kelly takes this card to heart and believes Andy is in love with her.Dwight and Andy both admit to being attracted to Erin, as does Ryan.