Previously on GZSZ…We had our first ever fight, things were yelled, doors were slammed and we still have no electricity. BUT, Anni and Jasmin can’t stay angry with each other for very long and so we also had our first make up..awww. Anni dragged Jasmin to the university to find her something to learn and they ended up sneaking into a journalism class, where Jasmin was put on the spot by the lecturer…
So we open where we left off, at the university. The lecturer has just asked Jasmin to answer some question that even I can’t understand. Jasmin tells the lecturer that she’ll answer and the look on Anni’s face here is priceless. She’s all “There’s no WAY in hell that Jasmin is going to answer this…OMG! WTF? She’s actually going to attempt to answer this?” HAHA!
Jasmin asks for the question again; “What is the difference between a probabilistic and a deterministic law of science?” OMG! What the what?
All the other students smugly smile and look expectantly at Jasmin, thinking there’s no WAY she can answer this. Jasmin stands up to answer and Anni can’t help but laugh, as do all the other students. Not sure if it’s because she stood up or because she’s actually going to attempt to answer it for real. You can see Jasmin is slightly uncomfortable in what she’s wearing, as she tries to pull her top down and her shorts up. As Jasmin begins to answer, Anni is doing EXACTLY what I would be doing. She is looking every which way but at Jasmin, avoiding all eye contact with the lecturer and doesn’t want to look like she’s associated in ANY way with Jasmin. I ALWAYS do this if someone next to me gets picked to answer something or I’m at a comedy show and they are picking on the person next to me…yes I know, I’m a horrible human being.
Jasmin babbles away explaining that before she can attempt to answer the question, the question of “What is the law of science?” arises. The lecturer agrees and tell her she’s right. Jasmin, super proud of herself, sits down and Anni even cutely pats her knee in celebration. As they both giggle thinking they’ve gotten away with it, the lecturer tells her to “Give it a try then”. And both Anni and Jasmin looked back at him all shocked. Jasmin asks the lecturer, “What?” and he asks her to define the law of science. Spontaneous Jasmin comes up with the hilarious answer of “Well, the good thing about the law of science is that when you break the law, you can’t be prosecuted for it”. Notice Anni in the background, who looks terrified just being there. She is staring off into space and is sitting quite rigidly (great acting Linda!).
All the students crack up at this and the lecturer seems confused. But Jasmin tells them it’s true, isn’t it? And proceeds to charm everyone’s socks off with her gorgeous smile. As Jasmin sits back, congratulating herself for being so awesome, the lecturer asks if the person next to the comedian (Anni) knows the answer.
Jasmin nudges Anni, to be like “You got this” but Anni is off in her own little “Please don’t pick me” world and looks at Jasmin all confused. She asks the lecturer “What?” and everyone in the room is all staring at her and waiting. Ohhh Anni, I feel your pain, been there, felt that…
She starts to answer, looks at Jasmin…and then, in one of THE most hilariously brilliant comic moments we’ve seen so far, Anni just calmly picks up her bag, starts walking down the stairs and then sprints right past the lecturer and out the door.
BWAHAHA! God I love Anni!
“Must-always-have-a-plan” Anni = 0
“Spontaneous” Jasmin = 1
The lecturer asks Jasmin what the hell that was and she tells him it was Anni’s last attempt to be part of university life, to be among people and to belong. HAHA am loving spontaneous Jasmin right now, she is on a ROLL! The lecturer looks at her confused and in another brilliantly hilarious moment, Jasmin tells him that she’s autistic. I love the concerned, whispered way Janina delivers this line, it’s perfect.
I wish we had gotten a scene right after this, with Anni waiting in the hallway right after this and Jasmin teasing her, but alas we jump to them already on the subway heading home. They are discussing the class and Anni tells Jasmin that she has to learn the basics first if she wants to do journalism. Jasmin tells Anni that she would need to get her high school diploma first anyways but that studying costs money. So she would have to work, study, sleep and work. I love how Anni is nodding the whole time Jasmin is saying this, like “Yeah, that’s what I’m doing, and so is pretty much everyone else”. Jasmin concludes that she’d be 32 by the time she finishes studying and you can see by the look on her face that she’s already put this whole studying thing in the “too-hard-basket”. Yes we know it’s hard Jasmin, it’s called “real life”.
As Jasmin sits down, Anni gives her some excellent advice; “If you know what you don’t want, you automatically know what you want!”. The way that Janina is looking at Linda here is not only super adorable but also makes me think that maybe Linda had to do that tongue twister line more than a few times because it looks like Janina is waiting for her to fuck it up again. And it’s super adorable you guys. And they both crack up after she says it.
Jasmin calls Anni autistic again, she agrees and sits down, pushing some random guys stuff off the seat. Anni brainstorms that Jasmin wants to do something to do with media. She asks her if she wants to do TV or print and Jasmin tells her NO TV. Anni asks her what she would write about and Jasmin slaps Anni’s knee proclaiming FASHION! The super dorky cool roller blading guy that was sitting next to Anni gets up to leave and Anni scooches over. Well OK, more like Jasmin pushes her over.
The random girl across from Anni is all “Feet on the floor!” and Jasmin apologises to her. WTF was that? Was that even scripted? Super weird moment…So Anni asks Jasmin about the offer she had a while back to write fashion articles for “Metropolitan Trends”. Now that Katrin is back as editor in chief she can bring it up with her again.
Side note, watch the end of this scene carefully and tell me that Linda doesn’t do something hilarious here? She either pulls a face or something because you see Janina looking intently at Linda, you see Linda’s hand and then Janina finally loses it and cracks up.
Cut to Mesut’s shop, where Anni and Jasmin spot Katrin. Anni motions for Jasmin to go talk to her and makes herself scarce. After some small talk, Jasmin tells Katrin that Sophie once offered her a column, that she’s looking for a fresh start and that now that Katrin is back as editor in chief that maybe she could put in a good word for her?. The way that Katrin smiles back at Jasmin here makes me think that she is SUPER excited about the idea of Jasmin joining the “family business”.
*This GIF also goes out to Linda. Hey girl, hey.
Cut to “Metropolitan Trends” where Jasmin’s little bubble is burst by Sophie who tells her that she’s already given the column to someone else. Katrin tries to argue but Sophie asks them how that would look, pulling a professional writer off an assignment so she could hand it over to the bosses daughter?. Jasmin tells Sophie that it’s OK, she can just look for something else, but Katrin insists that they can find something for her to do. Sophie asks Jasmin what she has in mind, and she tells her fashion. Sophie suggests she takes a look at ALL their departments and Katrin is all “Ugh, an internship?”. But Jasmin seems pretty excited by it and tells Sophie that she’ll do it. I love the look on her face here at the end, where she’s smiling and looking all around, excited by the thought of her future there.
Cut to Katrin holding a staff meeting to announce that Jasmin will be joining them as a new intern. Katrin hopes that they will all support Jasmin when she starts, but looking at their little judge-y faces, I don’t think they will. At least Maren is smiling away at Jasmin…awwww. She even offers to take Jasmin on a tour of the offices. Umm I’m pretty sure that she doesn’t really need one Maren, but you’re sweet. She tells her she just needs to finish a few things and she’ll be right back, leaving Jasmin standing there all by herself. Aww Jasmin, you look like a little lost puppy here.
Jasmin see’s another worker and latches on, telling her she’s seen her so many times before but still doesn’t actually know what she does. Aww Jasmin is so cute when she’s trying to make friends. The woman tells her that she does “printing” and that she’ll learn that too. The woman obviously doesn’t have time for Jasmin and walks off…hey now…did she just ROLL HER EYES at Jasmin?!!!!
Ohhh it’s on like DONKEY KONG! No one rolls their eyes at Jasmin, especially when she’s being an absolute sweetheart to you!! GAME ON RANDOM WORKER LADY!
Cue Maren to show Jasmin around the offices. She tells her that she’ll explain all the procedures in detail on her first day of work and here we get to hear a teeny tiny bit of English from Jasmin when she says “Learning by doing”. Um OMG, I want some more English please, how sexy was her accent?? Um yeah…
As they walk towards a group of other workers they overhear them gossiping about Jasmin. One says “Now she’s sickeningly friendly all of a sudden”. Um bitch, did you just take a BOOTHAUS (Behaving-Oddly-Only-to-Highlight-an-Upcoming-Storyline) pill too? Because Jasmin has ALWAYS been super friendly. Another worker says “From C-List celebrity to bosses daughter…well I’d feel embarrassed”. Well, who asked you anyways? Back off bitches! Maren is all “Excuuuse me” and they all scatter like cockroaches when you turn on the lights. Maren turns to Jasmin and tells her not to take any of it seriously, that she’s glad that she’s joining them and that she’s sure that Jasmin will show them all. You bet she will!
Cut back to the apartment and Anni walks out with two boxes of Jasmin’s receipts, one being a super girly cute pink one. As she starts looking through the receipts, she asks Jasmin if she threw ANYTHING that remotely resembled a receipt into these boxes. Jasmin replies “Embarrassing, right?”. Anni finds a pizza receipt and questions it and Jasmin super cutely tells her that she doesn’t know. Under her breath, Anni calls Jasmin an “Artist” and Jasmin is all “What did you say?”. HAHAH, Anni was insulting you. I love that her insult has gone up a step from “Tussi” but yet she still says it to her in the same teasing way.
Jasmin tells Anni that she’s not an artist, she’s an ex C-List starlet who’s riding on the boss’s daughter coat tails. Anni tells her to stop talking nonsense but Jasmin tells her that’s how they are all referring to her at MT now. Jasmin goes on to say that without Katrin she wouldn’t even have this job. Anni is all “Job? Excuse me, you’re an intern and you don’t need connections for that”
Doesn’t Anni know that her words affect Jasmin in more ways than she can imagine? She needs to make up for this ASAP! Jasmin thanks her for her encouraging words.
Side note, notice how in the background as Jasmin bends down to mop her tiny short shorts aren’t exactly ergonomically made for cleaning and she has to undo a button? You’re all welcome.
Anni, making up for her previous comment, tells Jasmin that the workers at MT only know her media image but soon they’ll get to know the real Jasmin.
That’s the way Anni…keep talking. Jasmin cutely replies with “The one who doesn’t pay the electricity bills?” Awwww Jasmin, you’re so cute. Then Anni continues on her compliment streak
Jasmin tells her that all she did was babble away back at the university and then Anni comes out with this super sweet comment;
Awww Anni!! How sweet are you? Best advice you could ever give anyone. Be yourself and everybody will love you. But without missing a beat, Anni points to a spot on the ground and tells Jasmin not to miss it as she’s mopping. GAH ANNI. We had a moment there for a split second! Jasmin gives Anni the death stare and Anni cracks up.
After a second Jasmin thanks her and goes in to kiss Anni. But just as she’s about to kiss her, she sticks out her tongue and Anni is all UGGHH GROSS. HAHA! That’ll teach you Anni.
And due to the magical electricity generated by their kiss, the power suddenly comes back on. Either that or the guy at the power company took a BOOTHAUS pill too….but I’m partial to the first option. Anni points up and tells Jasmin “See? I told you! Everybody loves you. Even the power company!”. Awwww…best girlfriend ever!
And with that Jasmin does the cutest little happy dance ever.
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