"I'll fire him, Charlie," Jane Fonda says. Charlie kind of gasps and/or begins to experience the DTs. "He's gonna tone it down or I'm gonna fire him," Jane Fonda says. Charlie doesn't think that's a threat because Jane Fonda would be too scared that Will would just go to a rival network and they would get all the ratings. Yeah, because Will's just bringing in the ratings right now. Doesn't matter, since Jane Fonda points out that Will's contract has a non-compete clause in it, so it'll be three years before Will can go to another channel. Charlie says it would still be a PR nightmare. Jane Fonda says she'd make sure that the firing was seen as AWN sacrificing ratings for integrity. Charlie gasps that she'd be making something up. Jane Fonda says she would, and she's fine with that because this is her job and her company and she doesn't fuck around.
Various members of the NewsNight team have post-show drinks at the karaoke bar. "Where the hell are we?" Charlie wonders aloud, as if he's never woken up in a strange bar before. Oh, they even invited Elliot along! But Will is in a crappy mood because MacKenzie has a boyfriend and therefore isn't with them. It's "just the guys!" Will cheers. Sloan is all: "hi. I exist on this show. Sort of." "And ... yeah," Will nods at her. "I love doing the news!" Will says, and the group prepares to toast that. Charlie gets an email and decides he has to read it before any toasting can happen. He says he's been summoned to the 44th floor to meet with Leona Lansing. Charlie figures she's just going to tell him what a great job he's doing. Oops.