In the tag, Charles calls the remaining troops into a short meeting: until they get a new receptionist, he wants Kevin on the phones. And, to curtail the time-wasting that's rampant in the office, Stanley will be his "productivity czar." That's going to cut into Stanley's crossword time. Even now, he looks up from his puzzle magazine with concern. The meeting breaks up, and everyone gets up and goes back to work -- except Stanley and Kevin. Clearly Michael and Pam aren't the only ones facing big life changes.
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