The events that led to the inception of 'News Night 2.0' are explained, as Charlie tries to convince MacKenzie in accepting a TV role. Sloan and Don recount the events that led to Charlie's heart attack, both accusing themselves of contributing to his death. Maggie and Jim continue to face questions about their relationship, whilst Will and ACN staff have trouble keeping a secret.
Did You Know?
In the flashback sequence, Will references Aaron Sorkin's first fictional news show, Sports Night. The softer version of Will goes to the first break with the words, "so stick around." This is the same tag line that Dan and Casey used throughout the series when going to the first commercial break. See more
(at around 34 mins) There is a laptop with a YouTube video titled "Schumacher Breaks Record", but the F1 cars in the video are the Ferrari of Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost, and the McLaren of Ayrton Senna from the 1990 season. At that time Michael Shumacher wasn't racing in F1 yet. See more
Charlie Skinner was crazy. He identified with Don Quixote - an old man with dementia who thought he could save the world from an epidemic of incivility simply by acting like a knight. His religion was decency. He spent a lifetime fighting it's enemies. I wish he could be here to learn the name of his successor like I just did - our new boss, the new president of ACN is MacKenzie McHale. So this fight is just getting started because he taught the rest of us to be crazy too... You were a man, ...
Silent end credits. See more
That's How I Got to Memphis
Performed by Tom T. Hall See more