Now that Michael is gone, Deangelo's true style of management shows as he is picking favorites among the staff.
- Rage Breaking Point: Throughout the episode, Deangelo has tried to get Dwight to like him, though Dwight is indifferent to him at best. Near the end however, Dwight finally starts listening after a fed up Deangelo threatens to fire him.
- Rapid-Fire "Yes!": Deangelo yells this to Dwight.
- Straw Misogynist: Deangelo's true style of management as he picks favorites among the staff (mostly the males), and ignoring the women in the office. Not helping his case is that he hired a Brainless Beauty as his personal assistant, instead of other more qualified people.
- Wham Episode: Deangelo suffers a massive head injury from a basketball stunt, leaving Dunder-Mifflin without a regional manager.