Barbara tells Jordan about her job offer to Carly, and a shocked Jordan fears Barbara might have made a mistake. He reveals his concerns about Paul and Carly but Barbara insists that she is racing against the clock to save her company, her family and her life. Simultaneously, Carly stuns Paul with news of Barbaras proposal and Paul promises to get to the bottom of it. Paul confronts Barbara, who pulls out all the stops to convince him that her offer to Carly was legitimate. Later, Paul advises Carly that if she wont work from him, she shouldnt work for Barbara either. Meanwhile, Rosanna gets the scoop from Jordan about Barbaras offer to Carly and urges her sister to take the job. Aaron is able to get Alison a job at Metro but Molly steps in to object. Aaron and Alison try to change her mind. When Molly hears about Alisons romp with Tish, she realizes Alison is her kind of girl and hires her. Chris calls Alison to the hospital. In front of Alison, Tish, John and Tom, Chris explains that he made some phone calls and found out that Tish danced the night away at Metro after her run-in with Alison. In addition, upon investigation of the hospital inventory, it turns out that a neck brace is missing from the supply closet. Tish is busted and Tom announces that the D.As office will drop the assault charges against Alison. Alison is thrilled. After, she excitedly tells Chris about getting a job at Metro, but is shocked when Chris forbids her to work there. Holden calls Lily in Chicago to find out when shes coming home. She lies that her fundraiser meeting is still going on, and heads to a caf where it is open mike night. Using the alias Violet Palmer, Lily heads for the stage.