It is revealed that the slogan of The Los Angeles Tribune is "A Free Society Needs a Free Press".
Charlie: Something troubling you, Lou?
Lou: Well, I guess I'm sort of happy and depressed at the same time. I'm happy because Kovac is a buddy from way back and it is nice to see an old pal do well.
Charlie: Then why are you depressed?
Lou: Because I can't stand to see an old pal do that well.
Animal: My mother's in town. I loaned her my car.
Charlie: You let your own mother drive that old thing?
Animal: Sure, I trust her.
(Billie tries to understand a financial report.)
Billie: What does this mean?
Adam: Sometimes I think a general assignment reporter is someone who is equally ignorant in all fields.
Billie: Yes, but we're great at cocktail parties.