Alan: Look, I don't care how much money they give us, they can't interfere with the creative side of the show! Having her choke on that bagel was an artistic decision.
Matt: Artistic?! I thought it was because the network said, 'We hate her', and we're like, 'Cool! Let's kill her in the most embarrassing way possible!'
Alan: Well, yes, it had a vindictive element to it, but the essential 'bagel-ness' was an artistic decision!