Ah. So that's what was at the bottom of the elevator shaft. Not exactly sure how that fits the episode's overall theme, but whatever, now we get why he didn't just jump down there.
(We really, really hope "What Don Sees at the Bottom of the Elevator Shaft" becomes a meme. Let's make it happen! Let's go go go!)
[H/t to @WalkerT77 for bringing his handiwork to our attention.]