- BEN: Hey, where’s Jen, we’re supposed to do the cartoon together today.
- JOHNNY: Didn’t you hear? The new owners, they fired her.
- JOHNNY: The whole strip was bought out by some big corporation. They’re overhauling the whole thing. They’ve even suspended all punchlines till they’ve made their changes.
- BEN: How can you have a cartoon with no PUNCHLINE?
- A pause