Group Job Interview

Spicoli: “Hey dudes! We’re back! The snacks are in the pantry, and … Hey, who’s that?”
Chaplin: “Lulu brought in a new dog while we were gone and we’re just having a little discussion about it.”
Lulu: “This is Java. Maybe. He’s from Mexico by way of the Humane Society.”

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Observed Around The Board Room

Chaplin: “I can’t believe you wanted Papa Smurf to make me a pillbug permanently.”
Charlee: “Don’t think of it as being a pillbug. Think of it as being a roly-poly. It sounds cuter that way.”

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They’re Off To See The Wizard

Charlee: “It wasn’t me who turned Chaplin into a pillbug. If I could do that, I would’ve done it a long time ago. I think it was a wizard.”
Producer Smurf: “Well if you smurf it was a wizard, let’s smurf to my village and smurf to Papa Smurf. He smurfs all about wizards.”

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He’s Roly And He’s Poly

Charlee: “I’ve called this emergency meeting because sombody turned Chaplin into a roly-poly.”
Vermin: “HISSS! If somebody turned Chaplin into a roly-poly, it was Chaplin! That cat eats anything!”

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Butterfly Board Room

Lulu: “I suppose you’re all wondering why I called you here—”
Vermin: “HISSS! No we are not! It’s because of all the nasty moths and butterflies!”
Spicoli: “Oh, all of you dudes can see them too? Whew, that’s a relief!”

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Party Planning

Lulu: “I suppose you’re all wondering why I called a meeting today …”
Vermin: “HISSS! Where are the nasty cats? Did they finally get fired? I volunteer to take over cat duty and eat their nasty cat food!”

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Have You Done Your Market Research?

Chaplin: “I thought they were going to be like normal mealworms, only festive.”
Charlee: “Honestly, a giant mealworm is a little bit … What’s the word I’m looking for … disturbing.”
Mealworm: “I’m standing right here and I can hear you. Ho ho ho! Sorry, I don’t know why I said that.”
Green Elf #1: “Bigger is better! And we can charge more for each one, so the profits will be huge!”
Lulu: “I think the market for four-foot-long Christmas mealworms is maybe not as big as the market for regular-sized mealworms.”
Vermin: “HISSS! You don’t know that! You haven’t done any studies! We still might sell some!”
Green Elf #2 (sotto voce): “So listen, do you think you could introduce me to Smurfette?”
Producer Smurf (sotto voce): “I’m not supposed to smurf within a hundred apples of her, so, no.”

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Meeting Crashers

Charlee: “Do you remember when the mouse asked you if you had hired elves to make Santa hats and boots, and you said no?”
Vermin: “HISSS! Of course I remember! I’m not a goldfish!”

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas Mealworms

Vermin: “HISSS! So what will make the Christmas mealworms unique and let us charge a premium is that they’ll have a little Santa hat, beard, and boots.”
Spicoli: “Uhh, yeah, dude, that’s not horrifying at all.”

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Outside Investigations

Lulu: “All right, if everyone is through arguing and pointing paws at each other, I need to put together a team to investigate who ate the bird, stipulating that it wasn’t me or one of the cats.”
Vermin: “HISSS! Letting yourself and the nasty cats off the hook up front? I smell a coverup!”

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Whorunit Whodunit?

Lulu: “I found this pile of feathers in the yard. No sign of the bird it came from.”
Vermin: “HISSS! That’s why you dragged us into a meeting? Because of some stupid feathers?”

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