Overheard Around The Conference Room

Dennis: “All right, I’d like to call this meeting to order so we can discuss the new additions to the … Umm, would you two please stop cuddling and take your seats?”
Mr. Nibbles: “I think it’s cute how they’re always snuggled up.”
Vermin: “HISSS! Such constant public displays of affection are unbecoming to a cat! And I should know since I am a cat myself!”
Mouse: “You are not a cat!”
Producer Smurf: “That’ll never happen, Dennis! You’d have better luck smurfing Vanity away from his mirror or Greedy away from his pies!”
Spicoli: “Dude, you have access to pies and you haven’t shared? Not cool!”

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Back To The Sofa

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Mouse: “Well, Dennis, I hope this latest fiasco has taught you a little something about your get-rich-quick schemes.”
Dennis : “It sure has! Next time, I’m going to be the one wearing a disguise!”
Mouse: “That’s not exactly the lesson I had in mind.”

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Overheard Around The House And Elsewhere

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Vermin: “HISSS! I don’t know why they brought in these kittens when there’s already a perfectly good grey and white cat hanging around.”
Mouse: “But, ‘Dennis’, I don’t see a grey and white ‘cat’ anywhere. Do you?”
Charlee: “A talking field mouse. / A smelly dog-headed thing. / It’s like a freak show.”

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Overheard Around The Dungeon In The American Embassy

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Bugs Bunny: “So what are you in for this time, Doc?”
Dennis: “Well I accidentally smuggled a box of uninspected meat and a crate containing some sort of alien monster into the country.”

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It’s A Blast

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Dennis: “I don’t see why my box of meat has to be in the blast chamber. It’s just meat.”
Ambassador: “Bob said so and Bob is the expert.”
Vermin: “HISSS! Stupid big dog! Why are you complaining? If the crate has a bomb in it and the bomb goes off, we’ll have instant barbecue!”
Dennis: “Oooh, you’re right! Blow it up, Bob!”
Bob the Pyromaniac Builder: “All right, I’m going to open the crate!”

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Embassytown

Ambassador: “Welcome to the American Embassy, Mr. Vizsla and, uh, whatever that other thing is.”
Dennis: “I was kind of hoping we would end up at the Blogville embassy …”
Vermin: “HISSS! Nasty diplomat! I am a vizsla too! Can’t you tell by my ridiculous floppy ears, my slobbery jowls, and the goofy expression on my face? Not to mention my wonderful good nature??!! Stupid human!”
Ambassador: “Oooookay. Well anyway, you two have caused a pretty big ruckus for our friends here in Burkina Faso. Those kids out there are convinced you have iPhones for them.”

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The Chicago Way

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Dennis: “There sure is a lot of whooping and clanging going on back at the bank.”
Vermin: “HISSS! Oh it’s just the cops. Nothing to worry about. Where are we going next?”
Dennis: “Chicago. Dada has an unclaimed box full of money in a warehouse there.”

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