I love overly laborious shaggy-dog jokes, and I’d just been flipping through this amusingly stiff old book on humor in the Cartoon Art Museum library, so when Absurdity Matrix posted this joke on the message board I decided to build this presentation around it. Nothing like piling on additional buildup.
Oh, gosh, the androids play Keno. That’s just adorable.
I always liked the design of Stern Retro BCD-Wearing Dave, previously featured in the Spot the Non-Dave Contest the year before. No, I don’t know why he has visible pupils and Regular Dave doesn’t, at least for now. I just thought he looked better that way.