Dr. Batorious (announcing): One's a cute 'Peanuts'
character, one's just plain cute. Presenting the awards for "Best Joke/Use
Of Humor" are Schroeder and Binky.
::The audience applauds as Gadget leaves and returns with Bink. She guides the toddler squirrel up the podium, then walks off, waving goodbye to everyone::
Schroeder: Okay, 'jokes'. Jokes are like these humorous statements—they're there to keep things from getting oh-so-serious.
::Binky sucks on her pacifier, saying nothing::
Schroeder: Yeah, like you slip on a banana peel, or you say something about chickens crossing the road...
::Binky again sucks on her pacifier, saying nothing::
Schroeder: Ah, I see...a squirrel of few words...y'know, I admire that...
::Schroeder starts to get fidgety::
Schroeder: *to audience* Oog...I *gotta* see my agent about this!
::The audience laughs::
Schroeder: And here are the nominees.
Announcer: For the 'Best Joke/Use Of Humor' award, the nominees are...
Chip kisses Gadget and jumps off the building, by Jeff Wikstrom, from “Dance of the Dreams”
Freddie uses Dale as a pen, by KS, from “The Ties That Bind”, Chapter 10
Gadget's joke to Tammy, by Morgan Kohl, from “Cobwebs of the Past”
Romulus learns Fangs is a vampire, by KS, from “The Ties That Bind”, Chapter 7
The Rangers' nightmares, by Jeff Wikstrom, from “Dance of
Schroeder: *muttering on-mike to Binky* Ya *sure* you don't wanna open the
::Bink stares at him blankly, the audience chuckles, and
Schroeder opens the envelope then looks up::
Schroeder: It’s Jeff Wikstrom, for Chip kisses Gadget and jumps off the building!
::The crowd applauds, then Schroeder quiets them again::
Schroeder: Jeff isn’t here tonight, but we know he’s very proud to be receiving this award. What do you think about it, Bink?
::Bink points to her open mouth::
Schroeder: Okay okay, we’ll head for the buffet now. See you, folks!
::The crowd applauds, and the two of them head off stage::