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August 11, 2010

#778: Scheduling


[[Pizza guy enters through door; maid is dusting.]]

Pizza Guy: Pizza delivery! Did someone order a hot sausag–

Maid: Mon dieu! Monsieur is home early–

Both: Wait, who are you?

Pizza guy: Wait, this is the Jones’, right? Their daughter was supposed to be having a party!

Maid: No, I thought Mr. Jones was coming home early.

[[Pizza guy is off-panel left as plumber enters from the right.]]

Pizza guy: But I thought–

Plumber: Howdy, Mrs. Jones. I hear you need some plumbi–

Plumber: Who are you?

[[The pizza guy looks in a cabinet; the others are off-panel right.]]

Maid: Sorry, big mixup.

Pizza guy: Hey, check out out–the Joneses have Agricola!

Plumber: I love that game!

[[Mr. Jones and Miss Jones arrive home. Pizza guy, maid, and plumber are sitting on the floor playing Agricola.]]

Mr. Jones: What in the name of …

Pizza guy: Dammit, I wanted that grain.

Maid: Hush, you have starting player.