So, you've got the gang of protagonists. They're facing a problem. In order to solve it, one character asks the others for their input. They reply in a quick succession, one after the other, each with worse and worse suggestions.
So, does anyone know how to get the penguin
past airport security?
Bob: Get it first-class tickets?
Charlie: Give it a briefcase?
Dave: Give it a wig and call it Mister Chairman?
For bonus points, change the third one to a pop-culture reference OR an example of Biting-The-Hand Humor
Related to the Zany Scheme
. Often takes the form of The Triple
- The humour in Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality thrives on this. Conversations are like a telephone game, where notions get distorted beyond recognition, cultural misunderstandings are taken to the logical breaking point, and absurdity is enthusiastically embraced by all.