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Comically Missing The Point:
Zero in lives this trope. Usually.
Beetle Bailey A running gag with Uncle Ted in is that every attempt at his parents' hinting at moving out goes right over Ted's head.
Big Nate A strip involves Calvin looking for a movie to watch. He finds one that contains "adult situations", to which he asks Hobbes what that means. Hobbes replies "You know, paying the bills, going to work, that sort of thing." Calvin wonders how they make money.
Calvin and Hobbes Calvin: Mom, can I have a flamethrower?
Mom: Of course not! No.
Calvin: Even if I didn't use it in the house?
gives us Candorville this little gem.
Kenny from . Oftentimes, he misunderstands dating advice from either Wheeler or Tucker, and he frequently misinterprets what his friends tell him.
Dogs Of C Kennel 's Zipper gave a college tour that focused on Walden's slacker-friendliness. This didn't impress Leo, a wounded Iraq vet from a working-class family who actually wanted an education.
Doonesbury Wondering about what pets did when they didn't know their owners were watching, Jon sneaked aroung and saw Garfield and Odie playing cards.
Jon: I don't believe it.
Garfield: Neither do I. Odie just drew to an inside straight.
: U.S. Acres Orson told Booker and Shendon the story of the boy who cried wolf and Booker learned the boy... needed a big club to hit the wolf with.