* [[http://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/cartoons-90th-anniversary-1965-1975-03 A cartoon]] George Booth did for the magazine depicts a man on the porch of a beach-house hunched over a typewriter, while a woman stands next to him with a sandwich on a plate..
-->"I've got an idea for a story: Gus and Ethel live on Long Island, on the North Shore. He works sixteen hours a day writing fiction. Ethel never goes out, never does anything except fix Gus sandwiches, and in the end she becomes a nympho-lesbo-killer-whore. Here's your sandwich."
* [[http://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/cartoons-90th-anniversary-1925-1935-13 Another classic]] by Carl Rose and E. B. White shows a mother and her young child eating dinner:
-->"It's broccoli, dear."
-->"I say it's spinach, and I say to hell with it."
* Creator/CharlesAddams had many of these. One classic example would be the cartoon of the Addams Family preparing to pour boiling oil from the roof of their house onto a group of ChristmasCarolers at the front door (a gag re-used for the opening of the [[Film/TheAddamsFamily 1991 Addams Family film]]).