- The randomness of trying to move through the dark and having a bear suddenly spring up to strike you dead.
- If you try to look up the answers to Homer's questions in front of him, he'll say, "Well, if you're going to cheat, forget it" and go back to sleep.
- Showing the ancient Greek poems to the angel. The epic sounds like a soap opera in the making, and the short poem turns out to be erotica.
- Inciting the librarians into a fist fight.