- Line Gag-Epitaphs
Famous Last Words.
The performers will make a series of puns, and gags portraying the last words or epitaphs of anything you suggest.
Line Gag is a structure that is both an exercise and a handle. This is the handle version of the structure called Epitaphs. For a detailed explanation of line gags see the exercise Line Gags
For Epitaphs the host should can pick a famous person or noun for the performers to riff off of. Once this is established the performers will step out and vomit gag juice all over the audience with a series of snappy puns.
If the offer was the epitaph or famous last words for a loaf of bread the performers could step forward with witty assitudes like: “I am sorry I was so crusty to you all.” Or “I am toast.”
- Competitive – any line gag where host conducts and the audience eliminates performers when they don’t like the question.
- Birth Notice – Witty birth notices for a famous person or noun object.