This is something like the third or fourth strip we’ve done involving a simile joke. That has got to be a record outside of the “Captain Grammar and the Grammarians” comic strip that ran in the 1940s. I’m not sure this is something we should be proud of.
This, however, is the way most professors I know answer questions when bored.
HOBO: Think of it this way. A final is like the last level of a video game. You've acquired all these different skills for specific levels throughout the game, but in the final level you have to combine them to reach the end and beat the game.
TREY: It's more like game over, man. Game over! We covered this stuff months ago! How am I supposed to remember what a simile is?