I always like the idea of really elaborate schemes to teach simple lessons. It’s sort of the whole sitcom mentality where an adult character creates an elaborate setup for a Halloween episode all just to teach the kids to listen to their parents, or drink milk…I forget which.
KLOWNUS: That's professional development.
MITTENS: Does that really seem like the best use of resources? Being a jerk about those you're trying to help?
KLOWNUS: To be, or not to be, that is the question.
MITTENS: While I professionally respect your attitude toward teaching, I am personally annoyed by your response.
KLOWNUS: Behold, I have taught you ambivalence!