Line Gag-Epitaphs

By | May 5, 2019

Synonyms

Famous Last Words.

Introduction

The performers will make a series of puns, and gags portraying the last words or epitaphs of anything you suggest.

Description

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.”

Gimmicks

  • None.

Variations

  • 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.

Credits

  • None.

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