The time has come…
All good things must come to an end…
I’m so glad we had this time together…
Yada, yada, yada.
Before we get started on this, our final episode, I have to give credit to those of you who participated in last week’s caption challenge. (There were only two of you, but hey, who’s counting?)
In case you forgot, this was the illustration from last week in need of a caption:
Lynette d’Arty-Cross from In the Net! came through with this humdinger:
I would pay my bill but you know, global warming! The bank melted!
I must say, Lynette shows a great aptitude for caption writing. (Maybe she should consider a career change.)
Coming in with a close second, Eilene Lyon from Myricopia brought up that particular bank’s “frozen assets.” Pretty clever, don’t you agree?
Their two comments led me to thinking, what with BJM on its way out and all, this might be a good diversion to offer anyone going through BJM withdrawal: I supply a comic, you create a caption. Maybe not weekly, but once in a while it might be fun. (I’ll give it some thought.)
And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for (especially me), here are BJM’s final jokes…
Moonstone Mary accomplished a task we didn’t think possible. Not only did she provide a musical joke each and every time, she did it for every episode — all 35 of them!
Or at least I think she did. Frankly, I got tired of looking through them so let’s just say she did.
Congratulations, Mary! 🏆
Here’s Mary’s final joke:
The best present for a musician is a broken drum.
You can’t beat it.
Thank you for participating, Mary! You are the reason BJM struck a responsive chord.
Next up, catching a final ride on the BJM Humor Train, first time commenter Archon’s Den gave us a reason to draw a nun:
The Catholic Church has said that priests and nuns can neck,
but they shouldn’t get into the habit.
Thank you, Archon’s Den; it was very kind of you to join us in our final hours. (How are you at writing captions?)
Another long-time BJM participant, Andrew Reynolds from Andrew’s View of the Week showed us his penchant for questionable humor nearly every week. Here’s his final entry:
Did you hear about the weightlifting vegetable?
He was a muscle sprout.
If there’s one thing we’ve come to appreciate at BJM, it’s Andrew’s consistency in providing groan-worthy jokes.
Well done, Andrew!
Finally, we come to our last jokes of our last BJM, both of which are jokes about the last year:
From our caption winner above, Lynette d’Arty-Cross from In the Net! brought forth this:
I’ll remember 2020 like it was last year.
What should we all shout at midnight December 31st?
And get us the hell out of this game!
I like that idea. What do you think?
Before we go, we simply must have a retrospective. Anyone remember these?
All that’s left now is for the cast to have an exit interview with Seth Myers, where they each take turns saying how much they loved working together, that they’re really more like a family… blah, blah, blah.
Then later they write a tell-all book about how the lightbulb joke had cosmetic surgery and the legless dog/pig/man/etc. was actually a syncophant/slob/jerk/etc. (Fame does that to jokes.)
As for me, I want to thank you all for playing along and being such good sports. Seems we just get started and before you know it, that’s the time we have to say, “so long!”