Two Easter cartoons

One bit of language play (requiring some food knowledge) and one cartoon photograph (rather than drawing) on the Therapist cartoon meme, with the Easter Bunny folded in:

(#1) Poppin’ Fresh the Pillsbury Doughboy meets the Matzo Man

(#2) “I don’t know where the eggs come from, and I have no idea why I feel compelled to hide them.”

(Both appeared in Facebook postings without attribution, and I don’t know the sources. But each was originally designed by someone.)

#1 is both an Easter cartoon and a Passover cartoon, so it’s especially appropriate today. You need to recognize the resurrection quotation:

Matthew 28:6 (KJV): He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.

(with the older perfect aspect in be rather than have — transformed in the cartoon to suit modern English).

And you need to recognize Poppin’ Fresh and to know that the Pillsbury dough rises when heated.

And you need to recognize that the character on the right is a version of Poppin’ Fresh but made of matzo, unleavened bread (which doesn’t rise when heated).

In #2, you need to recognize the psychotherapist scene, with Sigmund Freud as the analyst and the Easter Bunny as the analysand. And to know about the custom of hiding Easter eggs for children to find.



One Response to “Two Easter cartoons”

  1. arnold zwicky Says:

    On #1: I suppose we could break out in a chorus of “Oh, do you know the Matzo Man?” (rather tan “muffin man”).

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