Cartoons: Date Night

These cartoons show why first dates are the worst dates!


“Have fun, kids…Oh, and Conrad it was so nice to meet you. You’re exactly as Joanne described you…
…better than nothing.”


“I’d better be getting home now, Herbert—my interest rate is dropping.”


“My daughter tells me you’re in show business.”


“You didn’t tell me you were dating a tackle box!”
Art Bouthillier


“They’re the perfect couple—he’s a pill and she’s a headache!”


“I’m looking for marriage, two kids and a nice house in the suburbs. Hi, what’s your name?”
Andrew Toos


“Just for fun I registered my dad with an online dating service. They matched him with a recliner and TV.”
Randy Glasbergen

Cartoons: Dining Out

With these restaurant cartoons, laughter is always on the menu!


A diner and a waiter in a restaurant
Henry Syverson
December 25, 1948



Restaurant patrons pay a bill
“Nonsense – you’re our gue… uh, well, here’s our half.”
Walter Goldstein
January 1, 1949



A mother and her daughter at a diner. Patrons wait behind them while the daughter finishes eating.
“I have a terrible time getting her to eat more slowly!”
Tom Hudson
January 1, 1949



A waiter with a bruised eye speaks to dinner patrons
“I’m sorry, sir… I don’t give suggestions any more.”
December 31, 1949



A waiter speaks to a diner patron
“Sir, do you want that businessman’s lunch with an olive or a twist of lemon peel?”
Bob Schroeter
January 5, 1963



A woman speaks to her date at at restaurant table
“I’d better be getting home now, Herbert—my interest rate is dropping.”
February 1, 2013



A restaurant patron speaks to his waiter while holding up a ketchup bottle. There's a huge pile of katchup on the table in front of the patron.
“Honest! All I did was tap the bottle twice!”
April 1, 2002



Restaurant patrons sit at a dinner table. The waiter presents a plate with a ball in a catcher's mitt.
“Who ordered the ‘catch of the day’?”
Bill Maul
February 1, 2009



Waiter talks to dinner patrons with wine-stained, bare feet
“This is one of our most recent vintages.”
Roy Delgado
September 1, 2011