August 16, 2010: Mitch: Cathy's retiring! There's going to be an open slot on comic pages across America. Dana; What does that mean for us? Mitch: Ack! Dana: Suddenly I'm feeling very neurotic.
August 18, 2010: Dana: Why are we being drawn like "Cathy"? Skip: "Cathy" is a huge success, Babe. She's in thousands of newspapers. Dana: But I don't have a nose! Skip: What is that compared to the millions we'll make in merchandising? Dana: This is all about money? Skip: And time! You know how much quicker it is to draw this way?
August 20, 2010: Dana: I tried on the red shoes, then the blue shoes, then the black shoes, then the brown shoes, then the gray shoes but none of them fit! Skip: Babe, I'm only going to say this one more time. A list is not a joke. Dana: Hey, you're the one who told me to emulate Cathy.