Dogbert's ad agency comes up with a new name for the company. Alternative strip: The Boss gives an assignment to Mark who doesn't receive it very well.
Note: An alternative strip was also published this day.
Start of saga: Dogbert's ad agency creates a new image for Dilbert's company.
Dogbert-Schemes, ad agency, company name, astronomy, electronics, Uranus, Hertz, management, assignment, scream, enjoy, facial expression, advertising, Boss, Dilbert, Mark, Alice, Dogbert
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Dogbert unveils the new slogan for the company.
Dogbert-Schemes, ad agency, company image, abuse employees, cubicle, presentation, projector, advertising, Dogbert, Boss
Dogbert outlines the commercial he plans to produce.
Dogbert-Schemes, ad agency, commercial, hidden camera, documentary, competition, advertising, Dogbert, Boss
Dogbert's commercial will show company cars braking to avoid pedestrians.
Dogbert-Schemes, ad agency, commercial, pedestrian, Dick Clark, bloopers, television, advertising, Dogbert, Boss
Dilbert worked day and night to finish the design for a cancelled project.
Management, Project Zebra, design, cancel, kill, binder, travel, Dilbert, Boss
Dogbert invites over a hairless cat.
Family, hairless cat, spray-on hair, goldfish, spray can, Dogbert, Dilbert, hairless cat
Dilbert shows the new engineer the ropes.
Office Politics, new employee, anti-productivity pod, telephone, background noise, aisle, hangman's noose, cubicle, Boss, Dilbert, Laurie
Liz finds Dilbert oddly appealing but doesn't want to get physical until after marriage.
Dating, appeal, get physical, marriage, husband, literal, sex, Liz, Dilbert
Dilbert is oddly relaxed, despite Liz's views of sex before marriage.
Note: Dilbert's tie lays flat.
Dating, get physical, marriage, relax, tie lays flat, Unitarian, religion, sex, Dogbert, Dilbert
The Boss brings bad news about how to raise profits.
Management, profit, pencil, sell pencils, Boss, Dilbert, Wally
Special kinds of teams are required to survive in a tough year.
Management, profit, team, downsize, Boss, Alice, Dilbert, Wally, Ted
Dilbert announces a still-single shower in his honour.
Office Politics, still-single shower, registered pattern, Electron Hut, wedding gift, baby shower, invitation, Dilbert, Alice
Dogbert does an impression of a dog in space.
Family, dog in space, humour, impression, physical humour, lost art, ear, Dogbert, Dilbert
Dogbert explains the many types of friends.
Society, friend, close, buddy, boyfriend, girlfriend, stereotype, love, lust, television, platonic, Dogbert, Wally, Dilbert, man, woman
A management fast-tracker wants to fax a report to the CEO.
Office Politics, management, fast track, report, CEO, fax, shredder, suspenders, Wally, management fast-tracker, Dilbert
Dilbert says he received so many new assignments, there was no time for work.
Family, assignment, meeting, hamster on a wheel, Dilbert, Dogbert
Two goals this year are to improve customer service and downsize.
Downsizing, customer service, staff, service people, screw up, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally
Wally is fired, and an outplacement agency will help.
Downsizing, outplacement, fired, cubicle, photocopy, food stamps, downsize, food stamps, counterfeit, Boss, Wally
Dogbert's Outplacement Agency welcomes Wally.
Downsizing, Dogbert's Outplacement Agency, freelance, ego, cubicle, DOA, telephone, Dogbert, Wally
Ratbert says he can look interested by making his eyes big.
Family, big eyes, interest, annoy, fake, laptop computer, Ratbert, Dilbert
The Boss rejects Dilbert's report because there are no alternatives listed.
Professional, report, proposal, alternative, tax break, career, cow chip, microchip, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert says he needs four additional engineers to finish the project on time.
Management, project, deadline, menacing statement, downsize, headcount, overwork, threat, Dilbert, Wally, Boss
Dogbert asks a genetic scientist for an army of slave clones.
Start of saga: Giant cucumbers.
Dogbert-Schemes, genetics, research, slave, army, conquer, cucumber, seed, Dogbert, scientist
Dogbert plants seeds for his army of giant cucumbers.
Dogbert-Schemes, army, mutant, slave, cucumber, sea monkey, boot camp, watering can, flower pot, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dogbert prepares for conquering the world with his giant cucumbers.
Dogbert-Schemes, army, mutant, cucumber, conquer, salad shooter, pickle, world domination, ear, Dogbert, Dilbert
Sue is hired to run the Dignity Enhancement Program.
Downsizing, dignity enhancement program, hard work, less money, budget, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert is king of his cubicle, absolute ruler of his tiny realm.
Office Politics, cubicle king, loyal subjects, coffee, moat, barbarian, stapler, binder, Dilbert, Wally
A woman takes offence at Dilbert's use of the word "acute."
Feminism, image, fuzzy, acute, offence, sexist, pun, apology, witch, Dilbert, woman
Dilbert writes a report to say why his job shouldn't be outsourced.
Management, report, outsource, consultant, pride, logic, Boss, Dilbert
Dilbert decides to get an MBA with night classes.
Start of saga: Dilbert attends MBA classes.
Professional, MBA, night class, prestige, babe ratio, knowledge, course catalogue, Dilbert, Dogbert
Dilbert can't work unpaid overtime because of his MBA classes.
Professional, MBA, overtime, NPV, luck, Dilbert, Wally