Alice is not enjoying her job so Catbert prescribes an antidepressant drug.
Start of saga: Alice takes antidepressants to improve morale.
Personnel, enjoy, antidepressant, drug, prescribe, boss-proof cap, Alice, Catbert
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Alice tells the other engineers Human Resources is prescribing powerful antidepressants.
Office Politics, prescribe, antidepressant, drug, optimism, enthusiasm, Alice, Wally, Dilbert
Wally reads the warning label on Alice's antidepressants.
Office Politics, antidepressant, warning label, fatigue, disorientation, lack of sex, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
Alice overdoses on antidepressants so Wally and Dilbert induce vomiting.
Office Politics, antidepressant, overdose, induce vomiting, mission statement, heave, punch, salary, injury, Wally, Dilbert, Alice
A finance guy wastes a four hour meeting and Alice worries she won't get a chance to present.
Presentation, depreciation, variance, year-to-date, drone, asleep, stun, doughnut, projector, Alice, finance guy, Wally, Boss, co-worker
Mordac the Preventer of Information Services brings guidelines for passwords.
Corporate Services, password, guidelines, different passwords, characters and numbers, case, squeal like a pig, suspenders, Mordac, Dilbert
Mordac the Preventer of Information Services confiscates Wally's non-standard computer.
Corporate Services, non-standard computer, confiscate, disable, hammer, suspenders, heavy, Mordac, Wally
Mordac the Preventer of Information Services won't upgrade non-standard computers.
Corporate Services, upgrade, non-standard computer, replace, trash, policy, suspenders, Mordac, Wally, janitor
Wally has to get rid of his old computer before he can get a new one.
Engineer, computer, union rules, trash, catapult, problem, engineering solution, Wally, Dilbert
Catbert says there will be no layoffs after the merger.
Personnel, layoff, merger, job transfer, frozen asteroid, team player, space suit, Catbert, Ted, Dilbert
Ted worries he'll be surplussed if he doesn't accept the transfer.
Personnel, job transfer, frozen asteroid, surplus, map, island, Ted, Alice
A psychologist patient says to Dogbert he criticises others to make himself look smart.
Dogbert-Schemes, criticism, nuts, psychologist, weekly sessions, paid by the hour, false memory, alien, smart, grocery list, Dogbert, patient
Wally takes it well when Ed announces he gave his two-week notice.
Start of saga: Ed, an unpopular co-worker, quits.
Office Politics, two-week notice, goodbye lunch, bore, quit, Ed, Wally
The engineers insult a co-worker who has given his notice.
Office Politics, quit, obnoxious, cooperation, cologne, expiration date, two-week notice, useless, co-worker, Alice, Dilbert, Wally, Ed
Tina collects for Ed's farewell gift but Carol takes money out.
Office Politics, quit, farewell gift, collect, fine, guilty, Tina, Carol
The engineers scavenge Ed's stuff after he vacates his office.
Office Politics, quit, scavenge, pants, raid, Dilbert, Wally, Alice
The Boss fought to get Dilbert's project classified as their top priority, but Dilbert says the project wasn't feasible.
Project, priority, feasible, chairman, quality festival, Boss, Dilbert
The new guy looks smarter than the others, but will look dumber as people get to know him.
Professional, smarter, dumber, Alice, new employee
Catbert notices Alice's stress and gives her a booklet titled "Stress No More."
Personnel, stress, workplace improvements, booklet, stress no more, unpaid overtime, pamphlet, ignite, smoke, Catbert, Alice
Dilbert goes to a conference with a goal to "create interaction around local and global issues of the coming century."
Conference, brochure, sarcasm, interaction, issue, century, pamphlet, ear, excite, Dilbert, Dogbert
A tall acquaintance changes his airline seat so he can sit next to Dilbert.
Travel, conference, flight, seat assignment, talk, golf stories, Dilbert, friend
Dilbert checks in at a hotel and is proactively rejected by the desk clerk.
Travel, hotel, check in, technology conference, coffee, attractive woman, key, Dilbert, hotel clerk
Dilbert is impressed by the keynote speakers at a conference -- a CEO, politician and a cartoonist.
Conference, technology, keynote speaker, CEO, cartoonist, Gilbert, content, politician, Dilbert, Scott Adams
Dilbert asks a cartoonist if he ever feels burned out by the pressure of being funny.
Conference, technology, comic strip, burned out, stress, speaker, autograph, cartoonist, Dilbert, Scott Adams
Dilbert returns from his trip and goes to his cubicle.
Note: Scott Adams considers this to be one of the naughtiest strips he has ever gotten away with.
Professional, trip, womb, cubicle, poke, head, naughty, Dilbert, Boss
Tod from the Research Department says previous research was either ignored or misinterpreted.
Corporate Services, role model, meeting, Research Department, study, idiot, lie, industry salary study, quitting time, misinterpret, Boss, Tod, Wally, Alice, Dilbert
Dogbert proposes to give good advice for a high price or bad advice for a 10% savings.
Start of saga: Dogbert, the reasonably-priced consultant
Consultant, advice, budget, economy, bad advice, good advice, running with scissors, Dogbert, Alice, Boss
The Boss introduces some budget recommendations from Dogbert.
Consultant, save money, recommendation, price, hamburger patty, Boss, Asok, Wally, Dilbert
Dogbert recommends some changes to the Boss.
Consultant, profit, recommendation, change, ombudsman, martial law, personal telephone call, jail, shoot, execute, Dogbert, Boss
Dogbert gloats about his high-paying job.
Consultant, overpaid, underpaid, funny, job security, Dogbert, Dilbert