Okay, so Barney and Consuela are aware they’re comic strip characters, which alone doesn’t make a punchline. What’s the joke, then?
(And of course if mentioning Dagwood and his signature sandwich were actually copyright infringement, that ship’s already sailed)
“It’s all fun and games until somebody is diagnosed with a tragic neurological disorder.”
Presumably means “blackmailers” or something, because going on a hunger strike doesn’t make you a terrorist. Imprisoned terrorists have been known to go on hunger strikes, but they’re already done something terroristic to get there in the first place.
Trophy Wife’s “same difference” makes no sense to me either way. Unless she equates daughters with terrorists, which is kind of dysfunctional.