The Return

Season 2, Ep 11, Aired 2/22/00
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  • Episode Description
  • Dilbert buys a new computer over the Internet. He has it sent to work so that he can show it off, but the package that the Pointy-Haired Boss signs for, is not what Dilbert ordered. Dilbert tries to complain, but finds out that his own company provides the support for Comp-U-Comp's complaint line. Dilbert finds out where Comp-U-Comp is located and goes to complain to whoever's in charge. Comp-U-Comp is a company that is runs by a computer that also runs the world. Comp-U-Comp challenges Dilbert to games of chess, badminton and Scrabble to get his replacement computer; but as usual, it's up to Dogbert to save the day when he finds the guy who guards Comp-U-Comp's plug.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Chris Elliott

    Voice of Dogbert

  • Jim Wise

    Loud Howard

  • Daniel Stern

    Voice of Dilbert

  • Tress MacNeille

    Carol/Various Guests

  • Tom Kenny


  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • In this episode Dilbert buys buys himself a computer off of the internet. Then when the package arrives it is as Loud Howard says \"It\'s Old Technology\". and so Dilbert sets out to find Comp-U-Comp and get his rightful computer.

    By Dizzydennis, Oct 17, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (6)

    • Alice: (to Dilbert) You're letting our entire species down, you moron.

    • Alice: Good job representing our species.

    • Pointy-Haired Boss: (to Dilbert at the post office) If you know the secret password they give you free merchandise.

    • Dogbert: So you're on the computer trying to buy a computer from essentially another computer.

    • Dogbert: Do you ever worry about putting your credit card information on the internet? Dilbert: That is the most ridiculous question I have ever heard. It is no riskier to use your credit card online than to use it in any store.

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    Notes (1)

    • This is a rare guest appearance by Jerry Seinfeld and he is also the third Seinfeld alumn to appear on the show. The first two being Jason Alexander and Wayne Knight.

    Trivia (3)

    • How does Dilbert know the new computer box is his if he doesn't open it to check?

    • In the room with the plug the calendar says 1987.

    • There is a stamp on the wall at the post office featuring the blue duck (from episode 3 of season 2, "Art")

    Allusions (4)

    • Show me the humans: An allsuion to the quote "Show me the money." from the movie Jerry Maguire.

    • Where have all the cowboys gone: This is a Grammy winning song sung by Shawn Colvin.

    • Vice: An allusion to the Visa credit card.

    • Wizard of Oz: When Dogbert pulls the plug on the tyrannical Comp-U-Comp, it is a homage to the revelation of the title character in "The Wizard of Oz."

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