Snazzy berets and khaki attire give security almost military authority, and the suspended helicopter dropping traffic reports feeds laughter to the joke.
"Moonbeam Omega Bravo," the guard says to a held lapel, reveling in notions of battle as adrenalin stokes the thrill of the imminent final push.
When the door opens, Dan Lazar seems ready for the challenge. He wields some kind of sword and holds the comedian hostage as a shield. As the mob advances, Dan skewers their submissions with the geriatric's reacher, stopping momentarily to fire off the early warning:
"One at a time, or Griffin gets hurt!"
Dan Lazar's sword! The mind just shuts down and whimpers with that visual.