timely but a failure

PLAGUE DOCTOR: Do these rats, with their pestilent fleas, bring you joy?

PEASANT: Absolutely not.

PLAGUE DOCTOR: Then unclutter your life and let them go.

PEASANT: … Yeah but how? The whole world is filth?

PLAGUE DOCTOR: … Honestly, I hope you don’t, ’cause: Job security. I think this was just supposed to be a joke about a Netflix show, transposed in time, but the conceit is rotten to its buboed core.