Lord of the Rings: An old man asks a eight people of varying heights to help him return some jewelry.
Odyssey: On his way home from work, a man gets terribly, terribly lost.
Paradise Lost: An angry man who lives in the sky goes overboard in dealing with competitors.
Oedipus the King: A long-lost boy comes home to his parents, with mixed results.
The Scarlet Letter: Iron-on lettering is invented prematurely, and with unfortunate consequences.
Rhinoceros: A fad gets out of hand.
Waiting for Godot: Two men have radishes for lunch.
Candide: An effort to look on the bright side meets some difficulties.
Lord of the Flies: A fat kid has trouble fitting in.
Antigone: A disagreement about funeral arrangements leads a new king to make some bad choices.