Richie is enjoying a private epiphany, based on his encyclopedic knowledge of greenbacks and currency. Old bills were known as “saddle blankets,” due to their size; they were retired in the 20s, for the most part, and the new smaller bills made the old ones look enormous by comparison. But the new bills on Dollar the Dog have the same relationship in size, due to the smaller dimensions of the dog.

God if only he had someone to talk to about these things he thinks about money all the time it keeps him from sleeping