"and stuff like that -- oh, someone's at the door! I'll be right back!" puts down phone noisily, but very quietly turns on nearby tape recorder with soothing music that eases into Art Bell announcing "we're back now" and then talking about very much alive, not-tortured cats. By the time gorge snory returns from an unscheduled commercial, the audience has wondered where Art has gone.
Or! "and stuff like that -- oh, someone's at the door! I'll be right back!" and seconds later mixed sounds of gunfire and 10,000 airplanes on the roof are heard in the distance, and maybe someone got the sound of GN screaming so throw that in as well. "Oh, there's blood, blood everywhere!" Phone picked up, dropped, picked up again. Guest: "Ah, George, you still there? Where were we?"