One of the Doctors was lying in a hospital bed soon after regeneration. The only word he spoke was, "shoes". The physician picked his shoes of the floor and asked, "Are these what you're looking for?" The Doctor grabbed his shoes and rolled over, snuggling them like a teddy bear.
Miscommunication used for drama is as irritating as the same, stupid, song played twenty times in a row. Miscommunication used for comedy is hilarious.