Character actors who always make you laugh: Bruce Campbell (Do I even need an explanation?)
Wandering in the desert: I hate to mention this since I'm such a huge South Park fan, but I'll go with Stewie & Brian getting lost in the desert in Family Guy's Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story. I only remember that due to the RC/Dr. Pepper/Tab mirage gag.
Kitchen utensils: In "honor" of The Final Destination arriving at theaters this weekend, I'll go with the knife that killed the teacher in her home in the 1st Final Destination movie.
Pit Superman against your choice of eco-disasters and create a related villain for him to fight: Supes vs Evil Plastic Bottle Man. EPBM tries to kill Supes by combining all the unrecycled plastic bottles into a Godzilla-sized monster that shoots out all the leftover liquids from those bottles to drown him to death.