For me the way the scene was a series of fakeouts was interesting. He's going to poison himself! Oh no it's the bird feeder. Is that a razor blade? No, it's a pin for his collar. All the way to the end when I thought the chair was for a hanging. I had just about convinced myself I was wrong until he turned the gas on.
Ok, drunk Sonja is embarrassing but drunk Sonja just drunkenly agreeing with Dorinda while eating and then serving herself more food is pretty funny to me.
Avery walking in and telling Ramona to be quiet just made the horrible at home talking heads worth it.